A group of UCL Mental Health Masters Students summarise a meta-synthesis of qualitative research, which looks at what people diagnosed with bipolar disorder experience as distressing.[read the full story...]
Karen Wetherall summarises the new NatCen report on suicide and self-harm in Britain: researching risk and resilience using UK surveys.
Follow #SelfHarmData on Twitter for all the discussions from the ‘Using data to inform suicide and self-harm prevention’ event in London.[read the full story...]
Sarah Watts explores a small qualitative study that asked NHS staff about the sexual health and sexuality needs of people with serious mental illness.[read the full story...]
Sarah Knowles looks at a next-generation social media-based relapse prevention intervention for youth depression, explored in an Australian qualitative study looking at social networking, safety and clinical benefit.[read the full story...]
Pamela Jacobsen and Golnar Aref ask themselves “Who do they think we are?” as they reflect on a recent qualitative study about public perceptions of psychiatrists and psychologists.[read the full story...]
Today is the start of Digital Mental Health week, so look out for blogs, webinars, podcasts and loads of social media on the latest digital mental health research #DigiMHweek!
We start with Sarah Rowe blogging about a qualitative study that explores users’ experiences of an online intervention for bipolar disorder.[read the full story...]
John Baker takes a look at a recent systematic review and thematic analysis, which explores psychiatric patients’ reported perceptions of the situations associated with the process of coercion.[read the full story...]
Victoria Betton reports on the LYNC study; mixed methods research into timely digital patient-clinician communication in specialist clinical services for young people.[read the full story...]
Clarissa Giebel finds a lot to discuss in a recent qualitative systematic review about living positively with dementia.[read the full story...]
Sarah Knowles considers the challenges facing researchers using Twitter to find out more about mental health service user experiences of feedback and support.[read the full story...]