In her debut blog, Megan Bailey summarises an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses on whether psychological trauma can be considered as a transdiagnostic risk factor for mental health disorders.[read the full story...]
Let’s group them together! Transdiagnostic group therapy for anxiety and depression
Melissa Black blogs an RCT which finds that transdiagnostic group therapy is not inferior to diagnosis specific CBT for anxiety and depression.[read the full story...]
One size fits all: could transdiagnostic therapy treat mild anxiety and depression in preadolescents?
Charlotte Huggett and Ian McGeoghegan blog about a case study, which looks at unifying treatment for mild anxiety and depression in preadolescence.[read the full story...]
Diagnostic labels: helpful or harmful?
In her debut blog, Carla Kundert explores a systematic review which looks at how diagnostic labels affect social responses to people with mental illness.[read the full story...]
Mental disorders start early and vary across the lifespan: it’s time to pay attention to the whole person, and less to the diagnosis #IoPPNfestival
In her debut blog, Dona Matthews reviews a longitudinal cohort study by Caspi and Moffitt which explores how mental disorders and comorbidities have affected over one thousand people in New Zealand across four decades.
This Dunedin birth cohort study research will be presented by Prof Terrie Moffitt at the #IoPPNfestival later today.[read the full story...]
Understanding atypical social reward anticipation in psychopathology
Francesca Bentivegna summarises a meta-analytic review exploring atypical social reward anticipation as a transdiagnostic characteristic of psychopathology.[read the full story...]
Enhanced CBT for eating disorders: new review suggests it’s no more effective than other treatments, but it may act faster
Georgie Parker summarises a recent systematic review which finds that enhanced CBT is an effective treatment for eating disorders, but no more effective than other treatments. However, some research suggests that CBT-E may act quicker and therefore be most cost effective than other treatments.[read the full story...]
Transdiagnostic approaches to mental health: Keeping the baby and throwing out the bathwater
Melissa Black and Tim Dalgleish summarise and critique a recent review on transdiagnostic psychiatry, which they feel presents an overly negative view of transdiagnostic approaches in mental health.[read the full story...]
Depression and anxiety: two sides of the same coin? #TransDX2018
Ava Schulz reviews a paper by Mansell and McEvoy which looks at psychopathology in a heterogenous clinical sample of anxiety and depression.[read the full story...]
Transdiagnostic and disorder-specific anxiety disorder treatments have equivalent treatment effects #TransDX2018
Jill Newby and Peter Norton blog an RCT on the unified protocol for transdiagnostic treatment of emotional disorders compared with diagnosis-specific protocols for anxiety disorders.[read the full story...]