In his debut blog, Kris Deering summarises a paper which looks at the evidence gaps and research priorities for early intervention in psychosis.[read the full story...]
Results: 60For: systems
Money talks: stakeholder perspectives on the design of a combined money and mental health intervention
In her debut blog, Annie Irvine summarises a qualitative study which explores service user and staff views of a combined money advice and psychological therapy service within IAPT.[read the full story...]
Supporting the supporters: peer support in early intervention in psychosis
In her debut blog, Natalie Kashirsky explores a qualitative study finding valuable mechanisms of peer support in early intervention in psychosis services.[read the full story...]
‘Did not attend’: what are the barriers to attending initial psychotherapy appointments?
Laurence Palfreyman explores a mixed methods systematic review, which brings together research from across the world looking at why people fail to attend their first psychotherapy appointment.[read the full story...]
Migrants with first episode psychosis are more likely to receive inpatient care, according to new Swedish population study
In her debut blog, Natasha Chilman blogs about a Swedish cohort study of 1.3 million people, which finds that migrants with first episode psychosis are more likely to receive inpatient care.[read the full story...]
Stigma and discrimination in people at risk of psychosis
Dave Steele explores a systematic review which finds that people who are at risk of psychosis are likely to experience stigma and discrimination.[read the full story...]
Is it feasible to use apps to support people with first episode psychosis?
In her debut blog, Rosa Pitts summarises the ARIES trial, which suggests it may be feasible to use a smartphone app (My Journey 3) to help prevent relapse in psychosis, although questions remain about long-term participant engagement with the app.[read the full story...]
PACT advance decision-making template: is another form really the answer?
Peter Bartlett considers the usefulness of the new PACT advance-decision making template, which is a fillable template for advance decision making in fluctuating mental health conditions – PACT (Preferences and Advance decisions for Crisis and Treatment).[read the full story...]
Antipsychotics versus CBT in first episode psychosis: some answers, more questions
Joe Pierre summarises two recently published and widely reported RCTs, which suggest that antipsychotic medication might not offer an advantage over psychotherapy in broadly-defined first episode psychosis.[read the full story...]
First episode psychosis in prison: is our screening effective?
Danny Whiting explores the issue of screening for first episode psychosis in prison using a retrospective cohort study from Australia.[read the full story...]