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Stigma and discrimination in people at risk of psychosis

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Dave Steele explores a systematic review which finds that people who are at risk of psychosis are likely to experience stigma and discrimination.

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Is it feasible to use apps to support people with first episode psychosis?

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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.

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PACT advance decision-making template: is another form really the answer?

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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).

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Antipsychotics versus CBT in first episode psychosis: some answers, more questions

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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.

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First episode psychosis in prison: is our screening effective?

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Danny Whiting explores the issue of screening for first episode psychosis in prison using a retrospective cohort study from Australia.

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Can interventions help to improve social functioning in youth at risk of psychosis?

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Carla McEnery summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions and social functioning in youth at risk of psychosis.

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Advance care planning in dementia nursing homes with family carers

Josie Dixon considers a paired-cluster randomised controlled trial of an advance care planning intervention, called the Family Carer Decision Support (FCDS) intervention, undertaken by Kevin Brazil and colleagues (2018) in dementia nursing homes.

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Improving outcomes for people with first episode psychosis

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Elwira Lubos summarises a recent review of reviews looking at the evidence for improving outcomes in first-episode psychosis.

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Can social recovery therapy improve social functioning in psychosis?

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Lisa Wood publishes her debut blog about a recent RCT of social recovery therapy in combination with early intervention services for enhancement of social recovery in patients with first-episode psychosis: the SUPEREDEN3 trial.

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Has Time to Change made it time to talk?

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Aileen O’Brien publishes her debut blog on a recent study that explored the relationship between anti-stigma programme awareness, disclosure comfort and intended help-seeking regarding a mental health problem.

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