This page shows the latest items from the The Mental Elf newsfeed.
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.
Bibire Baykeens reviews a general population cohort study which suggests that recent migrants are less likely to use the Improving Access to Psychological Treatment programme.
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Rachel Symons reviews a recent Italian study which finds that autism spectrum disorder is still commonly undiagnosed and misdiagnosed in adults.
Florian Walter reviews a recent cross-sectional study which investigates whether neighbourhood identification can buffer against the effects of socioeconomic disadvantage on self-harm.
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Douglas Badenoch helps us prepare for another CAMHS Around the Campfire session by looking at a brace of population cohort studies exploring the links between autism and eating disorders.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm BST on Monday 11th October for an online journal club discussing these papers. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.
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Dona Matthews summarises a comprehensive global meta-analysis that presents our best current knowledge on the age of onset of various mental disorders. This review has major implications for our mental health promotion and prevention efforts.
In their debut blog, Rasanat Fatima Nawaz and Lauren Cross summarise a comprehensive review from the Early Intervention Foundation on school-based mental health interventions.
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Alice Potter reviews a study of a new multi-modal performing arts intervention programme for carers of people with dementia, which suggests this approach is feasible and acceptable.
Alice Potter summarises a narrative review and multi-level theoretical framework of mechanisms of action on how leisure activities affect health.