This page shows the latest items from the The Mental Elf newsfeed.
Anorexia nervosa: relapse, remission and recovery
17 October 2017, 5:00 am
Sarah McDonald asks: What happens after treatment? She summarises a recent systematic review of relapse, remission, and recovery in anorexia nervosa.
Patients included? Twitter impact at health care conferences
16 October 2017, 5:00 am
Amy Price considers the impact that patient participation can have at health care conferences: increased information flow, greater reach and impact, and deeper engagement in the conversation of tweets compared to physicians or researchers.
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It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay today and the theme this year is promoting awareness of mental health in the workplace.
We’re getting in on the act with Chris O’Sullivan looking in detail at a recent systematic review of web-based psychological interventions delivered in the workplace, to improve employee wellbeing and effectiveness.
Neurofeedback for adults with ADHD
9 October 2017, 5:00 am
Joff Jones summarises a recent RCT comparing neurofeedback, sham neurofeedback, and cognitive-behavioural group therapy in adults with ADHD.
Serious games for mental health: you cannot be serious!
6 October 2017, 5:00 am
Sasha Danilina is encouraged by the results of the first systematic review with meta-analysis of serious games for mental health, which asks: are they accessible, feasible and effective?
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#WalesMHN17 poster competition: vote for best practice in mental health nursing
4 October 2017, 5:00 am
Today we’re bringing you a virtual poster trail for the inaugural All Wales Senior Nurse Advisory Group mental health nursing conference 2017. Please take a look at the posters on display and vote for your favourite!
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A spotlight on student mental health in UK universities
3 October 2017, 5:00 am
Nicky Lambert summarises the recent IPPR report on improving student mental health in the UK’s universities, which paints a stark picture that demands urgent attention.
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MRI in first episode psychosis
2 October 2017, 5:00 am
Dan Joyce publishes his debut blog on a recent paper in the British Journal of Psychiatry that considers the feasibility and clinical utility of magnetic resonance imaging in first-episode psychosis.
Is mental malaise the psychological equivalent of obesity?
29 September 2017, 5:00 am
Stan Kutcher reflects on a recently published briefing paper entitled: mental ill-health among children of the new century, which concluded that one in four 14 year old girls had self-reported “high symptoms of depression”.
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Insomnia, paranoia and hallucinations: Sleepio CBTi at the OASIS
28 September 2017, 5:00 am
Jack Barton publishes his debut elf blog on the huge OASIS randomised controlled trial, which explores the effects that improved sleep can have on our mental health.
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