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What do people with bipolar really pay attention to when they are monitoring their mood?

Charlotte Walker reviews a recent qualitative study on monitoring mood in bipolar disorder, which suggests that people with lived experience should customise monitoring questions to create a more responsive, personalised approach.

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15 January 2021, 5:00 am

Mood changes during art workshops: what can they teach us?

Lorna Collins reviews a novel study which uses an experience sampling method to track momentary wellbeing over the course of an arts on prescription scheme, to predict changes in global wellbeing for people with anxiety and depression.

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14 January 2021, 5:00 am

Parental involvement in CBT for anxiety disorders: a help or a hindrance?

Lucy Purnell summarises a recent systematic review which finds little support for parental involvement in cognitive behavioural therapy for adolescent anxiety disorders.

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13 January 2021, 5:00 am

Autism and social anxiety: qualitative research shows how we can help

Rachel Symons summarises a qualitative study that explores the relationship between autism and social anxiety in male adults.

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12 January 2021, 5:00 am

What content is found in the mental health apps that people are actually using?

In his debut blog, Stephen Schueller critiques a study of ‘user-adjusted’ analyses, which aims to describe the content of mental health apps that are actually reaching people.

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11 January 2021, 5:00 am

Violent behaviour by people diagnosed with psychosis: what is good evidence?

Vishal Bhavsar reviews a recent study examining correlates of future violent behaviour in people being treated for schizophrenia in US-based treatment centres.

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8 January 2021, 5:00 am

Policing and mental health: what do police officers think?

Ian Cummins explores a qualitative study which finds that police officers are ambiguous about their involvement in mental health emergencies.

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7 January 2021, 5:00 am

Assessing digital risk: a mixed-methods study assessing psychiatry trainee’s experiences, views and understanding

Georgie Parker reviews a mixed-methods study exploring psychiatry trainees understanding, experience of and competence assessing and managing digital risk.

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6 January 2021, 5:00 am

The importance of adopting a person-centred approach in psychiatry

Emmeline Lagunes summarises a recent paper from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, which outlines the importance of person-centred care in contemporary medicine and psychiatry.

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23 December 2020, 5:00 am

Can childhood maltreatment lead to a female cycle of violence?

Ioana Crivatu explores a meta-analysis which finds that females exposed to adverse events in childhood may be more likely to enter a cycle of violence in adulthood

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22 December 2020, 5:00 am