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Preventing suicide is everybody’s business: a global perspective #LancetSuicideSeminar

Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam summarises the recently published Lancet Seminar on Suicide and Self-Harm, and highlights the free webinar due too take place on Monday 4th July 2022.

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1 July 2022, 7:59 am

How to improve oral health in people with severe mental illness #MindYourSmile

Easter Joury summarises a recent systematic review on improving oral health in people with severe mental illness.

We are having a tweet chat at 8-9pm BST on Monday 11th July to discuss how best to support oral health in people with severe mental illness. You can join in by following the #MindYourSmile hashtag on Twitter.

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29 June 2022, 4:00 am

Minority stress and suicide in transgender and gender non-conforming individuals

Marissa Kube-Clare explores a recent systematic review focusing on the link between minority stress and suicidal Ideation and behaviour amongst transgender and gender non-conforming people.

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28 June 2022, 10:01 am

How can we provide inclusive mental health care for LGBTQ+ youth?

Andie Ashdown and Theophanis Kyriacou summarise a recent review, which proposes a new theoretical framework to provide effective mental health support for LGBTQ+ youth.

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27 June 2022, 4:00 am

Associations between adolescent mental health and gender diversity: evidence from a population cohort study #CAMHScampfire

Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cohort study from the Netherlands, which looks at adolescent gender diversity and provides data of sociodemographic correlates and mental health outcomes in the general population.

Join us around the #CAMHScampfire on Tuesday 28th June to discuss this paper with the author and a group of experts.

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24 June 2022, 4:00 am

Depression and anxiety among doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic: yet more collateral damage?

Eleana Frisira summarises a systematic review that presents recent global prevalence data about the rates of depression and anxiety among doctors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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23 June 2022, 4:00 am

Perinatal loss and mental health: are psychosocial interventions beneficial for parents?

Jill Domoney explores a recent review, which suggests that psychosocial interventions may improve depression, anxiety, and grief amongst parents suffering from perinatal loss.

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22 June 2022, 4:00 am

Suicide rates in ethnic minorities and indigenous people

In her debut blog, Lucy Barrass examines a systematic review which finds high variation in risk and rate of suicide in indigenous and ethnic minority populations.

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21 June 2022, 4:00 am

Does the relationship between loneliness and suicidal ideation vary between men and women of different ages?

In her debut blog, Sharon Eager considers a study exploring gender-specific associations of loneliness and suicidal ideation in a representative population sample suggesting that young, lonely men are particularly at risk.

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20 June 2022, 4:00 am

Online support for family carers of people with dementia: what works for their mental health?

Clarissa Giebel reflects on a recent systematic review which investigates online support for family carers of people with dementia.

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9 June 2022, 8:59 am