#GESummit17 – reflections from Cape Town

Hi! I’m Roxanne. With Veronica Heney, we are digital communications assistants for Evidence-Based Mental Health. We both clearly love to study, because this year Veronica started her Master’s degree and I just started my PhD. I’m also an ST4 psychiatrist, meaning that my PhD is part of my training as a doctor, and I’m continuing […]

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#LetsTalk

7th April 2017 was World Health Day, and the start of a one-year global campaign by the World Health Organization about the leading cause of disability worldwide (1). The disease responsible? Depression, which now affects 300 million people globally, an increase of 18% between 2005 and 2015. In the same month, Prince Harry, the Duke […]

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New Technologies and Digital Innovation in Mental Health Special Issue: Call For Papers For Evidence-Based Mental Health

  In partnership with NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative and The Mental Elf Guest Editors: Lisa Marzano, London; Chris Hollis, Nottingham; Gin Malhi, Sydney Deadline for submissions: 15 June 2017 Publication date: November 2017   Special issue aims and scope We are delighted to announce that Evidence-Based Mental Health will be publishing a special issue […]

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Bedlam, buildings, and treatment frameworks: the new Wellcome Collection exhibition reviewed

  “Bedlam: the asylum and beyond” is the title of the new Wellcome Collection exhibition, which opened last month and will remain open Tuesday – Sunday until 15th January 2017. I was in London with a few hours to spare last week and I paid the show a visit; what I found there was compelling, […]

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Google Hangout: Interventions to prevent self-harm: what does the evidence say?

Join Evidence-Based Mental Health to discuss ‘Interventions to prevent self-harm’ on Friday 3rd June 2016 at 3pm GMT. There will be a panel of speakers live on Google Hangout discussing the topic and viewers can tweet the event and send in questions using #EBMHchat. Speakers: Keith Hawton (Oxford, UK) Katrina Witt (Deakin, Australia) Annette Erlangsen (Johns Hopkins, USA) […]

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Evidence-Based Mental Health seeks volunteer Digital Communications Editor

  Good at social media? Supporter of Evidence-Based Mental Health? We need you! Evidence-Based Mental Health (EBMH) is a BMJ journal that is aimed at aims to engage psychiatrists and psychologists, particularly younger professionals, in the challenge of basing their practice on evidence. Published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the British Psychological Society and BMJ, the journal surveys […]

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Google Hangout: Bullying victimisation and risk of psychotic phenomena

Join Evidence-Based Mental Health to discuss ‘Bullying victimisation and risk of psychotic phenomena’ on Friday 18th December 2015 at 3pm GMT. There will be a panel of speakers live on Google Hangout discussing the topic and viewers can tweet the event and send in questions using #EBMHchat. […]

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Google Hangout: Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy

Join Evidence-Based Mental Health to discuss ‘Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy‘ on Friday 23rd October 2015 at 3pm BST. There will be a panel of speakers live on Google Hangout discussing the topic and viewers can tweet the event and send in questions using #EBMHchat. […]

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