#Marce2018: Perinatal Mental Health conference report from Bengaluru

  EBMH published two papers on perinatal psychiatry in August 2018. Gordon & Wilson’s commentary on Rasmussen et al.’s (2017) population-based cohort study of postpartum affective disorders in women with no psychiatric history, discusses the risk of recurrence in future pregnancies. Tomelleri & Pariante’s expert commentary discusses three 2017 studies of child outcomes for women experiencing perinatal mental […]

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#Treatments for depression: What matters to you?

  By psychiatrist and public health PhD student Astrid Chevance (@ChevanceAstrid), METHODS team, Paris, France. What do people experiencing depression expect from treatment? The question seems to be simple at first glance: surely, people want to be “cured” or “be better”? Even if we accept this, what do these terms really mean? Is “cured” or “better” the […]

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#MedsWorkedForMe: In Conversation with @Holly Brockwell

  Our latest YouTube hangout (#EBMHchat) discussed editor Dr Andrea Cipriani’s recently-published network meta-analysis of the efficacy and acceptability of 21 antidepressant medications, for major depressive disorder. Dr Cipriani and Digital Content Editor Dr Michael Ostacher were joined by Professor Benoit Mulsant, Professor Roy Perlis and Dr Erick Turner, who discussed the results of the […]

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Call for Papers: Special Issue – 20 years in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Aims and scope We are delighted to announce that Evidence-Based Mental Health will be publishing a special issue on 20 years’ progress in child and adolescent mental health. It will be guest edited by Anthony James (Oxford, UK), Gabrielle A. Carlson (New York, US) and Samuele Cortese (Southampton, UK). There has been increasing interest in the considerable […]

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#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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