Evidence-Based Mental Health
(ISSN: 1362-0347, 1468-960X)
Table of Contents
2015 - 18 (4)
- Multielement psychosocial interventions for first-episode psychosis are feasible and show promise in generic mental health services.
- The need for nuanced stigma-reduction programmes to improve help seeking for mental health problems.
- Screening, brief intervention and referral of emergency department patients with unhealthy drug use: efficacious or not?
- Improving symptoms and side effects in older patients with schizophrenia with decreasing dopamine D2/3 receptor occupancy following risperidone and olanzapine dose reduction.
- Identifying psychiatric medications causing high numbers and rates of emergency department visits among US adults.
- Can mindfulness groups treat common mental health problems? Problematic design and short follow-up fails to answer the question.
- The 3D-CAM provides a brief, easy to use, sensitive and specific delirium assessment tool for older hospitalised patients, both with and without dementia.
- Current antipsychotic drug treatment may increase the risk of pulmonary embolism.
- The importance of the environment in the transmission of anxiety between parents and their adolescent offspring.
- Further evidence to support weight loss and lifestyle interventions for people taking antipsychotic medications.
- Depression and violent crime: is there a relationship?
- Growing evidence that maternal gestational diabetes increases risk of autism in offspring.
- Telepsychiatry intervention is better for ADHD symptoms than usual treatment augmented by telemedicine consultation.
- Improving methadone maintenance therapy for prisoner populations.
- Burden of bullying: enduring effects of early victimisation on depression in adulthood.
- Dialectical behaviour therapy with skills training seems to be more effective in reducing non-suicidal self-injury.
- A pragmatic evaluation of a nationwide mental health outreach service in Japan raises more questions than answers.
- Post-traumatic stress disorder was associated with a threefold increased risk for stroke in a Taiwanese National Health Insurance Database.
- Randomised controlled trial of facilitated exercise plus usual care versus usual care only as a treatment for women with a depressive disorder in the first six postnatal months.
- A collaborative care approach delivering treatment to patients with depression comorbid with diabetes or cardiovascular disease achieves significant but small improvements over usual care in depression and patient satisfaction.
- Family-based interpersonal psychotherapy is a promising treatment for preadolescent depression.
- What course are we to expect for a child with her first manic episode?
- ECT is superior to pharmacotherapy for the short-term treatment of medication-resistant inpatients with bipolar depression.
- Group cognitive-behavioural therapy may reduce symptoms and impairment in adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
- Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists: a heterogeneous class of novel psychoactive substance with emerging risk of psychosis.
- Improving the treatment for depressive symptoms and major depression with anti-inflammatory drugs.
- Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy as an alternative to maintenance antidepressant medication to prevent relapse and recurrence in depression.