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  • How well does behavioural activation therapy work for depression in adults?  And what about the effects of this treatment on depression for adults with long‐term physical conditions? Two new Cochrane systematic reviews look at the available evidence.Depression is a common mental health problem. It can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and...
    September 10 2020
  • Interview with Kelsey Hegarty, Professor Family Violence Prevention, The University of Melbourne and The Royal Women's Hospital and lead author of this Cochrane Review.Tell us about this Cochrane review…Domestic violence (physical, emotional, sexual abuse and controlling behaviour by a partner or ex‐partner) is common worldwide and causes long‐...
    July 2 2020
  • On Tuesday 24 March we hosted our first Cochrane Common Mental Disorder review webinar. An expert panel discussed our Cochrane Review on Pharmacy‐based management for depression.  The webinar provided an opportunity to discuss the review with an expert panel including:Jen Brown (author)Nick Walton (author)Andrew Moriarty (GP &...
    March 9 2020
  • Today we launched a special series of blogs on children and young people’s mental health in partnership with Cochrane UK. Throughout February we will be exploring ideas, initiatives and approaches to supporting children and young people’s mental health through a series of Evidently Cochrane guest blogs. We will look at how we, along with key...
    February 4 2020
  • Helping to provide evidence to support health decisions about children and young people’s mental health is a major priority for Cochrane Common Mental Disorders. In this article we share an update about the progress being made by our Children and Young People’s Mental Health Satellite in setting the agenda for our work in this crucial area. ...
    January 22 2020
  • Noortje is a systematic reviewer based in our Editorial Base in York. In October, she travelled to Chile to join forces with a research group at the Universidad del Desarrollo, led by Professor Baltica Cabieses, to bring together expertise in research on migrant mental health. Together they worked on an overview of reviews, which will show...
    November 29 2019
  • Suicide prevention: towards better evidenceEvery year on 10 October many organisations, including the World Health Organisation (WHO), recognise World Mental Health Day. The objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. This year’s theme, set by the World Federation for...
    October 9 2019
  • At Cochrane Common Mental Disorders we recognise it is essential we bring the voice of people with lived experience of mental health problems into the work that we do. To help us do this later this year we are running a bespoke voluntary opportunity in York for 12 people with lived experience to join our first Voice of Experience College.You...
    June 24 2019
  • How do you decide what information to trust when you have questions about your health, mental health and well-being? Have you tried to find information via Twitter, Google or through Facebook groups?Tonight Cochrane Common Mental Disorders will take part in its first ever York Festival of Ideas.The Lost in Information immersive exhibit explores...
    June 11 2019
  • Helping to provide evidence to support health decisions about children and young people’s mental health is a major priority for Cochrane Common Mental Disorders. To ensure we deliver effectively for Children and Young People we are currently establishing a satellite of our Cochrane Review Group focused on Children and Young People’s Mental Health...
    June 6 2019

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