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  • 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
  • Tomorrow we will formally launch our partnership with the Mental Health Foundation at an event ‘Mental health research – What’s in it for us?’ at the British Library, London (Thursday 6 June, 14:00 – 17:00 GMT+1)Our partnership with the Mental Health Foundation is about helping us to produce evidence that is relevant to people with everyday lived...
    June 5 2019
  • Our blog is for anyone who is interested in finding and using the best quality evidence to inform decisions about health.We started our blog six months ago as a way to make our Group's Cochrane evidence more accessible. We hope it will encourage more discussion and help people find and use our evidence. Our blogs often feature new or updated...
    May 31 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.Over the next five years we will expand the number of reviews we publish that tackle questions about children and young people’s mental health. To do this we have set up a satellite of our...
    May 31 2019
  • Congratulations to Holly Dale who has been awarded the MSc Applied Health Research Outstanding Taught Postgraduate Academic Achievement Prize.Holly worked with the Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group for her dissertation comparing two of the leading tools for the critical appraisal of systematic reviews (AMSTAR2 and ROBIS). This was part of her...
    January 16 2019
  • Cochrane Common Mental Disorders' New Year's resolutionIn 2019, we plan to be more active and innovative in how we disseminate our reviews. We want to reach a wider audience and get our evidence to those who need it.To help do this we are extending our use of social media. As well as Twitter, you can now follow Cochrane Common Mental...
    January 3 2019
  • We are delighted to announce that Sarah Hetrick has joined Rachel Churchill as joint Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Common Mental Disorders. Sarah is a long-standing Senior Editor with Cochrane Common Mental Disorders and has extensive experience in evidence synthesis. Sarah's specific expertise in interventions for depression and suicide...
    December 18 2018
  • This review investigated whether family therapy approaches reduce rates of anorexia nervosa (AN), or associated symptoms, compared to other treatments.Overall, there is a very limited evidence base in this field. There is some low-quality evidence to suggest that family therapy approaches may be effective compared to treatment as usual in the...
    November 30 2018

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