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- 03/26/15--00:30: _Mindfulness based g...
- 06/01/16--16:07: _Inpatient mindfulne...
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- 05/10/15--23:30: _The evidence for mi...
- 11/23/15--22:00: _All in the mindfuln...
- 12/23/15--22:00: _Top mental health b...
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- 04/27/16--22:00: _Mindfulness-based c...
- 05/11/16--23:30: _Perinatal mental he...
- 06/05/16--22:00: _Psychosocial interv...
- 09/21/16--22:00: _Specialist depressi...
- 01/03/17--22:00: _Feeling the burn: d...
- 03/05/17--22:00: _Third wave psychoth...
- 05/16/17--22:00: _Mindfulness for you...
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- 03/26/15--00:30: Mindfulness based group therapy for common mental health disorders
- 04/20/15--23:30: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy to prevent depression
- 05/10/15--23:30: The evidence for mindfulness: Mental Health Awareness Week #mhaw15
- 11/23/15--22:00: All in the mindfulness? Reflections on the Mindful Nation report
- 12/23/15--22:00: Top mental health blogs in 2015
- 04/27/16--22:00: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy can prevent recurrent depression
- 06/20/17--22:00: Mindfulness based therapy: does (home) practice make perfect?
- 09/03/17--22:00: Mindfulness in schools: what next?
Mark Smith summarises a recent RCT of mindfulness based group therapy in primary care patients with depression, anxiety and stress and adjustment disorders.
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Mindfulness has been offered as a way to help reduce stress in family and carers but few studies have as yet looked directly at the effects of offering mindfulness-based interventions to people with learning disabilities themselves.
In her debut blog, Leen Vereenhooghe looks at an attempt to evaluate a mindfulness group in an inpatient assessment and treatment unit through the experiences of those who took part.
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André Tomlin presents the results of the PREVENT RCT published today in The Lancet, which investigates the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy compared with maintenance antidepressant treatment in the prevention of depressive relapse or recurrence.
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Mental Health Awareness Week starts today! It's all about mindfulness this year, so we are showing our support by highlighting the evidence-based blogs we've written on the subject over the last few years. Start here if you want to read about the evidence for mindfulness, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and mindfulness-based group therapy.
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André Tomlin considers the recommendations for health service delivery and research from the recent Mindful Nation report.
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André Tomlin presents his review of 2015, the year when the Mental Elf came of age. He highlights our top mental health blogs, showcases the #WeCATS and #ElfCampfire activities and explains how the new National Elf Service website can help you engage more with relevant and reliable research.
Ioana Cristea appraises a meta-analysis on the effectiveness of mindfulness in primary care. She finds that the evidence is insufficient to draw any reliable conclusions about the actual effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions in primary care settings.
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Ioana Cristea takes a closer look at a recent non-inferiority RCT, which compares mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) plus discontinued antidepressants versus MBCT and maintenance antidepressants.
Sarah McDonald reports on a meta-analysis published yesterday, which found that when compared with active treatment, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy resulted in a reduced risk of depressive relapse.
This blog also features a podcast interview with the lead author of the research, Professor Willem Kuyken.
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Jane Iles summarises a recent systematic review of digital interventions for perinatal mental health, which highlights a mixed bag of heterogeneous studies in this field.
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Ian Hamilton presents the findings of a recent Cochrane review, which finds that despite the large number of cannabis users seeking treatment, we still know relatively little about the best psychosocial interventions for cannabis use disorder.
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Ben Hannigan reports on a recent RCT of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a specialist depression service versus usual specialist mental health care to manage persistent depression.
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Chris Pell summarises a recent systematic review and meta-analysis about interventions to prevent and reduce physician burnout.
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Sarah McDonald is left feeling frustrated by this meta-analysis of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy for depression and anxiety in older people.
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Sarah McDonald and André Tomlin consider another meta-analysis of mindfulness in young people, which finds "small effect sizes on a range of outcomes". They conclude that we badly need more RCTs that reliably evaluate the effectiveness, safety and cost effectiveness of mindfulness in young people.
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Elena Marcus reports on a systematic review and meta-analysis of participants' mindfulness practice and its association with outcomes, which found a small but significant association between practice and outcomes.
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Jennifer Hanratty summarises the recent Campbell review on mindfulness-based interventions for improving cognition, academic achievement, behaviour and socioemotional functioning in schools. She considers what school leaders, researchers and policy makers should do next, considering the current uncertainty around mindfulness in schools.