Psychiatry - Study shows the benefit of natural spaces for mental health during lockdown
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 Proven treatment for psychosis has been recognized as standard of careProven treatment for psychosis has been recognized as standard of care
 
Most people with a serious mental illness like schizophrenia will not obtain adequate care. Many end up in correctional facilities on medication or become homeless.
 
   Study shows the benefit of natural spaces for mental health during lockdownStudy shows the benefit of natural spaces for mental health during lockdown
 
A study carried out by the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and the Instituto de Saúde Pública of the University of Porto, concludes that exposure to natural spaces during the first COVID-19 lockdown in 2020 was beneficial for the mental health of Spanish and Portuguese citizens.
 
   New interactive resources launched to support the mental health of new mothers and fathersNew interactive resources launched to support the mental health of new mothers and fathers
 
On International Fathers' Mental Health Day, the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), in partnership with Dr Ranjana Das and Dr Paul Hodkinson from the University of Surrey, is delighted to announce the launch of three new 'Factographics' interactive resources - designed to better support the mental health of new mothers and fathers.
 
 Depression in youth may be a possible risk factor for future diseases and impairment
 
Depression in youth may be a possible risk factor for future diseases and impairmentDepression in youth, between the ages of 10 and 24 years, is both a leading cause of stress and a possible risk factor for future diseases and impairment.
 
 
 Patient-psychotherapist matching improves outcomes of mental health treatment
 
Patient-psychotherapist matching improves outcomes of mental health treatmentIn first-of-its kind research led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst psychotherapy researcher, mental health care patients matched with therapists who had a strong track record of treating the patients' primary concerns had better results than patients who were not so matched.
 
 
 Scientists identify abnormal neural replay of memories in people with schizophrenia
 
Scientists identify abnormal neural replay of memories in people with schizophreniaNeuroscientists at UCL have, for the first time, identified abnormalities in the way memories are 'replayed' in the brains of people with schizophrenia; researchers say the pathbreaking study provides an entirely new basis for explaining many of the condition's core symptoms.
 
 
 Poor workplace psychological health and safety can increase risk of depression symptoms
 
Poor workplace psychological health and safety can increase risk of depression symptomsA year-long Australian population study has found that full time workers employed by organizations that fail to prioritize their employees' mental health have a threefold increased risk of being diagnosed with depression.