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Mental and Behavioral Health Blog

A Review of Adults with Suicidal Ideation and their Perspective of Interactions with Nurses in Mental Health and Emergency Settings

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This week we will be discussing a systematic review article published in June 2020 in the International Journal of Nursing Studies. In this article, titled “The perspectives of adults with suicidal ideation and behaviour regarding their interactions with nurses in mental health and emergency services: a systematic review”, authors Vandewalle and colleagues examine and discuss the perceptions and experiences of individuals with some degree of suicidality with regard to their interactions with nurses. 

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Psychotherapeutic Interventions for LGBTQ+ Youth

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This week we will be discussing a systematic review article published in May 2020 in the Journal of LGBT Youth. The article, titled “Psychotherapeutic Interventions for LGBTQ+ youth: a systematic review” was written by authors Bochicchio, Reeder, Ivanoff, Pope, and Stefancic.

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Clinician Tips for Treating Patients with Eating Disorders via Telehealth

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This week's article was published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders in March of 2020. In this article, titled “Cognitive-behavioral therapy in the time of coronavirus: Clinician tips for working with eating disorders via telehealth

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Recommendations for Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women

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This week we will be reviewing and discussing an article that was recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine titled Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women: A Recommendation From the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative. In this article, authors Gregory and colleagues discuss the development of a recommendation to screen for anxiety in both adolescent and adult women. 

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Barriers to Mental Health Care Among College Students

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This week we will be discussing an article written by authors Horwitz, McGuire, Busby, Eisenberg, Zheng, Pistorello, Albucher, Coryell, and King. This article, titled “Sociodemographic differences in barriers to mental health care among college students at elevated suicide risk” was published in the Journal of Affective Disorders earlier this month. In this article, the authors examine college student mental health experiences, and explore the barriers to mental health care service utilization, as well as how these barriers differ among sociodemographic subgroups of students.

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A Review of Nurse Suicide in the United States

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This week we will be discussing an article published in the Journal of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. The article is titled A Longitudinal Analysis of Nurse Suicide in the United States (2005-2016) With Recommendations for Action. In this article, authors Davidson, Proudfoot, Lee, Terterian, and Zisook use a longitudinal study design to retrospectively analyze nurse suicide in the United States. 

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Screening for Eating Disorders on College Campuses

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The article we will be discussing this week reviews the important topic of evaluating the presence of eating disorders on college campuses. This article, titled Screening for Eating Disorders on College Campuses: a Review of the Recent Literature was published in the Journal of Current Psychiatry Reports in September 2019.

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Chronic Illness and Internalizing Symptomology in Youth

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This week we will be reviewing and briefly discussing an article published this month in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology. The article, titled “Chronic Illness and Internalizing Symptomology in a Transdiagnostic Clinical Sample of Youth” was written by authors Wolock, Queen, Rodriguez, and Weisz who sought to investigate the relationship between chronic illness and internalizing symptoms among children who enroll in outpatient mental health treatment. 

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Novel Tele-psychiatry Curriculum for Integrated Care Psychiatry Fellows

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This week we will be discussing an article that was published in January in the Journal of Academic Psychiatry. The article, titled “The Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Novel Telepsychiatry Curriculum for Integrated Care Psychiatry Fellows” was written by authors McCann, Erickson, and Plam-Cruz. Within the article, the authors discuss the process of developing and implementing a telepsychiatry training experience for psychiatry fellows in an integrated care setting.

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Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned from 9/11

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A couple of weeks ago we discussed an article that took a look at the most common psychological impacts associated with global health outbreaks. This week, we will be discussing a similar topic. In an article published just a couple of weeks ago in the Journal of Psychiatry Research, authors DePierro, Lowe, and Katz highlight parallels between the mental health needs that were required by 9/11 first responders and the needs of first responders involved in the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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