Sophia Fedorowicz, a Master's student at Staffordshire University, with a background in psychology, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on psychological therapies for treatment-resistant depression in adults. Sophia spent four weeks on elective at Cochrane UK during June 2018.
Category Archives: Mental & Neurological
Karen Morley blogs about her experience of seeking help for her Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and how finding and using Cochrane evidence was a turning point.
Dementia care practitioner and researcher Bob Woods talks about reminiscence therapy and the evidence from their recent Cochrane Review.
Neuropsychologist Marta Bieńkiewicz explores the potential of virtual reality to help people with Parkinson's disease, and after stroke, and looks at the evidence
Kirsty Marais from Alzheimer's UK goes behind the headlines that 1 in 3 dementia cases could be prevented, unpacking what the new Lancet Commission on Dementia found
In this blog for our #dementiaspotlight series, Carrie Jackson looks at social living models, innovations in supported care in the community, that might help people with dementia to live well at home.
This blog summarises a series of Cochrane reviews describing a structured questionnaire, the IQCODE, that is used to help identify possible dementia
In a blog for our #dementiaspotlight series, researchers share differing views on the evidence for cerebrolysin as a treatment for vascular dementia
Sarah Chapman looks at the state of the evidence on interventions that night help carers of people with dementia and talks to Justine about her experience
Jenny McCleery, Consultant Psychiatrist and Joint Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group, looks at the latest Cochrane evidence on creative arts therapies for people with dementia
Geriatrician Kit Byatt considers the state of the evidence on drug withdrawal in people with dementia
In this blog for our dementia series, nurse Helen Cowan reflects on Cochrane evidence on rivastigmine and the use of this drug in practice.