In this blog for people wanting to stop smoking, Robert Walton, a very general practitioner, looks at Cochrane evidence to help you start your new smoke-free life.
Tag: mental health
Evidence for Nursing: new evidence and resources – July 2022
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support staff
My OCD journey 2: learning and compassion in tough times
In this blog, Karen Morley, who in 2018 wrote for Evidently Cochrane about her experiences of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and how evidence helped her, tells us what has happened since, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on her mental health, the challenges, and things she has found empowering.
Evidence for Nursing: new evidence and resources – Quarter 3 2021
The latest evidence and resources for nurses and clinical support staff.
Language matters: the use and misuse of language when talking about long-term conditions
This blog summarises a conversation hosted on Twitter by Cochrane UK, inviting views on the use and misuse of language when talking about long-term conditions.
Living with a long-term condition: five perspectives – part 2
In the second part of a two-part blog for our special series on living with long-term conditions, Brian Devlin, Ceri Dare, Genna White and Olivia Fulton, the four Cochrane UK Consumer Champions, and Emma Doble, Cochrane UK’s Patient and Consumer Coordinator, reflect on making treatment decisions, what they want healthcare professionals to know, and what they would tell their younger selves.
Living with a long-term condition: five perspectives – part 1
In the first part of a two-part blog for our special series on living with long-term conditions, Ceri Dare, Brian Devlin, Olivia Fulton and Genna White, the four Cochrane UK Consumer Champions, and Emma Doble, Cochrane UK’s Patient and Consumer Co-ordinator, reflect on the daily burden of work that comes with living with a long-term condition, how they’ve managed during the pandemic, and sources of information and support they find useful.
Cancer and Post-Traumatic Stress
Sally Crowe reflects on her experiences of post-traumatic stress (PTS) after being diagnosed and treated for a rare cancer - a common, but little talked about outcome of having cancer.
Working in partnership to make evidence work for young people’s lives
A blog on how Cochrane Common Mental Disorders and the Mental Health Foundation and working in partnership.
Talking therapies for anxiety and depression in children with long‐term physical conditions
A blog about Cochrane evidence on treating anxiety and depression in children with long-term physical conditions.
Illustrating mental health topics: from the headclutcher to the hopeful
Sarah Chapman reflects on a tweetchat on how best to illustrate mental health topics when sharing evidence.
Preventing suicide and self-harm in young people
Researchers from Cochrane Common Mental Disorders blog about the need for youth input in work to prevent suicide and self-harm young people.