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This service is checking selected Internet sites for reports and news items of interest to
staff working in the Mental Health and Social Care sectors.
In addition there will be information on research, imminent conferences, training, books
newly published, useful websites and journals offering table of contents (TOC) of current
issues.

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CONTENTS LINKS

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS NATIONAL NEWS
INTERNATIONAL NEWS

RESEARCH
ADDICTIONS ANXIETY DEMENTIA

DEPRESSION DUAL DIAGNOSIS EATING DISORDERS

LEARNING DISABILITIES O/C DISORDERS POST TRAUMATIC STRESS

PSYCHOLOGY SCHIZOPHRENIA SOCIAL WORK

NEW PUBLICATIONS CONFERENCES

USEFUL WEBSITES JOURNALS TOC PAGES

ECLaKSA/MHCA/No.193/16.2.09 1
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS

9th February
PILOT SITES FOR THE COMMON ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK FOR ADULTS ARE
ANNOUNCED
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/News/Recentstories/DH_094254

10th February
PROSPECTUS DOCUMENT FOR CARERS DEMONSTRATOR SITES
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/D
H_094296

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS (MCA DOLS) AND
SECTION 75 PARTNERSHIPS UNDER THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE ACT 2006
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/SocialCare/Deliveringadultsocialcare/MentalCapacity/MentalCapacityAct
DeprivationofLibertySafeguards/DH_094324

12th February
VISION FOR A 21ST CENTURY CHILDREN'S HEALTH SERVICE
http://nds.coi.gov.uk/environment/fullDetail.asp?ReleaseID=392469&NewsAreaID=2&NavigatedF
romDepartment=False
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/D
H_094400

THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/SocialCare/Deliveringadultsocialcare/MentalCapacity/MentalCapacityAct
DeprivationofLibertySafeguards/index.htm

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NATIONAL NEWS

8th February
COCAINE ALERT AS TWO FIGHT FOR LIFE
HEALTH chiefs are on alert after two cocaine users were struck down by a deadly illness
http://www.sundaymail.co.uk/news/newsfeed/2009/02/08/update-cocaine-alert-as-two-fight-for-
life-78057-21105598/

9th February
PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES CREATE WEBSITES
People with learning disabilities are being called to create new websites to help more than 5,000
people in north-east London become more independent.
http://www.learningdisabilities.org.uk/information/news/?EntryId17=32055

FOUR-FOLD RISE IN ADDICTS CLAIMING DISABILITY BENEFITS
The number of people claiming disability benefits who are addicted to drugs or alcohol has
quadrupled in the last decade, figures showed today
http://www.learningdisabilities.org.uk/information/news/?EntryId17=32056

INITIAL PLANS FOR NEW MENTAL HEALTH UNITS IN CARDIFF APPROVED
Units to improve assessment and care for patients in line with One Wales commitment
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138336.php

HUGE ATTENDANCE AT AUTISM SUNDAY SERVICE IN LONDON

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Parents, carers, children and Adults with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome joined
parliamentarians and dignitaries at one of the largest churches of the east side of London, All
Saint's Church in Woodford Wells on Autism Sunday
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138308.php

ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY PUBLICISES PARLIAMENTARY INQUIRY AND CALL FOR
SUBMISSIONS
MPs and peers are calling for evidence on the ability of social care staff to support people with
dementia.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/09/110661/mps-and-peers-probe-dementia-
skills-of-social-care-staff.html

10th February
MALE ABUSE IS 'BEING IGNORED'
Men in their early 20s are just as likely to be abused by their partners as women, according to the
latest government figures seen by Newsbeat
http://news.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/hi/health/newsid_7878000/7878698.stm

DEPRESSION 'MAY HAVE STOPPED CHURCHILL'S SUCCESS TODAY'
Winston Churchill may never have made it to the top if he had lived in modern Britain, according
to a report by former Number 10 spin doctor Alastair Campbell.
http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/information/news/?entryid17=67515

NHS INFORMATION CENTRE: ADULT CARE SPENDING FALLS IN REAL TERMS
Children's social care sees real terms rise in spending
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/10/110681/nhs-information-centre-adult-care-
spending-falls-in-real-terms.html

SECTOR SPLIT OVER NEED FOR FORCED ENTRY POWERS
A proposal to extend the powers of social workers in England to enter the homes of vulnerable
adults where they suspect abuse has divided opinion across the sector.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/10/110677/sector-split-over-need-for-forced-
entry-powers.html

11th February
'ECSTASY SHOULD BE CLASS B DRUG'
The body that advises the government on illegal drugs has recommended ecstasy be
downgraded to a Class B drug
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7882708.stm

COUNCILS TO RECEIVE ADULT CARE RATING DESPITE ABOLITION OF STARS
Councils to be rated on four-point scale for adult social care
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/11/110696/councils-to-receive-adult-care-
rating-despite-abolition-of-stars.html

OFSTED SAYS ONE IN FOUR COUNCILS HAVE MADE LITTLE PROGRESS
One in four local authorities have made "very little progress" improving protection of children who
are privately fostered, Ofsted's first inspection of services has found.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/11/110691/alarm-over-protection-of-children-
fostered-privately.html

MASSIVE INVESTMENT IN TRAINING REQUIRED TO MEET DEMENTIA STRATEGY
AMBITIONS
The national dementia strategy, published last week, presents some critical challenges to the
social care workforce.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/11/110688/workforce-skills-key-to-dementia-
strategy-success.html

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SPECIAL NEEDS PUPILS TO LOSE TEACHING SUPPORT
More than 500 special needs pupils will no longer receive dedicated teaching support as the
Government tightens rules on staffing levels
http://www.learningdisabilities.org.uk/information/news/?EntryId17=32077

YOUTH OFFENDING TEAMS TO FACE THREE-YEARLY INSPECTIONS
Youth offending teams in England are still failing to provide adequate health services, according
to the Healthcare Commission and the Probation Inspectorate, three years after a criticial review
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/12/110694/youth-offending-teams-falling-short-
on-health-obligations.html

12th February
FIRMS 'MUST TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH'
Employers must do more to support the mental wellbeing of their staff after they return to work
after sick leave, a leading mental health charity warns
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7883028.stm

YOUNG OFFENDERS' HEALTH NEEDS 'UNMET'
NHS failing young people in custody with mental health or drug problems, say inspectors, raising
the risk of reoffending
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/feb/12/young-offenders-healthcare

HEALTH MINISTER WELCOMES HIW REPORTS INTO GWENT MATERNITY AND MENTAL
HEALTH SERVICES
Health Minister Edwina Hart welcomed the publication of Healthcare Inspectorate Wales' reports
on reviews into maternity and community and mental health services at Gwent Healthcare NHS
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138745.php

MPS BACK COMMONS MOTION ON MEDIA REPRESENTATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
Hemmings motion backing social workers gains support
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/12/110704/tim-loughton-joins-mps-backing-
community-care-commons-motion.html

13th February
TEN LOOKED-AFTER CHILDREN MOVED MORE THAN 10 TIMES
Corrected figures on the number of looked-after children moving placements reveal 10 children in
England were moved more than 10 times in one year.
http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Social-Care/880813/Ten-looked-after-children-
moved-10-times/

EXTRA-STRONG INCENSE DRUG WARNING
A synthetic drug that is up to five times as powerful as cannabis is being sold legally in Britain, as
incense
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7887720.stm

CLOSURE THREAT TO MENTAL HOSPITAL
A damning report into a privately-run secure mental health unit in East Yorkshire has said it could
be closed down if improvements are not made.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/humber/7887966.stm
http://www.healthcarecommission.org.uk/newsandevents/mediacentre/pressreleases.cfm?cit_id=
1621&FAArea1=customWidgets.content_view_1&usecache=false

CHARITIES: ADULT SPENDING CUT HAS LEFT VULNERABLE OLDER PEOPLE BEREFT
A coalition of leading charities has warned that thousands of vulnerable older people have been
left without care and support after a £150m real terms cut in spending on services in England
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/02/13/110707/charities-adult-spending-cut-has-
left-vulnerable-older-people-bereft.html

ECLaKSA/MHCA/No.193/16.2.09 4
rd th
Eating Disorders Awareness Week
23 -18 February
http://www.b-eat.co.uk/Events/EatingDisordersAwarenessWeek
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

8th February
PSYCHIATRISTS MAY CUT SOME TIES TO DRUG FIRMS
Dr. Daniel Carlat knows all too well how easy it is for doctors to be seduced by drug industry
money.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUKTRE51717X20090208

9th February
REVOLUTIONARY DRUG THAT CAN STOP ALZHEIMER'S AND RESTORE MEMORY
TRIALLED BY SCIENTISTS
A revolutionary drug that could stop Alzheimer's disease in its tracks and restore lost memory is
being tested by scientists.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1139322/Revolutionary-drug-stop-Alzheimers-restore-
memory-trialled-scientists.html

US ARMY'S JANUARY SUICIDE RATE COULD BE HIGHEST MONTHLY TOTAL EVER
Seven soldiers committed suicide last month and 17 more suspicious deaths could be confirmed
as suicides, which could bring the monthly total number of suicides to its highest level since 1980
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138256.php

IMPROVING GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH IN WORLD FIRST INITIATIVE
An international observatory led by the University of Melbourne, Australia, will help eradicate
human rights abuses against people suffering mental illness in developing countries.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138292.php
11th February
FDA ISSUES COMPLETE RESPONSE LETTER FOR RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) FOR THE
ADJUNCTIVE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT OF BIPOLAR DISORDER
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138545.php

12th February
COURT SAYS VACCINE NOT THE CAUSE OF AUTISM
Ruling, involving 3 families, seen as setback for parents who fear a link
http://www.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=624083

13th February
MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA LAUNCHES ONLINE COLLECTION OF CREATIVE WORKS BY
MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS
Mental Health America is proud to announce the launch of realLives, a unique online community
where mental health consumers can share their stories of living with mental health conditions
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138818.php

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RESEARCH

11th February
MENTAL ILLNESS INCREASES RISK FOR CRIMINAL VICTIMIZATION
People with a severe mental illness such as schizophrenia are significantly more likely to be the
victim of crime than other people, according to the results of a systematic review
http://www.medwire-
news.md/47/80724/Psychiatry/Mental_illness_increases_risk_for_criminal_victimization_.html

13th February
SEXUAL HEALTH PROMOTION IS LOW AMONG PEOPLE WITH SERIOUS MENTAL
ILLNESSES, DESPITE HIGHER RISK
Policy makers and mental health services need to take urgent action to ensure that people with
serious mental illnesses receive greater guidance about sexual health, including the risk of HIV,
especially if they suffer from schizophrenia.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138869.php

ADDICTIONS

7th February
ECSTASY 'NOT WORSE THAN RIDING'
Taking the drug ecstasy is no more dangerous than riding a horse, a senior adviser has
suggested
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7876425.stm
9th February
MARIJUANA TESTICULAR CANCER LINK
Frequent or long-term marijuana use may raise a man's risk of testicular cancer, American
research suggests
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7869709.stm

12th February
'NEAR-WINS' BOOST DESIRE TO KEEP GAMBLING
Brain sees these as special events, even though result is technically a loss
http://www.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=623984

GIRLS GROWING UP WITH HEROIN-ADDICTED PARENT MORE RESILIENT THAN BOYS
Growing up with a heroin-addicted parent exposes children to a variety of detrimental experiences
before the age of 18 and new research indicates that girls are four times more resilient than boys
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090211161859.htm

METHOD FOR DETECTING 23 DRUGS AND MEDICINES IN SALIVA DEVELOPED
A team of scientists has developed a technique for detecting the presence of 23 illicit drugs and
medicines in saliva samples
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090211122532.htm

ANXIETY

11th February
COMPUTER-ASSISTED DELIVERY OF COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR ANXIETY
DISORDERS IN PRIMARY-CARE SETTINGS
This article describes a computer-assisted CBT program designed to support the delivery of
evidenced-based CBT for the four most commonly occurring anxiety disorders
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19212970?ordinalpos=3&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum
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EVALUATING A COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY GROUP PROGRAM FOR ANXIOUS
FIVE TO SEVEN YEAR OLD CHILDREN: A PILOT STUDY.
This pilot study examined a novel treatment program for children aged 5-7 years with anxiety
disorders
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19212972?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

DEMENTIA

10th February
MEDITERRANEAN DIET AIDS THE AGING BRAIN: STUDY
Eating plan seems to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment, dementia
http://www.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=623931

TESTS MAY PREDICT DRIVING SAFETY IN PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Doctors may be able to use certain cognitive tests to help determine whether a person with
Alzheimer's disease can safely get behind the wheel.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138390.php

DRUG COMBINATIONS KEY IN TREATING NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Combining the benefits of multiple drugs in a single pill may hold the key to treating
neurodegenerative diseases
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/01/090130182920.htm

11th February
BRAIN TRAINING GAMES 'COULD DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD AND WON'T STOP
ALZHEIMER'S'
Brain training games designed to give the grey matter a workout will not keep Alzheimer's at bay
despite fuelling the growth of a multi-million pound industry, researchers have warned
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1141384/Brain-training-games-harm-good-wont-stop-
Alzheimers.html

RATE OF MEMORY DECLINE DIFFERS BY DEMENTIA TYPE
The rate at which people with dementia lose their memory differs significantly according to the
type of dementia they have,
http://uk.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUKTRE51A70Y20090211

12th February
CONFLICTS OF INTEREST IN RECRUITING RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS; CONTROVERSY
OVER ALZHEIMER PATIENTS AS RESEARCH SUBJECTS
There is growing concern about conflicts of interest in clinical research, including research
sponsors paying finders' fees to researchers and clinicians to recruit participants
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138791.php

NEW METHOD TO STIMULATE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM MAY BE HIGHLY EFFECTIVE AT
REDUCING AMYLOID BURDEN IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have discovered a novel way to stimulate the
innate immune system of mice with Alzheimer's disease (AD)
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138712.php

13th February
SECOND-HAND SMOKE 'CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF DEMENTIA'
Inhaling second-hand smoke could increase the risk of developing dementia, says a new study
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/4601880/Second-hand-smoke-can-increase-the-
risk-of-dementia.html
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NEW STUDY PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO WAYS ORGAN SYSTEMS OUTSIDE THE BRAIN
MAY AFFECT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
In Alzheimer's disease the brain accumulates a molecule called A-beta (Ab) that can be quite
toxic to brain cells
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138871.php

BRAIN SCANS HELP EARLY ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS
Researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to look at the brains of people with
Alzheimer's, those with mild cognitive impairment and a healthy control group
http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2009/02/brain-scans-help-early-alzheimers.html

DEPRESSION

10th February
NEUROBIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS IN MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER
Genes, psychological adversity in childhood, and recent or ongoing psychological stress may
combine to cause major depression,
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090202174506.htm

SSRIS MAY REDUCE SUICIDE IN ADULTS
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may reduce the risk of suicide in depressed
adults,
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090202174504.htm

11th February
LOW CHOLESTEROL, DEPRESSION LINKED TO EARLY DEATH
New Geisinger research shows that men with a combination of low total cholesterol and
depression were seven times more likely to die prematurely from unnatural causes, such as
suicide and accidents.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138557.php

TRPM2 GENE VARIANTS LINKED TO BIPOLAR DISORDER
Variants in the transient receptor potential melastatin 2 (TRPM2) gene are significantly associated
with bipolar disorder, with one variant specifically linked to bipolar I
http://www.medwire-
news.md/47/80723/Psychiatry/TRPM2_gene_variants_linked_to_bipolar_disorder.html

TopAbstracts in Depression

• Comparative efficacy and acceptability of 12 new-generation antidepressants: a multiple-treatments meta-
analysis - (Lancet)
• Treatment of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor-Resistant-Depression in Adoleents: Predictors and
Moderators of Treatment Response - (J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry)
• Antidepressant-associated mood elevations in bipolar II disorder compared with bipolar I disorder and major
depressive disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis - (J Clin Psych)
• Mirtazapine versus other antidepressants in the acute-phase treatment of adults with major depression:
systematic review and meta-analysis - (J Clin Psych)
• Adjunctive aripiprazole in major depressive disorder: Analysis of efficacy and safety in patients with anxious
and atypical features - (J Clin Psych)

12th February
STUDY SUGGESTS NEW TREATMENT APPROACH MAY BE NEEDED FOR MANAGEMENT
OF DEPRESSION IN SOME PEOPLE WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER
In a study researchers attempted to identify what factors make some people with bipolar
depression more likely to experience treatment-emergent mania (TEM).
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138694.php
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DUAL DIAGNOSIS

13th February
PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENTS FOR PEOPLE WITH CO-OCCURRING SEVERE MENTAL
ILLNESSES AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS (DUAL DIAGNOSIS): A REVIEW OF
EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE.
Considerable research documents the health consequences of psychosis and co-occurring
substance use disorders.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19205964?ordinalpos=5&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

EATING DISORDERS

10th February
TopAbstracts in Eating Disorders

• Role of antiepileptic drugs in the management of eating disorders - (CNS Drugs)
• Adrenal glucocorticoid and androgen precursor dissociation in anorexia nervosa - (J Clin Endocrinol Metab)
• Review of literature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with comorbid eating disorders - (Rev Bras
Psiquiatr)
• Adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa: 18-year outcome - (Br J Psychiatry)
• Changes in regional cerebral blood flow after body image exposure in eating disorders - (Psychiatry Res)

LEARNING DISABILITIES

9th February
MULTIPLE GENES IMPLICATED IN AUTISM - DISCOVERY COULD LEAD TO DRUGS
TARGETING GENE INTERACTIONS
By pinpointing two genes that cause autism-like symptoms in mice, researchers at MIT's Picower
Institute for Learning and Memory have shown for the first time that multiple, interacting genetic
risk factors may influence the severity of autistic symptoms.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138305.php

11th February
POSSIBLE TREATMENT FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER RETT SYNDROME -- MOST
COMMON BASIS OF AUTISM IN GIRLS
Rett syndrome is an inherited disease affecting one of 10,000 girls born and is the most common
basis of autism in girls
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090209205047.htm

O/C DISORDERS

13th February
ATTENTION IN SUB-CLINICAL OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE CHECKERS
The aim of the study was to explore differential attention profiles, according to attention types, in
sub-clinical obsessive-compulsive checkers compared to controls
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19211220?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN SYMPTOM SEVERITY AND INTERNAL CAPSULE VOLUME IN
OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER.

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Neurobiological models support an involvement of white matter tracts in the pathophysiology of
obsessive-compulsive disorder
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19150484?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS

13th February
WHAT ARE THE MOST PRACTICAL PRIMARY CARE SCREENS FOR POST-TRAUMATIC
STRESS DISORDER?
The 4-item Primary Care Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder screen is a simple and effective tool to
identify symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in primary care patients
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19203495?ordinalpos=6&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

THE IMPACT OF PTSD ON VETERANS' FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS: AN INTERPRETATIVE
PHENOMENOLOGICAL INQUIRY.
Although there is a significant amount of literature on veterans with PTSD, there is a limited
amount of literature on the impact of PTSD on veterans' family relationships
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19201406?ordinalpos=8&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

PSYCHOLOGY

9th February
PSYCHOPATHS' 'EARLY RELEASE CON'
Psychopaths' 'early release con' Psychopathic criminals are more likely to be released from
prison than non-psychopaths, even though they are more likely to re-offend
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7833672.stm

12th February
ADOLESCENTS INVOLVED WITH MUSIC DO BETTER IN SCHOOL
A new study reveals that music participation has a positive effect on reading and mathematic
achievement in early childhood and adolescence
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090210110043.htm

BOYS HAVE GREATER PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING THAN GIRLS, DUE TO BETTER
PHYSICAL SELF-CONCEPT, STUDY FINDS
A PhD thesis has investigated the relationship between adolescents’ perception of their physical
qualities and their psychological well-being and unwellness.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090203081618.htm

SCHIZOPHRENIA

9th February
LOGIC FOR ORDERING DIAGNOSTIC TESTS TO ASSIST CLINICIANS INVESTIGATE
PATIENTS WITH FIRST EPISODE SCHIZOPHRENIA
This conceptual review comprehensively presents the logic for ordering diagnostic tests to help
clinicians investigate patients with first episode schizophrenia.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138313.php

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COST IMPLICATIONS OF SPECIFIC AND NON-SPECIFIC TREATMENT FOR YOUNG
PEOPLE AT ULTRA HIGH RISK OF DEVELOPING A FIRST-EPISODE OF PSYCHOSIS
The paper reports the cost implications of providing specific psychological and pharmacological
interventions for young people at 'ultra' high risk (UHR) of developing a psychotic disorder, versus
minimal treatment.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138314.php

10th February
PREFRONTAL GYRAL FOLDING REDUCED IN PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA OR
BIPOLAR DISORDER
Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia patients have reduced prefrontal gyrification affecting both
ventral and dorsal subregions
http://www.medwire-
news.md/47/80697/Psychiatry/Prefrontal_gyral_folding_reduced_in_patients_with_schizophrenia_or_bipolar_disorder.html

DLPFC INEFFICIENCY UNDERSCORES SCHIZOPHRENIA WORKING MEMORY DEFICITS
Schizophrenia appears to be associated with inefficiency of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
(DLPFC) that may be expressed as over- or underactivity, depending on the demands of the task
http://www.medwire-
news.md/47/80696/Psychiatry/DLPFC_inefficiency_underscores_schizophrenia_working_memory_deficits.html

11th February
FIRST-TIME MOTHERS AT A GREATER RISK OF PSYCHOSIS IN THE MONTH FOLLOWING
CHILDBIRTH
A study of risk factors associated with psychotic illness after childbirth, published this week in the
open-access journal PLoS Medicine, shows that first-time mothers are at the greatest risk of
developing psychosis in the month following the birth of their child
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/138271.php

13th February
TWO NOVEL GENE ASSOCIATION LOCI FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA DISCOVERED
Two loci for genes that predispose individuals to schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder in
Latin American populations have been identified by an international team of researchers.
http://www.medwire-
news.md/47/80768/Psychiatry/Two_novel_gene_association_loci_for_schizophrenia_discovered.html

CHILDHOOD TRAUMA LINKED TO SCHIZOTYPY IN SCHIZOPHRENIA RELATIVES
Childhood trauma and schizotypal dimensions are linked in individuals at high genetic risk for
schizophrenia, say scientists in findings that may highlight an interaction between childhood
experience and genetic susceptibility.
http://www.medwire-
news.md/47/80769/Psychiatry/Childhood_trauma_linked_to_schizotypy_in_schizophrenia_relatives.html

SOCIAL WORK

EARLY CHILDCARE AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Nurseries better than grandparents, research shows
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/feb/10/grandparents-childcare-pre-school
Link to fulltext article

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NEW PUBLICATIONS
(Hot off the press not yet in your library)

Statistics of mentally disordered offenders
http://www.justice.gov.uk/publications/mentally-disordered-offenders.htm
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Healthy lives, brighter futures – The strategy for children and young people’s health
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/D
H_094400

Shop for Support National Implementation Progress Report
http://www.shop4support.com/s4s/ui/Contentmanagement/Home/images/ProgressReport.pdf

The Newborn as a Person: Enabling Healthy Infant Development Worldwide
J. Kevin Nugent John Wiley & Sons: 11th Feb ISBN: 9780470386453 £57.50

Meeting The Challenge of Translational Research in Child Psychology
Dante Cicchetti Wiley-Blackwell: 11th Feb ISBN: 9780470345139 £80.00

Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Applying Empirically Supported Techniques in Your Practice:
2nd Revised edition
William T. O'Donohue Wiley-Blackwell: 11th Feb ISBN: 9780470227787 £45.00

General Principles and Empirically Supported Techniques of Cognitive Behavior Therapy
William T. O'Donohue Wiley-Blackwell: 11th Feb ISBN: 9780470227770 £70.00

Peer Groups and Children's Development
Christine Howe Wiley-Blackwell: 11th Feb ISBN: 9781405179454 £55.00

The Effects Of Early Social-emotional And Relationship Experience On The Development
Of Young Orphanage Children
St Petersburg Wiley-Blackwell: 12th Feb ISBN: 9781405195997 £19.95

Sociology and Health: An Introduction for Health Practitioners: 2nd Revised edition
Peter Morrall Routledge: 12th Feb I SBN: 9780415415620 £70.00

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CONFERENCES
(New additions are in green type)

SKILLS FOR CARE ANNUAL CONFERENCE: 24th February: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=784

DEVELOPING LEARNING DISABILITIES SERVICES : 24th February: London
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41985

SELF DIRECTED SUPPORT: DIRECT PAYMENTS AND INDIVIDUAL BUDGETS FOR PEOPLE
WITH LEARNING DISABILTIES: 24th February: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=799

PERSPECTIVES ON CULTURE, BELIEFS AND MENTAL HEALTH:
24th February: London
http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/events/?id=681

11TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE; DEMENTIAS 2009: 26th – 27th February: London
http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/conferences/detail.html?conference_uid=73

MANAGING NEW REALITIES: 3rd March: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=741

MENS’ MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE: 3rd March: Reading
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http://www.reading.ac.uk/nmsruntime/saveasdialog.asp?lID=33097&sID=74611

DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE:
5th March: London
http://www.healthcare-events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=233&confbook=2e09d66743818f63a3558b8b2e19a4d2

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS: SHARING INNOVATIVE
PRACTICE: 6th March: London
http://www.tavi-port.org/conferences/forthcoming-conferences/child-and-adolescent-mental-
health-in-schools-sharing-innovatice-practice.html

ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY: 10th March: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=773

2ND NATIONAL CONFERENCE: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT ADDICTION:
12th – 13th March: London
http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/conferences/detail.html?conference_uid=76

SOCIAL WORK LOST AND FOUND: 13th March: London
http://www.tavi-port.org/conferences/forthcoming-conferences/social-work-lost-and-found.html

SAFEGUARDING IN THE NHS: SUPPORTING THE SAFEGUARDING AGENDA IN HEALTH:
16th March: Manchester
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=812

THE 2009 NATIONAL DRUG TREATMENT CONFERENCE: 19th – 20th March: London
http://www.exchangesupplies.org/conferences/NDTC/2009_NDTC/intro.html

IT’S TIME TO TALK: DRUG TREATMENT & PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPIES:
20th March: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=805

RCN MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION 2009: 20th – 21st March: Edinburgh
http://www.rcn.org.uk/newsevents/event_details/rcn_events/rcn_mental_health_conference__and
__exhibition_2009

AUTISM: 23rd March: London
http://www.rsm.ac.uk/academ/autism08.php

INTER-AGENCY WORKING: EXPLORING THE COMPLEX REALITIES (Change for Children):
24th – 26th March: London
http://www.tavi-port.org/training/tavistock-clinic-courses-and-professional-training/by-course-
code/codes/d42c.html

SEXUAL LIVES: POLICY AND PRACTICE CHANGES AFFECTING THE SEXUAL LIVES OF
PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES: 25th March: Glasgow
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=809

KEYS TO POWER: EXPLORING THE POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES OF SERVICE-USER
RUN SERVICES: 25th March: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=803

SHARING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT SAFEGUARDING ACROSS THE UK AND IRELAND:
26th March: Glasgow
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=818

IMPROVING THE EXPERIENCE OF INPATIENT CARE: DEVELOPING A POSITIVE
APPROACH TO RISK-TAKING: 26th March: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=807
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PSYCHOTHERAPY AND EMPOWERMENT IN GROUPS: 26th – 27th March: Durham
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-
listing/events$/2009/march/psychotherapy_and_empowerment/psychotherapy_and_empowerment_home.cfm?subsite=

9th LONDON INTERNATIONAL EATING DISORDERS CONFERENCE 2009:
31st March – 2nd April: London
http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/conferences/detail.html?conference_uid=58

FIFTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE: DEVELOPING THE CHILDCARE WORKFORCE 2009:
31st March: London
http://www.neilstewartassociates.com/kd174/

2009 BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE:
1st – 3rd April: Brighton
http://www.bps.org.uk/ac2009/

BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY SMG Conference 2009: 3rd April: Brighton
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-listing/events$/2009/april/smg-conference-
2009/smg-conference-2009_home.cfm?subsite=

EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION SEVETION OF NEUROIMAGING: THE 5TH
ANNUAL MEETING: GENES, BRAIN, BEHAVIOUR: 9th April: Edinburgh
http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/events/?id=702

8TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE CARE AND TREATMENT OF OFFENDERS
WITH A LEARNING DISABILITY: 16th – 17th April: Preston
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=42336
NUTRITION AND MENTAL HEALTH: 21st April: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=801

GETTING ON WITH IT: PRACTICAL WAYS TO SUPPORT THE HEALTH OF PEOPLE WITH
LEARNING DISABILITIES: 23rd April: London
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=816

SAFEGUARDING VULNERABLE ADULTS: SEVENTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE:
24th April: London
http://www.healthcare-events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=255

PSYCHIATRY BEYOND MEDICATION: 11th Annual Conference: 25th April: London
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41535

3RD NATIONAL CONFERENCE: TREATING SCHIZOPHRENIA: 27th – 28th April: London
http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/conferences/detail.html?conference_uid=79

NEW CHALLENGES FOR CARE HOMES: CAPACITY, COMPETENCE, COMMITMENT:
29th April: London
http://www.neilstewartassociates.com/sh254/

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE: MOVING FORWARD:
29th April: London
http://www.healthcare-events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=258

MANAGEMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL USERS IN PRIMARY CARE:
7th – 8th May: Liverpool
http://www.healthcare-
events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=209&confbook=01f3df8f0ce21baa9bf4e0adcd820da3

PERSONALISATION: MAKING TRANSFORMATION A REALITY: 12th May: London

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http://www.healthcare-
events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=265&confbook=9966ce22cda22ba541722b9596a0a014

DELIVERING SERVICES FOR GYPSIES AND TRAVELLERS: INCREASING INCLUSION AND
IMPROVING HEALTHCARE: 14th May: London
http://www.neilstewartassociates.com/se226/

6TH UK/EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON ADDICTIVE DISORDERS: 14th – 16th May: London
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41380

DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE:
15th May: Manchester
http://www.healthcare-
events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=263&confbook=5e05deac9e0523e79391c33ac318dabc

15th ANNUAL BACP RESEARCH CONFERENCE: 15th – 16th May: Portsmouth
http://www.bacp.co.uk/research/conf2009/index.php

NIHR MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH NETWORK NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE:
20th -22nd May: Nottingham
http://www.mhrn.info/index/news/newsItems/annual-conference.html

SELF HARM IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE: 4th June: Glasgow
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=42929

LEARNING DISABILITY AND MENTAL HEALTH: KNOWLEDGE FOR IMPROVING CLINICAL
PRACTICE: 8th -12th June: Bradford
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=42955

TRAUMA FOCUSED CBT FOR PTSD: INTEGRATING THEORY WITH PRACTICE FOR ADULT
SURVIVORS OF TRAUMA: 10th – 11th June: Birmingham
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-
listing/events$/2009/june/trauma_focused_cbt_for_ptsd_wmids/trauma_focused_cbt_for_ptsd_wmids_home.cfm?subsite=

2ND NATIONAL CONFERENCE: ADDICTION AND THE LIVER: 11th – 12th June: London
http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/conferences/detail.html?conference_uid=83

FROZEN UNDER FIRE: IS IT POSSIBLE TO THINK ABOUT ASSAULTS ON NURSES AND
NURSING?: 19th June: London
http://www.tavi-port.org/conferences/forthcoming-conferences/frozen-under-fire-is-it-possible-to-
think-about-assaults-on-nurses-and-nursing.html

PAEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY NETWORK CONFERENCE 2009: 19th June: Leeds
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-
listing/events$/2009/june/ppn_conf2009/ppn_conf2009_home.cfm?subsite=

DIVISION OF FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009:
23rd – 25th June: Preston
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-
listing/events$/2009/june/dfp_annual_conference2009/dfp_annual_conference2009_home.cfm?subsite=

9TH IAFMHS ANNUAL CONGRESS: FACING THE FUTURE: FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH
SERVICES IN CHANGE: 24th -26th June: Edinburgh
http://www.iafmhs.org/iafmhs.asp

PSIGE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009: 1st – 3rd July: Swansea
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-listing/events$/2009/july/psige-2009/psige-
2009_home.cfm

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5TH ANNUAL TRAUMA SEMINAR: GIVING EVIDENCE IN ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION
PROCEEDINGS: 3rd July: London
http://www.tavi-port.org/conferences/forthcoming-conferences/5th-annual-trauma-seminar-giving-
evidence-in-asylum-and-immigration-proceedings.html

4TH NATIONAL AUTISM TODAY: 6th – 7th July: London
http://www.mahealthcareevents.co.uk/cgi-bin/go.pl/conferences/detail.html?conference_uid=90

DIVISION OF COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009:
9th – 11th July: Warwick
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-listing/events$/2009/july/dcop2009/dcop2009_home.cfm?subsite=

PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN SECTION ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009:
15th – 17th July: Windsor
http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-listing/events$/2009/july/pows2009/pows2009_home.cfm?subsite

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USEFUL WEBSITES

ANANOVA
http://www.psychnet-uk.com/ananova/index.htm
“Ananova is a UK News Service which can be used to locate all the latest local and international
mental health news articles. The Search on PsychNet-UK is initially set to search for mental
health articles however once on the Ananova site you can change your search requirements to
what other subject matter interests you.”

CHAINs –
http://chain.ulcc.ac.uk/chain/index.html
Contact, Help, Advice and Information Networks – “are online networks for people working in
health and social care. They are based around specific areas of interest, and give people a simple
and informal way of contacting each other to exchange ideas and share knowledge”

CSCI PROFESSIONAL
http://www.csci.org.uk/professional/
The website for social care professionals

CSIP: EASTERN (formerly NIMHE)
http://www.eastern.csip.org.uk/Home

DRUG & ALCOHOL FINDINGS
Drug and Alcohol Findings bridges the divide between research on the effectiveness of responses
to drug and alcohol problems and the practitioners who provide those interventions, with a focus
on UK-relevant research
http://findings.org.uk/index.php

EMENTAL-HEALTH.COM
http://www.emental-health.com
“Dedicated to providing accurate information and raising public awareness on mental health.
Provides information, news and discussions relevant to schizophrenia and related psychoses,
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, depression and bipolar disorder.”

HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE INFORMATION CENTRE - NHS website
http://www.ic.nhs.uk/
“Our role is to co-ordinate and streamline the collection and sharing of data about health and
social care. By simplifying data gathering, we aim to reduce the burden on frontline staff.”

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INTEGRATED CARE NETWORK
“We aim to help frontline organisations to work together to deliver flexible services that help
people to remain in control and live independent lives.”
http://www.integratedcarenetwork.gov.uk/homepage.php

KINGSFUND
http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/
Health and Social Care website

MENTAL HEALTH CARE
http://www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk/
From the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London,the South London and Maudsley NHS
Trust and Rethink
Mental health information for friends, family and carers

MENTALHEALTH tv
“The UK’s first dedicated television channel for mental healthcare issues on the internet”
www.mentalhealth.tv

MENTAL HEALTH SURVIVAL GUIDE
Helping to break the link between disability and poverty: Information from a patient’s perspective
http://www.houlston.freeserve.co.uk/mental.htm

MENTAL HEALTH UPDATE
Bethlem Librarian John Gale’s mental health blog
http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/

MYILIBRARY
Mental Health e-books
www.Myilibrary.com

NATIONAL CAMHS SUPPORT NETWORK
http://www.camhs.org.uk/

NICE
Monthly newsletter for the National Institute for Clinical Excellence
http://www.nice.org.uk/page.aspx?o=e-newsletter

PARENTAL MENTAL HEALTH AND CHILD WELFARE NETWORK
The Parental Mental Health and Child Welfare Network is a unique national network for social
care and health workers who work with parents with a mental health problem or their children,
offering a wealth of information about local and national policies, services, publications and
events.
http://www.pmhcwn.org.uk/about.asp

PRINCESS ROYAL TRUST FOR CARERS PROFESSIONALS WEBSITE
“built specifically so that anyone working professionally with carers has access to the best
information available on the internet.”
http://www.carers.org/professionals

QUALITY, PREVALENCE AND INDICATOR DATABASE
The Health and Social Care Information Centre's Prescribing Support Unit is developing a Quality,
Prevalence and Indicator Database (QPID)
http://www.ic.nhs.uk/services/qpid

RiPfA: Research in practice for adults
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“research in practice for adults is the only research implementation service in the UK solely
dedicated to improving services for vunerable adults”
http://www.ripfa.org.uk/index.asp

SOCIAL CARE BULLETIN
You will need to log in for a free subscription to this bulletin
http://www.emedia.co.uk

SOCIAL CARE ONLINE (replaces eLSC:Electronic Library for Social Care)
a free online resource owned and managed by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).” It
provides a single point of access to an extensive range of social care knowledge, including
practice information, skills tutorials, and around 80,000 abstracts of books, reports, research
papers, journals, official publications and articles”
http://www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk/

SPECIALIST LIBRARY: LEARNING DISABILITIES
“The aim of the NeLH Specialist Library for Learning Disabilities is to provide quick access to key
documents and evidence for health professionals”
http://www.library.nhs.uk/learningdisabilities/

SPECIALIST LIBRARY:MENTAL HEALTH
“This site aims to meet the information needs of health care professionals who work in the field of
mental health.”
http://libraries.nelh.nhs.uk/mentalhealth/

TRIP (Turning Research Into Practice)
“Sarch engine aimed at health professionals looking for clinical research literature to support
patient care “www.tripdatabase.com
UKPPG Mental Health Links
United Kingdom Psychiatric Pharmacy Group mental health links page
http://www.ukppg.org.uk/links.html

Wellcome Collection Images
A source of contemporary and historical medical images that are free to download in not profit
making documents
http://images.wellcome.ac.uk/

YOUNG MINDS
http://www.youngminds.org.uk/
Improving the mental well-being of children and young people

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ACADEMIC PSYCHIATRY
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ACTA PSYCHIATRICA SCANDANAVICA
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/rd.asp?code=ACP&goto=journal

ADDICTION
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/rd.asp?code=ADD&goto=journal

ADDICTION BIOLOGY
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/ADB

ADDICTION RESEARCH & THEORY
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713454341

ADDICTIVE DISORDERS & THEIR TREATMENT
http://www.addictiondisorders.com/pt/re/adt/currenttoc.htm

ADOPTION AND FOSTERING
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/baaf/afj

ADVANCES IN DUAL DIAGNOSIS
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/add/index.asp

ADVANCES IN MENTAL HEALTH AND LEARNING DISABILITIES
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ADVANCES IN PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENT
http://apt.rcpsych.org/current.shtml

AGING AND MENTAL HEALTH
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ALCOHOLISM: CLINICAL & EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/ACER?cookieSet=1

ALZHEIMER DISEASE & ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
http://www.alzheimerjournal.com/pt/re/adad/currenttoc.htm;jsessionid=B19PU69ot21YJVa1WSX
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ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA: JOURNAL OF THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION
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(P) AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY
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(P) AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
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AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY
http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/AJS/journal/available.html

AMERICAN JOURNAL ON MENTAL RETARDATION
http://aamr.allenpress.com/aamronline/?request=get-current-issue

ARCHIVES OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY
http://archpsyc.ama-assn.org/current.dtl

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ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/08839417

ARCHIVES OF SUICIDE RESEARCH
http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=102849

BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY
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BIPOLAR DISORDERS
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/rd.asp?code=BDI&goto=journal

BRITISH JOURNAL OF LEARNING DIASABILITIES
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BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
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Current & archive: http://bjp.rcpsych.org/contents-by-date.0.shtml

BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK
http://bjsw.oupjournals.org/current.dtl

BRITISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/bjos

BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL
http://www.bmj.com/archive/

CHILD & FAMILY SOCIAL WORK
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/cfs

CLINICAL CHILD PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHIATRY
http://ccp.sagepub.com/current.dtl

COGNITION & EMOTION
http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=101892

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH JOURNAL
http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/1573-2789/contents

CURRENT PSYCHIATRY
http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/pages_toc.asp

DEMENTIA
http://dem.sagepub.com/current.dtl

DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TODAY
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/DAAT/showjournal.asp?Title=Drugs+and+Alcohol+Today

EUROPEAN ADDICTION RESEARCH
http://content.karger.com/ProdukteDB/produkte.asp?Aktion=JournalCurrentIssue&ProduktNr=224
233

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK
http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=109465

EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09249338

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EVIDENCE-BASED MENTAL HEALTH
http://ebmh.bmjjournals.com/current.shtml

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE IN THE COMMUNITY
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/hsc

HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY
http://hpy.sagepub.com/current.dtl

INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
http://aaidd.allenpress.com/aamronline/?request=get-current-issue

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JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY & NEUROLOGY
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JOURNAL OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY & CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES
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JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
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LEARNING DISABILITY REVIEW
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MENTAL HEALTH IN FAMILY MEDICINE (formerly Primary Care Mental Health)
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MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
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PSYCHIATRIC NEWS
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PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH
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PSYCHOLOGICAL BULLETIN
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