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199 March 30tth 2009 No 199 Marc h 30 h 2009
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS INTERNATIONAL NEWS RESEARCH
ADDICTIONS DEPRESSION LEARNING DISABILITIES PSYCHOLOGY ANXIETY DUAL DIAGNOSIS O/C DISORDERS SCHIZOPHRENIA DEMENTIA EATING DISORDERS POST TRAUMATIC STRESS SOCIAL WORK

NATIONAL NEWS

NEW PUBLICATIONS USEFUL WEBSITES
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS
24th March PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST: WORKING TOGETHER WITH USER-LED ORGANISATIONS http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/D H_096859 25th March LAC(DH)(2009)2: THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005, RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR THE YEAR 2009 -2010 http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Lettersandcirculars/LocalAuthorityCirculars/DH _096868
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NATIONAL NEWS
23rd March SUICIDAL CHILDREN'S CALLS TRIPLE The number of suicidal children ringing the telephone helpline ChildLine has tripled in the last five years, the service has said http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7957992.stm 24th March LEARNING DISABLED 'FAILED BY NHS' NHS and social services in England are failing to meet the health needs of people with learning disabilities, investigators http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7959730.stm MORE WOMEN ACCESSING NHS SPECIALIST MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES Women account for over two-thirds of the growth in demand for NHS specialist mental health services http://www.nursinginpractice.com/default.asp?title=MorewomenaccessingNHSspecialistmentalhe althservices&page=article.display&article.id=16119 25th March ONE IN FIVE BRITONS SUFFERING 'RECESSION DEPRESSION' One in five Britons claim they are suffering from 'recession depression' as the economic downturn takes its toll on their mood http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/information/news/?entryid17=70426 SCIENTISTS CREATE 'ARTIFICIAL BRAIN' TO HELP FIGHT ALZHEIMER'S Scientists have created an "artificial brain" they believe could help them discover a cure for diseases like Alzheimer's. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandtechnology/science/5050106/Scientists-create-artificialbrain-to-help-fight-Alzheimers.html NICE: SCHIZOPHRENIA (UPDATE)
Core interventions in the treatment and management of schizophrenia in primary and secondary care

http://www.nice.org.uk/CG082 RETHINK WARNS THAT NEW SCHIZOPHRENIA GUIDELINE NEEDS REALITY CHECK Mental health charity Rethink welcomed a new guideline on the treatment of schizophrenia from NICE, but warned that it would fail unless local services were forced to offer real choice http://www.rethink.org/how_we_can_help/news_and_media/press_releases/rethink_warns_that_n .html
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ONE IN FIVE MENTAL-HEALTH STAFF ATTACKED The U.K. Healthcare Commission has conducted its annual survey of violence against healthcare staff. The survey found that one in five mental-health Trust staff had been attacked in the last year http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2009/03/one-in-five-mental-health-staff.html 26th March DRINK AND DRUG ABUSERS COST SCOTLAND £5BN EVERY YEAR ALCOHOL and drug abuse costs every man, woman and child in Scotland £1000 a year. http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/health-news/2009/03/26/drink-and-drug-abusers-cost-scotland5bn-every-year-86908-21228333/ MINISTER SPENDS DAY IN THE LIFE OF SOCIAL CARE WORKER To highlight the need for people to retrain for the social care sector, the Minister swapped his Whitehall office to spend the morning working in a care home for people with learning disabilities http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143682.php LEADING WOMEN'S MAGAZINE PLANS POSITIVE ARTICLE ON SOCIAL WORK Publication responds to Community Care's Stand Up Now for Social Work campaign http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2009/03/26/111111/leading-womens-magazine-planspositive-article-on-social-work.html COMMUNITY SENTENCES BETTER THAN PRISON FOR OFFENDERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, SAYS SAINSBURY CENTRE REPORT Community sentences are not meeting their potential to keep offenders with mental health problems out of prison, says a report http://www.scmh.org.uk/news/2009_missed_opportunity.aspx CHILDREN IN CARE FACE EXCLUSION The Children's Rights Alliance for England has found widespread discrimination against lookedafter children. http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Social-Care/893434/Children-care-face-exclusion/
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS
20th March DEPRESSION PILL OK'D FOR KIDS BUT PROBE GOES ON Just weeks after prosecutors accused Forest Laboratories Inc of illegally marketing its antidepressants Celexa and Lexapro to children and paying pediatricians kickbacks http://uk.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUKTRE52J5KZ20090320 25th March WORLDWIDE COST ESTIMATE FOR ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA IS US$315.4 BILLION Scientists at the conference report a worldwide societal cost estimate for dementia of US$315.4 billion, based on a worldwide prevalence estimate of 29.4 million people with dementia http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143551.php 27th March STATEMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA ON PREVENTING MENTAL, EMOTIONAL, AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE Mental Health America concurs with the Institute of Medicine/National Research Council report that the prevention of mental health and substance abuse conditions among young people must be a national priority. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143938.php
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RESEARCH
23rd March LOCKED DOORS IN INPATIENT UNITS: A REVIEW OF THE EVIDENCE Many acute inpatient psychiatric wards in the U.K. are kept permanently locked, despite the fact that this is contrary to the current Mental Health Act Code of Practice http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2009/03/locked-doors-in-inpatient-units-review.html MENTAL HEALTH AND TEETH People with long-term mental-health problems often have worse teeth than the rest of the population http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2009/03/mental-health-and-teeth.html

ADDICTIONS
23rd March SEVERE VOMITING SICKNESS WITH CHRONIC CANNABIS ABUSE This obscure clinical manifestation of severe vomiting sickness due to chronic abuse of marijuana, recognized by Dr. Sontineni http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143227.php 25th March STUDY HELPS IDENTIFY COLLEGE DRINKERS AT RISK FOR ADULT ALCOHOL ABUSE College students who are problem drinkers using alcohol to cope with personal problems and boost self-confidence are more likely to continue excessive drinking into adulthood, http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143568.php NALTREXONE HELPS WITH SMOKING AND DRINKING A study of 78 people by researchers at the University of Chicago has found that it can also help heavy social drinkers who smoke give up tobacco and cut down on their drinking http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2009/03/naltrexone-helps-with-smoking-and.html

ANXIETY
27th March ONE-YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF FAMILY VERSUS CHILD CBT FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS: EXPLORING THE ROLES OF CHILD AGE AND PARENTAL INTRUSIVENESS. To compare the relative long-term benefit of family-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (FCBT) and child-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for child anxiety disorders at a 1-year follow-up http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19165592?ordinalpos=2&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

DEMENTIA
23rd March DEMENTIA RISK IS WIDELY OVERESTIMATED BY GPS, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH, UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER People with memory problems are less at risk of developing dementia than previously thought, a new study led by the University of Leicester and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust reveals http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143310.php

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DEPRESSION
24th March CHRONIC STRESS MAY INCREASE LIKELIHOOD OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS IN BPD OFFSPRING Study findings do not support the stress generation theory as applied to bipolar disorder, but suggest that elevated levels of episodic and chronic stress may be important markers of risk for affective disorders in high-risk youth.
http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81488/Psychiatry/Chronic_stress_may_increase_likelihood_of_affective_disorders_in_BPD_offspring.html

25th March INHERITED DEPRESSION LINKED TO BRAIN CORTEX THINNING Scientists found that a thinning of the brain's cortex in the right hemisphere appeared to be linked to inherited or the familial form of depression. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143618.php “HOT” COGNITION DEFICITS IN BIPOLAR DISORDER UNRELATED TO MEDICATION Deficits in reward processing, short-term spatial memory storage, and sensitivity to negative feedback in depressed patients with bipolar disorder appear to be an effect of the illness itself http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81509/Psychiatry/“Hot”_cognition_deficits_in_bipolar_disorder_unrelated_to_medicat ion_.html
TopAbstracts in Depression • • • • • An integrated analysis of olanzapine/fluoxetine combination in clinical trials of treatment-resistant depression - (J Clin Psych) Sexual function in postpartum women treated for depression: results from a randomized trial of nortriptyline versus sertraline - (J Clin Psych) Antidepressant use in demented elderly subjects: Current data - (Rev Med Interne) Riluzole for relapse prevention following intravenous ketamine in treatment-resistant depression: a pilot randomized, placebo-controlled continuation trial - (Int J Neuropsychopharmacol) Botulinum toxin treatment : Therapy success in cases of depression and ongoing pension applications (Nervenarzt)

26th March SUMMER JOBS MAY REDUCE SUICIDES A new study has found that when a friend of a friend attempts suicide, at-risk teens are more likely to seriously consider doing so http://psychcentral.com/news/2009/03/26/summer-jobs-may-reduce-suicides/4979.html STRUCTURAL VENTRAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX ABNORMALITIES IN BIPOLAR DISORDER Researchers have found structural abnormalities in both the ventral prefrontal cortex and the orbitofrontal cortex in patients with bipolar disorder.
http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81540/Psychiatry/Structural_ventral_prefrontal_cortex_abnormalities_in_bipolar_disorder.html

27th March COLLABORATIVE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP REDUCES SUICIDE IDEATION IN BIPOLAR PATIENTS People with bipolar disorder are less likely to consider suicide if they believe that their relationship with their mental health treatment provider is collaborative
http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81573/Psychiatry/Collaborative_therapeutic_relationship_reduces_suicide_ideation_in_bipolar_patients.html

DUAL DIAGNOSIS
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26th March DAILY CONSUMPTION OF CANNABIS PREDISPOSES TO APPEARANCE OF PSYCHOSIS AND SCHIZOPHRENIA, STUDY FINDS This work has studied the risk factors associated with schizophrenia, identifying and characterizing in depth those psychosis associated with a continual consumption of cannabis. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090325132328.htm

EATING DISORDERS
27th March PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ARE COMMON IN ADULTS WHO HAVE HAD ANOREXIA Many adults who were diagnosed as teenagers to be suffering from anorexia nervosa cannot work due to psychiatric disorders http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143906.php

LEARNING DISABILITIES
23rd March ADHD, CONDUCT DISORDER AND DRINK PROBLEMS Researchers managed to track 110 people from birth to the age of 40 and looked into the links between ADHD and conduct disorder in childhood, and the later development of drink problems. http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2009/03/adhd-conduct-disorder-and-drink.html 24th March ANESTHESIA IN YOUNGEST KIDS MAY BE LINKED TO LEARNING DISABILITIES Study found having 'gone under' more than once by age 3 seemed to raise risk for problems http://www.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=625351 25th March ADHD ASSOCIATED WITH POOR MEMORY Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD show more variable or inconsistent responses during short-term memory tasks when compared with typically developing peers. http://psychcentral.com/news/2009/03/25/adhd-associated-with-poor-memory/4943.html 26th March AUTISM STUDY FINDS SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT WITH HYPERBARIC TREATMENT The research trial concludes that children with autism who received hyperbaric treatment at 1.3 atmospheres and 24% oxygen for 40 hourly sessions had significant http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143740.php SLEEP PROBLEMS COMMON IN CHILDREN WITH ADHD Children with ADHD who are not receiving medication often have sleep disturbances characterized by difficulty falling asleep and short duration of sleep and of REM sleep http://uk.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUKTRE52P7ED20090326 CBT FOR ANXIETY IN AUTISTIC YOUNGSTERS Anxiety disorders are common in children with autism and are associated with more difficulties in getting on with other people http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2009/03/cbt-for-anxiety-in-autistic-youngsters.html

O/C DISORDERS
23rd March THE GENETICS OF OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER AND TOURETTE'S SYNDROME: WHAT ARE THE COMMON FACTORS?
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Genetic discovery in obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette's syndrome has made significant progress in the past decade http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19302771?ordinalpos=4&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum 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=7&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS
23rd March REPORT WARNS OF JURY SERVICE 'TRAUMA' A new report by psychologists at the University of Leicester warns of the dangers of jurors facing trauma because of their exposure to harrowing and gruesome evidence http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143284.php

PSYCHOLOGY
26th March THERAPISTS STILL OFFERING TREATMENTS FOR HOMOSEXUALITY DESPITE LACK OF EVIDENCE A significant minority of psychiatrists and therapists are still attempting to help lesbian, gay and bisexual clients become heterosexual despite lack of evidence that such treatment is beneficial http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/143761.php

SCHIZOPHRENIA
21st March GENE 'HAS KEY SCHIZOPHRENIA ROLE' Two studies have pinpointed a single gene as key to the development and treatment of schizophrenia http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7954451.stm 24th March HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SHOW STIGMATIZED ATTITUDES TOWARDS SCHIZOPHRENIA Researchers have found high levels of stigma among health professionals towards enduring mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, a history of detention in a secure hospital, and patients with substance use disorder currently in relapse
http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81489/Psychiatry/Health_professionals_show_stigmatized_attitudes_towards_schizophrenia.html

25th March WHITE MATTER PATHOLOGY DIFFERENCES EXIST BETWEEN ADULT AND ADOLESCENT SCHIZOPHRENIA A study has found that diffusion tensor anisotropy measures of tracts involving the connectivity of the frontal lobe – a region with decreased functional activation and reduced white matter volume in schizophrenia – differ between adolescence and adulthood in schizophrenic patients.
http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81508/Psychiatry/White_matter_pathology_differences_exist_between_adult_and_adolescent_schizophrenia_.html

26rh March TOOTH SIZE REDUCED IN SCHIZOPHRENIA PATIENTS
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Patients with schizophrenia tend to have smaller teeth than those without the mental health disorder http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81541/Psychiatry/Tooth_size_reduced_in_schizophrenia_patients.html 27th March SPEECH MOTOR DYSFUNCTION UNDERPINS SCHIZOPHRENIA AUDIOVISUAL DEFICITS Audiovisual integration deficits during speech perception in schizophrenia patients are linked to speech motor system dysfunction in the right hemisphere and reduced lateralization in the left hemisphere
http://www.medwirenews.md/47/81572/Psychiatry/Speech_motor_dysfunction_underpins_schizophrenia_audiovisual_deficits.html

SOCIAL WORK
23rd March EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN SOCIAL WORK: LESSONS FROM JUDGMENT AND DECISION-MAKING THEORY This paper introduces a critique of the experimentalist strand of the evidence-based practice movement in social work http://bjsw.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/39/2/243
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NEW PUBLICATIONS
(Hot off the press not yet in your library)
Six lives: the provision of public services to people with learning disabilities http://www.ombudsman.org.uk/improving_services/special_reports/hsc/six_lives/index.html A Missed Opportunity? Community Sentences and the Mental Health Treatment Requirement http://www.scmh.org.uk/pdfs/Missed_Opportunity.pdf Young Adults With Serious Mental Illness David O. Sullivan Nova Science: 1st April

ISBN: 9781606926413

£35.99

Psychological Responses to Eating Disorders: Recent and Innovative Work Julia Buckroyd Wiley-Blackwell: 27th March ISBN: 9780470773253

£86.25

Severe and Enduring Eating Disorder (seed): Management of Complex Presentations of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa Paul H. Robinson Wiley-Blackwell: 3rd April ISBN: 9780470062067 £75.00 Psychology of Relationships Emma Cuyler Nova Science: 1st April

ISBN: 9781606922651

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Adolescents and Adults With Learning Disabilities and Adhd Noel Gregg Guilford Publications: 31st March ISBN: 9781606230343

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Helping Children With Down Syndrome Communicate Better: Speech and Language Skills for Ages 6-14 Libby Kumin Woodbine House: 1st April ISBN: 9781890627546 £20.99 Guide to Psychoanalytic Developmental Theories Joseph Palombo Springer-Verlag: 1st April
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CONFERENCES
(New additions are in green type) 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 DEVELOPING GOOD PRACTICE: REDUCING THE USE OF RESTRICTIVE PHYSICAL INTERVENTIONS: 23rd April: Midlands http://www.bildservices.org.uk/acatalog/bild_conf_Developing_Good_Practice2009.pdf 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 EATING FOR HEALTH, MENTAL PERFORMANCE AND WELLBEING: 5th May: Edinburgh http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=43671 WORKING IN EMERGENCY CARE WITH PEOPLE WHO SELF HARM: 7th May: Leeds http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/information/events/?EventId12=89447&sDate=633772512000000 000&fDate=633772512000000000 REDUCING RESTRICTIVE PRACTICE AND CHANGING CULTURES OF CARE: 7th – 8th May: York http://www.bildservices.org.uk/acatalog/bild_conf2009_ReducingRestrictivePractice.pdf MANAGEMENT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL USERS IN PRIMARY CARE: 7th – 8th May: Liverpool
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PERSONALISATION: MAKING TRANSFORMATION A REALITY: 12th May: London
http://www.healthcareevents.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=265&confbook=9966ce22cda22ba541722b9596a0a014

ADVOCACY: REAL CHOICE, VOICE AND CONTROL: 12th May: London http://www.neilstewartassociates.com/sh253/ 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.healthcareevents.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 SAFETY FIRST: WORKING WITH FAMILIES AND CHILDREN AFFECTED BY ALCOHOL MISUSE: 18th May: London http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=823 MAKING THE MOVE: TRANSITION FROM CHILDREN'S TO ADULT SERVICES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES: 20th May: London http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=821

NIHR MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH NETWORK NATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE: 20th -22nd May: Nottingham http://www.mhrn.info/index/news/newsItems/annual-conference.html THE JOURNEY TO RECOVERY: SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN LIVING WITH TRAUMA & FAMILY VIOLENCE - ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION: 21st 22nd May: London http://www.childandfamilytraining.org.uk/LondonConferenceMay09.pdf MENTAL CAPACITY ACT IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE: MOVING FORWARD: 29th May: London http://www.healthcare-events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=258 PUTTING US FIRST:A LEARNING CONFERENCE FOR PRACTITIONERS AND POLICYMAKERS ABOUT DIRECT PAYMENTS AND INDIVIDUAL BUDGETS IN MENTAL HEALTH. June 2nd: London http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=822 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 MEASURING AND MONITORING OUTCOMES IN MENTAL HEALTH: 9th June: London
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http://www.healthcareevents.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=286&confbook=a2c2fc97311c706af4dadd66d990c8d4

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/eventlisting/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 MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AND AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER: 18th June: Kidderminster http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41151 SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN: PREVENTION, PROTECTION, PROVISION: 18th June: London http://www.neilstewartassociates.com/kd175/ 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-tothink-about-assaults-on-nurses-and-nursing.html PAEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY NETWORK CONFERENCE 2009: 19th June: Leeds http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/eventlisting/events$/2009/june/ppn_conf2009/ppn_conf2009_home.cfm?subsite= NATIONAL COMMISSIONING CONFERENCE: 22nd – 23rd June: http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=831 DIVISION OF FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009: 23rd – 25th June: Preston
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9TH IAFMHS ANNUAL CONGRESS: FACING THE FUTURE: FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN CHANGE: 24th -26th June: Edinburgh http://www.iafmhs.org/iafmhs.asp HISTORY OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: THE PATHWAYS TO PROHIBITION: 26th – 28th June: Glasgow http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=43190 PSIGE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009: 1st – 3rd July: Swansea http://www.bps.org.uk/conferences-and-events/event-listing/events$/2009/july/psige-2009/psige2009_home.cfm 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-givingevidence-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 REDEFINING BOUNDARIES: PROBLEMS WITH DIAGNOSIS, ABUSE AND CAPACITY IN MENTAL HEALTH?: 8th July: Chelmsford http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=17848 DIVISION OF COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009: 9th – 11th July: Warwick
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PERSPECTIVES ON CHILD PSYCHOANALYSIS TODAY: 10th – 12th July: London http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=42818 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN SECTION ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2009: 15th – 17th July: Windsor
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BPS: DIVISION OF HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE 2009: 9th – 11th September: Birmingham http://www.bps.org.uk/dhp2009/ FAMILIES FIRST - FAMILY THERAPY IN AND BEYOND THE CONSULTING ROOM: 11th – 13th September: Cambridge

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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

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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 “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
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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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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 http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/aimhld/index.asp ADVANCES IN PSYCHIATRIC TREATMENT http://apt.rcpsych.org/current.shtml AGING AND MENTAL HEALTH http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713404778 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 QcjRQ93aaw2NjynqLrbiGNu85RO32ZFj0!-218751034!-949856031!9001!-1 ALZHEIMER’S & DEMENTIA: JOURNAL OF THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/15525260 (P) AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY http://ajgponline.org/contents-by-date.0.shtml (P) AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/current.shtml 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 ARCHIVES OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/08839417
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ARCHIVES OF SUICIDE RESEARCH http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=102849 BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00063223 BIPOLAR DISORDERS http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/rd.asp?code=BDI&goto=journal BRITISH JOURNAL OF LEARNING DIASABILITIES http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/bld?cookieSet=1 BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY Future issue: http://bjp.rcpsych.org/future.shtml 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
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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 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jhome/34698 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jhome/4294 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/servlet/useragent?func=showIssues&code=inm ISSUES IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=101825 INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL WORK http://isw.sagepub.com/current.dtl THE JOURNAL OF ADULT PROTECTION http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/JAP/index.asp JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01650327 JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/rd.asp?code=JAR&goto=journal

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http://jld.sagepub.com/current.dtl JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL DISIBILITY RESEARCH http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/openurl?genre=journal&stitle=jir JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=100637 JOURNAL OF MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING, EDUCATION AND PRACTICE http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/JMHWD/index.asp JOURNAL OF NERVOUS AND MENTAL DISEASE http://www.jonmd.com/pt/re/jnmd/currenttoc.htm JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY & PSYCHIATRY http://www.mediasphera.aha.ru/neurol/e_neur-mn.htm (P) JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY, NEUROSURGERY & PSYCHIATRY http://jnnp.bmjjournals.com/current.shtml JOURNAL OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY & CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES http://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/current.shtml JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00223956 JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY http://www.ccspublishing.com/j_psych.htm JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/servlet/useragent?func=showIssues&code=jpm (P) JOURNAL OF PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES http://www.psychnurse.org/current.asp JOURNAL OF PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/jpmh/index.asp JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SERVICE RESEARCH http://www.haworthpress.com/store/Toc_views.asp?sid=PQDDG7NL7HPW9H98KR2J400MRKW G65S9&TOCName=J079v32n02%5FTOC&desc=Volume%3A%2032%20Issue%3A%202 JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK http://jsw.sagepub.com/current.dtl JOURNAL OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=102223 LEARNING DISABILITIES RESEARCH & PRACTICE http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/ldrp LEARNING DISABILITY REVIEW http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/LDR/index.asp MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE: DUAL DIAGNOSIS http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t777186830~db=all MENTAL HEALTH IN FAMILY MEDICINE (formerly Primary Care Mental Health) http://www.radcliffe-oxford.com/journals/J20_Mental_Health_in_Family_Medicine/issues/
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MENTAL HEALTH NURSING http://www.amicus-mhna.org/journal.htm PSYCHIATRIC BULLETIN http://pb.rcpsych.org/current.shtml PSYCHIATRIC NEWS http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/current.shtml PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES http://psychservices.psychiatryonline.org/current.shtml PSYCHIATRY http://www.extenza-eps.com/extenza/contentviewing/viewJournal.do?journalId=272 PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01651781 PSYCHOLOGICAL BULLETIN http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00332909 PSYCHOLOGICAL MEDICINE http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=PSM PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS http://content.apa.org/journals/adb PSYCHOSOMATICS http://psy.psychiatryonline.org/current.shtml (P) SCHIZOPHRENIA BULLETIN http://www.schizophreniabulletin.oupjournals.org/current.dtl SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09209964
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