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Mental Health & Social Care

Current Awareness
No. 186 December 15th 2008
NHS Eastern Counties Library
& Knowledge Services Alliance

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

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS

10th December
THE STANDARD NHS CONTRACTS FOR ACUTE HOSPITAL, MENTAL HEALTH, COMMUNITY
AND AMBULANCE SERVICES AND SUPPORTING GUIDANCE
http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/D
H_091451

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NATIONAL NEWS

8th December
ASSISTED SUICIDE LAW CHANGE BID
A campaign to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland is being launched by Independent MSP
Margo MacDonald.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7770641.stm

HOW UNTRAINED GPS ARE MISSING TWO-THIRDS OF DEMENTIA VICTIMS


Hundreds of thousands of dementia sufferers remain undiagnosed - largely because of a lack of
GP training, it can be revealed.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1092678/How-untrained-GPs-missing-thirds-dementia-
victims.html

EX-ADSS HEAD MOIRA GIBB TO HEAD TASKFORCE ON FUTURE OF SOCIAL WORK


Children's secretary Ed Balls and health secretary Alan Johnson have announced the creation of
a Social Work Taskforce to help improve the profession's quality and status and boost recruitment
and retention
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/08/110187/ed-balls-and-alan-johnson-
announce-social-work-taskforce.html

SKILLED WORKFORCE URGENTLY NEEDED TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH


PROBLEMS INTO WORK
Government needs to take concerted action to build a workforce that can support its ambitious
plans to help people with mental health problems to get and keep work
http://www.scmh.org.uk/news/2008_vocational_rehab.aspx

DWP OFFICIAL SAYS OPPORTUNITY AGE WILL BE REVISED


The government's 2005 strategy on ageing, Opportunity Age, “hasn’t been the big breakthrough
success people hoped for”, a civil servant has said.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/08/110188/dwp-official-ageing-strategy-has-not-
been-breakthrough-success.html

9th December
GSCC'S MIKE WARDLE: WE MUST ESTABLISH CLIENT/WORKER RATIO
The General Social Care Council is calling for national guidelines on minimum staffing
requirements for social work teams to address the problem of unreasonable workloads
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/09/110208/gsccs-mike-wardle-we-must-
establish-clientworker-ratio.html

DEMENTIA SUFFERERS RECEIVING SUBSTANDARD CARE AS 400 CARE HOMES CLOSE


IN FOUR YEARS
Thousands of dementia sufferers are receiving substandard care because of the closure of almost
400 specialist nursing homes under Labour
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1093244/Dementia-sufferers-receiving-substandard-care-
400-care-homes-close-years.html

10th December
CARE LEAVERS' ASSOCIATION: COUNCILS HAVE LOST TRACK OF 400 CHILDREN
Councils have lost track of almost 400 young people in their care, figures published today reveal.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/10/110214/care-leavers-association-councils-
have-lost-track-of-400-children.html

MENCAP AND RSPB PILOT NEW VOLUNTEER SCHEME


Volunteers with learning disabilities have got stuck in to essential wildlife conservation work in
Surrey as part of a new pilot scheme between the RSPB and Mencap
http://www.mencap.org.uk/news.asp?id=6771&pageno=&year=&menuId=91

CONCERN OVER POOR HEALTH SERVICES FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN


Vulnerable children are "poorly served" by some health services, a report published today (11
December) has warned
http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Health/868716/Concern-poor-health-services-
vulnerable-children/

11th December
LEADING HEALTH BODIES UNITE TO STOP DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PEOPLE WITH A
LEARNING DISABILITY IN NHS
Leading health bodies have joined forces with Mencap to produce a best practice guide for health
professionals on improving healthcare for people with a learning disability.
http://www.mencap.org.uk/news.asp?id=6772&pageno=&year=&menuId=91

CHILDREN'S TRUSTS MUST PUBLISH WORKFORCE STRATEGIES


Children's trusts will be required to publish workforce strategies as part of their local Children and
Young People's Plans
http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Social-Care/869056/Childrens-trusts-publish-
workforce-strategies/

COUNCILS STRUGGLE TO EMPLOY AND KEEP CHILDREN'S SOCIAL WORKERS


Councils have more difficulty recruiting and retaining children's social workers than any other
employees, research shows
http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Social-Care/869013/Councils-struggle-employ-keep-
childrens-social-workers/

BARNARDO'S IN RECORD NHS CONTRACT


Barnardo's has won a hundred million pound contract to jointly run children's health services in
the Bristol area - the biggest ever NHS deal involving a children's charity.
http://www.cypnow.co.uk/news/ByDiscipline/Health/868335/Barnardos-record-NHS-contract/

ED BALLS ANNOUNCES SIX AREAS TO PILOT SOCIAL WORK PRACTICES


Children's secretary Ed Balls today announced the six councils that will pilot the contracting out
social work services for looked-after children to "independent practices" from 2009-11.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/11/110239/ed-balls-announces-six-areas-to-
pilot-social-work-practices.html

MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION: BME GROUPS FACE CAPACITY ACT BARRIERS


Black and minority ethnic people may be missing out on the benefits of the Mental Capacity Act
2005 due to lack of awareness, the Mental Health Foundation warned today.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/11/110236/mental-health-foundation-bme-
groups-face-capacity-act-barriers.html

12th December
DCSF ANNOUNCE NEW CHILDREN'S WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIP TO DRIVE STRATEGY

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The Department for Children, Schools and Families has announced a £200m fund to support the
co-location of social care, health and education services for children.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/12/110248/dcsf-200m-to-co-locate-care-health-
and-eduation-services.html

GSCC STUDY ENCOURAGES USE OF GROW YOUR OWN TRAINING SCHEMES


Social work employers should make greater use of "grow your own" schemes to train practitioners
to tackle shortages and improve the diversity of the workforce, research has found
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2008/12/12/110245/gscc-study-encourages-use-of-grow-
your-own-training-schemes.html

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS

9th December
UNC EXPANDS BRAIN IMAGING STUDY OF INFANTS AT RISK FOR AUTISM
Researchers have been awarded an additional $3.25 million in funding to substantially expand an
ongoing study that uses infant brain imaging to examine the brain and behavioral changes in very
early life that may mark the onset of autistic symptoms
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132183.php

10th December
PHYSICIANS QUESTION FDA SUICIDE WARNING
Medical specialists at the nation’s largest professional meeting on epilepsy expressed concern
over the data presented by the FDA in support of its recent suicide alert on antiepileptic drugs
http://psychcentral.com/news/2008/12/10/physicians-question-fda-suicide-warning/3483.html

11th December
NEW EPISODES OF DEPRESSION DELAYED IN PEOPLE TAKING CYMBALTA(R) - FEWER
PATIENTS ON TREATMENT EXPERIENCED A NEW EPISODE
New data suggest that Cymbalta (duloxetine HCl) 60 mg to 120 mg once daily delayed the onset
of a new episode of depression in patients who had previously responded to the medication and
who had recurrent depressive disorder
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132655.php

PHASE 3 DATA DEMONSTRATE EFFICACY AND TOLERABILITY OF PALIPERIDONE


PALMITATE, AN INVESTIGATIONAL LONG ACTING THERAPY FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA
Paliperidone palmitate, an investigational long-acting therapy (LAT) demonstrated statistically
significant symptom control compared with placebo according to the results of a 13-week study
presented today
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132563.php

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RESEARCH

8th December
MAJOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS LINKED TO MULTIPLE INCARCERATIONS
Prison inmates with major psychiatric disorders, particularly those with bipolar disorders, are at
markedly increased risk for multiple incarcerations compared with other inmates,
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79385?itemId=4354097

9th December
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RISPERIDONE: LONGER-ACTING FOR HARDER CASES
Risperidone is the first second-generation antipsychotic to be available in a depot format
http://mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com/2008/12/risperidone-longer-acting-for-harder.html

ADDICTIONS

9th December
STUDY: PROGRAM TO DETER YOUTH ALCOHOL USE ALSO REDUCES CONDUCT
PROBLEMS
A University of Georgia program designed to reduce alcohol use, drug use and risky sexual
behavior in African-American youth also reduces the likelihood of engaging in conduct problems
by up to 74 percent two years later,
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132317.php

11th December
STUDY QUESTIONS VALUE OF ANTI-METH CAMPAIGN
Kids seem to be ignoring message that methamphetamine is dangerous
http://www.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=622168

GENETICS: WHY SOME DRINKERS FEEL EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL STRONGLY, AND WHY
SOME ARE PRONE TO ALCOHOL ABUSE
Researchers have identified a region on the human genome that appears to determine how
strongly drinkers feel the effects of alcohol and thus how prone they are to alcohol abuse.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/12/081209154939.htm

TopAbstracts in Addictions

• A Within-Group Design of Nontreatment Seeking 5-HTTLPR Genotyped Alcohol-Dependent Subjects


Receiving Ondansetron and Sertraline - (Alcohol Clin Exp Res)
• Successful treatment of chronic hepatitis C with pegylated interferon in combination with ribavirin in a
methadone maintenance treatment program - (J Substance Abuse Treat)
• Tuberculosis and Illicit Drug Use: Review and Update - (Clin Infect Dis)
• Slow-release oral morphine for maintenance treatment of opioid addicts intolerant to methadone or with
inadequate withdrawal suppression - (Addiction)
• Effect of Extended-Release Naltrexone (XR-NTX) on Quality of Life in Alcohol-Dependent Patients -
(Alcohol Clin Exp Res)

ANXIETY

10th December
TopAbstracts in Anxiety

• Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of risperidone for acute treatment of bipolar anxiety - (J Affect Disord)
• Aripiprazole in Schizophrenia Patients With Comorbid Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms: An Open-Label
Study of 15 Patients - (J Clin Psych)
• Benzodiazepine and antidepressant use in elderly patients with anxiety disorders: A survey of 796 outpatients
in Japan - (J Anxiety Disord)
• Lamotrigine as an augmentation agent in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder: a case report - (J
Psychopharmacol)
• Anxiety and depression in patients with medical diseases - (Z Psychosom Med Psychother)

11th December
PANIC ATTACKS HEART DANGER LINK
People who suffer from panic attacks have a higher risk of going on to develop heart disease
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7775419.stm
http://www.nhs.uk/news/2008/12December/Pages/Panicattacksheartrisk.aspx
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DEMENTIA
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COLD SORES 'AN ALZHEIMER'S RISK'
Catching a cold sore puts you at risk of Alzheimer's disease, mounting evidence suggests.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7770680.stm

9th December
EPILEPSY DRUG SHOWS POTENTIAL FOR ALZHEIMER'S TREATMENT
A drug commonly used to treat epilepsy could help clear the plaques in the brain associated with
Alzheimer's disease
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132310.php

BREAKTHROUGH IN SCREENING FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE


CSIRO scientists have developed a new system to screen for compounds that can inhibit one of
the processes that takes place during the progression of Alzheimer's disease
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132230.php

10th December
CHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS REDUCE AGGRESSION, WANDERING AND PARANOIA IN
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Cholinesterase inhibitors, used to treat cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, are also a
safe and effective alternative therapy for the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia,
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132476.php

11th December
COLLAGEN MAY HELP PROTECT BRAIN AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Scientists have discovered that a certain type of collagen, collagen VI, protects brain cells against
amyloid-beta (Aβ ) proteins, which are widely thought to cause Alzheimer's disease (AD).
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/12/081210150713.htm

TopAbstracts in Alzheimer’s

• Efficacy of a Vitamin/Nutriceutical Formulation for Early-stage Alzheimer's Disease: A 1-Year, Open-Label


Pilot Study With an 16-Month Caregiver Extension - (Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen)
• Importance of circadian rhythmicity in the cholinergic treatment of Alzheimer's disease: focus on galantamine
* - (Curr Med Res Opin)
• Diagnosis and treatment of dementia: 6. Management of severe Alzheimer disease - (CMAJ)
• Safety and efficacy of galantamine (Reminyl) in severe Alzheimer's disease (the SERAD study): a
randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial - (Lancet Neurol)
• Effectiveness and safety of donepezil in Hispanic patients with Alzheimer's disease: a 12-week open-label
study - (J Natl Med Assoc)

12th December
SARCASM COULD UNCOVER HIDDEN DEMENTIA IN YOUNG
IT MIGHT be the lowest form of humour but sarcasm could be the key to diagnosing a common
and debilitating form of dementia in young people.
http://www.theage.com.au/national/sarcasm-could-uncover-hidden-dementia-in-young-20081211-
6wsf.html

DEPRESSION

10th December
HAVING A SIBLING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS INCREASES YOUR RISK OF DEPRESSION
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People who have a sibling with a mental illness are more likely to suffer episodes of depression at
some point in their lives
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132514.php

SOCIAL REJECTION LINKED WITH PAIN IN DEPRESSED PATIENTS


The feeling of social rejection in patients with depression appears to be associated with physical
pain, suggesting that the two characteristics share common neurobiologic circuits
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79457?itemId=4384056

CLINICAL HETEROGENEITY FOUND FOR BIPOLAR I AGE OF ONSET


The three age-at-onset (AAO) periods for bipolar I disorder patients are characterized by
substantial clinical heterogeneity that may reflect genetic heterogeneity within the disorder,
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79458?itemId=4384067

TopAbstracts in Depression

• Outcome of late-life depression after 3 years of sequential treatment - (Acta Psychiatr Scand)
• Placebo Response in Randomized Controlled Trials of Antidepressants for Pediatric Major Depressive
Disorder - (Am J Psychiatry)
• Early Prediction of Acute Antidepressant Treatment Response and Remission in Pediatric Major Depressive
Disorder - (J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry)
• Anxiety and depression in patients with medical diseases - (Z Psychosom Med Psychother)
• Anxious Depression and the Stiff-person Plus Syndrome - (Cogn Behav Neurol)

11th December
RECURRENT BRIEF DEPRESSION A 'VALID DIAGNOSTIC CATEGORY'
Recurrent brief depression (RBD) is a valid diagnostic category that can be separated from
bipolar II disorder, cyclothymia, and recurrent major depression
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79477?itemId=4392275

MINOR PHYSICAL ANOMALIES COMMON IN BIPOLAR AND AFFECTIVE PSYCHOSIS


Patients with bipolar disorder and affective psychosis show greater evidence of minor physical
anomalies (MPAs) than patients with unipolar depression, suggesting a role for impaired
neurodevelopment in the former disorders
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79504?itemId=4400949

DUAL DIAGNOSIS

8th December
VARIATIONS IN RATES OF COMORBID SUBSTANCE USE IN PSYCHOSIS BETWEEN
MENTAL HEALTH SETTINGS AND GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS IN THE UK : A SYSTEMATIC
REVIEW
Comorbid substance misuse in psychosis is associated with significant clinical, social and legal
problems
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19011722?ordinalpos=1&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

11th December
MENTALLY ILL DRUG ABUSERS HAVE MORE ER VISITS
Drug abusers with mental illness visit emergency rooms more often than their counterparts
without mental illness,
http://uk.reuters.com/article/healthNews/idUKTRE4BA7CM20081211

EATING DISORDERS

11th December
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EATING DISORDERS AMONG CHILD DIABETICS
A new study finds children with diabetes are at an increased risk for developing eating disorders.
http://psychcentral.com/news/2008/12/11/eating-disorders-among-child-diabetics/3488.html

LEARNING DISABILITIES

10th December
SETBACK IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT COULD BE SIGNS OF REGRESSIVE AUTISTIC
SPECTRUM DISORDER
We all know how infants can act up during their terrible twos, but when these behaviors are
accompanied by developmental setbacks, they could point to something more serious
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132505.php

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TALKING MATS® WITH PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY


The authors suggest the study shows that talking Mats can be an effective communication
resource for many people with intellectual disability to enable them to express their views
http://www.library.nhs.uk/learningdisabilities/viewResource.aspx?resid=300935&code=c95a3f6ba
97ffbfae3aa71270aff8709

MOVING HOME: THE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN WITH SEVERE INTELLECTUAL


DISABILITIES IN TRANSITION FROM A LOCKED WARD
The authors state that the findings of their study suggest that dismantling institutions is not
enough
http://www.library.nhs.uk/learningdisabilities/viewResource.aspx?resid=300921&code=11cd7037b
f58777a1795911edaa3d68f

O/C DISORDERS

12th December
INDIVIDUAL VERSUS GROUP COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT FOR OBSESSIVE-
COMPULSIVE DISORDER: FOLLOW UP
CBT was effective in a sample of OCD patients. Individual and group CBT had similar results at 6-
month and 12-month follow up
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19068007?ordinalpos=2&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

SUCCESSFUL MEDICATION WITHDRAWAL AFTER COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY IN A


TREATMENT-RESISTANT PREADOLESCENT MALE WITH OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE
DISORDER
Implications of this case on practice parameters are highlighted
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19067320?ordinalpos=4&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS

9th December
PTSD RISK ROOTED IN STRESS AND GENETICS
Study of Vietnam vets and their twins showed inherited susceptibility was also a factor
http://www.healthday.com/Article.asp?AID=622051

10th December
NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE CAUSES OF PTSD
New research presented yesterday suggests that post-traumatic stress disorder may be the result
not only of exposure to a traumatic event, but also from a pre-existing vulnerability to stress
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http://psychcentral.com/news/2008/12/10/new-insights-into-the-causes-of-ptsd/3484.html

CLINICAL EVALUATION OF PAROXETINE IN POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD):


52-WEEK, NON-COMPARATIVE OPEN-LABEL STUDY FOR CLINICAL USE EXPERIENCE
Although the study was not conducted in double-blind fashion, the current findings suggest that
paroxetine may contribute to clinically meaningful improvement that is maintained during long-
term use and is generally well tolerated.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19068000?ordinalpos=3&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pub
med.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

PSYCHOLOGY

8th December
COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW FINDS NO LINK BETWEEN ABORTION, MENTAL TRAUMA
An analysis by researchers found that no high-quality study to date has demonstrated a link
between abortion and psychological distress and that attempts to show such a correlation appear
to be politically motivated
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/132066.php

9th December
WHY DO PEOPLE MAKE 'A MOUNTAIN OUT OF A MOLEHILL?' AGGRESSION, STATUS AND
SEX
Although hostility or belligerent acts might not immediately appear to be linked to reproduction,
new research shows that mating goals may underlie behaviors such as aggression
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/12/081208140156.htm

10th December
UNCONSCIOUS DECISION-MAKING
The advice to avoid making a decision until after a good night’s sleep has been supported by new
research suggesting the best way to deal with complex decisions is to not think about them at all
http://psychcentral.com/news/2008/12/10/unconscious-decision-making/3480.html

SCHIZOPHRENIA

8th December
POLYMORPHISMS ASSOCIATED WITH TARDIVE DYSKINESIA IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
Tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia patients is associated with polymorphisms in the quinine
oxidoreductase (NQO1) and manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) genes
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79383?itemId=4354084

9th December
ALCOHOL USE DISORDER WORSENS SCHIZOPHRENIA MEDICAL ILLNESS BURDEN
The medical illness burden associated with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder may be
significantly increased by co-occurring alcohol use disorder
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79415?itemId=4375471

VICTIMIZATION, DEPRESSION PREDICT COMMUNITY FUNCTIONING IN SCHIZOPHRENIA


Men with schizophrenia who experience victimization and depression in the 2 years after being
discharged from hospital show low levels of community function
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79416?itemId=4375481

11th December
NF-KB MAY PLAY SCHIZOPHRENIA ROLE VIA CYTOKINE ACTIVATION
Patients with schizophrenia have cytokine activation and immune disturbance, say Chinese
scientists in findings that suggest that nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kB) activation may play a role
schizophrenia.
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http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79478?itemId=4392285

TopAbstracts in Schizophrenia

• Effects of aripiprazole on prolactin levels in subjects with schizophrenia during cross-titration with
risperidone or olanzapine: Analysis of a randomized, open-label study - (Schizophr Res)
• Aripiprazole in Schizophrenia Patients With Comorbid Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms: An Open-Label
Study of 15 Patients - (J Clin Psych)
• Olanzapine Versus Placebo in Adolescents With Schizophrenia: A 6-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind,
Placebo-Controlled Trial - (J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry)
• Modafinil as an Adjunctive Treatment of Sedation, Negative Symptoms, and Cognition in Schizophrenia: A
Critical Review - (J Clin Psych)
• Equally increased risk for metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia treated
with second-generation antipsychotics - (Bipolar Disord)

12th December
VERBAL LEARNING AND FLUENCY DEFICITS IN ADOLESCENT SCHIZOPHRENICS
Impairments in verbal learning and verbal fluency occur in adolescents with schizophrenia, report
Norwegian researchers who say the impairments could affect everyday functioning.
http://www.psychiatrysource.com/psychiatry-news/79499?itemId=4400939

SOCIAL WORK

11th December
MEASURING RACIAL DISPARITY IN CHILD WELFARE
Overrepresentation of certain racial/ethnic groups in the foster care system is one of the most
troubling and challenging issues in child welfare today
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18972930?ordinalpos=20&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pu
bmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE BETWEEN PARENTS: ASSOCIATIONS WITH CHILD


MALTREATMENT FROM A POPULATION-BASED SAMPLE
This study examined the association between partner psychological abuse and child
maltreatment perpetration
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18959585?ordinalpos=21&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pu
bmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

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

Count me in 2008: Results of the 2008 national census of inpatients in mental health and
learning disability services in England and Wales
http://www.healthcarecommission.org.uk/_db/_documents/Count_me_in_census_2008_Results_
of_the_national_census_of_inpatients_in_mental_health_and_learning_disability_services.pdf

The Children’s Plan: One Year On


http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/oneyearon/ae/uploads/documents/flagship.pdf

The Children’s Plan: Progress Report


http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/oneyearon/ae/uploads/documents/progress.pdf

Getting it right: when treating people with learning disabilities: A best practice guide for
healthcare professionals
http://www.mencap.org.uk/displaypagedoc.asp?id=6770
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Challenges to The Human Rights of People With Intellectual Disabilities
Frances Owen Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 15th Dec ISBN: 9781843105909 £27.99

Girls Growing Up on The Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know
About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years
Shana Nichols Jessica Kingsley Publishers: 15th Dec ISBN: 9781843108559 £15.99

Integrated EGO Psychology


Norman A. Polansky AldineTransaction: 15th Dec ISBN: 9780202260891 £35.50

Mental Health of College Students


Katherine N. Morrow Nova Science Publishers: 15th Dec ISBN: 9781604563948 £59.50

Brain-based Therapy With Adults: Evidence-based Treatment for Everyday Practice


John B. Arden Wiley-Blackwell: 17th Dec ISBN: 9780470138908 £23.99

Social Workers' Desk Reference: 2nd Revised edition


Albert R. Roberts Oxford University Press: 18th Dec ISBN: 9780195369373 £47.50

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global Perspectives in a Changing


Society
Prabha S. Chandra Wiley-Blackwell: 13th Dec ISBN: 9780470754115 £75.00

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Workbook: A Cognitive-behavioral Therapy Approach: 2nd


Revised edition
Edna B. Foa Oxford University Press: 18th Dec ISBN: 9780195335293 £13.99

Treating Post-trauma Nightmares: A Cognitive-behavioral Approach


Joanne L. Davis Springer Publishing: 15th Dec ISBN: 9780826102898 £39.95

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CONFERENCES
(New additions are in green type)

6TH ANNUAL DRUG & ALCOHOL PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE : 13th January: London
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41277

THE MENTAL CAPCITY ACT - ONE YEAR ON: 16th January: Tunbridge Wells
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=786

THE FOURTH INTERNATIONAL STIGMA CONFERENCE: 21st – 23rd January: London


http://www.iop.kcl.ac.uk/events/?id=632

MEASURING AND MONITORING OUTCOMES IN MENTAL HEALTH:


22nd January: Manchester
http://www.healthcare-events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=223

SUPPORTING CHOICE IN MENTAL HEALTH –DILEMMAS AND POSSIBILITIES:


22nd January: Liverpool
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/pdf/Conferenceflyerfinalversion.pdf

RCN FORENSIC NURSING FORUM AND WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH GROUP JOINT
CONFERENCE: 22nd January: London
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http://www.rcn.org.uk/newsevents/event_details/rcn_events/rcn_forensic_nursing_forum_and_wo
mens_mental_health_group_joint_conference

UNDERSTANDING & WORKING WITH IDENTITY CHANGE (workshop): 26th January: Ely
http://www.ozc.nhs.uk/default.asp?id=93

SELF DIRECTED SUPPORT - THE FUTURE FOR SUPPORTED HOUSING?:


27th January: Manchester
http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=777

CARE PATHWAYS IN MENTAL HEALTH: 28th January: London


http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41566

DELIVERING THE NATIONAL DEMENTIA STRATEGY TRANSFORMING THE QUALITY OF


DEMENTIA CARE: 29th January: London
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41564

RESEARCH IN MEDIUM SECURE UNITS 6TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE:


29th January: London
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=37638

CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES ON ASSESSMENT IN CHILD PSYCHOANALYSIS:


31st January: London
http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41604

PERSONALITY DISORDER AND FORENSIC SERVICES: 3rd February: London


http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/conferences/showfull.asp?Conference=797

LEARNING DISABILITIES CONFERENCE: 11th February: Leeds


http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41440

SERVICE USER INVOLVEMENT AND EMPOWERMENT IN MENTAL HEALTH:


12th February: London
http://www.healthcare-
events.co.uk/conf/booking.php?action=home&id=230&confbook=44f744138975dd318c57b975d7
dd4cba

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

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

2009 BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE:


1st – 3rd April: Brighton
http://www.bps.org.uk/ac2009/

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

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

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

6TH UK/EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON ADDICTIVE DISORDERS : 14th – 16th May: London


http://www.rdlearning.org.uk/courseDetails.asp?ID=41380

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

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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

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.”

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/
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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

PSYCHIATRYSOURCE
http://www.psychiatrysource.com
“Psychiatry resource dedicated to delivering a time saving, valuable service through unbiased,
unfiltered information straight from the source.”

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

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/

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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
http://ap.psychiatryonline.org/current.shtml

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
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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=B19PU69ot21YJVa1WSXQ
cjRQ93aaw2NjynqLrbiGNu85RO32ZFj0!-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

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
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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

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

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
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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

JOURNAL OF AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS


http://www.springerlink.com/content/1573-3432/

JOURNAL OF CHILD PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHIATRY


http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/servlet/useragent?func=showIssues&code=jcpp

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY


http://www.psychiatrist.com/toc.htm

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY


http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jhome/31171

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY


http://www.psychopharmacology.com/pt/re/jclnpsychopharm/currenttoc

JOURNAL OF DUAL DIAGNOSIS


http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/haworth/jdd

JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY & NEUROLOGY


http://jgp.sagepub.com/current.dtl

JOURNAL OF INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES


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
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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/

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

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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


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SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH
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