Adults on the autism spectrum prescribed mental health drugs without diagnoses

Adults on the autism spectrum are being prescribed mental health drugs in instances where there is limited supporting evidence to do so according to a new study published in BJPsych Open


Benchmarking Malaysian Government Food Environment Policies Against International Best Practice

The Nutrition Society Paper of the Month for October is from the journal Public Health Nutrition and is entitled ‘Extent of Implementation of Food Environment Policies by The Malaysian Government: Gaps and Priority Recommendations’


How to classify body mass index among pregnant adolescents?

Public Health Nutrition Editorial Highlight: 'How to classify body mass index among pregnant adolescents? A prospective cohort' The authors discuss their research below.


Sweet drink labels leave a sour taste

“Health halos” are making it harder for consumers to know which drinks are good for them according to a new study published today in the internationally peer-reviewed journal Public Health Nutrition.


Does smoking increase the risk of peritonsillar abscess formation?

The latest Paper of the Month from The Journal of Laryngology & Otology is ‘Analysis of smoking behaviour in patients with peritonsillar abscess: a prospective, matched case-control study’ by D Schwarz, P Wolber, M Balk, and J C Luers.…


The Handbook of Medical Image Perception and Techniques – A Comprehensive Compilation of Concepts, Tools & State of the Art Research for Experienced Researchers & Those Just Curious

What makes the study of medical image perception unique is the fact that there is no single degree or area of training that characterizes those practicing it.


Using sugars to diagnose cutaneous leishmaniasis

The latest Paper of the Month from Parasitology is ‘Anti-α-Gal antibodies detected by novel neoglycoproteins as a diagnostic tool for Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania major’ by Krishanthi S.…


Increase in probable PTSD among British military veterans

New research from King’s College London, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in the rate of probable Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among members of the UK Armed Forces.


Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences for Mental Health: Giving Voice To All Actors Involved

This year Mental Illness Awareness Week is observed on 7-18 October, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental illness, fighting stigma and advocating for equal care.…


How We Can Develop and Effectively Disseminate CBT

As part of Mental Illness Awareness Week, the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist (tCBT) is focussing on an issue central to the remit of the journal – namely how can we develop and effectively disseminate CBT and also how we can support the delivery of this group of therapies for individuals with mental illness or psychological distress.…


Journal of Pacific Rim Psychology for CureStigma

Given the high prevalence of mental disorders, it is unfortunate that public’s knowledge about mental disorders has generally lagged behind that for major physical diseases.…


Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine and Mental Health Awareness

The Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine (IJPM) is proud to participate in this year’s Mental Illness Awareness Week (7-13 Oct, 2018).…