New draft guidance from NICE recommends that GPs and other healthcare professionals speak to patients about their gambling habits during mental health appointments.
Having a hobby could protect older people from age-related decline in mental health and wellbeing, according to a new study.
Children between the ages of 12 and 16 with a high BMI are at an increased risk of depression compared to children of the same age who are of a healthy weight, according to new research published in Psychological Medicine.
The impact of the Covid pandemic on mental health in Europe was “not as substantial as many people had predicted”, according to the author of a new major review of evidence.
People with severe mental illness (SMI) are less likely to attend cancer screening, which causes cancer to be diagnosed at a later stage, reducing treatment options.
Many regions across the UK lack the necessary resources to support pregnant women and new mothers with their mental health, a new report has found.
Changes in general mental health, anxiety symptoms, and depression symptoms were minimal to small during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.
Digital enabled therapies for depression and anxiety disorders that have the potential to help more than 40,000 people, have been conditionally recommended by NICE.
Loneliness is a key contributing factor to depression in new and expectant mothers, according to new research published in BMC Psychiatry.
Millions of people are experiencing lengthy waits for mental health treatment, while some cannot access services at all, according to a new report by the National Audit Office (NAO).
The government has scrapped its 10-year cross-Government plan for mental health and wellbeing, replacing it with the Major Conditions Strategy.
Adults taking antidepressants should be weaned off their medication ‘in stages’, according to new guidance from the National Institute of Care Excellence (NICE).
Health Education England is launching a pilot scheme which will enable Specialty and Associate Specialist (SAS) doctors in psychiatry to train as approved clinicians.
Epilepsy is more common in older people, but diagnosis can be delayed by atypical presentation and non-specific symptoms. Mood problems such as depression and anxiety are also common and treatment may have a greater impact on quality of…
Doctors who experience burnout are twice as likely to be involved in patient safety incidents and show low professionalism, according to new analysis from the BMJ.