mental health

Associations of common mental disorder with alcohol use in the adult general population

Citation
Puddephatt, J. A., Irizar, P., Jones, A., Gage, S. H., & Goodwin, L. (2021). Associations of common mental disorder with alcohol use in the adult general population: a systematic review and meta‐analysis. Addiction.

Abstract

Background and Aims

Research has shown that alcohol use and common mental disorders co-occur; however, little is known about how the global prevalence of alcohol use compares across different common mental disorders.

Association of Psychiatric Disorders With Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Breakthrough Infection Among Vaccinated Adults

Citation
Nishimi K, Neylan TC, Bertenthal D, Seal KH, O’Donovan A. Association of Psychiatric Disorders With Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Breakthrough Infection Among Vaccinated Adults. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(4):e227287. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.7287
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Abstract

Importance  Psychiatric disorders may be associated with an increased risk for SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection after vaccination, but no studies have tested this hypothesis.

Objective  To evaluate whether past diagnoses of psychiatric disorders are associated with an increased incidence of SARS-CoV-2 breakthrough infection among fully vaccinated individuals.

Self-harm and alcohol use

Online,

About this event

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) invite you to join us online on Monday 23 May from 12.30-14.00 BST (UK time) for our third SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals event of 2022.

Drug use severity in adolescence affects substance use disorder risk in adulthood

Citation
McCabe SE, Schulenberg JE, Schepis TS, McCabe VV, Veliz PT. Longitudinal Analysis of Substance Use Disorder Symptom Severity at Age 18 Years and Substance Use Disorder in Adulthood. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(4):e225324. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.5324

Although more than 1 in every 3 US individuals will develop a substance use disorder in their lifetime, relatively little is known about the long-term patterns of substance use disorder symptoms from adolescence through adulthood.

Key Points

Question  What are the long-term patterns of substance use disorder symptoms from adolescence through adulthood?

Emergency Resource List

Created by
ISSUP

The thoughts of the whole ISSUP network are with staff, colleagues and friends in Ukraine during this time. Here, you can find a selection of resources designed to support people who are in the midst of an emergency. The resources offer practical guidance and information on psychological first aid and emotional support.

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Humanitarian Emergencies - What Should Protection Programme Managers Know?

Published by
Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC)

This document is for protection programme managers working at national and sub-national level in low and middle income countries. It is both for Protection Cluster coordinators (and coordinators of the five specific areas within the Cluster) and for protection programme managers in government, UN and non-UN international organisations and local NGO protection programmes.

IASC Reference Group Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Assessment Guide

Published by
IASC

The purpose of this document is to provide agencies with a guide with three tools containing key assessment questions that are of common relevance to all actors involved in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) independent of the phase of the emergency. This guide will be useful for rapid assessments of MHPSS issues in humanitarian emergencies across sectors.

Mental Health Treatment Seeking and History of Suicidal Thoughts Among Suicide Decedents by Mechanism, 2003-2018

Citation
Bond AE, Bandel SL, Rodriguez TR, Anestis JC, Anestis MD. Mental Health Treatment Seeking and History of Suicidal Thoughts Among Suicide Decedents by Mechanism, 2003-2018. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(3):e222101. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.2101
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Abstract

Importance  Understanding mental health and substance use treatment seeking and suicidality among suicide decedents is important to determine prevention efforts.

Objective  To evaluate differences in treatment seeking and suicidality between suicide decedents who died by firearms and those who died by other methods.