New Research Questionnaires

Can you help with our research aimed at validating two new scales to measure mood and anxiety symptoms? The goal is to involve as broad an age range (from 18 upwards) as possible, equal representation of males and females, and people from different cultural and educational backgrounds. The title of the study is: Pilot observational […]

The prevalence of mental health problems

A reuters article last week (available here) reported that according to a release from Mayor Bill de Blaiso’s office ahead of his mental-health initiative, one in five adult New Yorkers suffer from depression, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts or other psychological disorders every year. This seems to have caused some surprise in some quarters but the […]

Future mental health care for depression and anxiety

A colleague attended this conference a couple of weeks ago in New Zealand. The conference was not specific to mental health. However, the presentations give a clear indication of how healthcare is likely to change in future, and there are reasons to think mental health care for conditions such as depression and anxiety may lead […]