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The Lancet Psychiatry
Niall Boyce, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Psychiatry, and Dustin Graham, Senior Editor, speak to the journal’s authors to explore their research and its impact on people’s health, health care, and health policy in this regular podcast.
Wellcome Global Monitor
Wellcome Global Monitor
We talk with Professor Miranda Wolpert, Director of Mental Health at Wellcome, about the Wellcome Global Monitor report and its implications for the future of mental health science.
Senior Editor Dustin Graham speaks with the authors of a newly published paper on the impact of race and ethnicity on patients' perspectives of their providers' cultural competency and what this means with clinical care.Read the full article:https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(21)00285-6/fulltext
Chief Editor Niall Boyce talks with Tyler Kaster about his groups' recent study looking at the safety and efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy for adults hospitalised with depression.Read the full article:https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(21)00168-1/fulltext
Debbie Challis on helping children deal with the aftermath of COVID-19
Dustin Graham talks with Dr Debbie Challis about the Fading Rainbows project and helping children deal with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic
Erica Crompton on the importance of first-person stories
Dustin Graham talks with Erica Crompton, journalist and mental health advocate, about the importance of publishing first-person stories from service users.
Michael Wright on mental health in Aboriginal communities
Michael Wright discusses his groups efforts to work with Aboriginal communities in Western Australia to design better mental health services.
Kimberly Sue on increasing access to buprenorphine
Dr Kimberly Sue discusses a new US policy making buprenorphine easier to prescribe for opioid addiction, and the challenges that remain for increasing access in practice.
Youth work environments
Dustin Graham talks with Aaron Kandola about his group's recent Commission with the UK Wellcome Trust to understand how work environments can be improved for young workers' mental health. You can see the Commission at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychiatry/excessive-occupational-sitting-and-mental-health-young-people
COVID-19 related lockdowns can exacerbate problems for children and young people at risk of abuse. Niall Boyce discusses this with Laura Fischer and Jane Chevous how we can improve outreach and empowerment, and help make sure at-risk youth stay on our radars.
If a patient dies by suicide
We talk with Dr Rachel Gibbons about the challenges that clinicians face in the wake of losing a patient to suicide, and the support we should provide.
Life After Suicide
Dustin Graham talks with Angela Samata about bereavement by suicide and her journey to break through the silence.
Safe Injection Sites
Dustin Graham talks with Dr Alex Kral about his groups' analysis of 5-year outcomes from an unsanctioned and undisclosed safe injection site in the US.
Psychological therapies in first-onset psychosis
Lancet Psychiatry Editor Niall Boyce and EClinicalMedicine Editor Claudia Schaefer discuss the new MAPS trial with researchers Anthony Morrison and Rory Byrne.
The Connection Coalition
Dustin Graham talks with Iona Lawrence about the importance of social connections and using COVID-19 as an opportunity to improve communities now and in the future.
Dustin Graham talks with Cat Sebastian about the Wellcome Trust's "active ingredients" commission for youth mental health.
Dustin Graham talks with Dr Lauren Stossel about providing mental health care at New York City's largest jail system, and how COVID-19 is changing daily practice.
Digital psychiatry: filling in the gaps
Dustin Graham talks with Dr Murali Doraiswamy about the importance of moving forward with digital psychiatry, and the gaps in research and policy that are slowing things down.
Research at risk
Dustin Graham talks with Kenneth Miller and Alexandra Chen about efforts to save their trial with Syrian refugees during COVID-19
Return on the individual
Dustin Graham talks with James Sale from United for Global Mental Health about the need to focus on individuals, as well as numbers, to make the case for investing in mental health.
Methadone prescribing and COVID-19
Dustin Graham talks with Dr Ayana Jordan about recent COVID-19 related changes in the USA for prescribing medications to treat addiction Dustin Graham talks with Dr Ayana Jordan about recent COVID-19 related changes in the USA for prescribing medications to treat addiction.