S3E3 - Psilocybin, Coronavirus, and PAPUs

The Psych Review

22-03-2020 • 31 mins

It's episode three of 2020 and Shakira starts the show by covering recent developments of in the COVID-19 situation - including statements from the college of psychiatry. Alanna looks at a recent article covering the use of psilocybin assisted therapy in depression, and Mazz reviews a recent article covering Psychiatric Assessment and Planning Units that was submitted by a listener.

The articles covered in this month's episode are:
- Shakira:
- Chen, Q., Liang, M., Li, Y., Guo, J., Fei, D., & Wang, L. et al. (2020). Mental health care for medical staff in China during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Lancet Psychiatry, 7(4), e15-e16. doi: 10.1016/s2215-0366(20)30078-x
- Liu, S., Yang, L., Zhang, C., Xiang, Y., Liu, Z., Hu, S., & Zhang, B. (2020). Online mental health services in China during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Lancet Psychiatry, 7(4), e17-e18. doi: 10.1016/s2215-0366(20)30077-8
- Duan, L., & Zhu, G. (2020). Psychological interventions for people affected by the COVID-19 epidemic. The Lancet Psychiatry, 7(4), 300-302. doi: 10.1016/s22150366(20)30073-0
- Alanna: Meikle, S. E., Liknaitzky, P., Rossell, S. L., Ross, M., Strauss, N., Thomas, N., …
Castle, D. J. (2020). Psilocybin-assisted therapy for depression: How do we advance the
field? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 54(3),
225–231. https://doi.org/10.1177/0004867419888575
- Mazz: Mitchel, DA., et colleagues. (2020). The efficacy, safety and acceptability of emergency embedded Psychiatry Assessment and Planning Units: An evaluation of Psychiatry Assessment and Planning Units in close proximity to their associated emergency departments. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 1-11 00(0).

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