• Hi. It’s great to see you. Welcome!

    Our forum members are people, maybe like yourself, who experience mental health difficulties or who have had them at some point in their life. Amongst our membership there is a wealth of expertise that has been developed through having to deal with mental health issues.

    We are an actively moderated forum with a team of experienced moderators. We also have a specialist safety team that works extra hard to keep the forum safe for visitors and members.

    Register now to access many more features and forums!

95%

  1. F

    Which pathways to psychiatric care lead to earlier treatment and a shorter duration of first-episode psychosis?

    Which pathways to psychiatric care lead to earlier treatment and a shorter duration of first-episode psychosis? Abstract (provisional) Background The pathways to care in a first onset psychosis are diverse and may influence the chances of early treatment and therefore the duration of untreated...
  2. F

    Schizophrenia is associated with excess multiple physical-health comorbidities but low levels of recorded cardiovascular disease in primary care

    Schizophrenia is associated with excess multiple physical-health comorbidities but low levels of recorded cardiovascular disease in primary care Abstract Objective To assess the nature and extent of physical-health comorbidities in people with schizophrenia and related psychoses compared with...
  3. F

    New Cochrane review on employing consumer-providers in mental health services

    New Cochrane review on employing consumer-providers in mental health services Results Five RCTs compared mental health professionals working in similar roles to consumer-providers and overall these studies found no difference in terms of outcomes: Client quality of life (mean...
  4. B

    Only me

    Hi all what I can I say about little old me. I'm 28 and a proud mummy of one. I have anxiety, panic attacks, Ed, blackouts and well just a list. Everybody says I'm so strong and manage so well if only they knew. I am the master of pretending everything is ok but sick of putting this mask on. I...
  5. A

    Psychotropics bad for bones, cause bone loss

    May 27, 2010 (New Orleans, Louisiana) —The use of certain psychotropic medications enhances an already high underlying risk for osteoporosis, according to several studies presented here at the American Psychiatric Association 2010 Annual Meeting. Psychotropic agents have been linked to...
Top