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Report of the National Task Force on Suicide

10.1.1998   The Interim Report of the National Task Force on suicide was published in September 1996.  The Report addressed the first two terms of reference, to define numerically and qualitatively, the nature of the suicide problem in Ireland and to def ...

An Action Plan for Dementia

10.5.1999 The Action Plan takes as its guiding principle the recognition of the individuality of the person with dementia and of his or her individual needs. This principle has informed and influenced the development of the plan. The needs and uniqueness ...

Psychosocial interventions for patients with head and neck cancer

Semple, C., et al To assess the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions to improve quality of life and psychosocial well-being for patients with head and neck cancer There is a steady rise in the number of people being diagnosed with head and neck can ...

Successes and failures of health policy in Europe. Four decades of divergent trends and converging challenges

World Health Organization (WHO) This report considers the impact health policy has had on population health In the last 40 years, the health of Europeans overall has improved markedly, yet progress has been very uneven from country to country. This report ...

Prevention, Information & Evidence eLibrary (PIE)

UK Health Forum Information and evidence in public health The UK Health Forum has launched a new eLibrary and associated briefing service called Prevention Information & Evidence (P.I.E). P.I.E is a unique collection of non-commercially published mate ...

Second report of the Suicide Support and Information system

National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) Suicide prevention This is the Second Report of the Suicide Support and Information System (SSIS). The first report of the SSIS was published in July 2012 (Arensman et al, 2012). In 2008, The National Office for ...

Second report of the Suicide Support and Information system: Executive Summary

National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) Suicide prevention This is the Second Report of the Suicide Support and Information System (SSIS). The first report of the SSIS was published in July 2012 (Arensman et al, 2012). In 2008, The National Office for ...

Supported employment for adults with severe mental illness

Kinoshita, Y., et al To review the effectiveness of supported employment compared with other approaches to vocational rehabilitation or treatment as usual People with mental health problems experience high rates of unemployment. There are various schemes ...

National Psychological Wellbeing and Distress Survey (NPWDS)

Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) Mental health 2006 This nationally representative survey, conducted by the ESRI on behalf of the Health Research Board (HRB), was designed to measure the extent of psychological distress and self-reported ment ...

Withdrawal versus continuation of chronic antipsychotic drugs for behavioural and psychological symptoms in older people with dementia

Declercq, T., et al To evaluate whether withdrawal of antipsychotic agents is successful in older people with dementia in community or nursing home settings, to list the different strategies for withdrawal of antipsychotic agents in older people with deme ...

Psychosis and schizophrenia: Recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people (CG155)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Children's mental health This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on the recognition and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people under 18. Mental ...

Rimonabant for overweight or obesity

Curioni C, André C Management of overweight and obesity Rimonabant is the first drug of a new class of medications that seems to reduce body weight and improve risk factors for diseases of the blood vessels and heart in people who are overweight or obese. ...

Workplace interventions for preventing work disability

van Oostrom, S.H. et al Workplace interventions on work-related outcomes and health outcomes Work disability has serious consequences for all stakeholders and society. Workplace interventions are considered appropriate to facilitate return to work by redu ...

Psychosocial interventions for the prevention of disability following traumatic physical injury

De Silva, M. et al Psychosocial interventions Traumatic physical injury can result in many disabling sequelae including physical and mental health problems and impaired social functioning. The aim of this review is to assess the effectiveness of psychosoc ...

Interventions for smoking cessation and reduction in individuals with schizophrenia

Tsoi, D.T., Porwal, M. and Webster, A.C. Smoking cessation Patients with schizophrenia smoke more heavily than the general population and this contributes to their higher morbidity and mortality from smoking-related illnesses. It remains unclear what inte ...

Antidepressants for generalized anxiety disorder

Kapczinski, F.F.K. et al Anxiety disorder Pharmacological treatments have been successfully used to treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Benzodiazepine and non benzodiazepine anxiolytics used to be the mainstay for the pharmacological treatment of GA ...

Cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

James, A.A.C.J., Soler, A. and Weatherall, R.R.W. Anxiety disorder Childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders are relatively common, occurring in between 5-18% of all children and adolescents. They are associated with significant morbidity and impairment ...

Combined pharmacotherapy and psychological therapies for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Hetrick, S.E., Purcell, R., Garner, B. and Parslow, R. Anxiety disorder PTSD is an anxiety disorder related to exposure to a severe psychological trauma. Symptoms include re-experiencing the event, avoidance and arousal as well as distress and impairment ...

Exercise in prevention and treatment of anxiety and depression among children and young people

Larun, L. et al Anxiety disorder Depression and anxiety are common psychological disorders for children and adolescents. Psychological (e.g. psychotherapy), psychosocial (e.g. cognitive behavioral therapy) and biological (e.g. SSRIs or tricyclic drugs) tr ...

Pharmacotherapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents

Ipser, J.C., Stein, D.J., Hawkridge, S. and Hoppe, L. Anxiety disorder Anxiety disorders are a potentially disabling group of disorders which are prevalent in childhood and adolescence. The recognition of the early onset of anxiety disorders, and their su ...

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