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New Research Articles in Psychosis Journal

New articles available in Psychosis are online now on Taylor & Francis Online: A qualitative study of refugees with psychotic symptoms J.E. Rhodes, N.S. Parrett & O.J. Mason DOI: 10.1080/17522439.2015.1045547 Does childhood bullying lead to the development of psychotic symptoms? A meta-analysis and review of prospective studies Twylla Cunningham, Katrina Read more →

Liverpool University Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE BY LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY FEBRUARY 2014 Research led by a University of Liverpool psychologist has found strong support for the theory that early childhood trauma, such as abuse and neglect, could lead to the development of psychosis in later life. An international team of researchers reviewed more than 120 Read more →

Highlights from the Engage Facebook Page

Here are a few of the posts shared on the Engage Aotearoa Facebook Page in the last few weeks. CBT ‘effective’ in schizophrenia Changing the way people think about and deal with schizophrenia could be as effective as drugs treatments, researchers say. Review Finds Childhood Trauma Can Lead to Psychosis Read more →

World Health Organisation Releases Guidelines on Mental Healthcare After Trauma

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has published some guidelines for health professionals on how to provide care to adults and children following a traumatic event. The document cautions health providers about prescribing benzodiazepines in the month following trauma or loss, sharing research evidence that using benzo’s for acute stress symptoms Read more →