Evidence-Based Mental Health
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Clinical Researcher, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.
Online version ISSN: 1468-960X
healthcare professional working in mental health
Evidence-Based Mental Health alerts clinicians of
highly relevant developments in the field of mental health and
provides instant access to high quality evidence and aims to engage
psychiatrists and psychologists, particularly younger
professionals, in the challenge of basing their practice on
The journal now also provides material to allow professionals to
develop the necessary skills and practical tools in order to
practice evidence-based mental health in their own practices, plus
to keep up to date with the latest evidence in the field and the
ever expanding suite of evidence-based approaches - joining the
growing community of people with an active interest in
evidence-based mental health across the world. The new content
should enable readers to critically appraise scientific literature
and identify which studies should change clinical practice.
Article summaries for EBMH are formed from the selection of the best
studies from a wide range of leading international medical
journals. Practising clinicians apply strict criteria to the
quality and validity of the original research in order to extract
the most clinically relevant and scientifically valid papers
available. The key details of each chosen study are then presented
in a succinct, informative abstract with an expert commentary on
its clinical application added to each one.
EBMH informs of important advances in treatment.
By adopting a multi-disciplinary
approach to mental health and linking clinical research to
practice, EBMH is
an essential resource for mental health practitioners
|RCPsych members get online
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Regular features in EBMH
- Article summaries (divided into: causes; outcomes; prevalence,
assessment and diagnosis; psychological interventions;
- Statistics in practice
- Statistics in pills
- Evidence-based case conference
- Expert reviews
- Systematic reviews
- Clinical reviews
- Original articles
Online EBMH has the following
- Some articles contain extra
- Editor's choice - one article every
issue available free for everyone.
- Full text archive dating back to the
first ever issue in 1998.
- More online features.