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Mental Health: MHU 2018 issue 4 (8 June 2018)

Guide to library resources for staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne with an interest in mental health, psychiatry and psychology

Mental Health Update - Issue 4 of 2018 (8 June 2018)

Welcome to Mental Health Update – a current awareness e-bulletin for staff and students of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne who are interested in any aspect of mental health. Articles marked with an asterisk* require an SVHM login for offsite access.

Readers from other organisations are welcome, but please note that some links will not work for you, and this library can only supply subscription based full text resources to SVHM staff and students.

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Editor's pick

Recovery oriented language guide. Mental Health Coordinating Council. 2nd edition. Rozelle, NSW, Australia; 2018 Read guide

Publications by staff of St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

     Congratulations to our authors for a job well done!

  • An audit of patient aggression in an adult psychiatric unit: 2013–2014. Ewing C, Phillipou A, Castle D. Australasian Psychiatry, 2018, 26(1):34-37 Read article*
  • The young adult strengths and difficulties questionnaire (SDG) in routine clinical practice. Brann P, Lethbridge MJ, Mildred H. Psychiatry Research, 2018, 264:340-345 Read abstract
  • Bipolar II disorder: The need for clearer definition and improved management. Fletcher K, Tan EJ, Scott J, Murray G. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 52(6):598-599 Read article*
  • Cognitive abilities in first-degree relatives of individuals with bipolar disorder. Calafiore D, Rossell SL, Van Rheenen TE. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2018, 225:147-152 Read article
  • Improvement of cognitive function in schizophrenia with n-acetylcysteine: A theoretical review. Yolland COB, Phillipou A, Castle DJ, Neill E, Hughes ME, Galletly C, Smith ZM, Francis PS, Dean OM, Sarris J, Siskind D, Harris AWF, Rossell SL. Nutritional Neuroscience, 2018:1-10 Read article
  • The relative associations of shape and weight over-evaluation, preoccupation, dissatisfaction, and fear of weight gain with measures of psychopathology: An extension study in individuals with anorexia nervosa. Linardon J, Phillipou A, Castle D, Newton R, Harrison P, Cistullo LL, Griffiths S, Hindle A, Brennan L. Eating Behaviors, 2018, 29:54-58 Read article
  • Do trauma-focussed psychological interventions have an effect on psychotic symptoms? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Brand RM, McEnery C, Rossell S, Bendall S, Thomas N. Schizophrenia Research, 2018, 195:13-22 Read abstract
  • Determining anxiety in obsessive compulsive disorder through behavioural clustering and variations in repetition intensity. Cameron C, Khalil I, Castle D. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 2018, 160:65-74 Read abstract
  • The relationship between illicit amphetamine use and psychiatric symptom profiles in schizophrenia and affective psychoses. Voce A, McKetin R, Burns R, Castle D, Calabria B. Psychiatry Research, 2018, 265:19-24 Read article
  • Peer mentoring for eating disorders: Evaluation of a pilot program. Beveridge J, Phillipou A, Edwards K, Hobday A, Hilton K, Wyett C, Saw A, Graham G, Castle D, Brennan L, Harrison P, de Gier R, Warren N, Hanly F, Torrens-Witherow B, Newton JR. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2018, 4(1):75 Read article
  • Smartphone-based ecological momentary assessment and intervention in a coping-focused intervention for hearing voices (savvy): Study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial. Bell IH, Fielding-Smith SF, Hayward M, Rossell SL, Lim MH, Farhall J, Thomas N. Trials, 2018, 19(1):262 Read article
  • A critical systematic review of evidence for cannabinoids in the treatment of schizophrenia. Sankaranarayanan A, Wilding H, Neill E, Castle D. Psychiatric Annals, 2018, 48(5):214-223 Read article*

Featured journal articles


  • Can deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (DTMS) be used to treat substance use disorders (SUD)? A systematic review. Kedzior KK, Gerkensmeier I, Schuchinsky M. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):137 Read article*


  • Two approaches, one goal: How mental health registered nurses' perceive their role and the role of peer support workers in facilitating consumer decisionmaking. Cleary M, Raeburn T, West S et al. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing,  Read article*
  • Collaboration in the design and delivery of a mental health recovery college course: Experiences of students and tutors. Cameron J, Hart A, Brooker S et al. Journal of Mental Health, 2018:1-8 Read article*


  • Recovery oriented language guide. Mental Health Coordinating Council. 2nd edition. Rozelle, NSW, Australia; 2018 Read guide
  • Experiencing mental health diagnosis: A systematic review of service user, clinician, and carer perspectives across clinical settings. Perkins A, Ridler J, Browes D et al. The Lancet Psychiatry,  Read article*

Mood disorders

  • Comparative efficacy and acceptability of 21 antidepressant drugs for the acute treatment of adults with major depressive disorder: A systematic review and network meta-analysis. Cipriani A, Furukawa TA, Salanti G et al. The Lancet, 2018, 391(10128):1357-1366 Read article
  • Antidepressants might work for people with major depression: Where do we go from here? Cipriani A, Salanti G, Furukawa TA et al. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2018, 5(6):461-463 Read article*
  • Anxiety about antidepressants. Perlis RH. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 175(6):500-501 Read article*

Physical health

  • Barriers to effective diabetes management – a survey of people with severe mental illness. Mulligan K, McBain H, Lamontagne-Godwin F et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):165 Read article
  • Hidden care: Revelations of a casenote audit of physical health care in a community mental health service. Lawn S, Zabeen S, Rowlands N et al. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, Read article*

Psychological therapies

  • Enduring effects of psychological treatments for anxiety disorders: Meta-analysis of follow-up studies. Bandelow B, Sagebiel A, Belz M et al. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 212(6):333-338 Read article*
  • 175 years of progress in PTSD therapeutics: Learning from the past. Murray B. Stein, Barbara O. Rothbaum. American Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 175(6):508-516 Read article*

Psychotic disorders

  • Continue, adjust, or stop antipsychotic medication: Developing and user testing an encounter decision aid for people with first-episode and long-term psychosis. Zisman-Ilani Y, Shern D, Deegan P et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):142 Read article
  • Understanding pathways to care of individuals entering a specialized early intervention service for first-episode psychosis. Leopoldo J. Cabassa, Sarah Piscitelli, Morgan Haselden et al. Psychiatric Services, 2018, 69(6):648-656 Read article*
  • Treating body, treating mind: The experiences of people with psychotic disorders and their general practitioners – findings from the Australian national survey of high impact psychosis. Waterreus A, Morgan VA. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2017, 52(6):561-572 Read article*
  • Medication adherence in patients with schizophrenia: A qualitative study of the patient process in motivational interviewing. Dobber J, Latour C, de Haan L et al. BMC Psychiatry, 2018, 18(1):135 Read article

Articles I couldn’t categorise!

  • Representation of people with intellectual disability in Australian mental health policy. Reppermund S, Dowse L, Dew A et al. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 0(0):0004867418773882 Read article*
  • The right place? Users and professionals’ constructions of the place’s influence on personal recovery in community mental health services. Femdal I. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 2018, 12(1):26 Read article
  • Artistic creativity and risk for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and unipolar depression: A Swedish population-based case–control study and sib-pair analysis. MacCabe JH, Sariaslan A, Almqvist C et al. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 2018, 212(6):370-376 Read article*

Mental Health Liaison Librarian

Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian

Carl de Gruchy Library, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne

Literature Searching, Systematic Reviews, Mental Health liaison 
Thursdays, Fridays & alternate Wednesdays
Helen's profile | Researchgate | Orcid