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Mental Health: MHU 2022 Issue 6 (28 Oct 2022)

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 6 of 2022 (28 October 2022)

Welcome to Mental Health Update - a topic specific current awareness bulletin for staff at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne. This issue includes ten staff publications relating to mental health and wellbeing, lots of feature articles on everything from occupational therapy to psychiatry burnout to triage tools.

Full text access: Articles marked with an asterisk* require an SVHM login for offsite access. You should only need to log in once. External readers are welcome, but please note that this library can only supply subscription based full text resources to SVHM staff and students.

Contact: to subscribe to updates, ask a question, suggest a resource or request an Endnote library of citations (SVHM staff only)

Library refurbishment - 7 Nov to 12 Dec 2022

The Carl de Gruchy Library is being spruced up - new meeting rooms, fresh paint, carpets, furniture etc - which means that the physical space will be closed from 7 November to 12 December 2022. 

All online services will continue as usual during that time, and librarians will still be available via email, Teams or our new Libchat facility :)

Feature articles - mental health

Allied health

Cognitive trajectories

Consumer perspectives


Dual diagnosis



Peer work

Screening - triage and domestic violence

Self harm alternatives

Staff wellbeing


Publications by SVHM staff

Congratulations to our authors!

Please note that articles with two stars** only have access to the abstract. All other articles are available in full text for SVHM staff. 

  1. *Optimizing the response to mental health deterioration: Nurses experiences of using a mental health observation response chart. Forster JA, Coventry AA, Daniel C. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 2022, 
  2. *Attitudes and regard for specific medical conditions among Australian emergency medicine clinicians. Howard S, Akhlaghi H, Watson T, O'Reilly GM, Karro J. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2022, 34(5):812-817
  3. **Interventions to support parents who use methamphetamine: A narrative systematic review. Ward B, Moller C, Maybery D, Weimand B, ... Lloyd-Jones M, Reupert A. Children and Youth Services Review, 2022, 139:1-6
  4. *The emerging drugs network of Australia - Victoria clinical registry: A state-wide illicit substance surveillance and alert network. Syrjanen R, Schumann J, Fitzgerald J, ... Maplesden J, ... Greene SL. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2022, 29:29
  5. *Clinical recommendations for the care of people with treatment-refractory obsessive-compulsive disorder when undergoing deep brain stimulation. Acevedo N, Castle D, Groves C, Bosanac P, Mosley PE, Rossell S. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 2022, 56(10):1219-1225
  6. **Inter-relationship between cognitive performance and depressive symptoms and their association with quality of life in older adults: A network analysis based on the 2017-2018 wave of Chinese longitudinal healthy longevity survey (clhls). Bai W, Zhang J, Smith RD, ... Ng CH, Zhang Q, Xiang YT. Journal of Affective Disorders, 2022, 04:04
  7. **Examining subjective psychological experiences of postoperative delirium in older cardiac surgery patients. Cohen CL, Atkins KJ, Evered LA, Silbert BS, Scott DA. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 2022, 06:06
  8. *Using a digital personal recovery resource in routine mental health practice: Feasibility, acceptability and outcomes. Farhall J, Castle D, Constantine E, Foley F, Kyrios M, Rossell S, ...  Thomas N. Journal of Mental Health, 2022:1-8
  9. **Evidence that the frontal pole has a significant role in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. Snelleksz M, Rossell SL, Gibbons A, Nithianantharajah J, Dean B. Psychiatry Research, 2022, 317:114850
  10. Most common principal diagnoses assigned to Australian emergency department presentations involving alcohol use: A multi-centre study. Miller P, Vakidis T, Taylor N, Baker T, Stella J, Egerton-Warburton D, Hyder S, Staiger P, Bowe SJ, Shepherd J, Zordan R, Walby A, Lloyd-Jones M, ..., Akhlaghi H, Kloot K, Lowry N, Bumpstead S. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2022, 19:19

Further reading

  • Mental health publications by SVHM staff:  2022  |   2021  |   2020   |   2019

New books in the Carl de Gruchy Library, Fitzroy campus

Yes, we actually have PRINT BOOKS that we physically stamp with a due date! How retro is that?

 If you haven't registered to borrow yet just drop by the library with your ID card and we can sign you up. Most books can be borrowed for two weeks with two renewals, so plenty of time to soak up all that information!

New or updated library guides

Guide Author

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