Depression and Anxiety has published the first
commentaries on this important report from multiple
experts in psychotherapy, training, implementation
and economics. Whilst the commentaries praise the
report, they also highlight some important gaps.
The Frith Prescribing Guidelines for People with
Intellectual Disability provides a comprehensive
guide on prescribing for people with intellectual
disability, as well as general information on the
clinical care of this important population.
The guidelines have been conceived and developed
by clinicians working in intellectual disability services.
They are based on both the latest evidence and expert
opinion to provide a consensus approach to
prescribing as part of a holistic package of care,
and include numerous case examples and scenarios.
This third edition is a practical guide for busy clinicians,
and a valuable reference for all primary and secondary
health care professionals caring for people with
Key features of this edition:
Conceived and developed by clinicians working in
intellectual disability services
Improved coverage of children and the role of
primary care teams
Beat, the UK charity supporting people affected by eating disorders is hosting the fourth biennial Eating Disorders International Conference. The event will take place from Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 March 2016 at the Institute of Education in central London, UK. The overall theme of the conference this year will be Nature or Nurture?
The influence of brain, psyche and society on ideas about causes and treatment of eating disorders. Emerging themes include economics, attachment, the neuroscience and biology of eating disorders and psychological therapies. Beat look forward to Professor Jennifer Beecham and Professor Peter Fonagy opening the event with their respective lectures on the ‘Costs of eating disorders’ and ‘Attachment and eating disorders.’ All keynote and plenary speakers for the conference have been confirmed and there has been a high volume of abstracts submitted for presentation at the event. If you purchase a ticket before 31 December 2015, you will benefit from the early bird ticket fees that are frozen at the 2014 rates. You can visit the dedicated EDIC 2016 conference website at www.edic.org.uk to find out more about the programme, sign up to receive regular updates and to reserve your place.