This post is part of a weekly series, Best in Mental Health, featuring some of the best posts of the week, in social work, psychology, evidence-based practice/healthcare, non-profit and private practice concerns on Social Work Career Development.
To get a quick idea of the topics covered in this week's round-up, please see the above word cloud :)
Evidence Based Practice/Healthcare:
Mapping the Risk Architecture of Mental Disorders
NIMH (Thomas Insel)
"new report adds to the growing evidence that common variation will be a major contributor to risk for schizophrenia... The genetics of autism, by contrast, has been mostly about rare variants..."Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may reduce the demand for primary care visits
The Mental Elf (Amy Green)
"Those who received MBCT... Those who received a non-MBCT group therapy... the MBCT group had an overall reduction in: Non-mental health care visits... Psychiatric visits... Non-mental health specialist visits..."
Evidently Cochrane (James Balm)
"Open access research helps us reach information without a paywall blocking the way... Social media... chance to reach out and make science exciting... Academia... researchers to network... share and promote their research..."
"3D printers are on a collision course with the systems that make up our society... You can make nearly anything, cheaper than you could buy it!... this can... provide quickly produced temporary shelters..."8 Things White People Really Need to Understand About Race
"Racial prejudice and racism are not the same thing... White people have a racial identity... We have the power to build actively anti-racist racial identities... White people need to engage White people in ending racism..."