• Increasing the psychosocial focus in child developmental assessments: a qualitative study

    1 day ago - By BMC

    Previous studies have indicated a need for increased psychosocial focus on children and their families to improve children's wellbeing and mental health. Child developmental assessments could be a place to imp...
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  • Needs of family members unmet with parent hospitalization for mental illness

    Needs of family members unmet with parent hospitalization for mental illness

    1 day ago - By Healio

    The needs of families are largely unmet when a parent is hospitalized for a mental illness, with the need for a broad range of care models required to address these gaps, according to a study published in BMC Psychiatry.
    “Children who grow up with a parent with a severe and chronic mental illness are at substantial risk of acquiring their own difficulties with mental health and/or substance abuse,” Andrea Reupert, professor at the school of educational psychology and counseling at Monash University in Australia, and colleagues wrote.
    Reupert and colleagues reviewed qualitative
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