Rob Waller

Rob Waller
The University of Edinburgh | UoE · Division of Psychiatry

MA MSc MBBCh FRCPsych PGDip(CBT) PGCLTHE MFCI

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Digital Mental Health, Spirituality, Education

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Evangelical Christians consistently endorse spiritual aetiologies for mental distress, which include the belief that mental distress can be treated solely through spiritual intervention (prayer, fasting and deliverance). The present survey examined the beliefs and experiences of 446 self-identified evangelical Christians considering growing public...
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Objectives Assess the impact of selective prohibition and seizure of novel psychoactive substances (NPS) supply on NPS use prevalence within psychiatric admissions and evaluate demographic characteristics of current NPS users. Design A 6-month retrospective cross-sectional analysis of discharge letters between 1 October 2015 and 31 March 2016. Se...
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AIMS AND HYPOTHESIS The study aimed to: assess the impact of selective prohibition and seizure of Novel Psychoactive Substance (NPS) supplies on the prevalence of NPS use within psychiatric admissions; and evaluate the demographic characteristics of current NPS users. The hypotheses were that since these interventions, the prevalence of NPS use in...
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Mental health policy places a requirement on clinicians to address matters of religion and belief, yet practice falls far behind. This paper summarizes a Panel Discussion at the 2008 BABCP Annual Conference attended by over 50 people. The five speakers each presented their experience of working with particular faith groups (Orthodox Jewish, Christi...
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Studies of cognitive behavioural therapy delivered by computer (cCBT) show clinical efficacy for treating anxiety and depression, but have not focused on barriers to uptake. Potential barriers include adverse consequences, accessibility and acceptability. An integrated systematic review was conducted of quantitative and qualitative studies and surv...
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Student psychiatric morbidity is rising. Whilst the influence of university counselling services is widely reported, NHS involvement by psychiatrists and general practitioners is not so well described. Counselling and mental health service providers for students at the University of Leeds were approached for numerical data and a university Group on...
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The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which junior doctors assess depression in older medical inpatients and how much this could be influenced by a teaching session and the availability of a depression rating scale; also to determine the attitudes to depression of hospital doctors and senior nurses involved in the medical care...

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