Wassup’: Evidence-based treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Source: Skapinakis, P., Caldwell, D., Hollingworth, W., Bryden, P., Fineberg, N., … & Lewis, G. (2016). A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of pharmacological and psychological interventions for the management of obsessive compulsive disorder in children/adolescents and adults. Health Technology Assessment, 20(43). In today’s Wassup’ post, we examine a very comprehensive systematic review (396 pages in total) funded byContinue reading “Wassup’: Evidence-based treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)”

Wassup’: Neurobiology, chemical imbalance, and the stigma of mental illnesses

While this post wasn’t intended to be an opinion or commentary, I would like to preface it by sharing a recent encounter online. Someone had anonymously shared her struggles with depression in a post and had received plenty of supportive and helpful comments validating her experiences, and advising her to seek professional help. One commentContinue reading “Wassup’: Neurobiology, chemical imbalance, and the stigma of mental illnesses”

Wassup’: Some key figures on the treatment of Depression

Depression. Some may be familiar with it. Others may have heard much about it. In today’s Wassup’ post, we will be taking a closer look at some key figures that have emerged in depression research in the last decade. Source: Cuijpers, P., Stringaris, A., & Wolpert, M. (2020). Treatment outcomes for depression: Challenges and opportunities.Continue reading “Wassup’: Some key figures on the treatment of Depression”

To Blog or Not To Blog?

It has been over 4 months since Blue. started. During this time, one thing has constantly been on our minds – how do we envision this project to be in future? Will it simply exist as a platform for pro-bono consultations? Is there room to grow this space into something more? How can we differentiateContinue reading “To Blog or Not To Blog?”