Editor in Chief, Bernadka is currently Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Child and Adolescent Faculty since 2017, working to promote the mental wellbeing of young people and their families. Further, she is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Pennine Care Foundation Trust, involved with leading the research unit, has been an advisor to the National Institute of Health Research Health Technology Assessment panel, and has also served as principle investigator in one of the largest international psychological treatment trials in adolescent depression – Improving Mood with Psychoanalytic and Cognitive Therapies (IMPACT).Read more
Dr. Marianna Purgato, Clinical Psychologist, PhD, is Assistant Professor in Applied Medical Technology and Methodology at the University of Verona, Italy. Dr. Purgato is an Associate Editor of CAMH and contributes to the editorial management of the systematic reviews and meta-analyses submitted to CAMH.Read more
Most cited CAMH paper #1 of 25: Systematic Review of Evidence and Treatment Approaches: Psychosocial and Mental Health Care for Children in War
Mark J.D. Jordans, Wietse A. Tol, Ivan H. Komproe, Joop V.T.M. De Jong.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Most descriptive papers lack a comprehensive presentation of treatment modalities and either report single interventions or are limited to position statements.
Most cited CAMH paper #2 of 25: Trauma‐Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Parents
Judith A. Cohen, Anthony P. Mannarino.Read more
Most cited CAMH paper joint #3 of 25: Screening Efficiency of the Child Behavior Checklist and Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: A Systematic Review
Erin M. Warnick, Michael B. Bracken, Stanislav KaslRead more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Dimensional symptom scales can be used to help identify areas of difficulty associated with mental health disorders in children and adolescents.
Most cited CAMH paper #15 of 25: Linking lack of care in childhood to anxiety disorders in emerging adulthood: the role of attachment styles
Adriano Schimmenti, Antonia Bifulco.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Using life span models of experience and development can help identify specific risk pathways from childhood to later disorder to aid prevention strategies
Most cited CAMH paper joint #20 of 25: Children’s Voices: A Review of the Literature Pertinent to Looked‐After Children’s Views of Mental Health Services
Julie Davies, John Wright.Read more
Key Practitioner Message (Relating to looked‐after children and service user involvement) includes; Vulnerable children should be given equal choice and involvement in their treatment decisions and not miss out on the wider NHS drive for service user involvement.