Professor Bernadka Dubicka, our Editor in Chief of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Journal (CAMH), and recent chair of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) Faculty RCPsych, has been at COP26. In this blog post Bernadka talks about what she has learned from the first week of the global climate conference.Read more
Dr. Marinos Kyriakopoulos is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Visiting Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, KCL, and Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is Joint Training Programme Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Maudsley Scheme. Dr. Kyriakopoulos is an Associate Editor of CAMH, focusing on Clinical Research Updates.Read more
We are pleased to announce that Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal (CAMH) has now been accepted for inclusion in MEDLINE, the best-known database of the world’s largest medical library, the U.S. National Library of Medicine.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 joint #3 of 25: The contribution of mindfulness‐based therapies for children and families and proposed conceptual integration
Paul H. Harnett, Sharon Dawe.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Understanding the mechanisms of change is important in the future development of mindfulness‐based family interventions
Most cited CAMH paper joint #5 of 25: Parental Report of Infant Language Skills: A Review of the Development and Application of the Communicative Development Inventories
James Law, Penny Roy.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Although they (CDIs) are versatile, efficient and valid, they should not be considered a panacea for child language assessment and particularly for predicting persistent language delay.
Most cited CAMH paper #7 of 25: Measurement Issues: Screening and diagnostic instruments for autism spectrum disorders – lessons from research and practise
Tony Charman, Katherine Gotham.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Screening and diagnostic instruments help clinicians least in the cases where they are most in want of direction as their accuracy will always be lower for marginal cases