• Covid-19’s impact on Loneliness and Mental Health: A Study of Schizotypal Traits and Paranoia

    The Covid pandemic lockdown has affected us differently, with some people being impacted more than others. Extensive research has indicated that lockdowns – which broadly include isolation measures, such as, in the UK, being required to stay at home unless for essential reasons – have disproportionately impacted individuals with higher levels of paranoia.

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  • Anxiety – Increasing Understanding and Improving Awareness

    Celebrating its twelfth year, Mental Health Awareness Week has chosen to focus on ‘Anxiety’ – to increase public understanding of anxiety and improve awareness of the impact it can have on lives. Everyone, in some shape or form, experiences anxiety. However, anxiety can become overwhelming and, in some cases, can evolve into an anxiety disorder.

    This Mental Health Awareness Week (15 to 21 May 2023), we encourage you to explore the FREE learning opportunities available on our website, and to share with your networks, to increase people’s awareness and understanding of the impact of anxiety on children and young people.

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  • Sara Jaffee

    JCPP Annual Research Review 2023

    We are delighted to announce the release of the 2023 Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry (JCPP) Annual Research Review, edited by Sara R. Jaffee.

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    2023 ACAMH Awards – call for nominations

    5th Annual ACAMH Awards – The ACAMH Awards aim to recognise high quality work in evidence-based science, both in publication and practice, in the field of child and adolescent mental health. Get nominating! CLOSING DATE – Wednesday 21 June midnight

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  • Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke

    Championing research about, by and for neurodivergent people

    How neurodiversity-inspired thinking is casting a new light on brain development research, with neurodivergent young people at its core.

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    Call for papers JCPP Special Issue 2024 ‘Adolescent mental health in a changing world: Understanding processes of risk and protection, vulnerability and resilience’

    The Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry (JCPP) invites manuscripts for a Special Issue entitled ‘Adolescent mental health in a changing world: Understanding processes of risk and protection, vulnerability and resilience’. Editors are; Geertjan Overbeek, Carlo Schuengel, Edmund Sonuga-Barke (pic), and Gonneke Stevens. It is due for publication in October 2024 (Published online in September 2024). 

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  • Autism Acceptance Week 2023

    Autism Resources Update

    This World Autism Acceptance Week (27 March to 2 April 2023), we have collated a number of FREE learning resources from leading academics, clinicians, and researchers to build upon our previous catalogue of resources for World Autism Acceptance Week 2022. 

    We encourage you to explore the learning opportunities available on our website, sign up for our fantastic upcoming events below, and do share with your networks.

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    Crisis care for children and young people

    CAMH-Crisis2 is an NIHR research funded study exploring mental health crisis services for children and young people up to 25 years in England & Wales.

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  • Dr. Nikhil Childhary

    Hunter-gatherer childhoods may offer clues to improving education and wellbeing in developed countries, Cambridge study argues

    Hunter-gatherers can help us understand the conditions that children may be psychologically adapted to because we lived as hunter-gatherers for 95% of our evolutionary history. And paying greater attention to hunter-gatherer childhoods may help economically developed countries improve education and wellbeing. JCPP Editorial from Dr Nikhil Chaudhary, and Dr Annie Swanepoel.

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  • Aishat Hamzat

    Tribute to phenomenal young campaigner Aisha Hamzat

    A few weeks ago we were told about the tragic news of the death of Aisha Hamzat, who, for ACAMH, contributed to a blog and webinar, on predicting complex PTSD in foster care.

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