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  • Dr. Anula Nikapota

    Dr Anula Nikapota – R.I.P.

    It is with great sadness that I have to inform you Dr Anula Nikapota died on 4 April, suddenly while on holiday with her family. We are very shocked by her sudden death. Many of us will remember Anula for her many accomplishments for ACAMH on top of her great expertise clinically and educationally.

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  • ‘To strive, to seek, to find’: A call for RCTs

    A randomised controlled trial (RCT) is widely held as the gold standard for clinical trials.

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  • Guest blog on sleep and mental health

    Sleep and Mental Health

    Dr Sally Hobson, Specialty Community Paediatrician, Evelina Children’s Secondary Community Sleep Clinic on the relationship between sleep and mental health.

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  • CAMH journal – why you should get involved

    Dr Dennis Ougrin, Editor in Chief of the Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) journal and Dr Bernadka Dubicka‏, Deputy Editor in Chief, discuss the future of CAMH and why you should submit papers for consideration.

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  • Exciting opportunity to engage in pioneering anxiety/depression research

    Depression and anxiety (including OCD and other related disorders) are common but complex disorders whose research needs very large sample sizes. The Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression (GLAD) study launched September 2018 and aims to recruit >40,000 individuals.

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  • Online ADHD service map aims to stop young people slipping through net

    Researchers at the University of Exeter have released a map put together from the results of a national survey. The new map aims to help identify existing services and gaps in provision for young adults with Attention Hyperactivity Deficit Disorder (ADHD).

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  • Dennis Ougrin

    In Conversation… Self-Harm

    A specialist in self-harm and suicide, Dr Dennis Ougrin emphasises the importance of early intervention and prevention, as well as the potential of Therapeutic Assesssment, a novel model of assessment for young people with self-harm ahead of his upcoming Self Harm Masterclass.

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  • In Conversation

    In Conversation… Our Time

    At the recent Parental Mental Illness Masterclass led by charity Our Time, ACAMH CEO, Martin Pratt, caught up with the speakers, Dr Alan Cooklin, Jess Streeting and Kirsty Taha-Wraith, to discuss the impact of parental mental health and what Our Time’s interventions mean for young people.

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  • New Prizes Announced by ACAMH

    ACAMH is keen to recognise individuals whose work advances our understanding of mental health in children and young people – blue skies science as well as ways services and practices can foster mental health.

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  • In Conversation

    In Conversation… How using personalised goals in therapy will change your life

    Dr Duncan Law discusses the importance of everyday participation and improving the therapeutic alliance by collaboratively creating goals ahead of his talk at the Inaugural  Judy Dunn National Conference on Making Child and Family Therapies More Effective.

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