• Guest Blog

    Loneliness and relationships in young people

    Dr Farhana Mann and Dr Francesca Solmi write about research on isolation and loneliness in young people and how it affects their mental health.

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  • JCPP – recent impact factor and rankings

    “I am delighted for the members of the Association of Child & Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) and everyone connected with the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry – the journal is now ranked first in Developmental Psychology internationally in the recent impact factor tables.”

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  • Just one of the challenges for paediatricians

    Before getting involved with ACAMH Max said he was wary of joining a “talking shop” but saw immediately that the organisation was active in engaging the broader mental health community.

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  • Prof. Lionel Hersov, Editor of JCPP 1963-83, passes away

    Prof. Lionel Hersov, who was editor of JCPP from 1963-1983, passed away recently. In his role as its editor, which spanned two decades, he was the driving force behind the development of the journal. The JCPP team fondly remembers his great contribution. Prof. Patricia Howlin, King’s College London, recalls, “I had the pleasure of working […]

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  • Students and early career researchers, we want you!

    We’re offering a number of opportunities for students, trainees and early career researchers to get involved with ACAMH, and depending on your contribution we may be able to offer free membership, free access to some events or potentially, commissions. Don’t forget everything we do is evidence based, we need the science to stack up! Here […]

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  • edmund sonuga-barke

    From punk rock to academic heavyweight

    While at university Edmund became fascinated by behaviourist approaches to psychology which bring together philosophy, methodology and psychological theory.

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    CAMH team wishes to say thank you, and best wishes, to Professor Jane Barlow

    Jane joined CAMH team as editor in 2012 and took over as Editor-in-Chief in 2016. She is stepping down from her role in September 2018. CAMH has grown in strength under her leadership – gaining in downloads and altmetric scores and also has seen introduction of ‘narrative matters’ – academic essay on health humanities with special relevance to child and adolescent mental health. CAMH is now looking to recruit a new Editor-in-Chief.

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  • How does 22q11.2 deletion syndrome impact on sleep and mental health?

    Anne Lawlor, Co-Founder and Chairperson of 22q11 Ireland, guest blogs on the impact of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome on sleep and mental health.

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  • PAPYRUS – working for prevention of suicide in young people

    Every year many thousands more attempt or contemplate suicide, harm themselves or suffer alone, afraid to speak openly about how they are feeling. PAPYRUS strongly believes that many young suicides are preventable.

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  • Place children and young people at the heart of the strategy – A recent call by a joint UK Select Committee

    In their recent 1st joint Select Committee report, May 2018, the Education, Health and Social Care Committees call upon the government to take a stronger stance on child and adolescent mental health and to join up the appropriate services in a way that places children and young people at the heart of its strategy.

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