• Can we diagnose mental disorders in children? A large-scale assessment of machine learning on structural neuroimaging of 6916 children in the adolescent brain cognitive development study

    Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ‘Prediction of mental disorders based on neuroimaging is an emerging area of research with promising first results in adults. However, research on the unique demographic of children is underrepresented and it is doubtful whether findings obtained on adults can be transferred to children’. Richard Gaus (pic), Sebastian Pölsterl et al.

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  • Ahmet Metin

    Cyberbullying Among Adolescents: Coping Strategies and Cyberbullying Perpetration

    In this Papers Podcast, Ahmet Metin and Eyüp Sabır Erbiçer discuss their co-authored CAMH paper ‘Cyberbullying among adolescents in Turkey: the relationship between coping strategies and cyberbullying perpetration’.

    This paper was published in the CAMH 2023 Special Issue ‘Technology and Mental Health for Children and Adolescents: Pros and Cons’.

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  • Co-development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autistic trait trajectories from childhood to early adulthood

    Open Access paper from the JCPP – ‘Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism, defined as traits or disorders, commonly co-occur. Developmental trajectories of ADHD and autistic traits both show heterogeneity in onset and course, but little is known about how symptom trajectories co-develop into adulthood.’ Amy Shakeshaft (pic) et al.

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  • Janna Metzler

    Supporting Children, Adolescents, and Families Impacted by Conflict and Forced Displacement

    In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, Dr. Janna Metzler discusses establishing an evidence-base for programmes used to support children and families impacted by conflict and forced displacement.

    There is also a discussion on Janna’s recent JCPP paper ‘Improving adolescent mental health and protection in humanitarian settings: longitudinal findings from a multi-arm randomized controlled trial of child-friendly spaces among South Sudanese refugees in Uganda’.

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  • Dr. Vicky Powell

    Following the children of depressed parents from childhood to adult life: A focus on mood and anxiety disorders

    Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ‘While it is known that depression in a parent increases risk for offspring depression and anxiety, there are relatively few prospective longitudinal studies following the offspring of depressed parents across the transition from adolescence into adulthood – a key period of risk.’ Victoria Powell (pic) et al.

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  • Dr. Hiran Thabrew

    Dr. Hiran Thabrew

    Dr Hiran Thabrew is a Child Psychiatrist and Paediatrician. He is Director of Te Ara Hāro, a centre for infant, child and adolescent mental health at the University of Auckland and a member of the Consult Liaison Team at Starship Children’s Hospital.

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  • Dr. Gonzalo Salazar de Pablo

    Dr. Gonzalo Salazar de Pablo

    Dr. Salazar de Pablo is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London. He also works as an honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. Gonzalo is in the Board of Directors of the Spanish Society of Psychiatry and Mental Health and he is one of the joint editors of CAMH.

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  • Professor Michael Kaess

    Michael Kaess is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Bern as well as the Director of the University Hospital of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bern in Switzerland. Professor Kaess is a Joint Editor of CAMH. 

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  • Professor Lina Gega

    Lina Gega is Professor of Mental Health at the University of York and Honorary Nurse Consultant at Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust, with a PhD in Health Services Research from the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. She is a Joint Editor of CAMH.

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  • Tycho Dekkers

    Dr. Tycho Dekkers

    Dr. Dekkers is a senior researcher at the Accare Child Study Center and the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands. He also works as a licensed therapist and coordinator of the ADHD team at Levvel, Academic Center for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Specialized Youthcare in Amsterdam. He is a Joint Editor of CAMH.

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