The Bridge

  • Conduct Disorders and Aggression edition

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  • PTSD edition

    Trauma can occur in many forms from single exposure to a life-threatening or fear-inducing event, to sustained trauma ranging from neglect, other abuses, famine or war. All of which can present in clinical practice.

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  • Tourette Syndrome edition

    Welcome to the February 2019 edition of The Bridge. The focus of this edition is Tourette Syndrome, a condition, which has much stigma attached, stereotyped views by society about what it means and a lack of national clinical guidance.

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  • Sleep Edition

    This edition of The Bridge concentrates on sleep, a poignant reminder that I am editing this on a 6am train to London having shortened my own sleep cycle and feeling rather sleep deprived on this dark winter morning.

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  • Anxiety Edition – foreword by Dr Mark Lovell

    This edition of The Bridge covers the topic of anxiety. Owing to anxiety being common, with all of us experiencing a state of anxiety at some time and many also having trait anxiety, it is no surprise that ACAMH’s two main academic outputs the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Mental Health contain some good quality research on anxiety advancing our knowledge of the science and evidence based practice.

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  • ‘Neurodevelopmental Disorders’ – Foreword from Guest Editor Dr Mark Lovell

    This edition of The Bridge concentrates on Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Research, particularly on treatments in children within the neurodevelopmental arenas is limited and in many ways behind general mental health research for children or adults.

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  • ‘Forensics in Children and Adolescents’ – Foreword from Guest Editor Dr Mark Lovell

    Welcome to this edition of The Bridge which focuses on ‘Forensics in Children and Adolescents’.

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    Depression – Foreword from the Editor

    Welcome to this edition of The Bridge which focuses on depression.

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  • Eating disorders – Foreword from the Editor

    Welcome to this edition of The Bridge which focuses on eating disorders.

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  • Self-Harm & Suicide Issue – Foreword from the Editor

    As a clinician, it certainly does feel that more and more young people are being referred, following self harm or with suicidal ideas, to the CAMHS service I work in. This nationwide increase in numbers is acknowledged in recent government reports, which are summarised in this edition.

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