The European clinical guidelines for Tourette Syndrome suggest that behavioural therapies (BT) are ‘first line treatments for tics for both children and adults’. However, according to Dr Tara Murphy and Dr Seonaid Anderson and colleagues, a barrier to delivering this in the UK is a lack of access to specialised psychologists and therapists.Read more
Improvements of adolescent psychopathology after insomnia treatment: Results from a randomized controlled trial over one year.
Many adolescents experience sleep problems, which can be caused by hormonal changes during puberty, and social changes with increasing complexity of daily life while growing up.Read more
Poor sleep seems to be associated with antisocial and criminal behaviour, but the longitudinal nature of this relationship is unclear.Read more
Napping is at least as important, if not more so, than night-time sleep when it comes to vocabulary learning in early childhood. Find out why.Read more