Research Digests

  • Self-Harm: The Parent’s View

    Though it is not always openly discussed, the impact self-harm has on the individual and their family, can be very distressing. For someone to recover from ‘rock-bottom’ requires support, with family being an obvious source. It makes sense that the pillars of this support system, parents in most cases, feel equipped to support their child in recovering from such an experience. Saying this, there is little research on parents’ perspective of care following self-harm.

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  • Gender identity and children with autism spectrum disorder

    Consultant Psychiatrist Ruth Bevan introduces Gender Dysphoria and Gender Identity Disorder and discusses the assessment and treatment of Gender Identity Disorder in people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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