Dimensions of cognition, behaviour, and mental health in struggling learners: A spotlight on girls

Bringing you some selected Open Access journal papers from our portfolio; The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (JCPP), Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal (CAMH), and JCPP Advances.

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Open Access paper from our JCPP Advances journal

Background – “Fewer girls than boys are identified as struggling at school for suspected problems in attention, learning and/or memory. The objectives of this study were to: i) identify dimensions of cognition, behaviour and mental health in a unique transdiagnostic sample of struggling learners; ii) test whether these constructs were equivalent for boys and girls, and; iii) compare their performance across the dimensions.”

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Authors: Jacalyn Guy, Silvana Mareva, Grace Franckel, the CALM Team, Joni Holmes

First published: 11 October 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jcv2.12082

Jacalyn Guy (PhD) is a Kids Brain Health Network-Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance policy fellow, and formerly a MITACS-KBHN fellow. She works as a postdoctoral research associate at the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, U.K.

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