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    Sleep

    Children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health also often struggle with their sleep. Indeed disrupted or altered sleep has been associated with most psychiatric disorders (Gregory & Sadeh, 2016). Although a range of sleep difficulties can co-occur with mental health problems, a common difficulty is insomnia. As such this guidance will primarily focus on difficulties with getting to sleep and staying asleep.

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  • September 2020 – The Bridge

    The month of September is a challenging time for young people, as they start a new school year. September 2020 will be particularly difficult for many, as they must also deal with the stresses of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing, as well as the effects of increasing financial pressures on families.

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  • Prof. Paramala J Santosh

    Prof. Paramala J Santosh ‘Mobile applications and wearable devices in assessing suicide risk’

    ACAMH members can now receive a CPD certificate for watching this recorded lecture. Simply email membership@acamh.org with the day and time you watch it, so we can check the analytics, and we’ll email you your certificate.

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  • Homelessness and its impact on children

    In the run up to Christmas, this article aims to outline previous research on the effects of homelessness and the potential solutions already outlined, as well as point towards future research and actions.

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  • Just what does a learning disability nurse do?

    ”As a clinical nurse specialist, and manager, there is no typical day.”- Julie Blackaby. “It is probably the liveliest and most exciting it has been since the advent of the NHS”- Noeleen Morritt.

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  • Coupled delta-beta wave activity might predict social anxiety in children

    Researchers from McMaster University, Canada, have examined whether individual differences in salivary cortisol levels at baseline and parent-reported social anxiety levels are associated with resting, coupled delta–beta frontal wave activity.

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  • Dr. Bernadka Dubicka

    Professor Bernadka Dubicka – Editor in Chief

    Editor in Chief, Bernadka qualified in medicine and psychology at the University of London, completing child psychiatry training and her thesis in adolescent depression at the University of Manchester. She is the chief investigator of the National Institute of Health Research multi-site BAY trial of web-based Behavioural Activation in young people with depression (2022-26).

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    Little Treatments, BIG effects: Conversation on Single-Session Interventions

    Bookings closed. If you’ve ever wanted mental health support but haven’t been able to get it, you are not alone. There’s an urgent need for new ideas and pathways to help people health. Hear about single session interventions from Dr. Jessica Schleider (pic), Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, and Dr. Maria Loades, Senior Lecturer/Clinical Tutor for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at the University of Bath

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  • teenager experiencing psychosis

    Psychosis; Schizophrenia, Hearing Voices, and the Language of ‘Madness’ – recording

    Delegates only currently have access to this. This webinar brings together current research, looks at understanding of the concept of psychosis, assessing and managing it, along with exploring the appropriateness of using diagnostic labels and the impact of language in mental healthcare.

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    CAMH 2023 Lecture

    FREE event. CAMH journal 2023 Lecture is a free webinar featuring a series of lectures from leading researchers, academics and practitioners on key topics in the field of child and adolescent mental health. We are delighted to have a keynote lecture from Professor Sir Michael Marmot. The event will be hosted by the CAMH journal Editor in Chief Professor Bernadka Dubicka.

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  • Dr. Nikhil Childhary

    Hunter-gatherer childhoods may offer clues to improving education and wellbeing in developed countries, Cambridge study argues

    Hunter-gatherers can help us understand the conditions that children may be psychologically adapted to because we lived as hunter-gatherers for 95% of our evolutionary history. And paying greater attention to hunter-gatherer childhoods may help economically developed countries improve education and wellbeing. JCPP Editorial from Dr Nikhil Chaudhary, and Dr Annie Swanepoel.

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