• 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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  • Can this app help autistic people with anxiety?

    Available on the Apple App Store today, Molehill Mountain is the first evidence-led smartphone app aiming to help autistic adults understand and self-manage their own anxiety. The app has been developed by UK research charity Autistica and researchers at King’s College London with input from autistic people. 

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    Talking therapies and adapting for autism

    Dr Ann Ozsivadjian is a clinical psychologist who specialises in making talking therapies work for children with autism. Her job at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, was created at the request of the parents of autistic children, who were having trouble with conventional talking therapies. “Accessing therapy can be […]

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  • JCPP Editorial - What is depression?

    JCPP Editorial: Volume 58, Issue 11, November 2017

    “Minding the gap – research on sexual minority and gender nonconforming children and adolescents” by Charles H. Zeanah & Myo Thwin Myint

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  • Jacob People

    What is happening to me?

    That is what I always asked myself as a 12-year-old student while facing my first few years at secondary school. A younger Jacob was lost, struggling so much academically and constantly feeling like a failure. I felt like no matter how hard I tried, I was and will never ever be good enough.

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  • How mindfulness and self-affirmations helped me with my anxiety and depression

    Jake Cole on how can we better understand and utilise mindfulness and self-affirmations to help young people with anxiety and/or depression.

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    CAMH – Volume 22, Issue 2, May 2017 – Is emotional lability a marker for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and aggression symptoms in preschoolers?

    Jenna Maire, Cédric Galéra, Eric Meyer, Julie Salla and Grégory Michel

    Emotional lability (EL) is frequent in school-aged children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and is associated with more frequent comorbidities and more severe impairment. However, little research has investigated the association between EL, ADHD and comorbid symptoms in preschoolers.

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