Depression in Autism and ADHD: What do we know?
In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, Dr. Lucy Livingston provides insight into the comorbidity of Depression in Attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Autism.
Lucy will be presenting a talk on the same topic, entitled ‘Depression in Autism and ADHD: What do We Know?’, at the JCPP Advances 2023 Lecture series ‘What the research tells us; Anxiety, Neurodiversity, Suicide, and Genetics’ on 11 May 2023.Read more
Depression: Identifying and Supporting Children and Young People (recording)
This webinar covers an especially important topic, particularly following the pandemic, as children may struggle to articulate how they are feeling, and parents/teachers may not know how to approach the child.Read more
Age-related differences in social media use, online social support, and depressive symptoms in adolescents and emerging adults
Paper from the CAMH journal – ‘Using a cross-sectional sample of participants aged 14–22 years, we examined (a) linear and non-linear age-related changes in social media use and online social support and (b) age-related differences in the effects of social media use and online social support on depressive symptoms.’ Madison Politte-Corn et al.Read more
Association between depression diagnosis and educational attainment trajectories: an historical cohort study using linked data
Open Access paper from the JCPP – To understand the association between clinical depression and course of attainment, we aimed to investigate the attainment trajectories that are generally observed among a community sample of pupils, and test the hypothesis that depression diagnosis is associated with membership of lower or declining attainment trajectories. Alice Wickersham (pic) et al.Read more
Factors mitigating the harmful effects of intimate partner violence on adolescents’ depressive symptoms—A longitudinal birth cohort study
Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ‘This study assessed the extent to which positive experiences were associated with depressive symptoms among children with and without experience of intimate partner violence.’ Dawid Gondek et al.Read more
Impact of Maternal Depression on Offspring Depression in Emerging Adulthood
In this podcast, we are joined by Dr. Becca Lacey to discuss her JCPP paper ‘Testing lifecourse theories characterising associations between maternal depression and offspring depression in emerging adulthood: the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children’. Becca is the first author of the paper.Read more
Review: Digital experiences and their impact on the lives of adolescents with pre-existing anxiety, depression, eating and nonsuicidal self-injury conditions – a systematic review
Open Access paper from the CAMH journal 2023 Special Issue – “We review publications relating to anxiety, depression, eating disorders and nonsuicidal self-injury to identify common and condition-specific digital experiences and how these may be implicated in the origins and maintenance of these mental health conditions”. Katarzyna Kostyrka-Allchorne (pic) et al.Read more
Antidepressants for children and teenagers: what works?
Prescriptions for teenagers are rising. Research has found that the number of 12 to 17 year olds prescribed antidepressants more than doubled between 2005 and 2017. More recent information suggests that prescriptions have continued to increase, especially during the pandemic.Read more
Machine Learning: Predicting Early Outcomes of Antidepressants in Children
In this podcast, we are joined by Dr. Paul Croarkin and Dr. Arjun Athreya to discuss their co-authored JCPP paper ‘Evidence for machine learning guided early prediction of acute outcomes in the treatment of depressed children and adolescents with antidepressants’.Read more
Transmission of Experiences of Racism, Anxiety, and Depression in Families
In this podcast, we are joined by student researchers Hannah Abdalla, Malaika Okundi, and Carl Simela to discuss the TRADE project, which stands for Transmission of experiences of Racism, Anxiety, and Depression in families.Read more