parental mental illness

  • Dr. Simona Skripkauskaite

    Changes in UK Parental Mental Health Symptoms Over the COVID-19 Pandemic

    In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Simona Skripkauskaite discusses her JCPP Advances paper ‘Changes in UK parental mental health symptoms over 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic’.

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  • Fiona Challacombe

    Paternal Perinatal Stress and its Impact on Infants and Children

    In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Fiona Challacombe discusses her JCPP paper ‘Paternal perinatal stress is associated with children’s emotional problems at 2 years’. Fiona is the first author of the paper.

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  • Victoria Powell

    Following the children of depressed parents from childhood to adult life: A focus on mood and anxiety disorders

    Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ‘While it is known that depression in a parent increases risk for offspring depression and anxiety, there are relatively few prospective longitudinal studies following the offspring of depressed parents across the transition from adolescence into adulthood – a key period of risk.’ Victoria Powell (pic) et al.

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  • Changes in UK parental mental health symptoms over 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Open Access paper from JCPP Advances – ‘The threats to health, associated restrictions and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been linked to increases in mental health difficulties for many. Parents, in particular, have experienced many challenges such as having to combine work with home-schooling their children and other caring responsibilities’. Simona Skripkauskaite (pic) et al.

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  • Professor Sinéad McGilloway

    The PRIMERA Project – Parental Mental Health and Family-Focused Interventions

    In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, Professor Sinéad McGilloway and Christine Mulligan provide valuable insight into the PRIMERA programme, which investigated how best to support young families experiencing parental mental illness.

    The PRIMERA project team won ACAMH’s prestigious Lionel Hersov Memorial Award in 2022.

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  • Dr. Hope Christie

    Harmful Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Parents and Carers

    In this podcast, we welcome Dr. Hope Christie to discuss her recently published JCPP Advances paper ‘Examining harmful impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and school closures on parents and carers in the United Kingdom: A rapid review’. Hope is the first author of the paper.

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  • How to cope - book cover

    How to Cope When Your Child Can’t: How parents can help themselves and each other – recording

    We were delighted to welcome a top class panel of speakers to give evidence based advice and a lived experience perspective to parents, teachers, and clinicians. We are joined by Ursula Saunders, Dr. Alice Welham, Professor Roz Shafran authors of new book How to Cope When Your Child Can’t. Also, we have the Charlie Waller Trust who are developing parent peer support as a crucial part of their work in addressing the mental health of children and young people. Offering evidence -based training and resources and using co-production with parents with lived experience, CWT’s community includes renowned authorities on adolescent psychology, childhood anxiety and depression.

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  • Emeritus Professor Jim Stevenson

    A digest of the published work of Michael Rutter

    A digest of the published work of Michael Rutter by Jim Stevenson, Emeritus Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, University of Southampton. Revised December 2021

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  • The Bridge front cover Parental Mental illness

    Parental Mental Illness Special Edition

    Welcome to The Bridge. In this edition we focus on parental mental illness and its effect on children. This is published in advance of the ACAMH conference “Parental Mental Illness – Supporting children and young people who live with a parent with a mental illness”.

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