ADHD (Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder)

  • Resilence Edition Editorial

    In this edition we bring together a number of papers that broadly discuss the theme of resilience and developing resilience through therapy.

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  • Self-Perceptual Bias and Internalizing Symptoms: Implications for ADHD

    Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood neurodevelopmental disorder, affecting 5 – 7% of school-aged children.1 Given that many children with ADHD experience difficulty paying attention and managing impulsive behaviors, it is not surprising that children with ADHD often struggle with basic tasks, such as schoolwork, daily routines, and social interactions.

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  • Assessment and diagnosis in children with neurodevelopmental problems

    This conference focusses on assessment and diagnosis in children with neurodevelopmental problems, and is delivered by ACAMH’s Neurodevelopmental Special Interest Group (SIG). Neurodevelopmental disorders are a neglected area of mental health practice, little mentioned in recent government policy documents. The evidence base is strong in theory but often hard to put into practice at the […]

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  • Neuroscientific insight can boost learning: neuro-fact or neuro-fiction?

    Earlier this year, Professor Michael Thomas and colleagues compiled an Annual Research Review for the JCPP, highlighting the contributions that neuroscience can make to understanding learning and classroom teaching. Here, we summarise their main findings, the current challenges to the field and the future of educational neuroscience.

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  • What does a CAMHS MDT need to know about the genetics of psychiatric disorder?

    Our knowledge of the genetics of psychiatric disorders has increased rapidly in recent years. Discover what has been learnt, focusing on some of the psychiatric disorders commonly seen in CAMHS, before going on to discuss how these findings may be relevant to clinical practice.

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  • Psychological resilience in young people

    Having spent a lot of time on a camp bed in a paediatric ward with young people and their families, some of whom were inpatients for weeks on end and facing huge physical challenges, it has made me wonder a great deal about the elements of psychological resilience in young people.

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  • Prof. Edmund Sonuga-Barke

    Professor Edmund Sonuga Barke & JCPP

    Edmund Sonuga Barke, Editor in Chief of JCPP, talks about the papers that influenced him, how JCPP maintains its quality, and what the future holds for JCPP.

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  • The experiences of healthcare transitions between child and adult services for young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a review of evidence

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterised by hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity. It affects around 5% of children, and can be a long term condition, with research showing that up to two thirds of young people with ADHD will continue to experience symptoms into adulthood. However, many young people with ongoing healthcare needs do not make the necessary transition from child to adult mental health services.

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  • In Conversation… Parenting – Prof. Judy Hutchings & Dr. Margiad Williams

    What is harsh parenting? What are the latest interventions? Plus what’s in the pipeline?
    All this and more detailed in this podcast with Prof. Judy Hutchings & Dr. Margiad Williams, both Bangor University.

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  • Reporting of depression symptoms in children with ADHD: do parents know best?

    ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by hyperactive-impulsiveness and inattention. ADHD often co-occurs with emotional disorders such as depression and anxiety. Depression in particular is prominent amongst adolescents with ADHD, and can be difficult to identify as it can have similar features both to ADHD itself and to some of the side effects of ADHD medication.

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