Anxiety disorders


  • The Challenge Model – anxious and vulnerable children

    Royal Free Hospital Children’s School (RFHCS) has been running a specific programme to address the needs of a cohort of anxious and vulnerable children for the last 4 years – many of whom exhibit signs of emotionally based school refusal. Featured in the TES – this ‘challenge’ model includes three elements agreed by students, namely: […]

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  • Professor Cathy Creswell

    Anxiety Disorders – Prof. Cathy Cresswell

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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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  • Professor Cathy Creswell

    In Conversation… Prof. Cathy Cresswell – Anxiety and ‘Emerging Minds’

    Cathy Cresswell, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford discusses anxiety and ‘Emerging Minds’ – action for child mental health.

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  • Dr. Jennifer Shields

    In Conversation… Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

    Dr. Jennifer Shields & Dr. Sarah Brown discuss Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), the most common preventable non-genetic cause of neurodevelopmental disorders in the UK.

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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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  • Suicide and self-harm in young people – Judy Dunn National Conference

    The prevalence of suicide and self-harm in children and adolescence is a subject we should all be concerned with. For the 2019 Judy Dunn National Conference we have gathered together the leading academics, clinicians, and researchers in fields of self-harm and suicide, plus those who have lived experience. Join us for the latest evidence-based research, […]

    Event type
    National Conference
    Location
    London
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  • The association between anxiety and poor school attendance

    School plays a key role in children’s development, and frequent absence from school increases the likelihood of a range of adverse outcomes in childhood and later life. This includes poor academic performance, social isolation, economic deprivation and unemployment in adulthood. There are many risk factors for frequent school absence, including factors related to the child and their family, school and community.

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  • Social connectedness and suicidal thoughts and behaviors among adolescents

    Suicide is a major public health concern claiming over 44,000 lives annually and ranking within the top 10 causes of death for the general population and the 2nd leading cause of death for those aged 15-24 years of age (though there is variation in this when examining causes by racial groups). 

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