Cognitive Training


  • Responding to a Digital Generation

    Considering the impact of digital media on the mental health of young people, both positive and negative, and how we can support them. Key learning points Identify the issues young people face living in today’s digital world Lived experience of the impact of digital media with children and young people Understand the benefits and challenges […]

    Event type
    Conference
    Location
    Glasgow
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  • Abnormal visual fixation does not mediate deficits in emotion recognition in conduct disorder

    Studies have shown that conduct disorder (CD) is associated with impaired recognition of facial emotions1, but whether the cause of this deficit is due to difficulties with attention, interpretation and/or appraisal is unclear. Now, researchers at the Universities of Southampton and Bath have addressed this question.

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  • Aggression toward siblings during the preschool years: When does it become atypical?

    Most children grow up with siblings. During early childhood, siblings spend a great deal of time together and must navigate challenging situations such as sharing toys and parental attention, features that make conflict inevitable and often emotionally intense. 

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  • Comorbid anxiety disorder has a protective effect in conduct disorder

    The presence of comorbid anxiety disorders (ADs) counteracts the effects of conduct disorder (CD) on facial emotion recognition, according to new research by Roxana Short and colleagues.

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  • Parenting practices that support the sensation-seeking child

    Sensation-seeking is a personality trait of people who go after varied, novel, complex and intense situations and experiences. Sensation-seekers are even willing to take risks in the pursuit of such experiences. Until now, research has primarily focused on how sensation seeking relates to the development of undesirable behaviours, including drug and alcohol abuse, high risk sexual behaviours (like unprotected sex or having multiple partners), gambling and delinquency.

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  • Psychological interventions have a small but significant effect in young children with conduct disorder

    In 2017, Mireille Bakker and colleagues performed a systematic review and meta-analysis for the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, of the currently available psychological treatments for children and adolescents with conduct disorder problems. Here, we summarise the researcher’s key findings and the potential clinical implications for this field.

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  • In Conversation… OCD

    Dr Amita Jassi & Dr Gazal Jones talk to freelance journalist Jo Carlowe about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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  • Dr. Dennis Ougrin

    CAMH Editorial: Volume 24, Issue 1, February 2019

    The way I see it is that CAMH should continue to grow to become one of the leading sources for clinically relevant knowledge worldwide. I would like you, our readers, to think of CAMH whenever you need clinical advice.

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  • PTSD edition

    Trauma can occur in many forms from single exposure to a life-threatening or fear-inducing event, to sustained trauma ranging from neglect, other abuses, famine or war. All of which can present in clinical practice.

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  • Mental health needs among young refugee populations

    How do we effectively respond to the mental health and well-being needs of young unaccompanied refugees and asylum seekers living in Bristol and beyond?  Co-produced by ACAMH, Creative Youth Network, Art Refuge UK Takeaways and learning points Better understand the cultural, social and mental health needs of young unaccompanied refugees and asylum seekers, and how […]

    Event type
    Day Conference
    Location
    Bristol
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