Cognitive Training

  • 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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  • 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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  • ASD Masterclass – Adapted Therapy for Young People; CBT and Mindfulness approaches

    Mental health problems commonly co-occur with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and yet these problems often go untreated. This can be due to a number of factors including diagnostic overshadowing and difficulty recognising and assessing these problems. There is now good research evidence demonstrating the high prevalence rates – and sometimes atypical phenomenology – of mental […]

    Event type
    Masterclass
    Location
    Dublin
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  • Congratulations to Professor Tamsin Ford CBE

    We are delighted for ACAMH Board member, Professor Tamsin Ford who has been awarded a CBE for services to psychiatry.

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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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  • A theory of youth mental health recovery

    Mental health disorders have a negative impact on the individual, society and global economy. The prevalence of mental disorders is increasing in young people, and if unaddressed, research has shown that they may develop into severe and chronic illnesses. Despite this, research into youth mental health recovery is limited.

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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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  • JCPP Editorial: Volume 60, Issue 06, June 2019

    “Correlation and causation: to study causality in psychopathology” by Arne Lervåg

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  • Mood Disorders

    Fluctuations in mood to the extremities of feeling can have a negative effect on your general emotional state. These Mood Disorders can interfere with your ability to effectively function. At times the individual can be disproportionately sad, have feelings of emptiness or irritability, together with times of depression interchanging with periods of extreme happiness or […]

    Event type
    Day Conference
    Location
    Southampton
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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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