Cognitive Training

  • Prof. Angelica Ronald

    JCPP Editorial: Volume 60, Issue 05, May 2019

    “The psychopathology p factor: will it revolutionise the science and practice of child and adolescent psychiatry?” by Angelica Ronald

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  • Dr. Anula Nikapota

    Dr Anula Nikapota – R.I.P.

    It is with great sadness that I have to inform you Dr Anula Nikapota died on 4 April, suddenly while on holiday with her family. We are very shocked by her sudden death. Many of us will remember Anula for her many accomplishments for ACAMH on top of her great expertise clinically and educationally.

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  • In conversation… Sleep and mental health with Dr. Faith Orchard

    Does it make a difference if children are larks or owls? At what point should we be concerned about sleep problems? What is the knock-on effect of poor sleep on social factors? All this and more with Dr. Faith Orchard.

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  • Working memory deficits may compromise cognitive flexibility in OCD

    Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterised by recurrent intrusive thoughts and/or behaviours. These traits imply deficits in cognitive flexibility in affected patients, but it is unclear at what stage of information processing these deficits might emerge. To address this question, Nicole Wolff and colleagues asked 25 adolescents with OCD and 25 matched healthy controls to complete a computer-based task switching paradigm.

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  • Cognitive flexibility in OCD: challenging the paradigm

    Data from a new study by Nicole Wolff and colleagues suggest that cognitive flexibility can be better in children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) than typically developing controls.

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  • Dysregulation profile risk may be identified in infancy

    The “dysregulation profile” (DP) describes a child psychopathology construct that measures broad-based, generalised emotional and behavioural dysregulation using the Child Behaviour Checklist

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  • Professor Andrea Danese

    In conversation… Professor Andrea Danese discusses Trauma

    Andrea discusses the impact trauma has on the child, the Topic Guide on Trauma he wrote with Dr Patrick Smith for ACAMH. He also talks about the recent paper in The Lancet ‘The epidemiology of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder in a representative cohort of young people in England and Wales’ Lewis, S J et al, and its findings.

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  • What is the effect of post-institutionalisation? A research digest

    Research digest on DePasquale, Donzella and Gunnar’s (2018) study, which was published JCPP ‘Pubertal recalibration of cortisol reactivity following early life stress: a cross‐sectional analysis’.

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  • Dr Arnon Bentovim

    In Conversation… Dr Arnon Bentovim

    Dr Arnon Bentovim, Child and Family Psychiatrist, and founder the Child and Family Practice, talks about child and family training to develop and train evidence-based approaches to assessment, analysis, and intervention.

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  • Eric Taylor

    Professor Eric Taylor – JCPP: Translating science to practice

    Recorded lecture from Eric Taylor, at the Wellcome Collection, celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

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