• Gendered Intelligence – helping young trans people

    Guest blog from Dr Jay Stewart MBE, CEO and Co-founder of Gendered Intelligence. Gendered Intelligence specialises in supporting young trans and gender questioning people between the ages of 8 and 30.

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  • Self image estimations impact on mental health

    Our overall estimation of “self image” is thought to be based on various parameters, such as perceptions of body image, mental function and social attitude. Now, a study by Maria Di Blasi and colleagues has investigated the extent by which these different parameters can influence psychological well-being.

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  • Elevated anxiety risk in sexual minority adolescents

    Adolescents that are not exclusively heterosexual (“sexual minority”) are at an increased risk of developing an anxiety disorder compared to their heterosexual counterparts, according to recent data from a prospective birth cohort study.

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  • Rumination affects mother–infant interactions

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  • JCPP Editorial - What is depression?

    JCPP Annual Research Review

    Free access to the articles included in the JCPP Annual Research Review, “Reimagining the environment in developmental psychopathology: from molecules to effective treatments”, until June 2018.

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    Talking therapies and adapting for autism

    Dr Ann Ozsivadjian is a clinical psychologist who specialises in making talking therapies work for children with autism. Her job at Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, was created at the request of the parents of autistic children, who were having trouble with conventional talking therapies. “Accessing therapy can be […]

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  • How research on cyberbullying has developed

    Prof. Peter K. Smith, Goldsmiths, University of London, England
    The topic of cyberbullying is often in the media, because of the distress and harm it can cause. There have been cases where it appears to have contributed significantly to tragic outcomes such as suicide (Livingstone & Smith, 2014).

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  • mHealth ineffective for depression prevention

    A universal cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-based mobile messaging programme (MEMO CBT) designed to prevent teenage onset depression provides no clinical benefit, according to results of a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

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  • Changing perceptions on technological therapy

    Educating parents in computer-based therapies for youths with mental health disorders may improve uptake of this therapeutic modality by affected families.

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  • In Conversation… Psychosis – Professor Stephen Scott with Sir Robin Murray – Free webcast

    ACAMH Chair, Professor Stephen Scott talks to Professor Sir Robin Murray about his research into the causes of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and developing better treatments for these disorders.

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