Digital Interventions

Digital interventions are accessed, and inputted from patients in the form of a computer/web-based program or mobile phoned-based app.

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    Pleasures and pitfalls of technology

    In this event, organised by the Devon and Cornwall Branch we will hear from a selection of speakers and explore how technology can be beneficial for young people’s mental health and how issues with technology could be mitigated.

    Event type
    Webinar
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • JCPP Editorial: Volume 64, Issue 09, September 2023

    Editorial: “Generative artificial intelligence and the ecology of human development” by Carlo Schuengel and Alastair van Heerden

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  • Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry (JCPP)

    Associations of screen use with cognitive development in early childhood: the ELFE birth cohort

    Open Access paper from the JCPP – ‘Our study found weak associations of screen use with cognition after controlling for sociodemographic and children’s birth factors and lifestyle confounders, and suggests that the context of screen use matters, not solely screen time, in children’s cognitive development.’ Shuai Yang et al.

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    Little Treatments, BIG effects: Conversation on Single-Session Interventions

    Bookings closed. If you’ve ever wanted mental health support but haven’t been able to get it, you are not alone. There’s an urgent need for new ideas and pathways to help people health. Hear about single session interventions from Dr. Jessica Schleider (pic), Associate Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, and Dr. Maria Loades, Senior Lecturer/Clinical Tutor for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at the University of Bath

    Event type
    Live Stream
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Zoë Haime

    Engaging Young People in Conversations Exploring the Impact of Their Online Use on Mental Health

    Young people have better access to the internet than ever before, with those under 18 accounting for one in three internet users globally. Recently, The Royal College of the Psychiatrists in the UK advised that social media and online use should be considered in assessing risk of all young people they meet. However, it is currently unclear whether this advice has been implemented in practice.

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  • Maria Loades

    Single Session Interventions: Expanding Current Provision and Improving Early Access

    In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Maria Loades discusses her co-authored Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) journal paper ‘Technology Matters: Online, self-help single session interventions could expand current provision, improving early access to help for young people with depression symptoms, including minority groups’.

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  • Maria Loades

    Technology Matters: Online, self-help single session interventions could expand current provision, improving early access to help for young people with depression symptoms, including minority groups

    Open Access paper from the CAMH journal – ‘Current mental health service provision for young people was primarily designed based on an assumption of repeat attendance to enable access to interventions. This applies to in-person therapy and, in recent years, digitally provided apps and programmes. Yet, discontinuation after only one or two attendances or uses is a common problem. However, there is a different model, which is intentionally designing provision without assuming repeat attendance, that is, single session interventions.’ Maria E. Loades (pic) and Jessica L. Schleider

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  • Ahmet Metin

    Cyberbullying Among Adolescents: Coping Strategies and Cyberbullying Perpetration

    In this Papers Podcast, Ahmet Metin and Eyüp Sabır Erbiçer discuss their co-authored CAMH paper ‘Cyberbullying among adolescents in Turkey: the relationship between coping strategies and cyberbullying perpetration’.

    This paper was published in the CAMH 2023 Special Issue ‘Technology and Mental Health for Children and Adolescents: Pros and Cons’.

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    CAMH 2023 Lecture recording

    The CAMH 2023 Lecture featured a series of lectures from leading researchers, academics and practitioners on key topics in the field of child and adolescent mental health.

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  • Dr. Bernadka Dubicka

    Professor Bernadka Dubicka – Editor in Chief

    Editor in Chief, Bernadka qualified in medicine and psychology at the University of London, completing child psychiatry training and her thesis in adolescent depression at the University of Manchester. She is the chief investigator of the National Institute of Health Research multi-site BAY trial of web-based Behavioural Activation in young people with depression (2022-26).

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