• Dr. Emma Francis

    Let’s Talk About the Need to Invest in Women Researchers and Leaders

    Every International Women’s Day, there is a call to retain talented women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields, with strategies and proposals often given by influential organisations such as the United Nations. These proposals aim to steer improvement in workplace cultures and environments, and champion equity in the opportunities available to women across fields. The theme of this year’s United Nations International Women’s Day is “Invest in women: Accelerate progress.” This blog discusses the leaky STEM pipeline with a focus on why we need to invest in women researchers, and sharing my own experiences as a woman pursing mental health research.

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  • Assistant Professor Rosanna Breaux

    #InspireInclusion: Addressing the Undue Service Burden Placed on Women Faculty in Psychology

    Psychology is often highlighted as a STEM field that has “overcome” the gender gap present in academia; while it is true that significant progress has been made in our field over the last 20 years, gender gaps still remain with regard to service responsibilities. This burden is one contributor to the well-established differences in publication and grant rates and the under-representation of women at the full professor level. This blog highlights literature on this topic and some strategies for overcoming this undue service burden.

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  • Kate Cooper

    Phenomenology of Gender Dysphoria in Autism

    In this ‘Papers Podcast’ episode, we are joined by Dr. Kate Cooper to discuss her JCPP paper ‘Phenomenology of gender dysphoria in autism: a multiperspective qualitative analysis’. Kate is the first author of the paper.

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  • Assistant Professor Akhgar Ghassabian

    CAMHS around the Campfire journal club – Adolescent gender diversity: sociodemographic correlates and mental health outcomes in the general population (recording)

    For this session we welcomed Assistant Professor Dr. Akhgar Ghassabian, Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, to discuss her JCPP paper ‘Adolescent gender diversity: sociodemographic correlates and mental health outcomes in the general population’.

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  • Is infant empathy linked with later externalizing problems?

    Until recently, it has been assumed that young infants cannot feel empathy for others.1 However, emerging data suggest that this might not actually be the case.2 Now, Yael Paz and colleagues have examined empathy development during the first years of life, analysing data from 165 infants involved in a longitudinal, prospective study.

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    Gender identity is not as simple as ABC(D)

    Alexandra Potter and colleagues in the USA have used data collected as part of the longitudinal Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) US cohort study to examine associations between diverse gender experiences and mental health.

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    Do sex differences affect ASD symptom severity scores?

    Researchers in the USA have investigated whether standard diagnostic assessments for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are biased against girls.

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    Gender Diversity Editorial

    Research Digest on gender diversity in children and young people. 

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  • Gender Diversity

    Research Digests about Gender Diversity, including anxiety risks, self-image and affirmative care.

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  • Helping young people in crisis: gender identity, personality problems, and complex trauma

    Helping young people in crisis: gender identity, personality problems, and complex trauma. The Jack Tizard Memorial Lecture and National Conference returns with a focus on vulnerability and resilience. About the speakers Self-harm in children and adolescents: a major health and social problem of our time Keith is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Centre for […]

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    National Conference
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