Parenting

  • Why it’s good to ban smacking

    I remember going to an international conference on child abuse and neglect many years ago and thinking before I went, that the UK was pretty far ahead in terms of the services we offer. I was shocked when one presentation went through some of the evidence on how smacking is related to physical abuse, and how many countries in the world allowed it.

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  • In Conversation… Professor Lucy Bowes on early life stress

    Professor Lucy Bowes, Magdalen College, University of Oxford, and Head of the oRANGE Lab, discusses her research on early life stress in relation to psychological and behavioural development, the impact of bullying in adolescents,  together with exciting developments with virtual reality.

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  • The Bridge front cover Parental Mental illness

    Parental Mental Illness Special Edition

    Welcome to The Bridge. In this edition we focus on parental mental illness and its effect on children. This is published in advance of the ACAMH conference “Parental Mental Illness – Supporting children and young people who live with a parent with a mental illness”.

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  • Juliette Kennedy

    Parental Mental Illness Edition Editorial

    In this edition we focus on parental mental illness and its effect on children. This is published in advance of the ACAMH conference “Parental Mental Illness – Supporting children and young people who live with a parent with a mental illness”.

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  • Summary of – Chapter: KidsTime Workshops: Strengthening resilience of children of parents with a mental illness

    Summary of a chapter in the book Family Therapy – New Intervention Programs And Researches. The chapter introduces children of parents with mental illness (COPMI) as a group and explains the risk factors and the impact of parental mental illness on children.

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  • Dr. Bernadka Dubicka

    CAMH Editorial: Volume 24, Issue 3, September 2019

    Screen time, social media and developing brains: a cause for good or corrupting young minds?

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  • Shaun Liverpool

    Power Up for Parents: A pilot study to enhance Shared Decision-Making in CAMH

    Worldwide, up to 20% of children and young people (CYP) suffer from a disabling mental disorder (World Health Organization, 2000, 2003). Be part of a study to test a web application (called Power Up for Parents or PUfP) to support parents and promote their involvement in CAMH decisions.

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  • Self-Perceptual Bias and Internalizing Symptoms: Implications for ADHD

    Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood neurodevelopmental disorder, affecting 5 – 7% of school-aged children.1 Given that many children with ADHD experience difficulty paying attention and managing impulsive behaviors, it is not surprising that children with ADHD often struggle with basic tasks, such as schoolwork, daily routines, and social interactions.

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  • Prof. Stephen Scott

    In Conversation…Parenting with Prof. Stephen Scott

    In this podcast, Professor Stephen Scott talks about using parenting as an intervention in young people’s mental health and future prospects.

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  • Identifying imaging biomarkers in the neonatal brain

    The past decade has seen great improvements in magnetic resonance imaging technologies, such that it is now possible to image the developing brain in utero. In 2018, Dafnis Batalle and colleagues compiled an Annual Research Review for the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, where they evaluated the current status of neuroimaging research in neonates and paediatrics to determine the origins of neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders.

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