Psychotherapies

  • Cortical thickness can differentiate conduct disorder subtypes

    A study by Graeme Fairchild and colleagues has used a neuroimaging approach to compare the structural organization (or “covariance”) of brain regions between youths with different subtypes of conduct disorder (CD) and healthy controls (HC).

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  • Parenting practices that support the sensation-seeking child

    Sensation-seeking is a personality trait of people who go after varied, novel, complex and intense situations and experiences. Sensation-seekers are even willing to take risks in the pursuit of such experiences. Until now, research has primarily focused on how sensation seeking relates to the development of undesirable behaviours, including drug and alcohol abuse, high risk sexual behaviours (like unprotected sex or having multiple partners), gambling and delinquency.

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  • Psychological interventions have a small but significant effect in young children with conduct disorder

    In 2017, Mireille Bakker and colleagues performed a systematic review and meta-analysis for the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, of the currently available psychological treatments for children and adolescents with conduct disorder problems. Here, we summarise the researcher’s key findings and the potential clinical implications for this field.

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  • In Conversation… OCD

    Dr Amita Jassi & Dr Gazal Jones talk to freelance journalist Jo Carlowe about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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  • Dr. Dennis Ougrin

    CAMH Editorial: Volume 24, Issue 1, February 2019

    The way I see it is that CAMH should continue to grow to become one of the leading sources for clinically relevant knowledge worldwide. I would like you, our readers, to think of CAMH whenever you need clinical advice.

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  • PTSD edition

    Trauma can occur in many forms from single exposure to a life-threatening or fear-inducing event, to sustained trauma ranging from neglect, other abuses, famine or war. All of which can present in clinical practice.

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  • Child anxiety could be factor in school absences, research concludes

    New research has concluded that anxiety can be a factor in poor school attendance among children and young people.

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  • Mental health needs among young refugee populations

    How do we effectively respond to the mental health and well-being needs of young unaccompanied refugees and asylum seekers living in Bristol and beyond?  Co-produced by ACAMH, Creative Youth Network, Art Refuge UK Takeaways and learning points Better understand the cultural, social and mental health needs of young unaccompanied refugees and asylum seekers, and how […]

    Event type
    Day Conference
    Location
    Bristol
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  • Sleep and Mental Health

    Sleep difficulties are common in children and adolescents, especially in some high-risk groups, such as young people with developmental difficulties or mental health problems. Clinicians working in paediatric or child mental health settings need an understanding of sleep disorders. It is important to know how sleep disturbance impacts on a young person’s physical and cognitive […]

    Event type
    Conference
    Location
    Edinburgh
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  • CAMH journal – why you should get involved

    Dr Dennis Ougrin, Editor in Chief of the Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) journal and Dr Bernadka Dubicka‏, Deputy Editor in Chief, discuss the future of CAMH and why you should submit papers for consideration.

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