• Professor Andrea Danese

    In conversation… Professor Andrea Danese discusses Trauma

    Andrea discusses the impact trauma has on the child, the Topic Guide on Trauma he wrote with Dr Patrick Smith for ACAMH. He also talks about the recent paper in The Lancet ‘The epidemiology of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder in a representative cohort of young people in England and Wales’ Lewis, S J et al, and its findings.

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  • Dr Arnon Bentovim

    In Conversation… Dr Arnon Bentovim

    Dr Arnon Bentovim, Child and Family Psychiatrist, and founder the Child and Family Practice, talks about child and family training to develop and train evidence-based approaches to assessment, analysis, and intervention.

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  • ‘To strive, to seek, to find’: A call for RCTs

    A randomised controlled trial (RCT) is widely held as the gold standard for clinical trials.

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  • Prof. Edmund Sonuga-Barke

    Professor Edmund Sonuga Barke – JCPP: The way we do the things we do

    Recorded lecture from Edmund Sonuga-Barke, at the Wellcome Collection, celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

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  • Responding to a Digital Generation

    Considering the impact of digital media on the mental health of young people, both positive and negative, and how we can support them. Key learning points Identify the issues young people face living in today’s digital world Lived experience of the impact of digital media with children and young people Understand the benefits and challenges […]

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  • Abnormal visual fixation does not mediate deficits in emotion recognition in conduct disorder

    Studies have shown that conduct disorder (CD) is associated with impaired recognition of facial emotions1, but whether the cause of this deficit is due to difficulties with attention, interpretation and/or appraisal is unclear. Now, researchers at the Universities of Southampton and Bath have addressed this question.

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  • Aggression toward siblings during the preschool years: When does it become atypical?

    Most children grow up with siblings. During early childhood, siblings spend a great deal of time together and must navigate challenging situations such as sharing toys and parental attention, features that make conflict inevitable and often emotionally intense. 

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  • Comorbid anxiety disorder has a protective effect in conduct disorder

    The presence of comorbid anxiety disorders (ADs) counteracts the effects of conduct disorder (CD) on facial emotion recognition, according to new research by Roxana Short and colleagues.

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  • 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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