• Dr. Megan Gunnar

    Megan R. Gunnar is currently a Professor of Developmental Psychology at the Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota.  She is a Specialist Subject Editor of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

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  • Professor Tineke Oldehinkel

    Professor Tineke Oldehinkel

    Tineke Oldehinkel is professor of Lifecourse Epidemiology of Common Mental Disorders at the University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands, director of the Interdisciplinary Center Psychopathology and Emotion Regulation, and principal investigator of the longitudinal cohort study TRAILS (Tracking Adolescents’ Individual Lives Survey).

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  • Professor Angelica Ronald

    Angelica Ronald is joint editor of JCPP, handling approximately 40 manuscripts each year. She is Professor of Psychology and Genetics at Birkbeck, University of London, where she runs the Genes Environment Lifespan laboratory.

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  • Dr. Trudie Rossouw

    In Conversation… Dr. Trudie Roussow

    In this podcast, Dr. Trudie Roussow discusses Mentalisation Based Treatment for adolescents (MBT-A), how it differs from MBT for adults, and how this type of intervention can be utilised for those who self-harm.

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  • Attachment and lived emotional experience of children and young people

    How does a person’s sense of safety, stability and sense of self-worth, impact on their development as an individual? What does the latest research on attachment theory tell us about this? How can we use this research and examples of clinical practice to help children and young people? Just some of the questions that we […]

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  • Suicide and Self-harm Edition Editorial

    The National Confidential Enquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health Annual Report (2018)  highlighted that suicide in the under 20’s is rising generally and that the number of suicides rises towards late teens.

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  • Prof. Lars Mehlum

    In Conversation… Suicide and Self-harm with Professor Lars Mehlum

    Lars discusses dialectical behaviour therapy for adolescents (DBT-A) as an intervention, his most recent paper in The JCPP, national strategies for suicide prevention and the latest clinical research.

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  • Bradley Peterson

    JCPP Editorial: Volume 60, Issue 09, September 2019

    “Common factors in the art of healing” by Bradley S. Peterson

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  • Help yourself (but get some support): meta-analysis of self-help interventions for children

    We know that poor mental health in childhood is associated with poorer quality of life, increased likelihood of having a mental health disorder in adulthood and poorer occupational and social outcomes. We also know that there are numerous effective interventions for mental health problems, with over 750 treatment protocols for evidence-based psychological treatments in children. However, demand for treatment outstrips supply.

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  • Cognitive processes mediate the post-traumatic stress trajectory in adolescents

    A new study has shown that cognitive processes shape the early reactions of children and adolescents to traumatic stressors, and mediate the transition to persistent and clinically significant post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS).

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