A thinner cortex predicts a better response to CBT
Research on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify neural markers that might predict a child’s response to treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).Read more
Female pioneers: Kathy Sylva OBE on educational psychologist and psychoanalyst Susan Isaacs CBE
To celebrate International Women’s Day, three ACAMH luminaries shine the spotlight on the female pioneers of child and adolescent psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis, they most admire. “Susan Isaacs made a major contribution to our understanding of child development, yet is very little known, and I want to keep her memory alive.”Read more
Female pioneers: Dr. Gordana Milavić on consultant child psychiatrist, Dr. Eva Frommer
To celebrate International Women’s Day, three ACAMH luminaries shine the spotlight on the female pioneers of child and adolescent psychology, psychiatry and psychoanalysis, they most admire. “…a true pioneer in recognising that children and young people can suffer with depressive disorders and was the first one to do research in this area,”Read more
Assessing and treating anxiety disorders: does one size really fit all?
Researchers first describe how anxiety disorders might develop and be maintained, and then focus on the various assessment and treatment considerations for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders.Read more
How autism presents differently in girls – Episode 3 ‘Autism, a parents guide’ with Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian and Dr. Marianna Murin
Discussion of the prevalence of autism in girls and the challenges faced. Whether girls get treated differently to boys and what interventions and support are most beneficial.Read more
Digital Interventions for Children and Young People
There are many different digital technologies that can be used at different points in a person’s life, from mental health promotion and prevention through to treatment and subsequent self-management.Read more
Adolescent mental health resilience after childhood adversity
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Most cited CAMH paper #1 of 25: Systematic Review of Evidence and Treatment Approaches: Psychosocial and Mental Health Care for Children in War
Mark J.D. Jordans, Wietse A. Tol, Ivan H. Komproe, Joop V.T.M. De Jong.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Most descriptive papers lack a comprehensive presentation of treatment modalities and either report single interventions or are limited to position statements.
Most cited CAMH paper joint #3 of 25: The contribution of mindfulness‐based therapies for children and families and proposed conceptual integration
Paul H. Harnett, Sharon Dawe.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Understanding the mechanisms of change is important in the future development of mindfulness‐based family interventions
Most cited CAMH paper joint #5 of 25: Parental Report of Infant Language Skills: A Review of the Development and Application of the Communicative Development Inventories
James Law, Penny Roy.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Although they (CDIs) are versatile, efficient and valid, they should not be considered a panacea for child language assessment and particularly for predicting persistent language delay.