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Childhood Trauma and Psychosis in a Prospective Cohort Study: Cause, Effect, and Directionality

Robust data linking trauma and psychosis.
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Effectiveness of the Mindfulness in Schools Programme: non-randomised controlled feasibility study

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small study, and the control is no treatment at all (better would be some other psychosocial intervention), but the message is that universal approaches can help. 

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Can psychosocial treatments be used effectively to treat disruptive behaviour problems in young children? - The Mental Elf

Can psychosocial treatments be used effectively to treat disruptive behaviour problems in young children? - The Mental Elf | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
Jennifer Lau writes her debut blog for the Mental Elf about psychosocial treatment efficacy for disruptive behavior problems in very young children
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A very clear summary of a timely meta-analysis. The challenge is maintaining research-standard psychosocial intervention in the real world

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Beyond madness: a modern approach to hearing voices

Beyond madness: a modern approach to hearing voices | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
Interesting piece pointing out the frequency of voice-hearing. Very common in childhood, also.
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What Should Doctors Do When They Don't Know What to Do

The difficulty accepting uncertainty is just as strong today as it ever has been. It leads now to excessive testing, quack treatments, and blaming the patient.

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We have always been modern, and it has often scared us

We have always been modern, and it has often scared us | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
Worries about the pace of life and the effect of new technologies are nothing new, writes Rebekah Higgitt
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Association between maternal use of folic acid suppleme... [JAMA. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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This is, potentially, very important- early folic acid to be encouraged!

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The role of siblings in children’s mental health - The Mental Elf

The role of siblings in children’s mental health - The Mental Elf | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
A new Dutch meta-analysis about the sibling relationship; “one of the most neglected relationships in psychological research and practice”
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Clear report on a really important meta-analysis: recommended

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Neglect may be as harmful as physical and emotional abuse, according to new systematic review » The Mental Elf

Neglect may be as harmful as physical and emotional abuse, according to new systematic review » The Mental Elf | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it

This research in PLoS Medicine emphasises the need for preventive strategies and for making such prevention a political priority globally

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Harsh discipline makes aggressive children worse

Harsh discipline makes aggressive children worse | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
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Really tough area to research but revealing nonetheless

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Being Bullied During Childhood and the Prospective Pathways to Self-Harm in Late Adolescence

Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Volume 52, Issue 6, Pages 608-618.e2, June 2013, Authors:Suzet Tanya Lereya, Ph.D.; Catherine Winsper, Ph.D.; Jon Heron, Ph.D.; Glyn Lewis, Ph.D.; David Gunnell, D.Sc.; Helen L.
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One could argue till the cows come home about causation- point is that bullied child need effective monitoring in schools for later MH problems

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Inpatient Characteristics of the Child Admitted With Chronic Pain

Inpatient Characteristics of the Child Admitted With Chronic Pain | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
Characteristics of inpatient children with chronic pain: female, 13, abdominal pain
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Children’s cognitive abilities relatively unaffected by having working mothers, latest analysis shows - Centre for Longitudinal Studies

Children’s literacy, maths ability and behaviour are not on average harmed if their mothers go out to work during the first years of their lives, a leading researcher said today.
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Phew!

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Prescribing antipsychotics for children and adolescents

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Great review from 2010, takes a critical look at this tempting class of drugs..

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Impulsive adolescents more likely to drink heavily - University of Liverpool News

Impulsive adolescents more likely to drink heavily - University of Liverpool News | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have shown that young people who show impulsive tendencies are more prone to drinking heavily at an early age
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My 12 Best Tips on Psychiatric Diagnosis

My 12 Best Tips on Psychiatric Diagnosis | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
There will be increasing pressure to diagnose in future, so keep these in mind!
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The application of motivational interviewing techniques for engaging "resistant" families - Child Family Community Australia

The application of motivational interviewing techniques for engaging "resistant" families - Child Family Community Australia | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
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Very good and clear review on Motivational Interviewing- useful for everyone who works with families.

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Children born through reproductiv... [J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013] - PubMed - NCBI

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fascinating paper demonstrating the two-way nature of adjutsment and attachment, and that the process starts ante-natally.

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Can breastfeeding protect against ADHD?

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This paper fails to take socio-economic confounders into account, and in any case, parental divorce is found to be more powerful that bottlefeeding as a predictor. I don't think it adds much.

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Do iPads and electric lights disturb sleep? - Health News - NHS Choices

Do iPads and electric lights disturb sleep? - Health News - NHS Choices | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
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I think that they do, especially at sleep initiation. This opinion piece draws on a rich evidence base to raise some issues around this.

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Depression in paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome -- Bould et al. -- Archives of Disease in Childhood

Depression in paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome -- Bould et al. -- Archives of Disease in Childhood | Paediatric Mental Health | Scoop.it
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I've blogged about this at http://blogs.bmj.com/adc/2013/06/02/guest-blog-depression-in-paediatric-chronic-fatigue-syndrome/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

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