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ECAP November issue: Volume 27, Issue 11 - ESCAP

ECAP November issue: Volume 27, Issue 11 - ESCAP | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

This November issue has two insightful editorials, a review article and an ESCAP communication article on war-related adverse events in Syrian refugee children. Read the issue here.

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Majority of First Suicide Attempts in Youth Result in Death

Majority of First Suicide Attempts in Youth Result in Death | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
First suicide attempts in young people are more deadly than previously thought, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of...
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Bilimon Banke's curator insight, October 10, 3:08 PM
Some kids today don't think of suiside at a young age. Young people today see news on stuff, and they know not to do this. 
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ESCAP official journal: ECAP October, Volume 27, Issue 10  

ESCAP official journal: ECAP October, Volume 27, Issue 10   | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

This October issue continues with the focused issue theme with an editorial and systematic review highlighting the long-term negative impact of conduct disorder in adolescents and into adulthood.  

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Practicing Mindfulness Benefits Parents and Children

Practicing Mindfulness Benefits Parents and Children | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
According to a new study, practicing mindfulness can have beneficial effects on both parents and children. The study reports parents who practice mindfulness have better control of their emotions, which helps them to apply consistency and encourage their children. Children showed improvements in social skills and a decrease in negative behaviors when interacting with others.
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Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian

Thousands of autistic girls and women 'going undiagnosed' due to gender bias | Society | The Guardian | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Number of girls and women with the condition in UK may be vastly underestimated, leading neuroscientist says...
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Mental health issues in young people up sixfold in England since 1995 - The Guardian 

Mental health issues in young people up sixfold in England since 1995 - The Guardian  | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Proportion of four to 24-year-olds with mental health conditions rose to 4.8% in 2014...
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Similar Changes in the Brains of Patients with ADHD and Emotional Instability

Researchers report ADHD and conduct disorder exhibit similar, overlapping changes in the brain.
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Quarter of 14-year-old girls self-harm, study finds, amid warning of  'crisis in children's mental health'

One in four 14-year-old girls has self harmed, Children's Society research has found, as it finds girls are more unhappy than boys at school for the first time.
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First biomarker evidence of DDT-autism link: National birth cohort study finds DDT metabolites in the blood of pregnant women are associated with elevated odds of autism in offspring

A study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that elevated levels of a metabolite of the banned insecticide DDT in the blood of pregnant women are linked to increased risk for autism in the offspring.
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Individual training of parents is best for small children with ADHD

Individual training of parents is best for small children with ADHD | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
A major research project highlights that individual behavioral treatment and support for parents who have preschool children with ADHD is significantly better than what is currently routinely offered in Danish Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
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In Anorexia, Brain’s Reward Response To Taste Tied To High Anxiety

The brain’s response to taste stimuli is linked to high anxiety and a drive for thinness which could play a role in driving anorexia nervosa, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found.
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ECAP August issue - Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment

ECAP August issue - Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

The ECAP August issue is now online with an editorial by professor Michael Kaess on Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment. Read more. 

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Emotion coaching: Helping kids cope with negative feelings

Emotion coaching is the practice of talking with children about their feelings, and offering kids concrete strategies for coping with emotionally difficult situations. Does it help? Yes. Here's a review of the evidence, and tips for becoming a more effective emotion coach.
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World Mental Health Day 2018 curated collection | Springer Nature  

Read a curated collection of journal articles and book chapters on mental health from publishing imprints across Springer Nature.
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Child Abuse May Leave Molecular Scars on Victims

Child Abuse May Leave Molecular Scars on Victims | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Researchers identify distinctive methylation differences in 12 regions of the male genome between those who had faced abuse as children and those who did not. Scientists say the discovery of this biomarker could be used as a tool for criminal investigations into child abuse.
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Why Autistic Kids Get Lost in the Details

Why Autistic Kids Get Lost in the Details | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered how the brain chemical oxytocin affects our ability to separate important information from background noise.
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Childhood aggression and the co-occurrence of behavioural and emotional problems: results across ages 3–16 years from multiple raters in six cohorts in the EU-ACTION project

Childhood aggression and the co-occurrence of behavioural and emotional problems: results across ages 3–16 years from multiple raters in six cohorts in the EU-ACTION project | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

"Childhood aggression and its resulting consequences inflict a huge burden on affected children, their relatives, teachers, peers and society as a whole"

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Web Training for Parents Can Reduce Disruptive Behavior in Pre-K Kids

A new Finnish study finds that Internet- and telephone-assisted training for parents can be an effective approach for reducing disruptive behavior in children...
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September focused issue: Conduct Disorder and Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Adolescents - ESCAP

September focused issue: Conduct Disorder and Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Adolescents - ESCAP | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

ECAP September focused issue: Conduct Disorder & Aggressive Behaviour in Children & Adolescents. The guest editors select 9 original articles and 2 reviews to give insight into the latest research funded by an EU grant.

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Both Individual and Group Therapy Shown to Helps Kids with Tics

Involuntary stressful movements or sounds, called tics, can make life difficult for a child.New research finds that both group and individual therapy can be an...
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Girls have ADHD too – here's why we may be missing them

Being inattentive and unable to focus rather than disruptive means that ADHD in girls is going undiagnosed.
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ADHD by girls interesting article here ...

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Autism social interaction difficulties caused by poor synapse maturation | NCCR-Synapsy

Autism social interaction difficulties caused by poor synapse maturation | NCCR-Synapsy | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
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Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is a condition and it must be treated | Ann Robinson | Opinion | The Guardian

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is a condition and it must be treated | Ann Robinson | Opinion | The Guardian | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Britain is right to take a more cautious approach than the US, but we should be prepared to fund a range of treatments, says GP Ann Robinson...
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“Being united as a small community will deliver our services countrywide” - ESCAP interview  

Professor Nermina Kravic, the general secretary for the association for child and adolescent psychiatry in Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACAP BiH) gives the ESCAP community insight into the challenges and visions of the association and talks of their expertise
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Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mother's Gut

Researchers have successfully identified autism risk in young mice by examining their mother's microbiome during pregnancy. The study, which may offer the earliest detection of autism, could pave the way to developing preventative measures against forms of autism by altering the maternal diet and probiotic intake.
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