Equipping young adolescents with wellbeing skills: does a universal, classroom-based CBT intervention promote positive mental health?

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Emily Hards and Maria Loades summarise a cluster randomised controlled trial exploring the effectiveness of universal process-based CBT for positive mental health in early adolescence.

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Checking compulsions in OCD: responsibility, probability and severity of harm #BABCP2022

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In her debut blog, Christine Purdon explores a model of checking compulsions in those with OCD, finding that severity and likelihood of harm are important. This research led by Adam Radomsky will be presented at the #BABCP2022 conference in London later this week.

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CBT for eating disorders: which approach works best for whom?

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Alice Potter reviews a trial of CBT for eating disorders, which finds that motivational work may be important for patients with initially low motivation and resistance to therapy.

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Brief, intensive and concentrated CBT for anxiety disorders in children

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Simon Brett summarises a recent systematic review of brief, intensive and concentrated cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders in children, which finds some promising results for this more focused approach to care.

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