Charlotte Huggett and Ian McGeoghegan blog about a case study, which looks at unifying treatment for mild anxiety and depression in preadolescence.[read the full story...]
Behavioural therapies may reduce inattention symptoms in adults with ADHD
Shubhangi Karmakar summarises a systematic review on the effects and feasibility of psychological interventions to reduce inattention symptoms in adults with ADHD, which highlights significant uncertainty in the field.[read the full story...]
ADHD: which medications are most effective and safe?
In his debut blog, Franco De Crescenzo summarises a narrative review that finds good evidence for the short-term pharmacological treatment of ADHD.[read the full story...]
Learning to focus on smiles not frowns: challenging unhelpful attention and interpretation patterns #ActiveIngredientsMH
Jennifer Lau summarises a recent systematic review relating to her own Wellcome Trust funded research into promoting helpful attention and interpretation patterns to reduce anxiety and depression in young people.[read the full story...]
Sleep problems in infancy: a possible risk factor for ADHD?
Jack Barton summarises a recent longitudinal study from Finland, which suggests that sleep difficulties in infancy are associated with symptoms of inattention and hyperactivity at the age of 5 years.[read the full story...]
Is too much screen time bad for our children? Perhaps, but how much do we really know?
David Turgoose explores a systematic review of reviews that looks at the effects of screen time on the health and well-being of children and adolescents. The review found that higher levels of screen time were related to some physical and mental health concerns, such as poor diet, obesity and depression.[read the full story...]
QbTest is not a diagnostic tool, but it can increase the efficiency of ADHD diagnosis
Samuele Cortese is impressed by a recent RCT of QbTest: a computerised test of attention and activity, which can improve diagnostic decision-making in children and young people with suspected ADHD.[read the full story...]