Kam Bhui reviews a conceptual framework developed to understand structural racism and suicide prevention for ethnoracially minoritised youth in the United States.[read the full story...]
Schizophrenia and educational attainment: mind the gap
Ian Kelleher considers a new systematic review of papers from across the world, which looks at the enduring gap in educational attainment for people with schizophrenia.[read the full story...]
What’s the link between neurodevelopmental or mental disorders and school absence or exclusion?
Chris Fielding summarises a Welsh cohort study which finds that neurodevelopmental and mental disorders are linked to school absenteeism and exclusion.[read the full story...]
ADHD is a substantial risk factor for poor academic performance, according to a new study from Norway #CAMHScampfire
Douglas Badenoch summarises a recent population-based study of ADHD deficit in school performance across sex and parental education, which has some interesting findings for parents, teachers and health professionals.
Join us around the #CAMHScampfire on Tuesday 27th September to discuss this paper.[read the full story...]
Mindfulness in schools: MYRIAD trial findings offer limited support for school based mindfulness training
Lucinda Powell reports on the findings of the huge MYRIAD (My Resilience in Adolescence) project, which looked at the effectiveness of school based mindfulness training across more than 100 UK schools.[read the full story...]
School based humanistic counselling: a little better than pastoral care, but more expensive
In her debut blog, Annie Stevenson reports on an RCT finding that school-based humanistic counselling reduces psychological distress, but is not cost-effective.[read the full story...]
Culturally responsive practices for supporting refugee adolescents’ acculturation through schools
Sadhbh Byrne reviews a qualitative study exploring the role of culturally responsive social and emotional learning in supporting the inclusion and belonging of refugee children and young people.[read the full story...]
What impact do secondary schools have on the mental health of young people?
In his debut blog, Chris Fielding reviews a study which uses baseline data from the MYRIAD study, and concludes that the “direct influence of schools on mental health seems to be small”.[read the full story...]
COVID-19 lockdowns and school closures: what’s the impact on youth mental health? #CAMHScampfire
Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cross-sectional survey study, which looks at COVID-19 partial school closures and mental health problems.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm GMT on Monday 13th December for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]
Parenting practices and bullying in adolescents: what’s the link? #CAMHScampfire
Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cross-sectional study, which looks the associations between parenting practices and bullying in adolescents.
Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm GMT on Monday 22nd November for an online journal club discussing this paper. Or sign up now to join the free webinar hosted by ACAMH.[read the full story...]