A qualitative exploration of the role of leadership in service transformation in child and adolescent mental health servicesRead the abstract
This study aimed to understand the role of local leaders and frontline practitioners in service transformation in child and adolescent mental health services. Authors: Edbrooke-Childs, J., Calderon, A., McDonnell, M., Hirvonen, H., Deighton, J., Wolpert, M. (2018).
What outcomes count? A review of outcomes measured for adolescent depression between 2007 and 2017Read the abstract
This systematic review explored the extent to which multidimensional and multi-informant outcome measurements have been used in clinical research for adolescent depression in the past decade and how patterns have evolved over time. Authors: Krause, K., Bear, H., Edbrooke-Childs, J., & Wolpert, M. (2018).
Maternal mental health at 5 years and childhood overweight or obesity at 11 years: evidence from the UK Millennium Cohort StudyDownload the open access paper
We sought to determine whether children's exposure to medium or severe distress at 5 years was associated with increased risks of overweight and obesity when they were aged 11 years. We also investigated whether any association was attenuated after accounting for potential confounding and mediating factors. Authors: Hope, S., Micali, N., Deighton, J., Law, C. (2018).
Facing Shadows: working with young people to coproduce a short film about depressionDownload the open access paper
Here we describe and reflect on the four-day coproduction workshops in which researchers, young people and film-makers coproduced ‘Facing Shadows’, a short animation about depression and therapy. Authors: Dunn, V., O’Keeffe, S., Stapley, E., & Midgley, N. (2018).
Strategies not accompanied by a mental health professional to address anxiety and depression in children and young people: a scoping review of range and a systematic review of effectivenessRead the abstract
This Review reports on a scoping review followed by a systematic review to consider interventions designed to address or manage depression or anxiety in children and young people up to the age of 25 years without the need to involve mental health professionals. Authors: Wolpert, M., Dalzell, K., Ullman, R., Garland, L., Cortina, M., Hayes, D., Patalay, P., & Law, D. (2018).
Prevalence of mental health problems in schools: poverty and other risk factors amongst 28,000 adolescents in EnglandDownload the open access paper
This study analyses a large-scale community-based dataset of 28 160 adolescents to explore school-based prevalence of mental health problems and characteristics that predict increased odds of experiencing them. Authors: Deighton, J., Lereya, T.L., Casey, P., Patalay, P., Humphrey, N., & Wolpert, M. (2019).
Ethnic differences in referral routes to youth mental health servicesDownload the open access paper
This study aimed to examine whether there are ethnic differences in referral route to youth mental health services. Authors: Ebrooke-Childs, J., Patalay, P. (2019).
Evaluating the Peer Education Project in secondary schoolsDownload the open access paper
The purpose of this paper is to determine the efficacy of the Peer Education Project (PEP), a school-based, peer-led intervention designed to support secondary school students to develop the skills and knowledge they need to safeguard their mental health and that of their peers. Authors: Eisenstein, C., Zamperoni, V., Humphrey, N., Deighton, J., Wolpert, M., Rosan, C., Bohan, H., Kousoulis, A., Promberger, M., and Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2019).
Mental health difficulties, attainment and attendance: a cross-sectional studyRead the abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate the association between educational attainment, absenteeism and mental health difficulties while controlling for various child characteristics such as special educational needs and socioeconomic background. Authors: Lereya, S.T., Patel, M., dos Santos, J.P.G.A., and Deighton, J. (2019).