How to do things with questions: the role of patient’s questions in short term psychoanalytic psychotherapy (STPP) with depressed adolescentsRead the abstract
This qualitative study aims to bridge this gap by exploring the role of patients’ questions in short-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy with adolescents suffering from depression. This is a single case study, focusing on the interaction between the patient and his therapist when questions were asked by the patient, using conversation analysis methodology. Authors: Yadlin, Y., Edginton, E., Lepper, G., & Midgley, N. (2022).
The alliance with young people: where have we been, where are we going?Download the open access paper
This article aims to (a) critically review the existing knowledge on the alliance in youth psychotherapy from its definition to the existing research and (b) discuss some of the implications of this knowledge for clinical practice ad future research. Authors: Cirasola, A., & Midgley, N. (2022).
First Experimental Study of Transference Work–In Teenagers (FEST–IT): a multicentre, observer- and patient-blind, randomised controlled component studyDownload the open access paper
Little is known about the influence on outcome of exploration of the patient-therapist relationship (that is, transference work) in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. We hypothesized that depressed adolescents would have better long-term effects from psychoanalytic psychotherapy with than without transference work. Authors: Ulberg, R., Hummelen, B., Hersoug, A., Midgley, N., Høglend, P., & Dahl, H. (2021).
Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between psychotic and depressive symptoms in depressed adolescentsDownload the open access paper
Depressed adolescents aged 11–17 with and without psychotic symptoms were compared on depression severity scores at baseline and at 28- or 42-week follow-up in two large UK cohorts. Authors: Kehinde, F., Bharmal, A., Goodyer, I., Kelvin, R., Dubicka, B., Midgley, N., Fonagy, P., Jones, P., Wilkinson, P. & IMPACT Consortium (2021).
Associations between baseline cortisol and trajectory of symptom improvement in depressed adolescents receiving psychological therapyRead the abstract
The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between both morning and evening salivary cortisol levels and response to psychological therapy in depressed adolescents participating in one large randomised controlled trial. Authors: Chadha, A., Goodyer, I., Fonagy, P., Midgley, N., IMPACT Consortium & Wilkinson, P. (2021).
The experience of sleep problems for depressed adolescents in short-term psychological therapyDownload the open access paper
The present study aimed to qualitatively explore the experience of sleep problems in adolescents with depression, including their understanding of how a psychological therapy impacted on these sleep difficulties. Authors: Jernslett, M., Thackeray, L., Orchard, F., & Midgley, N. (2021).
"It’s always difficult when it’s family… whereas when you're talking to a therapist…" Parents’ views of cognitive behaviour therapy for depressed adolescentsDownload the open access paper
Little is known about how parents experience their child’s psychological therapy. We aimed to explore parents’ experiences of their adolescent child’s cognitive behavioural therapy for depression. Authors: Schlimm, K., Loades, M., Hards, E., Reynolds, S., Parkinson, M. & Midgley, N. (2021).
The experience of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in depressed adolescents who are fatiguedDownload the open access paper
Fatigue is a common and debilitating symptom of major depressive disorder (MDD). Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a recommended psychological treatment for adolescents with moderate to severe depression. This study explored the experience of CBT in fatigued adolescents with MDD. Authors: Herring, G., Loades, M., Higson-Sweeney, N., Hards, E., Reynolds, S., & Midgley, N. (2021).
What contributes to good outcomes? The perspective of young people on short-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy for depressed adolescentsDownload the open access paper
This study aimed to elucidate what adolescents value in treatment by inductively exploring lived experiences of Short Term Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (STPP). Authors: Housby, H., Thackeray, L. and Midgley, N. (2021).