A feasibility trial of Power Up: a smartphone app to support patient activation and shared decision making for mental health in young peopleDownload the open access paper
This study aimed to determine the feasibility of undertaking a cluster randomized controlled trial to test the effectiveness of a smartphone app, Power Up, co-designed with young people to support patient activation and shared decision making for mental health. Authors: Edbrooke-Childs, J., Edridge, C., Averill, P., Delane, L., Hollis, C., Craven, M.P., Martin, K., Feltham, A., Jeremy, G., Deighton, J., & Wolpert, M. (2019).
Coping with the stresses of daily life in England: a qualitative study of self-care strategies and social and professional support in early adolescenceRead the abstract
The aim of our study was to examine early adolescents’ perspectives on and experiences of coping with the problems, difficult situations and feelings that can arise in daily life in England. Authors: Stapley, E., Demkowicz, O., Eisenstadt, M., Wolpert, M., & Deighton, J. (2019).
Barriers and facilitators to shared decision making in child and youth mental health: young person and parent perspectives using the Theoretical Domains FrameworkDownload the open access paper
Shared decision making is increasingly being suggested as an integral part of mental health provision. Yet, there is little research on what clinicians believe the barriers and facilitators around practice to be. Authors: Hayes, D., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Town, R., Wolpert, M., & Midgley, N. (2019).
School-based intervention study examining approaches for well-being and mental health literacy of pupils in Year 9 in England: study protocol for a multischool, parallel group cluster randomised controlled trial (AWARE)Download the open access paper
This protocol describes a three-arm, parallel group cluster randomised controlled trial, investigating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of two interventions, alongside a process and implementation evaluation, to improve mental health and well-being of Year 9 pupils in English secondary schools. Authors: Hayes, D., Moore, A., Stapley, E., Humphrey, N., Mansfield, R., Santos, J., Ashworth, A., Patalay, P., Bonin, E., Boehnke, J. R., Deighton, J. (2019).
Service- and practitioner-level variation in non-consensual dropout from child mental health servicesDownload the open access paper
The objective of this study was to examine whether there were service- and practitioner-level variation in non-consensual dropout in child mental health services. Authors: Edbrooke-Childs, J., Boehnke, J.R., Zamperoni, V., Calderon, A., Whale, A. (2019).
The Child Outcome Rating Scale: validating a four-item measure of psychosocial functioning in community and clinic samples of children aged 10–15Read the abstract
This paper describes psychometric analysis of the Child Outcome Rating Scale (CORS), a brief and highly accessible self-report measure of young people’s psychosocial functioning already used extensively by mental health professionals around the world but with only limited data on psychometric robustness. Authors: Casey, P., Patalay, P., Deighton, J., Miller, S.D, Wolpert, M. (2019).
Associations between mental health competence and indicators of physical health and cognitive development in eleven year olds: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort StudyDownload the open access paper
We aimed to construct a measure of mental health competence (MHC), a skills-based assessment of positive mental health, using existing survey items in a representative sample of UK children, and to investigate its overlap with mental health difficulties (MHD), socio-demographic patterning, and relationships with physical health and cognitive development. Authors: Hope, S., Rougeaux, E., Deighton, J., Law, C. & Pearce, A. (2019).
Increasing person‐centred care in paediatricsDownload the open access paper
The aim of this article is to evaluate ‘Me first’, a training programme aimed at improving clinicians’ attitudes and communication skills when working with paediatric patients. Authors: Hayes, D., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Martin, K., Reid, J., Brown, R., McCulloch, J. & Morton, L. (2019).
Systematic review and meta-analysis: outcomes of routine specialist mental health care for young people with depression and/or anxietyRead the abstract
Depression and anxiety are the most prevalent mental health problems in young people, yet almost nothing is known about what outcomes are to be expected at the individual level following routine treatment. This paper sets out to address this gap. Authors: Bear, H., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Norton, S., Krause, K., & Wolpert, M. (2019)