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).
Psychotherapy dropout: using the Adolescent Psychotherapy Q-set to explore the early in-session process of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapyDownload the open access paper
There is a dearth of research on the actual therapy process and investigation of the interaction between patient and therapist. This study aims to address this paucity through the utilisation of the Adolescent Psychotherapy Q-set (APQ) to examine the early treatment period. Authors: Fredum, H., Rost, F., Ulberg, R., Midgley, N., Thoren, A., Aker, J., Johansen, H., Sandvand, L., Tosterud, L., & Dahl, H. (2021).
Toward precision therapeutics: general and specific factors differentiate symptom change in depressed adolescentsDownload the open access paper
The longitudinal course of multiple symptom domains in adolescents treated for major depression is not known. This study aims to reveal the temporal course of general and specific psychopathology factors, including potential differences between psychotherapies, which may aid therapeutic decision-making. Authors: Aitken, M., Haltigan, J., Szatmari, P., Dubicka, B., Fonagy, P., Kelvin, R., Midgley, N., Reynolds, S., Wilkinson, P. & Goodyer, I. (2020).
Affect-focused psychodynamic Internet-based therapy for adolescent depression: a randomised controlled trialDownload the open access paper
This trial examines whether affect-focused internet-based psychodynamic therapy (IPDT) with therapist support is more effective than an internet-based supportive control condition on reducing depression in adolescents. Authors: Lindqvist, K., Mechler, J., Lilliengren, P., Falkenström, F., Andersson, G., Topooco, N., Johansson, R., Midgley, N., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Dahl, H-S., Sandell, R., Thorén, A., Ulberg, R., Bergsten, K., & Philips, B. (2020).
Exploring silence in short term psychoanalytic psychotherapy with adolescents with depressionRead the abstract
This study aims to explore silence in adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapy, by studying the emergence of silence in therapy sessions. Authors: Acheson, R., Verdenhalven, N., Avdi, E., & Midgley, N. (2020).
Teenage boys in therapy: a qualitative study of male adolescents’ experiences of short-term psychoanalytic psychotherapyRead the abstract
This qualitative study aimed to explore the therapeutic experiences of five male adolescents (aged 16 to 18 years) with moderate to severe depression, who engaged in short-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy as part of a randomised controlled trial. Authors: Marotti, J., Thackeray, L. & Midgley, N. (2020).