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  • First Experimental Study of Transference Work–In Teenagers (FEST–IT): a multicentre, observer- and patient-blind, randomised controlled component study

    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).

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  • Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between psychotic and depressive symptoms in depressed adolescents

    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).

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  • Associations between baseline cortisol and trajectory of symptom improvement in depressed adolescents receiving psychological therapy

    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).

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  • The experience of sleep problems for depressed adolescents in short-term psychological therapy

    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).

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  • "It’s always difficult when it’s family… whereas when you're talking to a therapist…" Parents’ views of cognitive behaviour therapy for depressed adolescents

    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).

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  • The experience of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in depressed adolescents who are fatigued

    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).

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  • What contributes to good outcomes? The perspective of young people on short-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy for depressed adolescents

    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).

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  • Psychotherapy dropout: using the Adolescent Psychotherapy Q-set to explore the early in-session process of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy

    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).

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  • Toward precision therapeutics: general and specific factors differentiate symptom change in depressed adolescents

    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).

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