A scoping review of the factors that influence families’ ability or capacity to provide young people with emotional support over the transition to adulthoodDownload the open access paper
A scoping review was conducted to identify the factors that influence families’ ability or capacity to provide young people with emotional support during the transition to adulthood, and to understand the gaps in this research area. Authors: Stapley, E., Vainieri, I., Li, E., Merrick, H., Jeffery, M., Foreman, S., Cortina, M. et al. (2021).
Subjective wellbeing among psychotherapists during the coronavirus disease pandemic: a cross-cultural survey from 12 European countriesDownload the open access paper
The aim of this study is to examine the amount of the total variance of the subjective well-being (SWB) of psychotherapists from 12 European countries explained by between-country vs. between-person differences regarding its cognitive (life satisfaction) and affective components (positive affect [PA] and negative affect [NA]). Authors: Van Hoy, A., et al. (2022).
Health system influences on potentially avoidable hospital admissions by secondary mental health service use: a national ecological studyDownload the open access paper
This study aimed to compare area-level potentially avoidable hospital admissions (PAAs) rates among people using and not using secondary mental health services in England and to identify health system features that may influence between-area PAA variation. Authors: Woodhead, C., Martin, P., Osborn, D., Barratt, H., & Raine, R. (2021).
Early manifestations of intellectual performance: evidence that genetic effects on later academic test performance are mediated through verbal performance in early childhoodDownload the open access paper
This study examined whether early executive function or verbal performance mediate genetic influences on subsequent intellectual performance, in U.S.-based adoptees and their birth and adoptive parents, administered measures in 2003-2017. Authors: Austerberry, C., Fearon, P., Ronald, A., Leve, L. D., Ganiban, J., Natsuaki, M. N., Shaw, D. S., Neiderhiser, J. M., & Reiss, D. (2021).
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).
Chronic illness in childhood and early adolescence: a longitudinal exploration of co-occurring mental illnessRead the abstract
This study suggests that chronic illness may impact on functioning and social development in early adolescence, and consequently lead to increased rates of mental illness. Examining rates of school absenteeism and peer victimisation may be key to identifying children at risk over time. Authors: Brady, A.M., Deighton, J., & Stansfeld, S. (2020).
Engaging children and young people in digital mental health interventions: systematic review of modes of delivery, facilitators, and barriersDownload the open access paper
This review aimed to identify modes of delivery used in children and young people's digital mental health interventions, explore influencing factors to usage and implementation, and investigate ways in which the interventions have been evaluated and whether children and young people engage in digital health interventions. Authors: Liverpool, S., Mota, C. P., Sales, C.M.D., Čuš, A., Carletto, S., Hancheva, C., Sousa, S., Cerón, S. C., Moreno-Peral, P., Pietrabissa, G., Moltrecht, B., Ulberg, R., Ferreira, N., & Edbrooke-Childs J. (2020).
Internet-based psychodynamic versus cognitive behaviour therapy for adolescents with depression: study protocol for a non-inferiority randomised controlled trial (the ERiCA study)Download the open access paper
Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for adolescent depression has demonstrated efficacy in previous trials. In order to broaden the range of evidence-based treatments for young people, we evaluated a newly developed affect-focused internet-based psychodynamic treatment in a previous study with promising results. Authors: Mechler, J., Lindqvist, K., Carlbring, P. et al. (2020).
Children and young people’s experiences of completing mental health and wellbeing measures for research: learning from two school-based pilot projectsDownload the open access paper
This research set out to explore the way that children and young people perceive and experience completing mental health and wellbeing measures, with a specific focus on completion in a school context, in order to inform future measure and research design. Authors: Demkowicz, O., Ashworth, E., Mansfield, R., Stapley, E., Miles, H., Hayes, D., Burrell, K., Moore, A., & Deighton, J. (2020).