Adolescents' understanding of what causes emotional distress: a qualitative Exploration in a non-clinical sample using ideal-type analysisDownload the open access paper
Research exploring what adolescents perceive to be the cause(s) of their emotional difficulties is lacking. Improving understanding of this issue within non-clinical adolescent groups may provide useful insight into how to develop strategies to support young people as they navigate emotional difficulties. Objectives: The aim of this research was to explore if meaningful categories of perceived cause(s) for emotional distress exist for non-clinical adolescent groups. Authors: O'Neill, A., Stapley, E., Stock, S., Merrick, H., & Humphrey, N. (2021).
Patient and public involvement in youth mental health research: protocol for a systematic review of practices and impact.Download the open access paper
Various health settings have advocated for involving patients and members of the public in research as a means to increase quality and relevance of the produced knowledge. However, youth patient and public involvement has been an understudied area. This protocol paper describes a new project that aims to summarize what is known about PPI with young people in mental health research. Authors: Sales, C. M. D., Martins, F., Alves, M. M., Carletto, S., Conejo-Ceron, S., da Silva, L. C., Cus. A, Edridge. C, Ferrerira. N, Hancheva. C, Lima, E. M. A., Liverpool, S., Midgley, N., Moltrecht. B., & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2021).
Predictors of child and adolescent mental health treatment outcomeDownload the open access paper
We examined the predictors of treatment outcome or improvement in mental health difficulties for young people accessing child and adolescent mental health services. Authors: Edbrooke-Childs, J., Rashid, A., Ritchie, B., & Deighton, J. (2022).
Youth and professional perspectives of mental health resources across eight countriesDownload the open access paper
Youth mental health support and services vary across sociocultural contexts. It is important to capture the perspectives of youth with lived experiences for planning needs-led interventions and services, especially in Global South countries, with limited specialist resources and representative literature. The aim was to establish how youth with lived experiences of anxiety and depression viewed external support in different countries, and how these views were juxtaposed with those of professionals. Authors: Vostanis, P., Ruby, F., Jacob, J., Eruyar, Ş., Mironga Getanda, E., Haffejee, S., Krishna. M. & Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2022).
Predictors of amounts of child and adolescent mental health service useDownload the open access paper
The aim of this study was to build evidence about how to tailor services to meet the individual needs of young people by identifying predictors of amounts of child and adolescent mental health service use. We conducted a secondary analysis of a large administrative dataset from services in England was conducted using the Mental Health Services Data Set. The final sample included episodes of care from 39 services. Authors: Edbrooke-Childs, J., Rashid, A., Ritchie, B. & Deighton, J. (2022).