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  • Mental health difficulties, attainment and attendance: a cross-sectional study

    The aim of this study was to investigate the association between educational attainment, absenteeism and mental health difficulties while controlling for various child characteristics such as special educational needs and socioeconomic background. Authors: Lereya, S.T., Patel, M., dos Santos, J.P.G.A., and Deighton, J. (2019).

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  • Subjective wellbeing among psychotherapists during the coronavirus disease pandemic: a cross-cultural survey from 12 European countries

    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).

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  • Pride before a fall: shame, diagnostic crossover, and eating disorders

    This paper discusses the findings of qualitative research that examined the accounts of five 'mostly recovered' ex-patients who had experienced transition between two or more eating disorder diagnoses. Authors: Mortimer, R. (2019).

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  • Supporting emotional wellbeing in schools in the context of austerity: an ecologically informed humanistic perspective

    This paper explores whether professionals in schools believe that their work supporting pupils’ emotional wellbeing has changed as a consequence of the current period of austerity. Authors: Burrell, K., Hanley, T., & Winter, L. (2019).

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  • The implementation of an mHealth intervention (ReZone) for the self-management of overwhelming feelings among young people

    The aim of this study was to bridge this gap and examine the implementation of an mHealth intervention, ReZone, for young people in schools. Authors: Edridge, C., Deighton, J., Wolpert, M., and Edbrooke-Childs, J. (2019).

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  • Coping with the stresses of daily life in England: a qualitative study of self-care strategies and social and professional support in early adolescence

    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).

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  • Service- and practitioner-level variation in non-consensual dropout from child mental health services

    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).

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  • Promoting mental health and wellbeing in schools: examining mindfulness, relaxation and strategies for safety and wellbeing in English primary and secondary schools: study protocol for a multi-school, cluster randomised controlled trial (INSPIRE)

    This protocol describes a four-arm cluster randomised controlled trial, investigating the effectiveness of three different interventions when compared to usual provision, in English primary and secondary pupils. Authors: Hayes, D., Moore, A., Stapley, E., Humphrey, N., Mansfield, R., Santos, J., Ashworth, E., Patalay, P., Bonin, E. M., Moltrecht, B., Boehnke, J. R., & Deighton, J. (2019).

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  • Children and young people’s experiences of completing mental health and wellbeing measures for research: learning from two school-based pilot projects

    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).

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