The Bridge

The Bridge presents the most clinically-relevant research from our two peer reviewed journals: Child and Adolescent Mental Health and The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, as well as interesting and important studies from the wider literature.
The Bridge
The Bridge presents the most clinically-relevant research from our two peer reviewed journals: Child and Adolescent Mental Health and The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, as well as interesting and important studies from the wider literature.
  • Professor Andrea Danese

    Are ACE scores useful for identifying individuals at risk of health problems?

    Clinics are increasingly screening for ACEs, but ACE scores may not tell us who will go on to develop poor health, explain Jessie R Baldwin and Andrea Danese (pic).

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  • Mental Health Act White Paper: potential implications for children and young people

    Reforms to the Mental Health Act will affect children and young people detained in hospitals. Susan Walker, Bernadka Dubicka, and David Kingsley discuss recent proposals for reform and consider their implications for children and young people.

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  • Conflating risk and mental illness

    In this thoughtful article, a young person, Anna, reflects on her experience of risk being conflated with mental illness in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), highlighting crucial lessons for clinicians, commissioners, and policy makers.

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  • June 2020 – The Bridge

    Includes ‘Are social networking sites contributing to depression and anxiety symptoms in young people?’

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  • May 2020 – The Bridge

    Includes general ‘Mental Health in Deaf Children’ and ‘Accessing good communication – Deaf children in a mental health assessment’

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  • April 2020 – The Bridge

    This edition of The Bridge focuses on CBT, includes ‘Can transdiagnostic CBT improve outcomes in children with ASD?’ and ‘Does online CBT work for treating adolescent anxiety?’

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  • March 2020 – The Bridge

    This edition of The Bridge features research digests on ‘FRIENDS’ and anxiety, CAMHS and technology training, OCD and anxiety, parenting, autism and more.

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  • February 2020 issue – The Bridge attachment edition

    This edition of The Bridge features paternal attachment, early caregiving, disinhibited social engagement behaviour, adolescent security and a parent’s perspective on attachment and adoption.

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  • January 2020 issue – The Bridge ADHD edition

    Special edition of The Bridge on ADHD, includes guidelines on service transition for young people, substance use, emotional impulsivity, emotion dysregulation, diagnosis and misdiagnosis.

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  • December 2019 issue – The Bridge

    Summaries include; if parental consanguinity predicts the severity of Autistic symptoms; study the transmission of intergenerational anxiety in families; systematic review into the effectiveness of available interventions to treat PTSD; the efficacy of teacher assessments vs exams to assess performance in UK schools; relationship between intolerance of uncertainty and extreme demand avoidance in young people with Autism; and how fluctuations in external environmental noise affect the developing Autonomic Nervous System in babies.

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