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    Child Bereavement

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  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a trans-diagnostic therapeutic approach, belonging to the broad church of cognitive behavioural therapies (CBTs). With the practice of mindfulness as one of its core processes, the aim of ACT is to enable people to move toward a life with meaning and purpose through values-based action. This workshop is the equivalent […]

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  • The Bridge – Informatics issue

    Welcome to this informatics themed edition of the Bridge.

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  • iPad App complements ASD therapy

    Children with autism spectrum condition (ASC) may benefit from combined technology-based and traditional interventions, according to new research.

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  • Minecraft for young people with Autism

    The Bridge spoke to Stuart Duncan, who has developed Autcraft – Minecraft for young people with Autism.

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  • Digital health interventions for the young: meeting expectations?

    The number of digital health interventions for mental health disorders is increasing, but research from Chris Hollis and colleagues suggests that the clinical benefits and cost-effectiveness are unclear. Consistent methods of reporting and evaluation are required to extract definitive conclusions from clinical trials.

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  • How research on cyberbullying has developed

    Prof. Peter K. Smith, Goldsmiths, University of London, England
    The topic of cyberbullying is often in the media, because of the distress and harm it can cause. There have been cases where it appears to have contributed significantly to tragic outcomes such as suicide (Livingstone & Smith, 2014).

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  • Designing services with patients calls for curiosity and empathy

    “I took my knowledge from the NHS about involving patients and combined that with design tools from commercial software development,”

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  • mHealth ineffective for depression prevention

    A universal cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-based mobile messaging programme (MEMO CBT) designed to prevent teenage onset depression provides no clinical benefit, according to results of a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

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  • Parents with BD receive online support

    The value of a unique interactive, web-based resource that provides psychoeducational and parenting information for patients with bipolar disorder (BD) and young children has been supported by promising results of a randomised, controlled pilot trial.

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