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Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH)

Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH)

Author: The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

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We focus on bridging the gap between rigorous research and best practice relating to children's mental health. We hold a body of knowledge and act as information hub for sharing best practice to benefit all of those who work with children. Visit our website ( for a host of free evidence-based mental health resources.
221 Episodes
In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Yvonne Wren and Dr. Emma Pagnamenta discuss their co-authored JCPP Advances paper ‘Social, emotional and behavioural difficulties associated with persistent speech disorder in children: a prospective population study’.
In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Tone Hermansen discusses her JCPP Advances paper ‘Child internalizing and externalizing behaviors: Interplay between maternal depressive symptoms and child inhibitory control’.
In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, Dr. Mei Simmons discusses some of the factors that affect children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing and provides an overview of her recently published book ‘A Guide to the Mental Health of Children and Young People: Q and A for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers’.
In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Katie Burkhouse discusses her co-authored JCPP Annual Research Review paper ‘Annual Research Review: Emotion processing in offspring of mothers with depression diagnoses – a systematic review of neural and physiological research’.
In this Papers Podcast, Lejla Colic and Dr. Hilary Blumberg discuss their co-authored JCPP Advances paper ‘Brain grey and white matter structural associations with future suicidal ideation and behaviors in adolescent and young adult females with mood disorders’.
In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, Dr. Lucy Livingston provides insight into the comorbidity of Depression in Attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Autism. Lucy will be presenting a talk on the same topic, entitled ‘Depression in Autism and ADHD: What do We Know?’, at the JCPP Advances 2023 Lecture series ‘What the research tells us; Anxiety, Neurodiversity, Suicide, and Genetics’ on 11 May 2023.
In this Papers Podcast, senior researcher Dr. Britt Morthorst discusses her JCPP Advances paper 'Internet based intervention (Emotion Regulation Individual Therapy for Adolescents) as add-on to treatment as usual versus treatment as usual for non-suicidal self-injury in adolescent outpatients: The TEENS randomised feasibility trial'.
In this Papers Podcast, research associate Dr. Claire Goodfellow discusses her CAMH paper ‘Associations between dimensions of mental health literacy and adolescent help-seeking intentions’. Claire is the first author of the paper.
In this Papers Podcast, Dr. Nikhil Chaudhary and Dr. Annie Swanepoel discuss their co-authored JCPP paper ‘Editorial Perspective: What can we learn from hunter-gatherers about children’s mental health? An evolutionary perspective’.
In this Papers Podcast, Micah Boerma discusses his CAMH paper ‘Review: Recommendations for male-friendly counselling with adolescent males: A qualitative systematic literature review’. Micah is the first author of the review.
In this Papers Podcast, Charlotte Viktorsson discusses her JCPP paper ‘Preferential looking to eyes versus mouth in early infancy: heritability and link to concurrent and later development’. Charlotte is the first author of the paper.
In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, Professor Sinéad McGilloway (pic), Founder-Director of the Centre for Mental Health and Community Research, Maynooth University, County Kildare, Ireland, and doctoral fellow Christine Mulligan, provide valuable insight into the PRIMERA programme, which investigated how best to support young families experiencing parental mental illness. The PRIMERA project team won ACAMH’s prestigious Lionel Hersov Memorial Award in 2022, which recognises practice teams at the forefront of the advancement of child and adolescent mental health research and practice. There is an overview of the PRIMERA programme and insight into the key findings. Discussion points include; How prevalent parental mental illness is. What the provision of services is like for affected families. How developed is the evidence for family-focussed practice in this area? The Family Talk intervention programme – key findings and evaluation of the programme. Implications of the findings for CAMH professionals, and for mental health professionals working with adult service users. The barriers that could undermine the long-term sustainability of family-focussed practice. The recommendations for policymakers. What is next for the Family Talk intervention?
In this ‘Papers Podcast’, we are joined by Professor Andra Siibak and Kristjan Kikerpill (pic) to discuss their CAMH journal 2023 Special issue paper ‘Schools engaged in doom-monitoring students' online interactions and content creation: an analysis of dominant media discourses’.
International Women’s Day 2023 has chosen the theme ‘Embrace Equity’. In this ‘In Conversation’ podcast, ACAMH Young Person Ambassador Clara Faria is joined by Dr. Yasmin Ahmadzadeh and Dr. Eunice Ayodeji to celebrate women’s achievements in child and adolescent mental health, as well as explore how we can challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias, and seek out inclusion.
In this 'Papers Podcast', we are joined by Dr. Naomi Warne (pic) and Dr. Helen Bould to discuss their JCPP paper, 'Emotional dysregulation in childhood and disordered eating and self-harm in adolescence: prospective associations and mediating pathways'.
In this In Conversation podcast, clinical psychologist and lecturer Dr. Nic Hooper discusses his research into an approach to mental health named Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), plus shares insight into the importance of student mental health. 
In this ‘Papers Podcast, we are joined by Olivia Ellard, Christina Dennison, and Assistant Professor Helena Tuomainen to discuss their co-authored CAMH paper, ‘Interventions addressing loneliness amongst university students: a systematic review’.
In this ‘Papers Podcast’, we welcome Professor Lina Gega and Dr. Hiran Thabrew, two of the editors of the CAMH Special Issue ‘Technology and Mental Health for Children and Adolescents: Pros and Cons’, to discuss the Special Issue and their co-produced Editorial ‘Control alt delete – technology and children’s mental health’.
In this ‘Papers Podcast’ episode, we are joined by Dr. Kate Cooper to discuss her JCPP paper ‘Phenomenology of gender dysphoria in autism: a multiperspective qualitative analysis’. Kate is the first author of the paper.
In this podcast, we are joined by Professor Eva Kimonis to discuss her recent JCPP paper ‘Facial reactions to emotional films in young children with conduct problems and varying levels of callous-unemotional traits’. Eva is the first author of the paper.
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