Mental Health in Schools Conference 2017 report

‘Improving mental health in schools – what does the research tell us?’ By Lucas Shelemy, PhD student On Tuesday 12th ...
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Mental Health in Schools Conference 2017

By Catherine Newell, AnDY RAG facilitator The Mental Health in Schools conference was made up of a day’s conference with ...
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Is there really a mental health crisis amongst our young people? 

By Lucinda Powell, former teacher As a teacher with little time to delve beyond the headlines about the ‘mental health ...
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New Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit

Cathy, Shirley, Chloe and Catherine (AnDY Research Advisor) attended the launch of the new Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit (http://www.tvctu.org/) ...
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Research on the BBC

Only a small number of children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties receive professional help. We have been doing ...
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AnDY Away Day

The AnDY research group enjoyed a fantastic away day on March 16th. The warm-up task certainly did its job -- ...
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Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention

Last week, Shirley, Laura and Faith attended the 50th Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention in New York City ...
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Has your child experienced a frightening event?

We are keen to understand what helps children cope. We are conducting a research study looking at how children cope ...
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Parent-Led CBT for Child Anxiety

NEW FROM THE GUILFORD PRESS Parent-Led CBT for Child Anxiety Helping Parents Help Their Kids Cathy Creswell, DClinPsy, PhD, Monika ...
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New Paper: Brief Behavioural Activation

Laura Pass, Hannah Whitney and Shirley Reynolds had their case study published today – congratulations! Pass, L., Whitney, H. & ...
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PhD Studentship

AnDY are now advertising an exciting new Titcomb Foundation funded PhD Studentship in Adolescent Mental Health to start in September/October ...
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Self-Help Book

Our very own Dr Monika Parkinson and Dr Shirley Reynolds have been included in the Youth mental health charity YoungMinds ...
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New undergraduate placement opportunities

We have new and very exciting placement opportunities for current UoR second year students. A placement with us offers invaluable ...
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Online Treatment for Childhood Anxiety

Dr Claire Hill (Clinical Psychologist and Postdoctoral Research Fellow) is leading on an innovative project within AnDY, developing and evaluating ...
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Children with Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care: the views of General Practitioners

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health disorders in children and young people. However, despite the availability of evidence-based ...
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I-CAT STUDY: Improving access to Child Anxiety Treatment

On average two children in every UK classroom are experiencing anxieties, fears or worries that significantly affect their day-to-day life ...
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Improving research through patient involvement

At the end of October a group of teenagers, their parents and researchers from the AnDY unit got together for ...
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Young Children have social worries too: Validation of the adapted SWQ-P for Children aged 4 to 8 years.

Suzannah presented a fantastic poster at the BABCP conference on her work with adapting a social worries questionnaire for a ...
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Qualitative Findings from BRAVE: interviews with parents and adolescents who took part.

Lydia and Katie interviewed parents and adolescents who took part in our BRAVE trial for the MSc projects. We are ...
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AnDY at the BABCP conference

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) Annual Conference Last month some of our AnDY team had the fantastic ...
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GET INVOLVED: Improving research to help children and young people with anxiety and depression

On Tuesday 11th August the AnDY Team held an informal event focusing on how we involve children and young people ...
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Psychotherapies for depression in children and young people

What is the most effective treatment to offer to children and young people who have depression? Which psychotherapies will children and ...
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Reading Children’s Trust Board Workshop

On Wednesday, our AnDY clinic team was invited to take part in an exciting workshop led by Reading Children’s Trust ...
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A little info about Alice’s research project: how goal and threat attention interacts in people across a spectrum of anxiety levels

Our brains are hard-wired to identify and pay attention to threats, whether this be snakes, spiders or angry faces. Lots ...
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Why linking depression to violent crime could be a red herring

Read Prof. Shirley Reynold’s thought-provoking comment piece which has been recently published in The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/26/depression-violent-crime-study ...
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Shirley talks about Adolescent Depression

Listen to Prof. Shirley Reynolds discuss Adolescent Depression on Anne Diamond’s BBC radio show!! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qd993 ...
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International Convention of Psychological Science

The International Convention of Psychological Science was held this year in Amsterdam, its first time out of the States ...
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Sundus Khalid’s thoughts on the relationship between food and mental health

We are all well aware of the effects different foods have on our body, but its effects on mental health ...
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Faith Orchard’s Presentation

Faith Orchard, one of our final year PhD students gave a great presentation on the 17th March about her work ...
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