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An Oxford University-led project, to significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa’s youth, is one of 12 individual studies taking place as part of the new UKRI Global Research Hubs.
COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Mental Health
31 March 2021
Bereaved relatives described the ongoing pain of being absent at the end of a loved-one's life. Many had not seen their relative for weeks or months due to the pandemic. Opportunities must be prioritised for essential connections between families at end-of-life care.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Early intervention Mental Health
23 March 2021
Healthy Start, Happy start is a randomised controlled trial that tested the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of a brief parenting programme - Video-feedback Intervention to promote Positive Parenting and Sensitive Discipline (VIPP-SD).
COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child and adolescent Early intervention Mental Health Psychological therapy
12 October 2020
Professor Cathy Creswell, based in the Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry has been awarded £495k for research to evaluate an online therapy programme for children with anxiety problems, to see if it is an effective remote alternative to existing mental health treatment services and could help treat anxiety problems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anxiety COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Early intervention Mental Health
17 September 2020
School-based survey examines over 200 key factors in the lives and expectations of young people, aged 8-18 years, helping to shed light on mental health during lockdown.
Anxiety COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Depression Early intervention Global child development Mental Health
8 June 2020
The news that children could be faced with in the current COVID-19 pandemic may seem almost unspeakable. But, together, we must find words, and ways, to give voice to their experience and prevent millions of children struggling with their fears and uncertainty alone, say authors of a new Comment published in The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health.
Anxiety COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Mental Health
14 May 2020
A new study will determine current risks to adolescents with regards to isolation, online behaviours, anxiety and patterns of seeking support during COVID-19 crisis. In partnership with researchers at the University of Oxford, schools in Oxfordshire can agree to take part in the study for pupils aged 9 to 18 years (Years 5 to 13).
COVID-19 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Early intervention Mental Health
2 April 2020
A Comment authored by experts at the University of Oxford is published in The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, highlighting specific developmental principles that should guide conversations with children about COVID-19.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child and adolescent Early intervention Global child development Mental Health
25 February 2020
Cash transfer programmes transfer cash to low-income households or individuals to expand social protection among the most vulnerable. Changes that happen during adolescence may impact whether or not a cash transfer programme is effective in encouraging certain behaviours.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child and adolescent Self-harm Suicide
9 January 2020
Children and adolescents who present to hospital following self-harm have an increased future risk of suicide compared with other children and adolescents, which may persist for several years, according to an observational study of more than 9,000 children and adolescents aged 10-18 years who presented to five English hospitals for non-fatal self-harm.
Anxiety Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Child and adolescent Early intervention Mental Health
14 May 2019
Professor of Psychology, Cathy Creswell joins the University of Oxford in a new dual role between the Departments of Psychiatry and Experimental Psychology.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Global child development Mental Health
15 March 2019
The global prevalence of life threatening conditions in children and parents makes it an urgent priority to develop child-focused communication guidelines for healthcare professionals to support families in their time of need.