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BACKGROUND   Repeated self-harm in adolescents is common and associated with elevated psychopathology, risk of suicide, and demand for clinical services. Despite recent advances in the understanding and treatment of self-harm there have been few systematic reviews of the topic. AIMS   The main aim of this article is to review randomised controlled trials(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of individual trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and young people. METHOD Following a 4-week symptom-monitoring baseline period, 24 children and young people (8-18 years old) who met full DSM-IV PTSD diagnostic criteria after experiencing(More)
Behavioral and neuropsychological evidence has often shown that children with conduct disorder drawn from clinical populations show problems with impulsivity and are impaired in motor tasks of inhibitory control. We explored the relation between conduct problems and inhibitory deficits in a community sample. Three domains of inhibition were explored in 54(More)
OBJECTIVE Suicidal behavior and self-harm are common in adolescents and are associated with elevated psychopathology, risk of suicide, and demand for clinical services. Despite recent advances in the understanding and treatment of self-harm and links between self-harm and suicide and risk of suicide attempt, progress in reducing suicide death rates has been(More)
Background: Repeated self-harm in adolescents is common and associated with elevated psychopa-thology, risk of suicide, and demand for clinical services. Despite recent advances in the understanding and treatment of self-harm there have been few systematic reviews of the topic. Aims: The main aim of this article is to review randomised controlled trials(More)
Young people in secure accommodation are at high risk of depression and self-harm. This study investigates the relationship between depressive symptoms, negative self-schemas and the cognitive vulnerability to depression in 38 young people in secure accommodation. The impact of a) current suicidal ideation and b) a previous history of self-harm behaviour on(More)
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