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Child Mental Health Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 4 Issue 6

Children’s attachment.

Source: NICE

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Date of publication: October, 2016

Publication type: Quality Standard

In a nutshell: This quality standard covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties.

Some important notes: In case you experience difficulty obtaining this quality standard,  please ask your local health librarian to locate this for you.

Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people: recognition and management.

Source: NICE

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Date of publication: October, 2016

Publication type: Clinical guideline

In a nutshell:  This guideline covers recognising and managing psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young people. It aims to improve early recognition of psychosis and schizophrenia so that children and young people can be offered the treatment and care they need to live with the condition.

Some important notes: In case you experience difficulty obtaining this guideline,  please ask your local health librarian to locate this for you.

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Child Mental Health Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 4 Issue 5

NICE issues new guidelines on sexting in teens.

Source: NHS Choices

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Date of publication: September, 2016

Publication type: Web Page

In a nutshell: An NHS watchdog has issued advice about sexting to help professionals spot the difference between ‘normal’ sexual experimentation and harmful sexual behaviour among children and teens.

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Acknowledgement: BBC

Suicide risk screening tools and the youth population.

Source J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 29 (3), 118-126. 2016 Aug 23.

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Date of publication: August, 2016

Publication type: Research article

In a nutshell This paper aims to inform nurses about suicide risk screening tools for the youth population.

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