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Child Mental Health Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 5 Issue 4

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Online Communication Training for Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Source: Communication Disorders Quarterly

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Date of publication: August, 2017

Publication type: Research article

In a nutshell: Parents and siblings of children with limited speech who took an innovative training program significantly improved their ability to communicate with the special needs youth.

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Unmet Need for Specialty Mental Health Services Among Children Across Europe.

Source: Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Aug 1;68(8):789-795.

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Date of publication: August, 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study examines the determinants of use in mental health services for children across Europe, with a specific focus on differences in the availability of mental health resources.

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Shared Physical Custody and Children’s Experience of Stress.

Source: Journal of Divorce & Remarriage

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Date of publication: July, 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Children who live full time with one parent are more likely to feel stressed than children in shared custody situations. The benefit holds regardless of the level of conflict between the parents or between parent and child.

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Child Mental Health Horizon Scanning Bulletin Volume 5 Issue 3

Eating disorders: recognition and treatment.

Source: NICE

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Date of publication: May 2017

Publication type: Guideline

In a nutshell: This guideline covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and inpatient care for children, young people and adults with eating disorders. It aims to improve the care patients receive by detailing the most beneficial treatments for anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.

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