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The CALM Protocol can be downloaded here.     Measure Age norms (years) Publisher Parent /Carer Report         Conners 3- Parent (Conners, 2008 ) 6 to 18 Multi-Health Systems   Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (Goodman, 1997) 3 to 16 Freely available:   Behaviour Rating Inventory of Executive Function (Gioia, Isquith, Guy & […]

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September 2012 – Memory specificity training improves symptoms of depression in traumatised adolescents

In a study forthcoming in Clinical Psychological Science, psychological scientists Hamid Neshat-Doost (University of Isfahan), Laura Jobson (University of East Anglia), Tim Dalgleish of (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, C2AD) and colleagues investigated whether Memory Specificity Training, might improve people’s memory for past events and ameliorate their symptoms of depression. Based on their promising findings […]

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A new appointment

for 1 year has been made. Dr Jill Newby will come from Sydney to work on developing the treatment manual for ou new transdiagnostic modular intervention for mood and anxiety disorders in adults – the Modular Protocol for Mental Health (MP:MH).

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New funding

Funding has been obtained from the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Scheme for a clinical trial at C2:AD of trauma-focused cognitive behaviour therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in young children aged 3-8 years old. The trial – PYCES (Parents and Young Children under Extreme Stress) – is currently in the set up phase and […]

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