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Meet the researcher: Dr Olga Eyre

18 March 2022

A Clinical Research Fellow has joined the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health.

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Research examines “late-onset” ADHD symptoms in young adulthood

7 March 2022

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is currently considered a childhood-onset condition with a diagnosis requiring symptoms to have been before the age of twelve. However, research suggests ADHD symptoms may first emerge during adolescence or adult life for some.

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Research centre supports awareness week for children’s mental health

22 February 2022

The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health has created original artwork graphics in partnership with young people in support of Children’s Mental Health Week.

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Successful cross-sector event on supporting wellbeing in schools

15 February 2022

A well-attended virtual event focused on supporting the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people in schools took place this month.

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Research examines links between friendship difficulties, ADHD and depression

7 February 2022

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to struggle with friendships than children without ADHD. These friendship difficulties may account for part of the link between ADHD and subsequent depression risk.

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Wellbeing in schools online collaborative event to take place

17 January 2022

The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health and Together for Children and Young People (T4CYP) will hold an online event next month on how to best support schools to improve young people’s wellbeing.

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New study on ADHD in adults with recurrent depression

6 January 2022

Researchers from the Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health have undertaken work to investigate the prevalence and impact of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in recurrently depressed adult women.

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Co-production with young people underway at research centre

15 December 2021

The Wolfson Centre for Young People’s Mental Health has begun its co-production work with members of the research centre’s Youth Advisory Groups.

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Senedd debate highlights research centre’s partnership with young people

1 December 2021

A recent debate in Senedd Cymru/Welsh Parliament praised the ongoing partnership between the Wolfson Centre and young people in the field of youth mental health research.

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Research explores association between school absence, exclusion and pupils’ mental health

25 November 2021

Poor school attendance impacts a child’s future. Now researchers say these absences are potential indicators of current or future poor mental health.