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Completed studies

Conditions for which surveillance has been completed to 2012

CAPSS

Conversion Disorder

*  This study commenced in October 2008. 

*  It aims to estimate incidence, describe features and presentation, co-morbidities and family psychiatric history

*  Current management and short term outcome will also be investigated

*  This study is the first to involve all child and adolescent psychiatrists as well as paediatricians

*  Funded by: BUPA Foundation

*  REC Approval: the Charing Cross Hospital MREC (Ref: 08/H0711/30), PIAG Section 60 Support (Ref: PIAG/BPSU 3-06(FT1)/2008)

 

Publication:  The following paper was published in the British Journal of Psychiatry in 2013

Ani C, Reading R, Lynn R, Forlee S, Garralda E. Incidence and 12-month outcome of non-transient childhood conversion disorder in the U.K. and Ireland. Br J Psychiatry. 2013;202:413-8. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.116707

 

Lead Investigator: Dr Cornelius Ani

 

Further information on the study, including the case definition and reporting instructions, are available from:

 


Paediatric Bipolar 1 Disorder

* This study commenced in September 2009

* The study aimed to estimate incidence, describe features and presentation, co-morbidities and family psychiatric history

* Management and short term outcome was also investigated

* Funded by: Research and Clinical Effectiveness Dept, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust

* REC/ECC Approval: Charing Cross REC (09\H0711\28)

Lead Investigator: Dr Adi Sharma, Academic Specialist Registrar and Hon Clinical Lecturer Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust, Newcastle University, 3rd Floor, Sir James Spence Institute, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, NE1 4LP

Email address:SPBD-UK.ROI@ncl.ac.uk

The case definition and questionnaires used were as follows:

The Bipolar presented interim results from 6 months of surveillance at the 2010 Paediatric Bipolar Conference in Boston, USA in March.

Results from 12 months surveillance were presented at the RCPsych Annual Child & Adolescent Faculty Meeting. Download the poster.

 


 

Childhood Non-Affective Psychoses

* This study commenced in September 2010 and ran on the yellow cards until October 2011

* The study aims to estimate incidence, describe features and presentation, co-morbidities and family psychiatric history

* Management and short term outcome was also investigated

* Funded by: Wolfson Research Institute and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

* REC/ECC Approval: TBC

Lead Investigator: Dr Paul Tiffin, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer & Consultant in the Psychiatry of Adolescence, Durham University

The case definition and questionnaires are as follows:


Early onset eating disorder

*  Study Period: March 2005 - May 2007
*  Investigator: Dr D Nicholls, R Lynn, Dr R Viner
*  Published Papers:  20th BPSU Annual report
*  Advice/Support Group: Beating Eating Disorders (BEAT), 103 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich  NR1 1DW. Tel: 0845 1414. B-eat youth line Tel: 0845 634 7650 0

 

 

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