CAPSS Publications

Every three years, CAPSS publishes a report on the system and the recent studies to have run. You can find our 10 year and 7 year reports below.

All the publications to have come out of the studies using CAPSS are listed under ‘related publications’.

In 2020 CAPSS (The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Surveillance System) published its 10 year report.

CAPSS 10 Year Report

In 2016, CAPSS published The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Surveillance System (CAPSS)

Petkova H, Simic M, Nicholls D, Ford T, Stuart R, Livingstone N, Kelly G, Eisler I, Gowers S, Macdonald G, Barrett B, Byford S. Incidence of anorexia nervosa in young people in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. BMJ Open, 2019, 9, e027339. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027339.

Byford S, Petkova H, Stuart R, Nicholls D, Simic M, Ford T, Macdonald G, Gowers S, Roberts S, Barrett B, Kelly J, Kelly G, Livingstone N, Joshi K, Smith H & Eisler I. Alternative community-based models of care for young people with anorexia nervosa: the CostED national surveillance study. Health Services and Delivery Research Volume: 7, Issue: 37, Published in October 2019

Paul A. Tiffin, Charlotte E. W. Kitchen. (2015). Incidence and 12-month outcome of childhood non-affective psychoses: British national surveillance study. British Journal of Psychiatry 206, 517-8.

Ani C, Reading R, Lynn R, Forlee S, Garralda E. (2013). Incidence and 12-month outcome of non-transient childhood conversion disorder in the UK and IrelandBritish Journal of Psychiatry202, 413-8

Hudson LD, Nicholls DE, Lynn RM, Viner RM. (2012). Medical instability and growth of children and adolescents with early onset eating disordersArchives of disease in childhood; 97, 779-784

Lynn RM, Viner RM, Nicholls DE (2012). Ascertainment of early onset eating disorders; A pilot for developing a National Psychiatric Surveillance System. Child and Adolescent Mental Health17, 109-112

Nicholls D, Lynn R, Viner R (2011). Childhood eating disorders: British national surveillance study.  British Journal of Psychiatry 198. 295-301.

Sharma AN, Neely J, Le Couteur AS, Grunze H, Nicholls D, James A, Graham P, Lynn R, Scott J, Ferrier IN. (2009). Study of pediatric bipolar disorder in UK and ROI: development of a case definition and pilot data from North East England. Bipolar Disorders 11(Suppl 1) 79.

Sharma A, Le Couteur AS, Nicholls D, Graham P, Lynn R, Ferrier IN. (2008). Paediatric bipolar disorder: A way forward.  British Journal of Psychiatry 192(2) 150-1.

CAPSS newsletter September 2019 (PDF)

CAPSS newsletter June 2020 (PDF)

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