CAPSS publications

Every three years we publish a report on the CAPSS system and the recent studies we've supported. You can find our 10-year and 7-year reports below.

Publications presenting findings from CAPSS surveillance studies are listed under 'Related publications'.

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

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

Sanchez-Cerezo J, Neale J, Julius N, Croudace T, Lynn RM, Hudson LD, Nicholls D (2024) Subtypes of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder in children and adolescents: a latent class analysis. eClinicalMedicine 2024;68: 102440

Holland J, Roe J, Guo B, Dasilva-Ellimah M, Burn A, Dubicka B, Ford T, Wagner A, Nazir S, James A, Morriss R, Sayal K (2023) ‘Far Away from Home’: adolescent inpatient admissions far from home, out of area or to adult wards: a national surveillance study BMJ Ment Health 2023;26:e300843

Wooding, E. L., Morton, M. J. S., Lim, M., Mitrofan, O., Mushet, N., Sie, A., Knight, B., Ford, T., & Newlove-Delgado, T. (2023). Childhood/adolescent Sydenham's chorea in the UK and Ireland: a BPSU/CAPSS surveillance study. Archives of disease in childhood, 108(9), 736–741.

Khadr S, Masic U, Clarke V, Lynn RM, Holt V, Carmichael P. (2022) Key socio-demographic characteristics of children and adolescents with gender dysphoria: A British Isles surveillance study. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2022, Vol. 0(0) 1–17. DOI: 10.1177/13591045221108840

Petkova H, Simic M, Nicholls D, Ford T, Stuart R, Livingstone N, Kelly G, Eisler I, Gowers S, Macdonald G, Barrett B, Byford S. (2019) 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. (2019). 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, October 2019 DOI 10.3310/hsdr07370

Katzman, D. K., Madden, S., Nicholls, D., Mawjee, K., & Norris, M. L. (2017). From questions to answers: Examining the role of pediatric surveillance units in eating disorder research. The International journal of eating disorders, 50(3), 259–265.

Sharma, A., Neely, J., Camilleri, N., James, A., Grunze, H., & Le Couteur, A. (2016). Incidence, characteristics and course of narrow phenotype paediatric bipolar I disorder in the British Isles. Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica, 134(6), 522–532.

Paul A. Tiffin, Charlotte E. W. Kitchen. (2015). Incidence and 12-month outcome of childhood non-affective psychoses: British national surveillance studyBritish 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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