Publications

This page contains our reports to government as well as the academic publications we have written for peer-reviewed journals.

For reports, each link provides a report summary and further links to short and full reports. For more recent research evidence about preventing and treating child mental health problems, please see our Quarterly publication, which tackles a different issue with each edition.

For peer-reviewed journals, each link provides the full abstract to the article and, from there, a link to the journal that published it. Some of the journals are accessible to all; others require a subscription. Please contact the Children’s Health Policy Centre if you would like more information about any of the articles.


Preventing and Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Youth

November 11, 2005

Summary:
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disruptive and persistent mental disorder affecting as many as 2,000 children in BC. This report outlines the best currently available research evidence on treating childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Preventing and Treating Eating Disorders in Children and Youth

October 11, 2005

Summary:
Eating disorders affect approximately 1,000 children in BC and are characterized by distortions in the perception of body shape and weight, coupled with severe disturbances in eating behaviours.

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Preventing Suicide in Youth: Taking Action with Imperfect Knowledge

September 11, 2005

Summary:
Suicide is a serious public health issue. It continues to be the second leading cause of death among BC youth aged 15 to 24 years.

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Joining the Conversation: Newspaper Journalists’ Views on Working with Researchers

April 11, 2005

Charlotte Waddell, Jonathan Lomas, John N. Lavis, Julia Abelson, Cody A. Shepherd, and Twylla Bird-Gayson. (2005). Joining the conversation: Newspaper journalists’ views on working with researchers. Healthcare Policy, 1(1).

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Rethinking Evidence-Based Practice for Children’s Mental Health

March 11, 2005

Charlotte Waddell and Rebecca Godderis. (2005). Rethinking evidence-based practice for children’s mental health. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 8(3).

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