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Bernadka Dubicka
University of Manchester
Publications 47
Sally O’Keeffe1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UCL: University College London),
Peter Martin2
Estimated H-index: 2
+ 14 AuthorsShirley Reynolds (UCL: University College London)
Objective High therapy dropout rates among adolescents have been reported, but little is known about whether dropout is associated with poor outcomes. This study aimed to examine clinical outcomes in adolescents with depression who dropped out of psychological therapy and to determine whether this varied by treatment type. Method Data were drawn from the Improving Mood with Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (IMPACT) study, a randomized controlled trial, comparing a brie...
Published on Feb 1, 2019in Child and Adolescent Mental Health 1.44
Gabrielle A. Carlson58
Estimated H-index: 58
(SBU: Stony Brook University),
Bernadka Dubicka12
Estimated H-index: 12
(University of Manchester)
Published on Dec 1, 2018in Pilot and Feasibility Studies
Guillermo Perez Algorta11
Estimated H-index: 11
(Centre for Mental Health),
Anna Van Meter8
Estimated H-index: 8
(Yeshiva University)
+ 3 AuthorsFiona Lobban26
Estimated H-index: 26
(Centre for Mental Health)
Late adolescence and early adulthood is a period of highest incidence for onset of mental health problems. Transition to college environment has been associated with many risk factors such as the initial disruption—and subsequent irregularity—of the student’s sleep and activity schedule. We tested the feasibility of using blue blocking glasses (BBG) at night in first year higher education students with sleep complaints, to obtain preliminary evidence for the impact of BBG on sleep, activity, and...
Published on Aug 1, 2018in Evidence-based Mental Health
Haseena Hussain1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust),
Bernadka Dubicka12
Estimated H-index: 12
(University of Manchester),
Paul Wilkinson52
Estimated H-index: 52
Major depressive disorder in adolescents is an important public health concern. It is common, a risk factor for suicide and is associated with adverse psychosocial consequences. The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines recommend that children and young people with moderate-to-severe depression should be seen within Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and receive specific psychological interventions, possibly in combination with antidepressant medication. Cognit...
Published on Aug 1, 2018in Archives of Disease in Childhood 3.16
Bernadka Dubicka12
Estimated H-index: 12
(University of Manchester),
Paul O. Wilkinson M. D. MRCPsych14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of Cambridge)
Antidepressants continue to generate controversy as a treatment for children and adolescents. Amidst this controversy, rates of emotional disorders in young people are rising and the vast majority of children and adolescents with mental health disorders do not receive treatment.1 Mood disorders remain a leading cause of adolescent suicide. This editorial will review the recent meta-analysis of antidepressants by Locher et al 2 and discuss the conclusions within the context of clinical practice a...
Published on Feb 1, 2018in BJPsych bulletin
A BrentDavid95
Estimated H-index: 95
Robert D. Gibbons64
Estimated H-index: 64
+ 1 AuthorsBernadka Dubicka12
Estimated H-index: 12
Published on May 1, 2017in Child and Adolescent Mental Health 1.44
Bernadka Dubicka12
Estimated H-index: 12
(University of Manchester),
A BrentDavid95
Estimated H-index: 95
(University of Pittsburgh)
Over the past decade, rates of depression and of suicide in adolescents have been increasing (Collishaw, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 56, 2015, 370; Bor et al., The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 48, 2014, 606). At the same time, there is some evidence that rates of diagnosis and, in the US at least, referral for depression in adolescents has been declining (Libby et al., Archives of General Psychiatry, 66, 2009, 633; John et al., Psychological Medicine, 46, 201...