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Resources now available

The PAEDS Diagnosis project has now developed resources aimed at helping parents, young people and health professionals understand and adapt to cases of diagnostic shifts in youth mental health settings. The resources have been developed based on the information we gathered through a large study of 12,500 CAMHS clinical records, and a series of interviews …

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Research job vacancy (8 week position)

We are recruiting a temporary researcher to assist with Dr Cliódhna O’Connor’s research on the social and psychological implications of psychiatric diagnosis. The post will run for 8 weeks and will start as soon as possible (ideally mid-July 2019). Payment will be equivalent to UCD’s rates for postdoctoral staff (approx. €750 a week). The role …

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Fully-funded PhD scholarship available

The UCD School of Psychology is pleased to invite applications for a fully-funded PhD scholarship, to commence in September 2019. The successful candidate will complete a structured four-year programme of PhD studies under the supervision of Dr Cliódhna O’Connor. The student will be expected to develop an original and independent research project that coheres with …

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Call for participants

Do you have a child aged 11-18 who has emotional or behavioural difficulties? Has your child ever experienced a change in their mental health or neurodevelopmental diagnosis? Consider participating in our research project! We are a team of researchers from University College Dublin conducting a project called Prevalence and Experience of Diagnostic Shifts in Youth Mental …

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Job vacancy

We are recruiting a Research Assistant to work over the summer on a project entitled “Understanding and intervening in the stigma associated with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder”. The post will run for 12 weeks between June-August and will be paid at the appropriate point on UCD’s rates for hourly paid staff (approx €400 a …

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Welcome!

Welcome to the PAEDS Diagnosis Project website. The purpose of this website is to give interested researchers, clinicians and members of the public an overview of the work we are doing in the PAEDS project. The website will be regularly updated to reflect the progress of the project as we start collecting and analysing data. …

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