Georgina Corbet Burcher

Georgina Corbet Burcher
Imperial College London | Imperial · Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

MBBS BA MRCPCH MRCPsych

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Aim To evaluate neuropsychiatric comorbidities in children and adolescents with hypothalamic hamartoma. Method We retrospectively analysed case notes for all individuals with hypothalamic hamartoma referred to Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, between 2000 and 2016. In addition, a systematic review aiming to identify all previous paediatric ca...
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Background Survivors of critical illness in childhood commonly display subsequent psychiatric symptoms including emotional and behavioural difficulties, and manifestations of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Anomalies in inflammatory profiles are an established finding in these childhood psychiatric conditions. Objective This exploratory stu...
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Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) usually starts during adolescence and is associated with an array of psychological and psychiatric symptoms and future suicide attempts. The aim of this study is to determine prospective predictors, mediators and moderators of NSSI in adolescent community samples in order to target prevention and treatment strategies....
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Aim To examine the association between corticosteroid use in paediatric intensive care units (PICU) and subsequent symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Methods The subjects were children aged 8–16 years admitted to PICU with sepsis, meningoencephalitis (ME) and other disorders. Illness information was extracted from case notes; 3–6 m...
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Over the past decade, UK Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) have faced a rising tide of ever-increasing demand, coupled with diminishing funding. Cost-effective interventions to target suicide attempts in adolescents are needed urgently. In this bleak context, the SEYLE trial could chart a course to safer waters.
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Introduction Research suggesting progressive deterioration in an undescended testis has led to the reduction in the target age for orchidopexy to 6–12 months of age. This age was selected as normal testicular descent is unlikely after 3 months of age [1] and it is timed to prevent early gonadocyte developmental delay as suggested by Hutson and Hast...

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