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  1. Research Article

    Do post-trauma symptoms mediate the relation between neurobiological stress parameters and conduct problems in girls?

    Attenuated activity of stress-regulating systems has consistently been reported in boys with conduct problems. Results in studies of girls are inconsistent, which may result from the high prevalence of comorbi...

    Kimberly A. Babel, Tijs Jambroes, Sanne Oostermeijer, Peter M. van de Ven, Arne Popma, Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren, Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Lucres M. C. Jansen

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:42

    Published on: 1 November 2016

  2. Research article

    Mental health problems in male young offenders in custodial versus community based-programs: implications for juvenile justice interventions

    Young offenders are known to be a population with high prevalence of mental health disorders. In most cases, these disorders are neither identified nor treated properly, with the majority of them being chronic...

    Daniel Rijo, Nélio Brazão, Ricardo Barroso, Diana Ribeiro da Silva, Paula Vagos, Ana Vieira, Ana Lavado and Ana Margarida Macedo

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:40

    Published on: 1 November 2016

  3. Research article

    Prevalence and factors associated with depression symptoms among school-going adolescents in Central Uganda

    Depression in adolescents constitutes a global public health concern. However, data on its prevalence and associated factors are limited in low income countries like Uganda.

    Joyce Nalugya-Sserunjogi, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Emilio Ovuga, Steven M. Kiwuwa, Seggane Musisi and Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:39

    Published on: 26 October 2016

  4. Research article

    Sleep and behavioural problems associate with low mood in Finnish children aged 4–12 years: an epidemiological study

    Few studies have examined the associations between sleep, mood and behaviour in young children in the early stages of developing psychopathology. The purpose here was to examine the association of emotional pr...

    K. Maasalo, T. Fontell, J. Wessman and E. T. Aronen

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:37

    Published on: 6 October 2016

  5. Research article

    The associations of cumulative adverse childhood experiences and irritability with mental disorders in detained male adolescent offenders

    Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and psychiatric disorders are common in juvenile detainees. Emotional dysregulation resulting from cumulated ACEs may be characterized by symptoms of irritability. The pres...

    Hannes Bielas, Steffen Barra, Christine Skrivanek, Marcel Aebi, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Cornelia Bessler and Belinda Plattner

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:34

    Published on: 22 September 2016

  6. Case report

    A boy with conduct disorder (CD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), borderline intellectual disability, and 47,XXY syndrome in combination with a 7q11.23 duplication, 11p15.5 deletion, and 20q13.33 deletion

    This is a case with multiple chromosomal aberrations which are likely etiological for the observed psychiatric phenotype consisting of attention deficit hyperactivity and conduct disorders.

    Gerasimos Kolaitis, Christian G. Bouwkamp, Alexia Papakonstantinou, Ioanna Otheiti, Maria Belivanaki, Styliani Haritaki, Terpsihori Korpa, Zinovia Albani, Elena Terzioglou, Polyxeni Apostola, Aggeliki Skamnaki, Athena Xaidara, Konstantina Kosma, Sophia Kitsiou-Tzeli and Maria Tzetis

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:33

    Published on: 15 September 2016

  7. Research article

    Mental health problems in a regional population of Australian adolescents: association with socio-demographic characteristics

    Population level data regarding the general mental health status, and the socio-demographic factors associated with the mental health status of adolescents in Australia aged 12–16 years is limited. This study ...

    Julia Dray, Jenny Bowman, Megan Freund, Elizabeth Campbell, Rebecca K. Hodder, Christophe Lecathelinais and John Wiggers

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:32

    Published on: 13 September 2016

  8. Research article

    Feasibility of parent-mediated behavioural intervention for behavioural problems in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Nigeria: a pilot study

    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a disabling and lifelong neuro-developmental disorder. Challenging behaviours such as aggression and self injury are common maladaptive behaviours in ASD which adversely affe...

    Mashudat Bello-Mojeed, Cornelius Ani, Ike Lagunju and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:28

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  9. Research article

    Effect of a classroom-based intervention on the social skills of pupils with intellectual disability in Southwest Nigeria

    Studies have demonstrated that social skill interventions and classroom supports are effective for pupils with intellectual disability. Such interventions have been demonstrated to reduce the risk of developin...

    Yetunde C. Adeniyi and Olayinka O. Omigbodun

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:29

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  10. Research article

    Effects of problem-solving interventions on aggressive behaviours among primary school pupils in Ibadan, Nigeria

    Aggressive patterns of behavior often start early in childhood, and tend to remain stable into adulthood. The negative consequences include poor academic performance, disciplinary problems and encounters with ...

    Jibril Abdulmalik, Cornelius Ani, Ademola J. Ajuwon and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:31

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  11. Research article

    Maternal depression and child psychopathology among Attendees at a Child Neuropsychiatric Clinic in Abeokuta, Nigeria: a cross sectional study

    Children with recognized, diagnosable mental and neurological disorders are in addition prone to emotional and behavioral problems which transcend their specific diagnostic labels. In accessing care, these chi...

    Adeniran O. Okewole, Abiodun O. Adewuya, Ademola J. Ajuwon, Tolulope T. Bella-Awusah and Olayinka O. Omigbodun

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:30

    Published on: 2 September 2016

  12. Research article

    A qualitative analysis of factors impacting resilience among youth in post-conflict Liberia

    In 2008, 5 years after the Liberian civil war ended, there were an estimated 340,000 orphans in Liberia, 18 % of the total child population of the country. Given that children make up half the population and t...

    Elizabeth J. Levey, Claire E. Oppenheim, Brittany C. L. Lange, Naomi S. Plasky, Benjamin L. Harris, G. Gondah Lekpeh, Isaac Kekulah, David C. Henderson and Christina P. C. Borba

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:26

    Published on: 12 August 2016

  13. Research article

    A German e-learning-training in the context of early preventive intervention and child protection: preliminary findings of a pre-post evaluation

    In recent years, a number of government-sponsored initiatives have been implemented in Germany that are focused on early preventive intervention in child protection. In response to the need for interdisciplina...

    Kristina Bressem, Ute Ziegenhain, Claudia Doelitzsch, Alexandra Hofer, Tanja Besier, Joerg M. Fegert and Anne K. Kuenster

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:25

    Published on: 5 August 2016

  14. Research article

    Reduced pain perception in children and adolescents with ADHD is normalized by methylphenidate

    The present study examined pain perception in children and adolescents with ADHD and the interaction between pain perception and the administration of methylphenidate (MPH) in order to generate hypotheses for ...

    Nicole Wolff, Katya Rubia, Hildtraud Knopf, Heike Hölling, Julia Martini, Stefan Ehrlich and Veit Roessner

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:24

    Published on: 22 July 2016

  15. Research Article

    Longitudinal results of strengthening the parent-team alliance in child semi-residential psychiatry: does team investment make a difference?

    In a semi-residential setting where children switch daily between treatment and home, establishment of a strong parent-team alliance can be a challenge. The development of alliance with parents and the symptom...

    Audri Lamers, Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen, Jos Twisk, Erica de Koning and Robert Vermeiren

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:22

    Published on: 18 July 2016

  16. Research Article

    Psychometric properties of the Symptom Checklist-90 in adolescent psychiatric inpatients and age- and gender-matched community youth

    The Symptom Checklist-90 (SCL-90) is a questionnaire that is widely used to measure subjective psychopathology. In this study we investigated the psychometric properties of the SCL-90 among adolescent inpatien...

    Minna Rytilä-Manninen, Sari Fröjd, Henna Haravuori, Nina Lindberg, Mauri Marttunen, Kirsi Kettunen and Sebastian Therman

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:23

    Published on: 15 July 2016

  17. Research article

    Inter-rater reliability and acceptance of the structured diagnostic interview for regulatory problems in infancy

    Regulatory problems such as excessive crying, sleeping–and feeding difficulties in infancy are some of the earliest precursors of later mental health difficulties emerging throughout the lifespan. In the prese...

    Lukka Popp, Sabrina Fuths, Sabine Seehagen, Margarete Bolten, Mirja Gross-Hemmi, Dieter Wolke and Silvia Schneider

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:21

    Published on: 5 July 2016

  18. Research article

    Changes in parenting strategies after a young person’s self-harm: a qualitative study

    When faced with the discovery of their child’s self-harm, mothers and fathers may re-evaluate their parenting strategies. This can include changes to the amount of support they provide their child and changes ...

    Anne E. Ferrey, Nicholas D. Hughes, Sue Simkin, Louise Locock, Anne Stewart, Navneet Kapur, David Gunnell and Keith Hawton

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:20

    Published on: 2 July 2016

  19. Research article

    Do school teachers and primary contacts in residential youth care institutions recognize mental health problems in adolescents?

    Studies show that adolescents living in residential youth care (RYC) institutions experience more mental health problems than others. This paper studies how well teachers and primary contacts in RYC institutio...

    Anne Mari Undheim, Stian Lydersen and Nanna Sønnichsen Kayed

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:19

    Published on: 29 June 2016

  20. Research article

    Implementation of a text-messaging intervention for adolescents who self-harm (TeenTEXT): a feasibility study using normalisation process theory

    There are few interventions that directly address self-harming behaviour among adolescents. At the request of clinicians in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in England and working with them,...

    Christabel Owens and Nigel Charles

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:14

    Published on: 28 June 2016

  21. Research article

    Correlates of conduct disorder among inmates of a Nigerian Borstal Institution

    Juvenile delinquency has become a significant global problem. Conduct disorder (CD), among other psychiatric disorders, has assumed prominence in its association with juvenile offending as well as criminality ...

    Anthony Ademola Olashore, Adegboyega Ogunwale and Timothy Olaolu Adebowale

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:13

    Published on: 21 June 2016

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