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  1. Content type: Research article

    Early identification of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is a prerequisite for access to early interventions. Although parents often note developmental atypicalities during the first 2 years of life, many child...

    Authors: Juliana Höfer, Falk Hoffmann, Inge Kamp-Becker, Luise Poustka, Veit Roessner, Sanna Stroth, Nicole Wolff and Christian J. Bachmann

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:16

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Adolescents’ nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) leads to distress that affects the whole family system, and siblings are reported to suffer from disrupted family communication and functioning. So far, no studies h...

    Authors: Taru Tschan, Janine Lüdtke, Marc Schmid and Tina In-Albon

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:15

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  3. Content type: Research article

    It is estimated that almost 20% of the world’s adolescents have experienced or are experiencing a mental health problem. Several factors have been associated with the onset of adolescent mental health disorder...

    Authors: Apollo Kivumbi, William Byansi, Fred M. Ssewamala, Nabunya Proscovia, Christopher Damulira and Phionah Namatovu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:14

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  4. Content type: Research article

    There is a well-documented link between child maltreatment and poor health across the lifespan. This provides a strong case for ongoing research with youth involved in the child welfare system to reduce negati...

    Authors: Randall Waechter, Dilesha Kumanayaka, Colleen Angus-Yamada, Christine Wekerle and Savanah Smith

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:13

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  5. Content type: Research article

    We investigated the characteristics of adolescents who committed suicide in South Korea, and how these characteristics differed by gender.

    Authors: Song Jung, Dayoung Lee, Sungjun Park, Kangwoo Lee, Yong-Sil Kweon, Eun-Jin Lee, Kyung Hee Yoon, Hannah Cho, Hyeji Jung, Ah Reum Kim, Bo-Ram Shin and Hyun Ju Hong

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:12

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Although anxiety disorders are the most prevalent psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents, there is a paucity of research on the course and outcome of anxiety spectrum disorders in low and middle-...

    Authors: Preeti Kandasamy, Satish C. Girimaji, Shekhar P. Seshadri, Shoba Srinath and John Vijay Sagar Kommu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:11

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Currently, the risk-oriented focus in forensic youth care is increasingly complemented by a growing interest in strengths-based approaches. Knowledge on how detention and the subsequent period in the community...

    Authors: Nele Van Hecke, Wouter Vanderplasschen, Lore Van Damme and Stijn Vandevelde

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:10

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  8. Content type: Research article

    There is a strong call for clinically useful standardized assessment tools in everyday child and adolescent psychiatric practice. The attitudes of clinicians have been raised as a key-facilitating factor when ...

    Authors: M. Danielson, A. Månsdotter, E. Fransson, S. Dalsgaard and J-O. Larsson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:9

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Studies throughout Europe have shown that asylum-seeking children and adolescents (ASC) are at risk of developing mental disorders. The most common mental-health problems in ASC include posttraumatic stress sy...

    Authors: Lauritz Rudolf Floribert Müller, Karl Phillipp Büter, Rita Rosner and Johanna Unterhitzenberger

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:8

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is defined as the repetitive, direct, and deliberate destruction of one’s body tissue without an intention to die. Existing cross-sectional research indicates that the associati...

    Authors: Amarendra Gandhi, Koen Luyckx, Geert Molenberghs, Imke Baetens, Lien Goossens, Shubhada Maitra and Laurence Claes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:7

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  11. Content type: Commentary

    All over Europe youth delinquency is decreasing; our understanding of the factors related to juvenile delinquency and the characteristics of effective forensic youth care has increased substantially. However, ...

    Authors: Fleur Souverein, Tycho Dekkers, Elena Bulanovaite, Theo Doreleijers, Heidi Hales, Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino, Aurelio Oddo, Arne Popma, Nora Raschle, Klaus Schmeck, Marco Zanoli and Thimo van der Pol

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:6

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  12. Content type: Review

    Between 2009 and 2014, nearly 3% of US children (age ≤ 17 years) lived in households with at least 1 parent with substance use disorder. The present systematic review aimed to evaluate effects of parental opio...

    Authors: Magdalena Romanowicz, Jennifer L. Vande Voort, Julia Shekunov, Tyler S. Oesterle, Nuria J. Thusius, Teresa A. Rummans, Paul E. Croarkin, Victor M. Karpyak, Brian A. Lynch and Kathryn M. Schak

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:5

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Detention personnel may assume that mental health problems heighten the likelihood of future violence in detained youth. This study explored whether brief mental health screening tools are of value for alertin...

    Authors: Olivier F. Colins and Thomas Grisso

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:4

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Child mental illness contributes significantly to the burden of disease worldwide, and many are left untreated due to factors on both the provider and user side. Recognising this, the Ugandan Ministry of Healt...

    Authors: V. Skylstad, A. Akol, G. Ndeezi, J. Nalugya, K. M. Moland, J. K. Tumwine and I. M. S. Engebretsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:3

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate whether therapeutic factors as identified by Yalom and potential additional therapeutic factors could be found in the qualitative individual reports of high-risk adoles...

    Authors: Kirsten Hauber, Albert E. Boon and Robert Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:2

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Adolescence is characterized by developmental changes in social relationships, which may contribute to, or protect against, psychopathology and risky behaviors. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is one type of r...

    Authors: Sarah E. Victor, Alison E. Hipwell, Stephanie D. Stepp and Lori N. Scott

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:1

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Mental health issues can reach epidemic proportions in developed countries after natural disasters, but research is needed to better understand the impact on children and adolescents in developing nations.

    Authors: Jessica S. Schwind, Clara B. Formby, Susan L. Santangelo, Stephanie A. Norman, Rebecca Brown, Rebecca Hoffman Frances, Elisabeth Koss and Dibesh Karmacharya

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:54

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Many reports argue that sleep is important for children’s health, learning, and academic performance. The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the association between sleep and the development of ...

    Authors: Etsuko Tomisaki, Emiko Tanaka, Taeko Watanabe, Ryoji Shinohara, Maki Hirano, Yoko Onda, Yukiko Mochizuki, Yuko Yato, Noriko Yamakawa and Tokie Anme

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:53

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a complex behaviour and occurs most commonly during adolescence. This developmental period is characterized by the drive to establish an equilibrium between personal autonomy ...

    Authors: Lisa Waals, Imke Baetens, Peter Rober, Stephen Lewis, Hanna Van Parys, Eveline R. Goethals and Janis Whitlock

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:52

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  20. Content type: Research article

    As many refugee minors have gone/go through stressful life experiences and uncertainty, one might expect mental health issues, including self-injury. However, literature on non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in r...

    Authors: Sarah Verroken, Chris Schotte, Ilse Derluyn and Imke Baetens

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:51

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  21. Content type: Research article

    High incidence and morbidity rates are found among adolescents with social anxiety disorder, a severe and harmful form of social phobia. Extensive research has been conducted to uncover the underlying psycholo...

    Authors: Zhaoxia Pan, Dajun Zhang, Tianqiang Hu and Yangu Pan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:50

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder. However, few studies have addressed the use of ECT in adolescen...

    Authors: Shuai Wang, Chao Yang, Junpu Jia, Yuming Zhou and Yi Zheng

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:49

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Children and youths with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have behavioural characteristics and severe social disabilities that make them vulnerable to victimisation. The current study explores the prevalence of ...

    Authors: A. Paul, C. Gallot, C. Lelouche, M. P. Bouvard and A. Amestoy

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:48

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  24. Content type: Review

    Children in military families have uniquely different childhood experiences compared to their civilian peers, including a parent in employment and a stable familial income, frequent relocations, indirect expos...

    Authors: Victoria Williamson, Sharon A. M. Stevelink, Eve Da Silva and Nicola T. Fear

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:46

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  25. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged an error in the “Authors’ contributions” section of the article.

    Authors: Pola Heimann, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Jonas Buning, Norbert Wagner, Claudia Stollbrink-Peschgens, Astrid Dempfle and Georg G. von Polier

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:47

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    The original article was published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:34

  26. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the quality of life and risk of psychopathology in the infant and adolescent offspring of psychiatric inpatients from a general hospital unit.

    Authors: Ana Luiza Ache, Paula Fernandes Moretti, Gibsi Possapp Rocha, Rogéria Recondo, Marco Antônio Pacheco and Lucas Spanemberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:45

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Substance use and delinquency are considered to be mutual risk factors. Previous studies have shown that multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) is effective in tackling both conditions on the short term. The c...

    Authors: Thimo M. van der Pol, Vincent Hendriks, Henk Rigter, Moran D. Cohn, Theo A. H. Doreleijers, Lieke van Domburgh and Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:44

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Somatic symptoms are common and costly for society and correlate with suffering and low functioning. Nevertheless, little is known about the long-term implications of somatic symptoms. The objective of this st...

    Authors: Hannes Bohman, Sara B. Låftman, Neil Cleland, Mathias Lundberg, Aivar Päären and Ulf Jonsson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:42

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The transitioning of young patients from child and adolescent to adult mental health services when indicated often results in the interruption or termination of service. The personal views of young service use...

    Authors: Sabine Loos, Naina Walia, Thomas Becker and Bernd Puschner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:41

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Children who experience sexual abuse undergo various negative psychosocial outcomes such as depressive symptoms. Unfortunately, not many studies have been conducted on the incidence of depressive symptoms amon...

    Authors: Teresia Mutavi, Anne Obondo, Donald Kokonya, Lincoln Khasakhala, Anne Mbwayo, Francis Njiri and Muthoni Mathai

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:40

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Diagnostic interviews and questionnaires are commonly used in the assessment of adolescents referred to child and adolescent mental health services. Many of these rating scales are constructed for adults and f...

    Authors: Elisabeth Ness, Hanne-Sofie Johnsen Dahl, Peter Tallberg, Svein Amlo, Per Høglend, Agneta Thorén, Jens Egeland and Randi Ulberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:39

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Child physical abuse (CPA) is an extensive public health problem because of its associations with poor health outcomes. The aim of this study was to examine which of the background factors of CPA committed by ...

    Authors: Eva-Maria Annerbäck, Carl Göran Svedin and Örjan Dahlström

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:38

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  33. Content type: Review

    The second generation antipsychotic drug risperidone is widely used in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry to treat conditions associated with disruptive behavior, aggression and irritability, such as...

    Authors: Thomas Dodsworth, David D. Kim, Ric M. Procyshyn, Colin J. Ross, William G. Honer and Alasdair M. Barr

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:37

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  34. Content type: Research article

    It is important for children to maintain high self-perceived competence and self-esteem, and there are few measures to evaluate them through elementary to junior high school days in Japan. To evaluate psychome...

    Authors: Yukiyo Nagai, Kayo Nomura, Masako Nagata, Tetsuji Kaneko and Osamu Uemura

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:36

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a prominent mental health concern among adolescents. Few studies have examined adolescent DSH in non-Western countries. This study examines the prevalence, types and associated ri...

    Authors: Michelle Siu Min Lauw, Abishek Mathew Abraham and Cheryl Bee Lock Loh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:35

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  36. Content type: Research article

    This naturalistic study assesses the effectiveness of inpatient multidisciplinary treatment of children and adolescents with somatic symptom disorders (SSD) and investigates the role of pain coping strategies ...

    Authors: Pola Heimann, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Jonas Buning, Norbert Wagner, Claudia Stollbrink-Peschgens, Astrid Dempfle and Georg G. von Polier

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:34

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:47

  37. Content type: Research article

    The efficacy of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for anxiety related problems in children is empirically supported. In addition, universal anxiety prevention programmes based on CBT have been demonstrated i...

    Authors: Yuko Urao, Michiko Yoshida, Takako Koshiba, Yasunori Sato, Shin-ichi Ishikawa and Eiji Shimizu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:33

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Dysfunctional cognitions related to trauma is an important factor in the development and maintenance of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in children and adolescents. The Child Post-traumatic Cognitions ...

    Authors: Han Byul Lee, Kyoung Min Shin, Young Ki Chung, Namhee Kim, Yee Jin Shin, Un-Sun Chung, Seung Min Bae, Minha Hong and Hyoung Yoon Chang

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:32

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Relatively little is known about the role of maternal functioning in terms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, attachment style and resilience as predictive factors for treatment outco...

    Authors: Pernille Darling Rasmussen, Ole Jakob Storebø, Yael Shmueli-Goetz, Anders Bo Bojesen, Erik Simonsen and Niels Bilenberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:31

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  40. Content type: Research article

    In Burkina Faso, stunting affects children and is a public health problem. We studied the association between stunting and child’s neuro-psychological outcomes at 6–8 years of age in rural Burkina Faso using t...

    Authors: Anselme Simeon Sanou, Abdoulaye Hama Diallo, Penny Holding, Victoria Nankabirwa, Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen, Grace Ndeezi, James K. Tumwine, Nicolas Meda, Thorkild Tylleskär and Esperance Kashala-Abotnes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:30

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  41. Content type: Review

    Suicide is a leading cause of death in adolescence. School provides an effective avenue both for reaching adolescents and for gatekeeper training. This enables gatekeepers to recognize and respond to at-risk s...

    Authors: Phoenix K. H. Mo, Ting Ting Ko and Mei Qi Xin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:29

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Mental illness affects every segment of population including young adults. The beliefs held by young patients regarding the causes of mental illness impact their treatment-seeking behaviour. It is pertinent to...

    Authors: Judy Wanjiru Mbuthia, Manasi Kumar, Fredrik Falkenström, Mary Wangari Kuria and Caleb Joseph Othieno

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:28

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  43. Content type: Research article

    There is a significant link between insecure attachment and the development of psychopathology in adolescence. We investigated the relationship between adolescent attachment styles and the development of emoti...

    Authors: Grace Nduku Wambua, Anne Obondo, Antonia Bifulco and Manasi Kumar

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:27

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Even though the concept of burnout has been widely explored across the globe, the evidence base on burnout among high school students in the South Asian context is scanty. Against the backdrop of ever-increasi...

    Authors: Nuwan Darshana Wickramasinghe, Devani Sakunthala Dissanayake and Gihan Sajiwa Abeywardena

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:26

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  45. Content type: Research article

    With the development of economy and technology, the Internet is becoming more and more popular. Internet addiction has gradually become a serious issue in public health worldwide. The number of Internet users ...

    Authors: Yao-jun Shao, Tong Zheng, Yan-qiu Wang, Ling Liu, Yan Chen and Ying-shui Yao

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:25

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Child maltreatment of all types is a serious concern for society, and it is important to monitor trends in incidence in order to inform child welfare agencies and policy-makers about emerging issues. In German...

    Authors: Andreas Witt, Heide Glaesmer, Andreas Jud, Paul L. Plener, Elmar Brähler, Rebecca C. Brown and Jörg M. Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:24

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  47. Content type: Research article

    Research about self-harm in adolescence is important given the high incidence in youth, and strong links to suicide and other poor outcomes. Clarifying the impact of involvement in school-based self-harm studi...

    Authors: Joanna Lockwood, Ellen Townsend, Leonie Royes, David Daley and Kapil Sayal

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:23

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