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  1. Caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often experience difficulties in responding appropriately to the needs of those children, who typically express attachment in distinct and nonconvent...

    Authors: Nobuyo Kubo, Megumi Kitagawa, Sayaka Iwamoto and Toshifumi Kishimoto

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:37

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Parent-to-child maltreatment is considered one of the risk factors for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) symptoms, but this hypothesis has not been adequately tested in Pakistani settings.

    Authors: Maryam Pyar Ali Lakhdir, Ghazal Peerwani, Salman Muhammad Soomar, Apsara Ali Nathwani, Salima Farooq, Naureen Akber Ali, Asif Khaliq, Muhammad Masood Kadir and Syed Iqbal Azam

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:36

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  3. Children with early onset of Callous-Unemotional (CU) traits are at a higher risk for long-term, persistent psychosocial problems. The current study aimed to explore the characteristics of CU in preschool chil...

    Authors: Jinsong Zhang, Wei Li, Huifeng Zhang, Amanda Wilson, Lan Shuai, Weiping Xia, Zhouye Wang, Meihui Qiu and Yuanyuan Wang

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:35

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Previous studies have suggested that Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) affect individuals across their lifespan, especially in relation to employment. The purpose of this review was to synthesize t...

    Authors: Marie Sturesson Christiansen, Merete Labriola, Lilli Kirkeskov and Thomas Lund

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:34

    Content type: Review

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  5. Juvenile delinquents constitute a heterogeneous group, which complicates decision-making based on risk assessment. Various psychosocial factors have been used to define clinically relevant subgroups of juvenil...

    Authors: E. L. de Ruigh, S. Bouwmeester, A. Popma, R. R. J. M. Vermeiren, L. van Domburgh and L. M. C. Jansen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:33

    Content type: Research article

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  6. We examined the personal and professional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the development, practice, and shifting values of child and adolescent psychiatrists (CAP), in order to inform how the field may mo...

    Authors: Madeline DiGiovanni, Indigo Weller and Andrés Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:32

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The current situation caused by the SARS-CoV-2-pandemic is associated with serious losses for everyone and has been affecting social life, politics, the economy and the media worldwide. Preventive isolation an...

    Authors: Franziska Köhler-Dauner, Vera Clemens, Stephanie Lange, Ute Ziegenhain and Jörg M. Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:31

    Content type: Research article

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  8. In the first months of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, many countries took radical prevention measures. Authorities had to communicate with the public regularly to explain and ensure compliance with these...

    Authors: Sabine Kaiser, Henriette Kyrrestad and Monica Martinussen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:30

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Tourette syndrome and OCD are disorders that frequently occur in children and cause a high level of disability. In Alberta there is a huge delivery gap in providing healthcare services for children with TS and...

    Authors: Julian Fletcher, Gina Dimitropoulos, Davide Martino, Gabrielle Wilcox, Frank MacMaster, Paul Arnold and Tamara Pringsheim

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:29

    Content type: Research article

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  10. With regular contacts to the general child population, healthcare professionals could play an important role in the detection of child maltreatment. However, a majority of child maltreatment cases go unnoticed...

    Authors: Oliver Berthold, Andreas Jud, Marion Jarczok, Jörg M. Fegert and Vera Clemens

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:28

    Content type: Research article

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  11. The exposure to an accumulation of various risk factors during childhood and adolescence relative to a single risk is associated with poorer mental health. Identification of distinct constellations of risk fac...

    Authors: Kristin Göbel and Caroline Cohrdes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:27

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Exposure to traumatic events in childhood is associated with the development and maintenance of various psychiatric disorders, but most frequently with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Dusko Stupar, Dejan Stevanovic, Panos Vostanis, Olayinka Atilola, Paulo Moreira, Katarina Dodig-Curkovic, Tomislav Franic, Ana Doric, Nikolina Davidovic, Mohamad Avicenna, Isa Noor Multazam, Laura Nussbaum, Abdul Aziz Thabet, Dino Ubalde, Petar Petrov, Azra Deljkovic…

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:26

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Talking about experiences of sexual abuse in therapy is difficult for children and adolescents, amongst others due to a lack of vocabulary to describe the situation, avoidance, or feelings of shame, fear, and ...

    Authors: Joyce J. Endendijk, Henny K. Tichelaar, Menno Deen and Maja Deković

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:25

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Extensive empirical evidence suggests that high Callous-Unemotional (CU) traits in childhood and adolescence can reliably identify individuals at risk for antisocial outcomes. The present study addresses resea...

    Authors: Jelena Zumbach, Annika Rademacher and Ute Koglin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:24

    Content type: Research article

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  15. The influence of maternal temperament on child behavior, and whether maternal temperament impact boys and girls differently is not thoroughly studied. The aim was to investigate the impact of maternal temperam...

    Authors: Sara Agnafors, Marie Bladh, Lisa Ekselius, Carl Göran Svedin and Gunilla Sydsjö

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:23

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Child maltreatment poses high risks to the mental health and cognitive functioning of children not only in childhood but also in later life. However, it remains unclear whether child maltreatment is directly a...

    Authors: Herbert E. Ainamani, Godfrey Z. Rukundo, Timothy Nduhukire, Eunice Ndyareba and Tobias Hecker

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:22

    Content type: Research article

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  17. In Japan, ‘Journey of the Brave’, a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-based anxiety preventive education programme, was previously developed and its effectiveness examined in two small-scale controlled trial...

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

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:21

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The purpose of this study was to develop a scale for assessing children’s ego strength through the observation of children playing board games in a therapeutic setting. Because ego strength is an index of psyc...

    Authors: Ji Yoen Lee, Young-ae Lee and Mee Sook Yoo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:20

    Content type: Research article

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  19. As a prominent issue worldwide, juveniles’ aggressive and violent crimes have attracted much interest in recent years. Based on the social information processing model, the present study aimed to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Ziyi Zhao, Xianglian Yu, Zhihong Ren, Lin Zhang and Xu Li

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:19

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Reports about child witchcraft are not uncommon in sub-Saharan Africa. In this study we approach child witchcraft as an idiom of distress. In an environment that may prohibit children from openly expressing di...

    Authors: Hélène N. C. Yoder, Joop T. V. M. de Jong, Wietse A. Tol, Joshua A. Duncan, Amjata Bayoh and Ria Reis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:18

    Content type: Research article

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  21. The Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (MFQ) is a widely used screening tool for child and adolescence depression but has not been validated with young people in Thailand. This study aimed to assess the reliabili...

    Authors: Nanthaka Fuseekul, Faith Orchard and Shirley Reynolds

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:17

    Content type: Research article

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  22. A child suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) faces many difficulties in social as well as academic performances. School teachers’ knowledge and attitude towards ADHD play a vital role...

    Authors: Mekdes Dessie, Masresha Asmare Techane, Bizuneh Tesfaye and Daniel Ayelegne Gebeyehu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:16

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Emerging literature on the current COVID-19 crisis suggests that children may experience increased anxiety and depression as a result of the pandemic. To prevent such school and mental health-related problems,...

    Authors: Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, Terra Léger-Goodes, Geneviève A. Mageau, Geneviève Taylor, Catherine M. Herba, Nicholas Chadi and David Lefrançois

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:15

    Content type: Research article

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  24. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Olivia D. Herrington, Ashley Clayton, Laelia Benoit, Cecil Prins-Aardema, Madeline DiGiovanni, Indigo Weller and Andrés Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:14

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:5

  25. Adolescents with externalising problems in secure residential care differ in age of onset of disruptive behaviour and in cumulative risks in several domains. In order to reduce negative consequences of externa...

    Authors: Miranda G. W. G. Knoops, Ilja L. Bongers, Elisabeth A. W. Janssen-de Ruijter and Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:13

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can have lifelong adverse impacts; they can play a role in the development of subsequent emotional, cognitive, and social impairments leading to somatic and mental difficul...

    Authors: Beáta Kovács-Tóth, Barnabás Oláh, Gábor Papp and Ildikó Kuritárné Szabó

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:12

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has spread quickly worldwide with dramatic consequences on our daily lives. Adverse psychosocial consequences of Covid-19 might be particularly severe for children and ...

    Authors: Josefine Rothe, Judith Buse, Anne Uhlmann, Annet Bluschke and Veit Roessner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:11

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Children of parents with mental illness have a higher risk of developing mental health problems when compared with the general population. Therefore, families with parents with mental illness are a suitable ta...

    Authors: Tamara Waldmann, Maja Stiawa, Ümügülsüm Dinc, Gülsah Saglam, Mareike Busmann, Anne Daubmann, Bonnie Adema, Karl Wegscheider, Silke Wiegand-Grefe and Reinhold Kilian

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:10

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Chronic tic disorders are neurodevelopmental disorders that can be treated with Habit Reversal Training (HRT) and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP). Intermediate and long-term effects have been examined after...

    Authors: J. B. Nissen, A. H. Carlsen and P. H. Thomsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:9

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a disabling mood disorder, profoundly affecting a large number of adolescent’s quality of life. To date, no obvious treatment of choice for MDD in adolescents is available an...

    Authors: Luxsiya Waraan, Erling W. Rognli, Nikolai Olavi Czajkowski, Marianne Aalberg and Lars Mehlum

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:8

    Content type: Research article

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  31. This randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluated the long-term effectiveness of the Incredible Years® (IY) Parenting Program in modifying children’s externalizing problems among families in Child Protection Servi...

    Authors: Piia Karjalainen, Päivi Santalahti, Eeva T. Aronen and Olli Kiviruusu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:7

    Content type: Research article

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  32. We recently adapted the published National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and management guideline to the Saudi Arabian context. It ha...

    Authors: Fahad A. Bashiri, Turki H. Albatti, Muddathir H. Hamad, Haya F. Al-Joudi, Hadeel F. Daghash, Saleh M. Al-Salehi, Jeremy L. Varnham, Fatimah Alhaidar, Omar Almodayfer, Abdulkarim Alhossein, Hesham Aldhalaan, Yasser A. Ad-Dab’bagh, Nouf Al Backer, Waleed Altwaijri, Khalid Alburikan, Maysaa W. Buraik…

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:6

    Content type: Research article

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  33. To examine, through photo-elicitation, the personal and professional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health professionals working with children and adolescents around the globe.

    Authors: Olivia D. Herrington, Ashley Clayton, Laelia Benoit, Cecil Prins-Aardema, Madeline DiGiovanni, Indigo Weller and Andrés Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:5

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:14

  34. Many children and adolescents with impairing mental health disorders are not in contact with specialized child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). In order to close the service gap, it is important ...

    Authors: Anna Sofie Hansen, Gry Kjaersdam Telléus, Christina Mohr-Jensen and Marlene Briciet Lauritsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:4

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Studies on gender differences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comorbidities in the Asian populations have been limited and previous studies have shown inconclusive findings. Singapore is a c...

    Authors: Tsz Wing Ivy Lau, Choon Guan Lim, Sanchalika Acharryya, Nikki Lim-Ashworth, Yi Ren Tan and Shuen Sheng Daniel Fung

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:3

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Although child welfare youth and juvenile offenders in residential care have different judicial placement reasons, there seems to be overlap in their demographic and psychosocial backgrounds. This could raise ...

    Authors: Lena Jäggi, Marc Schmid, David Bürgin, Nadine Saladin, Alexander Grob and Cyril Boonmann

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:2

    Content type: Research article

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  37. There is currently a high global demand for mental health professionals, including child and adolescent mental health professionals. In 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) published “Enhancing mental hea...

    Authors: Silje Akselberg Iversen, Brian Ogallo, Myron Belfer, Daniel Fung, Christina W. Hoven, Kenneth Carswell and Norbert Skokauskas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:1

    Content type: Editorial

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  38. Examining whether any association exists between addiction to video games and cognitive abilities in children could inform ongoing prevention and management of any possible harm. The objective of this study wa...

    Authors: Youssef Farchakh, Chadia Haddad, Hala Sacre, Sahar Obeid, Pascale Salameh and Souheil Hallit

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:46

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Severe anaemia is a global public health challenge commonly associated with morbidity and mortality among children < 5 years of age in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, less is known about the behavioural performan...

    Authors: Andrew Sentoogo Ssemata, Robert Opika Opoka, John Mbaziira Ssenkusu, Noeline Nakasujja, Chandy C. John and Paul Bangirana

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:45

    Content type: Research article

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  40. To measure the effects of using different combinations of multiple informants and the impact score on the estimated prevalence of mental health problems in Chinese schoolchildren.

    Authors: Li Liu, Shuang Li, Wen Pan, Lijuan Wang, Yang Zheng, Xiaoxia An, Yan Zhou, Yanxia Li, Jun Na, Rui Zhang, Huijuan Mu, Wen Dong, Yuan Gao, Wei Sun, Guowei Pan and Lingjun Yan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:44

    Content type: Research article

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  41. International studies show that child maltreatment is a widespread but often underestimated problem that causes high individual, social and economic costs. Child maltreatment is an important topic for the medi...

    Authors: Ulrike Hoffmann, Vera Clemens, Elisa König, Elmar Brähler and Jörg M. Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:43

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Alcohol, substance use, and mental health disorders constitute major public health issues worldwide, including in low income and lower middle-income countries, and early initiation of use is an important predi...

    Authors: Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen, Joyce S. Nalugya, Vilde Skylstad, Grace Ndeezi, Angela Akol, Juliet N. Babirye, Victoria Nankabirwa and James K. Tumwine

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:42

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Research from high income countries indicates that suicide is a major mental health care concern and a leading cause of preventable deaths among children and adolescents. Proper assessment and management of yo...

    Authors: Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Richard Stephen Mpango, Wilber Ssembajjwe, Kenneth D. Gadow, Vikram Patel and Eugene Kinyanda

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:41

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The situation of crisis produced by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses major challenges to societies all over the world. While efforts to contain the virus are vital to protect global health, these same...

    Authors: Noemí Pereda and Diego A. Díaz-Faes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:40

    Content type: Review

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  45. Obesity has become a global problem in childhood and adolescence. The objective of the present study was to investigate the impact of family communication and function, and body image satisfaction, on psycholo...

    Authors: Zabihollah KavehFarsani, Roya Kelishadi and Kioumars Beshlideh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:39

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Poor mental health remains the leading cause of disability, with considerable negative impacts in low- and middle-income countries. In this study, we examined the prevalence and correlates of psychosocial dist...

    Authors: Hubert Amu, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Wonder Agbemavi, Bernard Owusu Afriyie, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw and Kwaku Kissah-Korsah

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:38

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Attitudes towards patients with self-harm behaviors are decisive for the quality of the relationship of healthcare professionals towards them, which is further linked to successful treatment. In mental health ...

    Authors: Matejka Pintar Babič, Branko Bregar and Maja Drobnič Radobuljac

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:37

    Content type: Research article

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  48. Poor mental health is common among adolescents. Given the increasing burden of poor mental health among adolescents in developing countries, it seems necessary to identify the effective interventions. The main...

    Authors: Haleh Heizomi, Hamid Allahverdipour, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Devender Bhalla and Haidar Nadrian

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:36

    Content type: Research article

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  49. In recent years there has been growing interest in child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing, alongside increasing emphasis on schools as a crucial site for research and intervention. This has coincided...

    Authors: Ola Demkowicz, Emma Ashworth, Rosie Mansfield, Emily Stapley, Helena Miles, Daniel Hayes, Kim Burrell, Anna Moore and Jessica Deighton

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:35

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  50. Children with clinical levels of conduct problems are at high risk of developing mental health problems such as persistent antisocial behavior or emotional problems in adolescence. Serious conduct problems in ...

    Authors: Britt-Marie Ljungström, Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm and Ulf Axberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:34

    Content type: Research article

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