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  1. Physical activity is associated with reduced depression in youth and adults. However, our understanding of how different aspects of youth activities—specifically, the degree to which they are social, team-orie...

    Authors: May I. Conley, Isabella Hindley, Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Dylan G. Gee, B. J. Casey and Monica D. Rosenberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:28

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Psychological well-beings of left-behind children (LBC) in rural areas of China remain under-studied. In this cross-sectional study, we aimed to explore the subjective well-being (SWB) in LBC and its associate...

    Authors: Lihong Ye, Yu Qian, Shuyang Meng, Ding Ye, Chao Rong, Eric E. Vandenhouten, Fangyuan Jing and Yingying Mao

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:27

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Little/no research has been conducted in Uganda in particular and sub-Saharan Africa in general on the health professional’s perspectives on barriers to treatment seeking for formal health services among orpha...

    Authors: James Mugisha, Eugene Kinyanda, Joseph Osafo, Winfred Nalukenge and Birthe Loa Knizek

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:26

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Positive intervention (PI) is a modern and therapeutic approach broadly based on the principles of positive psychology (Rashid in J Posit Psychol 1:25–40, 2014). PI effects at schools have received little atte...

    Authors: Ali Taghvaienia and Arash Zonobitabar

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:25

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Colombia has one of the largest populations of internally displaced individuals by an armed conflict. However, there is no data demonstrating its effect on health, particularly in adolescents.

    Authors: Arturo Marroquín Rivera, Carlos Javier Rincón Rodríguez, Andrea Padilla-Muñoz and Carlos Gómez-Restrepo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:23

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The relationship between child emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) and educational outcomes has not been investigated in prospective, community studies from low-income countries.

    Authors: Habtamu Mekonnen, Girmay Medhin, Mark Tomlinson, Atalay Alem, Martin Prince and Charlotte Hanlon

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:22

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program (AJSP) is an educational initiative designed to prepare physician-scientists for independent careers in the investigation and treatment of childhood psychiatric...

    Authors: Amanda Calhoun, Michael H. Bloch, Dorothy Stubbe, James F. Leckman and Andrés Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:21

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is profoundly affecting life around the globe. Isolation, contact restrictions and economic shutdown impose a complete change to the psychosocial environment in affected...

    Authors: Jörg M. Fegert, Benedetto Vitiello, Paul L. Plener and Vera Clemens

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:20

    Content type: Review

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  9. To meet the needs of high-vulnerable families with severe and enduring problems across several life domains, professionals must improve their ability to provide integrated care timely and adequately. The aim o...

    Authors: L. A. Nooteboom, S. I. van den Driesschen, C. H. Z. Kuiper, R. R. J. M. Vermeiren and E. A. Mulder

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:18

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Few studies have explored school refusal in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), despite being considered a serious problem. One of the leading causes of school refusal is bullying, which is defined b...

    Authors: Marina Ochi, Kentaro Kawabe, Shinichiro Ochi, Tomoe Miyama, Fumie Horiuchi and Shu-ichi Ueno

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:17

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Despite major research efforts, current recommendations of treatment interventions for adolescents with anorexia nervosa are scarce, and the importance of patient satisfaction for treatment outcome is yet to b...

    Authors: Katarina Lindstedt, Emma Forss, Marie Elwin, Lars Kjellin and Sanna Aila Gustafsson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:16

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Anxious and depressive symptoms in youth are highly prevalent, are often comorbid and have a high rate of relapse. Preventive interventions are promising, but follow-up results are lacking. The transdiagnostic...

    Authors: M. E. S. Loevaas, S. Lydersen, A. M. Sund, S-P. Neumer, K. D. Martinsen, S. Holen, J. Patras, F. Adolfsen, L-M. P. Rasmussen and T. Reinfjell

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:15

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Research on effective recruitment and retention strategies for adolescents and young adults suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder is scarce. The aim of the current study was to provide data on recruitme...

    Authors: Anna Vogel, Hannah Comtesse and Rita Rosner

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

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Nepal is a developing low-income country in Southeast Asia. There is a huge burden of child and adolescent mental health (CAMH) in Nepal which has a population of around 29 million and 40–50% of the population...

    Authors: Utkarsh Karki, Yugesh Rai, Gunjan Dhonju, Eesha Sharma, Preeti Jacob, John Vijay Sagar Kommu and Shekhar P. Seshadri

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:13

    Content type: Research article

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  15. During adolescence, middle school students facing psychophysical changes are vulnerable to psychological problems. The present study aimed to investigate mental health status and associated school interpersona...

    Authors: Jiayu Li, Jing Li, Ruixia Jia, Yingquan Wang, Sheng Qian and Yong Xu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:12

    Content type: Research article

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  16. While it is well-recognized that the stigma associated with alcohol use problems can prevent or delay help-seeking, there is limited research examining stigmatising attitudes towards alcohol misuse, or their c...

    Authors: Ali Cheetham, Emma Sandral and Dan I. Lubman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:11

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Primary care physicians and child and adolescent psychiatrists often treat sleep disturbances in children and adolescents with mood disorders using medications off-label, in the absence of clear evidence for e...

    Authors: Addo Boafo, Stephanie Greenham, Marla Sullivan, Khalid Bazaid, Sinthuja Suntharalingam, Lana Silbernagel, Katherine Magner and Rébecca Robillard

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:10

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Children who are frequently aggressive or lack empathy show various deficits in their social information processing. Several findings suggest that children with conduct problems (CP) show a tendency to interpr...

    Authors: Daniela Hartmann, Kathrin Ueno and Christina Schwenck

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:9

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Sexually exploited youth are disconnected from societal tethers and need support systems, which makes them some of the most vulnerable of youth. This heightened level of vulnerability increases their risk for ...

    Authors: Dawn T. Bounds, Caitlin H. Otwell, Adrian Melendez, Niranjan S. Karnik and Wrenetha A. Julion

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:8

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Severe adverse life events, such as traumatic experiences, are well-known stressors implicated in (youth) major depression (MD). However, to date, far less is known about the role of more common psychosocial s...

    Authors: Charlotte Elisabeth Piechaczek, Verena Pehl, Lisa Feldmann, Stefan Haberstroh, Antje-Kathrin Allgaier, Franz Joseph Freisleder, Gerd Schulte-Körne and Ellen Greimel

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:6

    Content type: Research article

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  21. To support longitudinal research into mood in adolescents we sought to assess the feasibility of collecting mood data via Short Message Service (SMS) over 3 years, and to investigate the relationship between S...

    Authors: Philip Hazell, Ben Balzer, Patrick Kelly, Karen Paxton, Catherine Hawke, Rebecca Ivers, Rachel Skinner, Georgina Luscombe and Katharine S. Steinbeck

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:5

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The authors have retracted this article [1] because they do not have documentation of approval of their study by the ethics committee.

    Authors: Jingjing Lu, Feng Wang, Pengfei Chai, Dongshuo Wang, Lu Li and Xudong Zhou

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:4

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:13

  23. Smartphone use disorder (SUD) of college students has drawn increasing attention. Although future time perspective (FTP) may be an important protective factor for individual SUD, the moderating and mediating m...

    Authors: Yangchang Zhang, Shuai Lv, Cunya Li, Yang Xiong, Chenxi Zhou, Xuerui Li and Mengliang Ye

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:3

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Most mental health problems occur in adolescence. There is increasing recognition of user participation and shared decision-making in adolescents’ mental healthcare. However, research in this field of clinical...

    Authors: Stig Bjønness, Petter Viksveen, Jan Olav Johannessen and Marianne Storm

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:2

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Suicide is the third leading cause of death worldwide among youth aged 10- to 19, and mental disorders are often associated in the etiology of suicidal behavior. Mental disorders are often under-diagnosed and ...

    Authors: Fabienne Ligier, Charles-Edouard Giguère, Charles-Edouard Notredame, Alain Lesage, Johanne Renaud and Monique Séguin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:1

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Public Speaking Anxiety (PSA) is a common anxiety with onset in adolescence and early adulthood. With the advent of consumer virtual reality (VR) technology, VR-delivered exposure therapy is now a scalable and...

    Authors: Smiti Kahlon, Philip Lindner and Tine Nordgreen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:47

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The number of immigrants worldwide is growing and migration might be a risk factor for the mental health of children. A reliable instrument is needed to measure immigrants' childrens mental health. The aim of ...

    Authors: Ronja A. Runge and Renate Soellner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:46

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Adolescents in residential care are a vulnerable population with many problems in several life areas. For most of these adolescents, these problems persist after discharge and into adulthood. Since an accumula...

    Authors: E. A. W. Janssen-de Ruijter, E. A. Mulder, I. L. Bongers, L. Omlo and Ch. van Nieuwenhuizen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:45

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Psychological problems during childhood and adolescence are highly prevalent, frequently comorbid, and incur severe social burden. A school-based universal prevention approach is one avenue to address these is...

    Authors: Shin-ichi Ishikawa, Kohei Kishida, Takuya Oka, Aya Saito, Sakie Shimotsu, Norio Watanabe, Hiroki Sasamori and Yoko Kamio

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:44

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The aim of this study was to investigate whether bullying among students is associated with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and whether associations are comparable to other traumatic events l...

    Authors: Fanny Carina Ossa, Reinhard Pietrowsky, Robert Bering and Michael Kaess

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:43

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Dysfunctional maternal behavior has been shown to lead to disturbances in infant’s regulatory capacities and alterations in vagal reactivity. We aim to investigate the autonomic nervous system (ANS) response o...

    Authors: Franziska Köhler-Dauner, Eva Roder, Sabrina Krause, Anna Buchheim, Harald Gündel, Jörg M. Fegert, Ute Ziegenhain and Christiane Waller

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:41

    Content type: Research article

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  32. There is a good deal of evidence that cognitive behavioural therapy is effective for children and adolescents with anxiety-related problems. In Japan, an anxiety prevention programme based on cognitive behavio...

    Authors: Ikuyo Ohira, Yuko Urao, Yasunori Sato, Toshiyuki Ohtani and Eiji Shimizu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:40

    Content type: Research article

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  33. One in seven members of China’s population are migrants. There are an estimated 41 million children left behind in rural areas who are living without one or both of their parents. The impact of two- and single...

    Authors: Feng Wang, Jingjing Lu, Leesa Lin and Xudong Zhou

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:39

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Executive functioning deficits are common in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. However, prior research mainly focused on clinical populations employing cross-sectional designs, impeding conclusions o...

    Authors: D. Louise Otterman, M. Elisabeth Koopman-Verhoeff, Tonya J. White, Henning Tiemeier, Koen Bolhuis and Pauline W. Jansen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:38

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Social anxiety disorder (SAD) in adolescents may be associated with the use of maladaptive emotion regulation (ER) strategies. The present study examined the use of maladaptive and adaptive ER strategies in ad...

    Authors: Petra Sackl-Pammer, Rebecca Jahn, Zeliha Özlü-Erkilic, Eva Pollak, Susanne Ohmann, Julia Schwarzenberg, Paul Plener and Türkan Akkaya-Kalayci

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:37

    Content type: Research article

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  36. To investigate the efficacy and safety of omega-3 fatty acids (O3FA) in treating depressive disorders in children and adolescents.

    Authors: Li Zhang, Huan Liu, Li Kuang, Huaqing Meng and Xinyu Zhou

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:36

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Compared to their indigenous peers, migrant children and adolescents are at increased risk for mental health problems. The aim of our study was to compare psychological disorders of children and adolescents wi...

    Authors: Maria Teresa Gutmann, Metin Aysel, Zeliha Özlü-Erkilic, Christian Popow and Türkan Akkaya-Kalayci

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:35

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Due to the increasing rate of children and families who require support from both youth welfare services and from mental health services, a solid cross-institutional cooperation is needed to provide coordinate...

    Authors: Judith Mack, Sina Wanderer, Michael Kölch and Veit Roessner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:34

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The current study aimed at exploring adolescents’ experiences of online sexual contacts leading to online sexual abuse by a perpetrator whom the victim had first met online. Associations with socio demographic...

    Authors: Linda S. Jonsson, Cecilia Fredlund, Gisela Priebe, Marie Wadsby and Carl Göran Svedin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:32

    Content type: Research article

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  40. This study explored if a youth-specific mental health service routinely set goals with young people during initial intake/assessment and if goal setting and goal quality in this service was associated with pat...

    Authors: Alice J. Cairns, David J. Kavanagh, Frances Dark and Steven M. McPhail

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:31

    Content type: Research article

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  41. The purpose of this invited article is to present multicultural norms and related international findings obtained with the Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA) by indigenous researchers in ...

    Authors: Thomas M. Achenbach

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:30

    Content type: Review

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  42. Functional neuroimaging studies suggest that prefrontal cortex dysfunction is present in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Near-infrared spectroscopy is a noninvasive optical tool for examining oxyge...

    Authors: Mitsuhiro Uratani, Toyosaku Ota, Junzo Iida, Kosuke Okazaki, Kazuhiko Yamamuro, Yoko Nakanishi, Naoko Kishimoto and Toshifumi Kishimoto

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:29

    Content type: Research article

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  43. Many children 4 to 6 years old exhibit compulsive-like behavior, often with comorbid Tourette symptoms, making this age group critical for investigating the effects of having comorbid Tourette symptoms with co...

    Authors: Ryunosuke Goto, Miyuki Fujio, Natsumi Matsuda, Mayu Fujiwara, Marina Nobuyoshi, Maiko Nonaka, Toshiaki Kono, Masaki Kojima, Norbert Skokauskas and Yukiko Kano

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:28

    Content type: Research article

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  44. A curriculum was planned using modern concepts based on the “old” principles to test if such an educational intervention provided pupils with good mental health and a solid basis for good reading and writing s...

    Authors: Göran Ahlqvist, Jan-Olov Larsson, Tatjana von Rosen, Mara Westling Allodi and Per-Anders Rydelius

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:27

    Content type: Research article

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  45. There is evidence that military service increases the risk of psychosocial burden for not only service members but also their spouses and children. This meta-analysis aimed to systematically assess the associa...

    Authors: Katrin Cunitz, Claudia Dölitzsch, Markus Kösters, Gerd-Dieter Willmund, Peter Zimmermann, Antje Heike Bühler, Jörg M. Fegert, Ute Ziegenhain and Michael Kölch

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:26

    Content type: Review

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  46. This study assesses the psychometric properties of the German version of the Padua Inventory-Washington State University Revision for measuring pediatric OCD.

    Authors: Julia Adam, Hildegard Goletz, Svenja-Kristin Mattausch, Julia Plück and Manfred Döpfner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:25

    Content type: Research article

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