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  1. The access to empirically-supported treatments for common mental disorders in children and adolescents is often limited. Mental health apps might extend service supplies, as they are deemed to be cost-efficien...

    Authors: Matthias Domhardt, Eva-Maria Messner, Anna-Sophia Eder, Sophie Engler, Lasse B. Sander, Harald Baumeister and Yannik Terhorst

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:49

    Content type: Research article

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  2. To determine: (a) the feasibility and acceptability of administering a standardized electronic assessment of substance use and other mental health concerns to youth admitted to an inpatient psychiatric unit, a...

    Authors: Jillian Halladay, Laurie Horricks, Michael Amlung, James MacKillop, Catharine Munn, Zil Nasir, Rachel Woock and Katholiki Georgiades

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:48

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disabling mental health disorder affecting 1–3% of children and adolescents. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is recommended as the first-line treatment, but is limit...

    Authors: Lucía Babiano-Espinosa, Lidewij H. Wolters, Bernhard Weidle, Scott N. Compton, Stian Lydersen and Norbert Skokauskas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:47

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Interest in the assessment of patient satisfaction with in-patient psychiatric treatment has steadily increased and several measurement tools are available for the quantification of patients’ experience. Howev...

    Authors: Ferdinand Keller, Alexander Naumann and Jörg M. Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:46

    Content type: Research article

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  5. The spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the accompanying countermeasures can significantly impact the wellbeing of adolescents. There is a lack of longitudinal studies that can shed light on potential...

    Authors: Ieva Daniunaite, Inga Truskauskaite-Kuneviciene, Siri Thoresen, Paulina Zelviene and Evaldas Kazlauskas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:45

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Chronic Tic Disorder (CTD), Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are complex neuropsychiatric disorders that frequently co-occur. The aim of this study was to...

    Authors: Sina Wanderer, Veit Roessner, Anja Strobel and Julia Martini

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:44

    Content type: Research article

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  7. To prospectively document changes in adolescents’ sleep before versus during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to examine their impact on adolescents’ perceived stress.

    Authors: Reut Gruber, Gabrielle Gauthier-Gagne, Denise Voutou, Gail Somerville, Sujata Saha and Johanne Boursier

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:43

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Research has shown the efficacy of school-based programs for mental health problems in children. However, few studies have focused on the strengths of children, such as resilience, which is essential in preven...

    Authors: Takuya Oka, Shin-ichi Ishikawa, Aya Saito, Kazushi Maruo, Andrew Stickley, Norio Watanabe, Hiroki Sasamori, Toshiki Shioiri and Yoko Kamio

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:42

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Even though child psychopathology assessment guidelines emphasize comprehensive multi-method, multimodal, and multi-informant methodologies, maternal-report symptom-rating scales often serve as the predominant...

    Authors: Krista Liskola, Hanna Raaska, Helena Lapinleimu, Jari Lipsanen, Jari Sinkkonen and Marko Elovainio

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:41

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Risky sexual behaviour (RSB) is regarded as a major health problem during adolescence. Russia has one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy, abortion and newly diagnosed HIV infections in the world, but re...

    Authors: Johan Isaksson, Caroline Westermark, Roman A. Koposov, Andrew Stickley and Vladislav Ruchkin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:40

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Health-related risky behaviors (HRB) generally refer to behaviors that have a negative influence on health and quality of life. HRB in adolescents with autism have not been well understood so far. We aim to ex...

    Authors: Yajing Sun, Xue Li, Lingzi Xu, Zenghui Ma, Yulu Yang, Tingni Yin, Zilin Gao, Xiaoyun Gong, Lei Li, Qinyi Liu, Xinzhou Tang and Jing Liu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:39

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Managing school nonattendance is a priority worldwide. Frequent school nonattendance in early school years has immediate and long-term negative effects. Although strategies to address nonattendance are being d...

    Authors: Hiromi Nakamura-Thomas, Nobuyuki Sano and Donald Maciver

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:38

    Content type: Research article

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  13. 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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  14. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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

  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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

  46. 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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  47. 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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  48. 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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  49. 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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  50. 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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