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  1. Recent guidelines concerning the treatment of personality disorders (PDs) recommend diagnosing PDs in adolescents. However, it remains unclear whether these guidelines influence the current opinions and practi...

    Authors: Elisabeth Martina Petronella Laurenssen, Joost Hutsebaut, Dine Jerta Feenstra, Jan Jurgen Van Busschbach and Patrick Luyten

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2013 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  2. This study explored the prevalence and severity of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in college students who lived in earthquake center one year after the Wenchuan earthquake on May 12, 2008, the factors a...

    Authors: Yan Fu, Yongshun Chen, Jin Wang, Xiaohui Tang, Jieyun He, Miaorui Jiao, Chunhua Yu, Guiying You and Junying Li

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2013 7:1

    Content type: Research

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  3. Mental disorders are classified by two major nosological systems, the ICD-10 and the DSM-IV-TR, consisting of different diagnostic criteria. The present study investigated the diagnostic concordance between the t...

    Authors: Carmen Adornetto, Andrea Suppiger, Tina In-Albon, Murielle Neuschwander and Silvia Schneider

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:40

    Content type: Research

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  4. Peer groups identified through the Internet have played an important role in facilitating school shootings. The aim of the present study was to determine whether the adolescents who had expressed a school mass...

    Authors: Nina Lindberg, Atte Oksanen, Eila Sailas and Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:39

    Content type: Research

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  5. Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) has been shown to be an evidence based alternative to residential rearing and an effective method to improve behavior and attachment of foster children in the US. ...

    Authors: Caroline S Jonkman, Eva A Bolle, Robert Lindeboom, Carlo Schuengel, Mirjam Oosterman, Frits Boer and Ramon JL Lindauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:38

    Content type: Research

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  6. Few studies have explored the association between social context and suicidal ideation using multilevel models. This study examines how suicidal ideation in adolescence is related to school class composition.

    Authors: Joakim D Dalen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:37

    Content type: Research

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  7. The study aimed to investigate phenomenology, psychiatric comorbidity, and family history of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in a clinical sample of normally developing preschool children with OCD.

    Authors: Murat Coskun, Salih Zoroglu and Mucahit Ozturk

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:36

    Content type: Research

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  8. Traumatization in childhood can result in lifelong health impairment and may have a negative impact on other areas of life such as education, social contacts and employment as well. Despite the frequent occurr...

    Authors: Susanne Habetha, Sabrina Bleich, Jörg Weidenhammer and Jörg M Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:35

    Content type: Research

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  9. The aims of the present study were to assess symptoms associated with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children with neurological disorders as reported by parents and teachers on the Autism Spectrum Screen...

    Authors: Hilde K Ryland, Mari Hysing, Maj-Britt Posserud, Christopher Gillberg and Astri J Lundervold

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:34

    Content type: Research

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  10. The objective of this study was to examine the impact of co-occurring social and emotional difficulties on missed school days and healthcare utilization among children with attention deficit/hyperactivity diso...

    Authors: Peter Classi, Denái Milton, Sarah Ward, Khaled Sarsour and Joseph Johnston

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:33

    Content type: Research

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  11. Much is written about cognitive and motor development; less is known about social and emotional consequences of growing up with congenital hypothyroidism (CH).

    Authors: Liesbeth van der Sluijs Veer, Marlies JE Kempers, Heleen Maurice-Stam, Bob F Last, Tom Vulsma and Martha A Grootenhuis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:32

    Content type: Research

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  12. The strategies that parents use to guide and discipline their children may influence their emotional health. Relatively little research has been conducted examining the association of parenting practices to de...

    Authors: Garth Lipps, Gillian A Lowe, Roger C Gibson, Sharon Halliday, Amrie Morris, Nelson Clarke and Rosemarie N Wilson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:31

    Content type: Research

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  13. In the present paper, we describe suicide in youths under 16 years of age and compare their risk factors for suicide to those of older adolescents as described in the literature. Furthermore, we evaluate the p...

    Authors: Anne Freuchen, Ellen Kjelsberg and Berit Grøholt

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:30

    Content type: Research

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  14. A combination of multiple factors, including a strong genetic predisposition and environmental factors, are considered to contribute to the developmental pathways to borderline personality disorder (BPD). Howe...

    Authors: H Marieke Schuppert, Casper J Albers, Ruud B Minderaa, Paul MG Emmelkamp and Maaike H Nauta

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  15. There is dearth of data on the level of functional impairment and risk factors for psychiatric morbidity in children attending primary care services in developing countries like Nigeria. The risk factors for p...

    Authors: Mosunmola Tunde-Ayinmode, Olushola Adegunloye, Babatunde Ayinmode and Olatunji Abiodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  16. In the continuing revision of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) “identity” is integrated as a central diagnostic criterion for personality disorders (self-related personality functioning). According to Ke...

    Authors: Kirstin Goth, Pamela Foelsch, Susanne Schlüter-Müller, Marc Birkhölzer, Emanuel Jung, Oliver Pick and Klaus Schmeck

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  17. Childhood depression affects the morbidity, mortality and life functions of children. Individual, family and environmental factors have been documented as psychosocial risk factors for childhood depression, es...

    Authors: Joviana Avanci, Simone Assis, Raquel Oliveira and Thiago Pires

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:26

    Content type: Research

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  18. Although there has been some empirical research on ethics concerning the attitudes and approaches of staff in relation to adult patients, there is very little to be found on child and adolescent psychiatric ca...

    Authors: Veikko Pelto-Piri, Karin Engström and Ingemar Engström

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:18

    Content type: Research

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  19. It is estimated that world-wide up to 20 % of children suffer from debilitating mental illness. Mental disorders that pose a significant concern include learning disorders, hyperkinetic disorders (ADHD), depre...

    Authors: Joel Semel Ambikile and Anne Outwater

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:16

    Content type: Research

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  20. Vitamin B12 is one of the essential vitamins affecting various systems of the body. Reports of psychiatric disorders due to its deficiency mostly focus on middle aged and elderly patients. Here we report a cas...

    Authors: Ali Evren Tufan, Rabia Bilici, Genco Usta and Ayten Erdoğan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:25

    Content type: Case Report

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  21. Persistent high levels of aggressive, oppositional and impulsive behaviours, in the early lives of children, are significant risk factors for adolescent and adult antisocial behaviour and criminal activity. If...

    Authors: Mariëlle E Abrahamse, Marianne Junger, E Lidewei Chavannes, Frederique J G Coelman, Frits Boer and Ramón J L Lindauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  22. Data on the long-term efficacy, safety, and tolerability of risperidone in adolescents with schizophrenia are limited. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of maintenance risperi...

    Authors: Gahan Pandina, Stuart Kushner, Keith Karcher and Magali Haas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:23

    Content type: Research

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  23. Psychotherapy is an effective treatment for mental health disorders, but even with the most efficacious treatment, many patients do not experience improvement. Moderator analysis can identify the conditions un...

    Authors: Børge Mathiassen, Per Håkan Brøndbo, Knut Waterloo, Monica Martinussen, Mads Eriksen, Ketil Hanssen-Bauer and Siv Kvernmo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:22

    Content type: Research

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  24. Most clinical trials of antipsychotics in children are brief, failing to address their long-term safety, particularly when taken concurrently with other psychotropics. This hypothesis-generating analysis evalu...

    Authors: Chadi Albert Calarge, Ginger Nicol, Diqiong Xie and Bridget Zimmerman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  25. Clinical studies have shown that children of parents with mental health problems are most likely to develop psychiatric problems themselves when their parents have a Personality Disorder characterized by hosti...

    Authors: Turid Suzanne Berg-Nielsen and Lars Wichström

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  26. Children living in socioeconomic disadvantage are at risk of poor mental health outcomes. In order to focus and evaluate population health programs to facilitate children’s resilience, it is important to accur...

    Authors: Debra A Dunstan and Anna K Todd

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  27. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is diagnosed in 20% to 53% of sexually abused children and adolescents. Living with PTSD is associated with a loss of health-related quality of life. Based on the best ava...

    Authors: Elena Gospodarevskaya and Leonie Segal

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:15

    Content type: Research

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  28. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) among adolescents is gaining increasing attention in both clinical and scientific arenas. The lifetime prevalence of NSSI is estimated to vary between 7.5% to 8% for preadolesce...

    Authors: Jason J Washburn, Sarah L Richardt, Denise M Styer, Michelle Gebhardt, K R Juzwin, Adrienne Yourek and Delia Aldridge

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:14

    Content type: Review

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  29. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) content and related e-communication have proliferated on the Internet in recent years. Research indicates that many youth who self-injure go online to connect with others who se...

    Authors: Stephen P Lewis, Nancy L Heath, Natalie J Michal and Jamie M Duggan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:13

    Content type: Review

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  30. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a common concern among hospitalized adolescents, and can have significant implications for short and long-term prognosis. Little research has been devoted on how personality ...

    Authors: Mauro Ferrara, Arianna Terrinoni and Riccardo Williams

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:12

    Content type: Research

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  31. Although attempted suicide and non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) are distinct behaviors differing in intent, form, and function, the behaviors co-occur at a high rate in both adults and adolescents. Researchers ...

    Authors: Margaret S Andover, Blair W Morris, Abigail Wren and Margaux E Bruzzese

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:11

    Content type: Review

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  32. The behaviours of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and deliberate self-harm (DSH) are prevalent among adolescents, and an increase of rates in recent years has been postulated. There is a lack of studies to sup...

    Authors: Jennifer J Muehlenkamp, Laurence Claes, Lindsey Havertape and Paul L Plener

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:10

    Content type: Review

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  33. Bullying is quite prevalent in the school setting and has been associated with the socioeconomic position and psychiatric morbidity of the pupils. The aim of the study was to investigate the association betwee...

    Authors: Konstantina Magklara, Petros Skapinakis, Tatiana Gkatsa, Stefanos Bellos, Ricardo Araya, Stylianos Stylianidis and Venetsanos Mavreas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:8

    Content type: Research

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  34. The Ganser syndrome is rare in children and in adolescents. A case of the Ganser syndrome in a 14-year-old girl, with three of the four essential features, is presented. After rapid resolution in two weeks, Ga...

    Authors: Michel Spodenkiewicz, Olivier Taïeb, Mario Speranza, Marie-Rose Moro and Anne Révah-Levy

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:6

    Content type: Case Report

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  35. This is the first reported case of an adolescent male with anorexia nervosa in Iraq. This disorder is believed to be rare in males across cultures and uncommon for both genders in Arab countries. The patient m...

    Authors: Maha S Younis and Lava D Ali

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:5

    Content type: Case Report

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  36. Since siblings of pediatric cancer patients are at risk for emotional, behavioral, and social problems, there is considerable interest in development of early psychological interventions. This paper aimed at e...

    Authors: Alice Prchal, Anna Graf, Eva Bergstraesser and Markus A Landolt

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  37. The safety of paediatric medications is paramount and contraindications provide clear pragmatic advice. Further advice may be accessed through Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and relevant national ...

    Authors: Nicola Savill and Chris J Bushe

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  38. The purpose of this study was to gain knowledge about the circumstances related to suicide among children and adolescents 15 years and younger.

    Authors: Anne Freuchen, Ellen Kjelsberg, Astri J Lundervold and Berit Grøholt

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:1

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2013 7:18

  39. Children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have a co-occurring reading disorder (RD). The purpose of this research was to assess differences between children with ADHD ...

    Authors: Peter M Classi, Trong K Le, Sarah Ward and Joseph Johnston

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:38

    Content type: Research

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  40. "The gender gap" refers to a lifelong higher rate of emotional problems in girls, as compared to boys, that appears during adolescence. The gender gap is a well-replicated finding among older adolescents and i...

    Authors: Daniele E Alves, Espen Roysamb, Brit Oppedal and Henrik D Zachrisson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:37

    Content type: Research

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  41. Polypharmacy (the concurrent use of more than one psychoactive drug) and other combination interventions are increasingly common for treatment of severe psychiatric problems only partly responsive to monothera...

    Authors: Cristan A Farmer, L Eugene Arnold, Oscar G Bukstein, Robert L Findling, Kenneth D Gadow, Xiaobai Li, Eric M Butter and Michael G Aman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:36

    Content type: Research

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  42. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobehavioral psychiatric disorder that afflicts children, with a reported prevalence of 2.4% to 19.8% worldwide. Stimulants (methylphenidate [MPH]...

    Authors: Rakesh Jain, Thomas Babcock, Teodor Burtea, Bryan Dirks, Ben Adeyi, Brian Scheckner and Robert Lasser

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:35

    Content type: Research

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  43. Autism is a biological disorder with clearly defined phenomenology. Studies from the Middle East on this topic have been particularly rare. Little is known about the influence of culture on clinical features, ...

    Authors: Hanan Hussein, Ghada RA Taha and Afrah Almanasef

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:34

    Content type: Research

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  44. Childhood offenders are at an increased risk for developing mental health, social and educational problems later in life. An early onset of offending is a strong predictor for future persistent offending. Chil...

    Authors: Carmen H Paalman, Lieke van Domburgh, Gonneke WJM Stevens and Theo AH Doreleijers

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:33

    Content type: Research

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  45. The use of screening instruments can reduce waiting lists and increase treatment capacity. The aim of this study was to examine the usefulness of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) with the ori...

    Authors: Per Håkan Brøndbo, Børge Mathiassen, Monica Martinussen, Einar Heiervang, Mads Eriksen, Therese Fjeldmo Moe, Guri Sæther and Siv Kvernmo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:32

    Content type: Research

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  46. A number of studies have reported significant associations between obesity and poor psychological wellbeing in children but findings have been inconsistent. Methods: This study utilised data from 3,898 childre...

    Authors: Paul A Tiffin, Bronia Arnott, Helen J Moore and Carolyn D Summerbell

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:31

    Content type: Research

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