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  1. Content type: Review

    There is a surprising dearth of information about the services provided to the children and families being reported to Canadian child welfare authorities, little research on the efficacy of child welfare servi...

    Authors: Nico Trocmé, Catherine Roy and Tonino Esposito

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:16

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  2. Content type: Commentary

    Research on child maltreatment epidemiology has primarily been focused on population surveys with adult respondents. Far less attention has been paid to analyzing reported incidents of alleged child maltreatme...

    Authors: Andreas Jud, Jörg M. Fegert and David Finkelhor

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:17

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Mental health problems in adolescence are predictive of future mental distress and psychopathology; however, few studies investigated adolescent mental health problems in relation to future mental wellbeing an...

    Authors: Atsushi Nishida, Marcus Richards and Mai Stafford

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:12

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been reported to affect development, cognition, attention and behavior. However, few studies have investigated preschool children with regard to these areas. We eva...

    Authors: Chan-Woo Yeom, Young-Ja Park, Sam-Wook Choi and Soo-Young Bhang

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:10

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  5. Content type: Research article

    To examine demographic and clinical characteristics as potential predictors of change for children and youth with emotional disorders treated at two child and adolescent mental health outpatient services (CAMH...

    Authors: Toril Sørheim Nilsen, Bjørn Helge Handegård, Martin Eisemann and Siv Kvernmo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:11

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    Substance use disorders (SUDs) constitute a major health problem and are associated with an extensive psychiatric comorbidity. Personality disorders (PDs) and SUDs commonly co-occur. Comorbid PD is characteriz...

    Authors: Hans Ole Korsgaard, Svenn Torgersen, Tore Wentzel-Larsen and Randi Ulberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:8

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  7. Content type: Commentary

    A growing multitude of known genetic diagnoses can result in presentation to child psychiatry. For numerous reasons, it is important to identify a genetic etiology in child psychiatry patients when it is prese...

    Authors: Katharine R. Press, Laura Wieczorek, Julie Hoover-Fong, Joann Bodurtha and Lynn Taylor

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:7

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Preterm birth at very low birth weight (VLBW) poses a risk for cerebellar abnormalities and increased psychiatric morbidity compared with reference populations. We aimed to study cerebellar volumes (grey and ...

    Authors: Violeta L. Botellero, Jon Skranes, Knut Jørgen Bjuland, Gro C. Løhaugen, Asta Kristine Håberg, Stian Lydersen, Ann-Mari Brubakk, Marit S. Indredavik and Marit Martinussen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:6

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    Childhood abuse has been implicated as an environmental factor that increases the risk for developing schizophrenia. A recent large population-based case–control study found that abuse may be a risk factor for...

    Authors: Deanna L. Kelly, Laura M. Rowland, Kathleen M. Patchan, Kelli Sullivan, Amber Earl, Heather Raley, Fang Liu, Stephanie Feldman and Robert P. McMahon

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:5

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    As children’s mental health problems become more complex, more effective prevention is needed. Though various anxiety and depression prevention programmes based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) were deve...

    Authors: Yuko Urao, Naoki Yoshinaga, Kenichi Asano, Ryotaro Ishikawa, Aya Tano, Yasunori Sato and Eiji Shimizu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:4

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  11. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Culture-related differences in psychopathic traits have been reported for adults, but for adolescents such knowledge is lacking. The aim of this cross-national study was to compare self-reported psychopathic t...

    Authors: Svetlana Oshukova, Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino, Sanne Hillege, Corine de Ruiter, Grigori Joffe, Jouko Miettunen, Riikka Marttila, Mauri Marttunen, Matti Kaivosoja and Nina Lindberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:3

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Behavioural/emotional problems may be common in preschool children living in resource-poor settings, but assessment of these problems in preschool children from poor areas is challenging owing to lack of appro...

    Authors: Symon M. Kariuki, Amina Abubakar, Elizabeth Murray, Alan Stein and Charles R. J. C. Newton

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:1

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Depression affects a considerable proportion (12–25 %) of adolescents and so-called emerging adults (ages of 18 and 25). The aims of this study were to explore the relationship between perceived social suppor...

    Authors: Angel Martínez-Hernáez, Natàlia Carceller-Maicas, Susan M. DiGiacomo and Santiago Ariste

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:2

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  14. Content type: Review

    Young people with complex or severe mental health needs sometimes require care and treatment in inpatient settings. There are risks for young people in this care context, and this study addressed the question:...

    Authors: Deborah Edwards, Nicola Evans, Elizabeth Gillen, Mirella Longo, Steven Pryjmachuk, Gemma Trainor and Ben Hannigan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:55

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Robust health systems are required for the promotion of child and adolescent mental health (CAMH). In low and middle income countries such as Uganda neuropsychiatric illness in childhood and adolescence repres...

    Authors: Angela Akol, Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen, Vilde Skylstad, Joyce Nalugya, Grace Ndeezi and James Tumwine

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:54

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  16. Content type: Review

    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become a major aspect of the work of child and adolescent psychiatrists and paediatricians in the UK. In Scotland, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service...

    Authors: David Coghill and Sarah Seth

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:52

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  17. Content type: Commentary

    Dramatic changes have occurred in both publishing and teaching in the last 20 years stemming from the digital and Internet revolutions. Such changes are likely to grow exponentially in the near future aided b...

    Authors: Joseph M. Rey and Olayinka Olusola Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:51

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Children and adolescents with ADHD treated with central stimulants (CS) often have growth deficits, but the implications of such treatment for final height and stature remain unclear.

    Authors: Shelagh Gwendolyn Powell, Morten Frydenberg and Per Hove Thomsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:50

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  19. Content type: Case Report

    Ethiopia is a country in which child and adolescent mental health needs are often not met. In order to promote capacity building, a Collaborative International Exchange Programme has been established between J...

    Authors: Alemayehu Negash, Mubarek Abera, Christine Gruber-Frank and Reiner Frank

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:48

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  20. Content type: Research article

    The Questionnaire for Social Anxiety and Social Competence Deficits for Adolescents (SASKO-J) was developed as an instrument for clinical diagnostics of social anxiety disorder in youths by measuring social an...

    Authors: Carolin Fernandez Castelao, Katharina Naber, Stefanie Altstädt, Birgit Kröner-Herwig and Uwe Ruhl

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:47

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Co-occurrence of problem behaviors, particularly across internalizing and externalizing spectra, increases the risk of suicidality (i.e., suicidal ideation and attempt) among youth.

    Authors: Alicia K Tanner, Penelope Hasking and Graham Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:33

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  22. Content type: Review

    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) has emerged as a significant psychiatric issue among youth. In addition to its high prevalence rates, NSSI is associated with a number of psychiatric issues and confers risk for...

    Authors: Elizabeth E Lloyd-Richardson, Stephen P Lewis, Janis L Whitlock, Karen Rodham and Heather T Schatten

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:37

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  23. Content type: Research article

    While several population-based studies report that pain is independently associated with higher rates of self-destructive behaviour (suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and self-injurious behaviour) in adults...

    Authors: Julian Koenig, Rieke Oelkers-Ax, Peter Parzer, Johann Haffner, Romuald Brunner, Franz Resch and Michael Kaess

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:32

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Research has identified more than a dozen functions of non-suicidal self-injury (NSI), but the conceptual and empirical overlap among these functions remains unclear. The present study examined the structure o...

    Authors: E. David Klonsky, Catherine R. Glenn, Denise M. Styer, Thomas M. Olino and Jason J. Washburn

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:44

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  25. Content type: Review

    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a common mental health concern among youth, and parents can be valuable supports for these youth. However, youth NSSI can have a significant impact on parents’ wellbeing, whi...

    Authors: Alexis E Arbuthnott and Stephen P Lewis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:35

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Young adults are a high-risk group for nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI). It is important to have a better understanding of these behaviors in order to facilitate effective research, intervention, and treatment. ...

    Authors: Heather C Trepal, Kelly L Wester and Erin Merchant

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:36

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Whereas non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicide attempts (SA) are rather common among adolescents, the description of risk factors has often failed to take migration into perspective. Our study aimed to de...

    Authors: Paul L Plener, Lara M Munz, Marc Allroggen, Nestor D Kapusta, Jörg M Fegert and Rebecca C Groschwitz

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:34

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Conduct problems during adolescence are associated with an elevated mortality risk. This study investigated the mortality rate, causes of death, and changes over time in a Finnish residential school (RS) popul...

    Authors: Marko Manninen, Maiju Pankakoski, Mika Gissler and Jaana Suvisaari

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:46

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  29. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the Parents Plus Adolescents Programme (PPAP)—a parent training course specifically targeting parents of young adolescents (aged 11–16 years)—when delivered as a preventat...

    Authors: Eileen Nitsch, Geraldine Hannon, Eóin Rickard, Sharon Houghton and John Sharry

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:43

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The aim is to examine associations between bullying involvement in adolescence and mental health problems in adulthood.

    Authors: Johannes Foss Sigurdson, A. M. Undheim, J. L. Wallander, S. Lydersen and A. M. Sund

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:42

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Parents’ perception and awareness about psychiatric illness in children and adolescents is an important determinant of early detection and treatment seeking for the condition. However, there has been limited i...

    Authors: Mubarek Abera, Jeffrey M. Robbins and Markos Tesfaye

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:40

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  32. Content type: Research article

    The relationship between depression and aggressive behaviors in adolescents has previously been reported in clinical and epidemiological studies. However, there is conflicting evidence concerning the effect of...

    Authors: Xavier Benarous, Christine Hassler, Bruno Falissard, Angèle Consoli and David Cohen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:41

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:53

  33. Content type: Research

    Conducting psychological research with adolescents is imperative for better understanding, prevention and treatment of mental illness. However there is concern that research addressing topics such as mental il...

    Authors: Penelope Hasking, Ruth C. Tatnell and Graham Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:39

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  34. Content type: Research article

    An increasing number of young people have made contact with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). However, only a small proportion of the population with emotional problems, actually seek sp...

    Authors: Laura Pedrini, Davide Sisti, Alessandra Tiberti, Antonio Preti, Michela Fabiani, Linda Ferraresi, Stefano Palazzi, Roberto Parisi, Cosimo Ricciutello, Marco B. L. Rocchi, Antonella Squarcia, Stefano Trebbi, Andrea Tullini and Giovanni De Girolamo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:29

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  35. Content type: Research article

    CogState is a widely used computer-based cognitive test whose validity has not been addressed in resource poor settings. We examined the construct, concurrent and convergent validity of CogState, test–retest r...

    Authors: Paul Bangirana, Alla Sikorskii, Bruno Giordani, Noeline Nakasujja and Michael J Boivin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:38

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Self-injury is a complex issue, further complicated by the fact that up to half of young people who self-injure do not receive help. Young people who do receive help for self-injury claim they prefer to access...

    Authors: Megan Pumpa and Graham Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:27

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is common among adolescents and linked to many maladaptive outcomes. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and correlates of NSSI among a community sample of New Zealand ado...

    Authors: Jessica Anne Garisch and Marc Stewart Wilson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:28

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  38. Content type: Research article

    Factors affecting non-suicidal self-injury cessation are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to identify differences between individuals with current and past non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in a larg...

    Authors: Janis Whitlock, Kemar Prussien and Celeste Pietrusza

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:19

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is often accompanied by dysfunctional familial relationships. Problems within the family are also frequent triggers for NSSI.

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

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:17

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Using the objectification theory, scholars have theorized the sense of detachment and disregard for the body that results from continued body objectification are believed to put a person at greater risk for no...

    Authors: Jamie Duggan, Nancy Heath and Tina Hu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:21

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Individuals identifying as a sexual minority report engaging in nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) at substantially higher rates compared to their heterosexual peers. Given that NSSI is a known risk factor for sui...

    Authors: Jennifer J. Muehlenkamp, Lori M. Hilt, Peter P. Ehlinger and Taylor McMillan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:16

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  42. Content type: Research article

    The present study is the first to examine predictors and consequences of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescence using parent-reported data in a longitudinal design. Across three time points, we examined...

    Authors: Imke Baetens, Laurence Claes, Patrick Onghena, Hans Grietens, Karla Van Leeuwen, Ciska Pieters, Jan R. Wiersema and James W. Griffith

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:24

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  43. Content type: Research article

    The Ottawa Self-Injury Inventory (OSI) is a self-report measure that offers a comprehensive assessment of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), including measurement of its functions and addictive features. In a pre...

    Authors: Mary K Nixon, Christine Levesque, Michèle Preyde, John Vanderkooy and Paula F. Cloutier

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:26

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