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  1. Content type: Research Article

    Attenuated activity of stress-regulating systems has consistently been reported in boys with conduct problems. Results in studies of girls are inconsistent, which may result from the high prevalence of comorbi...

    Authors: Kimberly A. Babel, Tijs Jambroes, Sanne Oostermeijer, Peter M. van de Ven, Arne Popma, Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren, Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Lucres M. C. Jansen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:42

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Young offenders are known to be a population with high prevalence of mental health disorders. In most cases, these disorders are neither identified nor treated properly, with the majority of them being chronic...

    Authors: Daniel Rijo, Nélio Brazão, Ricardo Barroso, Diana Ribeiro da Silva, Paula Vagos, Ana Vieira, Ana Lavado and Ana Margarida Macedo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:40

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Depression in adolescents constitutes a global public health concern. However, data on its prevalence and associated factors are limited in low income countries like Uganda.

    Authors: Joyce Nalugya-Sserunjogi, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Emilio Ovuga, Steven M. Kiwuwa, Seggane Musisi and Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:39

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Few studies have examined the associations between sleep, mood and behaviour in young children in the early stages of developing psychopathology. The purpose here was to examine the association of emotional pr...

    Authors: K. Maasalo, T. Fontell, J. Wessman and E. T. Aronen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:37

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  5. Content type: Research article

    It has been well established that child physical abuse is a risk factor for cognitive deficits and behavioral problems. However, the possible link between cognitive deficits and behavioral problems placing chi...

    Authors: Naixue Cui and Jianghong Liu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:36

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and psychiatric disorders are common in juvenile detainees. Emotional dysregulation resulting from cumulated ACEs may be characterized by symptoms of irritability. The pres...

    Authors: Hannes Bielas, Steffen Barra, Christine Skrivanek, Marcel Aebi, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Cornelia Bessler and Belinda Plattner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:34

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  7. Content type: Case report

    This is a case with multiple chromosomal aberrations which are likely etiological for the observed psychiatric phenotype consisting of attention deficit hyperactivity and conduct disorders.

    Authors: Gerasimos Kolaitis, Christian G. Bouwkamp, Alexia Papakonstantinou, Ioanna Otheiti, Maria Belivanaki, Styliani Haritaki, Terpsihori Korpa, Zinovia Albani, Elena Terzioglou, Polyxeni Apostola, Aggeliki Skamnaki, Athena Xaidara, Konstantina Kosma, Sophia Kitsiou-Tzeli and Maria Tzetis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:33

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Population level data regarding the general mental health status, and the socio-demographic factors associated with the mental health status of adolescents in Australia aged 12–16 years is limited. This study ...

    Authors: Julia Dray, Jenny Bowman, Megan Freund, Elizabeth Campbell, Rebecca K. Hodder, Christophe Lecathelinais and John Wiggers

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:32

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Aggressive patterns of behavior often start early in childhood, and tend to remain stable into adulthood. The negative consequences include poor academic performance, disciplinary problems and encounters with ...

    Authors: Jibril Abdulmalik, Cornelius Ani, Ademola J. Ajuwon and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:31

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Children with recognized, diagnosable mental and neurological disorders are in addition prone to emotional and behavioral problems which transcend their specific diagnostic labels. In accessing care, these chi...

    Authors: Adeniran O. Okewole, Abiodun O. Adewuya, Ademola J. Ajuwon, Tolulope T. Bella-Awusah and Olayinka O. Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:30

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Studies have demonstrated that social skill interventions and classroom supports are effective for pupils with intellectual disability. Such interventions have been demonstrated to reduce the risk of developin...

    Authors: Yetunde C. Adeniyi and Olayinka O. Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:29

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a disabling and lifelong neuro-developmental disorder. Challenging behaviours such as aggression and self injury are common maladaptive behaviours in ASD which adversely affe...

    Authors: Mashudat Bello-Mojeed, Cornelius Ani, Ike Lagunju and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:28

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  13. Content type: Research article

    In 2008, 5 years after the Liberian civil war ended, there were an estimated 340,000 orphans in Liberia, 18 % of the total child population of the country. Given that children make up half the population and t...

    Authors: Elizabeth J. Levey, Claire E. Oppenheim, Brittany C. L. Lange, Naomi S. Plasky, Benjamin L. Harris, G. Gondah Lekpeh, Isaac Kekulah, David C. Henderson and Christina P. C. Borba

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:26

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  14. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, a number of government-sponsored initiatives have been implemented in Germany that are focused on early preventive intervention in child protection. In response to the need for interdisciplina...

    Authors: Kristina Bressem, Ute Ziegenhain, Claudia Doelitzsch, Alexandra Hofer, Tanja Besier, Joerg M. Fegert and Anne K. Kuenster

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:25

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  15. Content type: Research article

    The present study examined pain perception in children and adolescents with ADHD and the interaction between pain perception and the administration of methylphenidate (MPH) in order to generate hypotheses for ...

    Authors: Nicole Wolff, Katya Rubia, Hildtraud Knopf, Heike Hölling, Julia Martini, Stefan Ehrlich and Veit Roessner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:24

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  16. Content type: Research Article

    In a semi-residential setting where children switch daily between treatment and home, establishment of a strong parent-team alliance can be a challenge. The development of alliance with parents and the symptom...

    Authors: Audri Lamers, Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen, Jos Twisk, Erica de Koning and Robert Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:22

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  17. Content type: Research Article

    The Symptom Checklist-90 (SCL-90) is a questionnaire that is widely used to measure subjective psychopathology. In this study we investigated the psychometric properties of the SCL-90 among adolescent inpatien...

    Authors: Minna Rytilä-Manninen, Sari Fröjd, Henna Haravuori, Nina Lindberg, Mauri Marttunen, Kirsi Kettunen and Sebastian Therman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:23

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Regulatory problems such as excessive crying, sleeping–and feeding difficulties in infancy are some of the earliest precursors of later mental health difficulties emerging throughout the lifespan. In the prese...

    Authors: Lukka Popp, Sabrina Fuths, Sabine Seehagen, Margarete Bolten, Mirja Gross-Hemmi, Dieter Wolke and Silvia Schneider

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:21

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  19. Content type: Research article

    When faced with the discovery of their child’s self-harm, mothers and fathers may re-evaluate their parenting strategies. This can include changes to the amount of support they provide their child and changes ...

    Authors: Anne E. Ferrey, Nicholas D. Hughes, Sue Simkin, Louise Locock, Anne Stewart, Navneet Kapur, David Gunnell and Keith Hawton

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:20

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Studies show that adolescents living in residential youth care (RYC) institutions experience more mental health problems than others. This paper studies how well teachers and primary contacts in RYC institutio...

    Authors: Anne Mari Undheim, Stian Lydersen and Nanna Sønnichsen Kayed

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:19

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  21. Content type: Research article

    There are few interventions that directly address self-harming behaviour among adolescents. At the request of clinicians in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in England and working with them,...

    Authors: Christabel Owens and Nigel Charles

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:14

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Juvenile delinquency has become a significant global problem. Conduct disorder (CD), among other psychiatric disorders, has assumed prominence in its association with juvenile offending as well as criminality ...

    Authors: Anthony Ademola Olashore, Adegboyega Ogunwale and Timothy Olaolu Adebowale

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:13

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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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