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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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

  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Content type: Research article

    Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidal ideation (SI) are both distressing and quite common, particularly in youth. Given the relationship between these two phenomena, it is crucial to learn how we can use...

    Authors: Sarah E. Victor, Denise Styer and Jason J. Washburn

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:20

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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Content type: Research article

    Studies on child behavioral problems from low and middle income countries are scarce, even more so in Nepal. This paper explores parents’, family members’ and teachers’ perceptions of child behavioral problems...

    Authors: Ramesh P. Adhikari, Nawaraj Upadhaya, Dristy Gurung, Nagendra P. Luitel, Matthew D. Burkey, Brandon A. Kohrt and Mark J.D. Jordans

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:25

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Older youth in out-of-home care often live in restrictive settings and face psychiatric issues without sufficient family support. This paper reports on the development and piloting of a manualized treatment fo...

    Authors: J. Curtis McMillen, Sarah Carter Narendorf, Debra Robinson, Judy Havlicek, Nicole Fedoravicius, Julie Bertram and David McNelly

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:23

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  26. Content type: Review

    Anxiety is a common problem in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This meta-analysis aimed to systematically evaluate the evidence for the use of psychosocial interventions to manage...

    Authors: Ance Kreslins, Ashley E. Robertson and Craig Melville

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:22

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Parents’ perspectives on their children’s treatment process and outcomes are valuable to treatment development and improvement. Participants’ engagement in Routine Outcome Monitoring (ROM) has, however, been d...

    Authors: Audri Lamers, Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen, Bart Siebelink, Thijs Blaauw and Robert Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:18

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  28. Content type: Research article

    In general psychiatric services, cost-benefit screening instruments for psychopathic traits in adolescents are needed. The aim of the present study was to study the psychometric properties of the Finnish versi...

    Authors: Svetlana Oshukova, Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino, Jouko Miettunen, Riikka Marttila, Pekka Tani, Eeva T Aronen, Mauri Marttunen, Matti Kaivosoja and Nina Lindberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:15

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Both the DSM-5 algorithm for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children 6 years and younger and Scheeringa’s alternative PTSD algorithm (PTSD-AA) aim to be more developmentally sensitive for young childr...

    Authors: Maj R. Gigengack, Els P. M. van Meijel, Eva Alisic and Ramón J. L. Lindauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:14

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  30. Content type: Research article

    While ethnic diversity is increasing in many Western countries, access to youth mental health care is generally lower among ethnic minority youth compared to majority youth. It is unlikely that this is explain...

    Authors: Marcia Adriaanse, Lieke van Domburgh, Barbara Zwirs, Theo Doreleijers and Wim Veling

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:13

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  31. Content type: Review

    Singapore is a small young city state with a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population. This article reviews the development of the country’s child and adolescent psychiatry services through the years, in the...

    Authors: Choon Guan Lim, Say How Ong, Chee Hon Chin and Daniel Shuen Sheng Fung

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:7

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Research development is needed in physical activity and sedentary behaviour and their associations with mental health in young people. In Western countries the weather is a key contributing factor of sedentary...

    Authors: Mavis Asare and Samuel A Danquah

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:11

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  33. Content type: Research

    Increasing numbers of adolescents present in adolescent gender identity services, desiring sex reassignment (SR). The aim of this study is to describe the adolescent applicants for legal and medical sex reassi...

    Authors: Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino, Maria Sumia, Marja Työläjärvi and Nina Lindberg

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

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  34. Content type: Research

    Siblings of children with chronic illness and disabilities are at increased risk of negative psychological effects. Support groups enable them to access psycho-education and social support. Barriers to this ca...

    Authors: Sheryl Gettings, Fabia Franco and Paramala J Santosh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:8

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  35. Content type: Research

    Despite widespread awareness of the necessity of early intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), evidence is still limited, in part, due to the complex nature of ASDs. This exploratory s...

    Authors: Yoko Kamio, Hideyuki Haraguchi, Atsuko Miyake and Mikio Hiraiwa

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:6

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  36. Content type: Research

    The proportion of overweight and obese youths is high. The present study aimed to investigate the development of self-image and its components during a one-year follow-up among non-referred adolescents with ex...

    Authors: Mauno Mäkinen, Mauri Marttunen, Erkki Komulainen, Viacheslav Terevnikov, Leena-Riitta Puukko-Viertomies, Veikko Aalberg and Nina Lindberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:5

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  37. Content type: Research

    To investigate the prevalence of mental disorders in (subgroups of) juvenile suspects who sexually offended (JSOs), and its relation with criminal re-referrals five to eight years later.

    Authors: Lisette A ‘t Hart-Kerkhoffs, Cyril Boonmann, Theo AH Doreleijers, Lucres MC Jansen, Anton Ph. van Wijk and Robert RJM Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:4

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  38. Content type: Research

    For the first time to our knowledge, short- and long-term effects of a multi-site randomized-controlled trial (RCT) of video feedback of infant–parent interaction (VIPI) intervention in naturalistic settings a...

    Authors: Magnhild Singstad Høivik, Stian Lydersen, May Britt Drugli, Ragnhild Onsøien, Marit Bergum Hansen and Turid Suzanne Berg- Nielsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:3

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  39. Content type: Research

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most common childhood neurobehavioral disorder with well documented adverse consequences in adolescence and adulthood, yet 60-80% of cases go undiagnosed. Routin...

    Authors: Susan Wamithi, Roseline Ochieng, Frank Njenga, Samuel Akech and William M Macharia

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2015 9:1

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  40. Content type: Research

    A wide range of evidence supports the methylphenidate (MPH)-induced enhancement of prefrontal cortex (PFC) functioning and improvements in behavioral symptoms in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity d...

    Authors: Naomi Matsuura, Makoto Ishitobi, Sumiyoshi Arai, Kaori Kawamura, Mizuki Asano, Keisuke Inohara, Tohru Fujioka, Tadamasa Narimoto, Yuji Wada, Michio Hiratani and Hirotaka Kosaka

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2014 8:273

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  41. Content type: Research

    High levels of stress due to diverse psychosocial factors have a direct impact on the mothers’ wellbeing during pregnancy and both direct and indirect effects on the fetus. In most cases, psychosocial risk fac...

    Authors: Andria Spyridou, Maggie Schauer and Martina Ruf-Leuschner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2014 8:30

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  42. Content type: Research

    Studies have shown that unaccompanied refugee children have elevated symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and externalizing problems. Few studies have examined change in this...

    Authors: Tine K Jensen, Envor M Bjørgo Skårdalsmo and Krister W Fjermestad

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2014 8:29

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  43. Content type: Research

    Assessing youths in acute suicidal crisis is a common jet pivotal task in child and adolescent psychiatry, usually relying primarily on the clinicians skills of assessment. The objective of this pilot-study wa...

    Authors: Isabel Boege, Nicole Corpus, Renate Schepker and Joerg M Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2014 8:28

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