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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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

  30. 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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  31. "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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. In this article, the psychometric properties of the Forensic Inpatient Observation Scale (FIOS) were examined. This instrument was developed to observe behavioral functioning of forensic psychiatric patients. ...

    Authors: Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen and Ilja L Bongers

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:30

    Content type: Research

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  39. The number of orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa is constantly rising. While it is known that family or community care is preferable over institutional care of African orphans, little is known about the quality of ...

    Authors: Katharin Hermenau, Tobias Hecker, Martina Ruf, Elisabeth Schauer, Thomas Elbert and Maggie Schauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:29

    Content type: Research

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  40. Prevalence of depressive disorders among adolescents has varied across studies. The present study aims to assess current and lifetime prevalence and characteristics of adolescent Major Depressive Disorder (MDD...

    Authors: Anne Mari Sund, Bo Larsson and Lars Wichstrøm

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:28

    Content type: Research

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  41. Mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorders are a major cause of morbidity in childhood and adolescence, and hospitalizations for mood disorders are the leading diagnosis for all hospitalizations...

    Authors: Tamar Lasky, Aliza Krieger, Anne Elixhauser and Benedetto Vitiello

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:27

    Content type: Research

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  42. To compare clinical and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes between children and adolescents with ADHD treated with OROS® MPH, using data from two large similarly-designed multicenter, prospective, op...

    Authors: Michael Berek, Andreas Kordon, Ludger Hargarter, Fritz Mattejat, Lara Slawik, Klaus Rettig and Barbara Schäuble

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:26

    Content type: Research

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  43. The aim of this study was to describe sleep habits and sleep problems in a population of undergraduates in Palestine. Association between self-reported sleep quality and self-reported academic achievement was ...

    Authors: Waleed M Sweileh, Iyad A Ali, Ansam F Sawalha, Adham S Abu-Taha, Sa'ed H Zyoud and Samah W Al-Jabi

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:25

    Content type: Research

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  44. The aim of this study is to investigate the psychometric properties and the perceived usefulness of the BARO (Dutch: BAsisRaadsOnderzoek; Protection Board Preliminary Examination of Juvenile Suspects). The BAR...

    Authors: Theo AH Doreleijers, Cyril Boonmann, Erik van Loosbroek and Robert RJM Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:24

    Content type: Research

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  45. This study aims to identify risk factors for level of offending among childhood offenders from different socio-economic status (SES) neighborhoods and ethnic origins.

    Authors: Lieke van Domburgh, Theo AH Doreleijers, Charlotte Geluk and Robert Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:22

    Content type: Research

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