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  1. Socioeconomic inequalities in health and their determinants have been studied extensively over the past few decades. However, the role of parenting style and parents’ couple relationships in explaining mental ...

    Authors: Nirmal Gautam, Mohammad Mafizur Rahman, Rubayyat Hashmi, Apiradee Lim and Rasheda Khanam
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:28
  2. The Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children (CES-DC) is a widely used scale for screening depressive symptoms in children and adolescents. This study aims to uncover the optimal factor...

    Authors: Yanhua Zhao, Jiahui Niu, Jing Huang and Yan Meng
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:27
  3. The Russian invasion of Ukraine resulted in a dramatic increase of children and adolescents being confronted with war and other traumatic experiences, which could result in an increase of trauma-related mental...

    Authors: Elisa Pfeiffer, Maike Garbade and Cedric Sachser
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:25
  4. Children and their families often face obstacles in accessing mental health (MH) services. The purpose of this study was to develop and pilot test an electronic matching process to match children with virtual ...

    Authors: Ronda F Lo, Anett Schumacher, Kaitlyn LaForge-Mackenzie, Katherine Tombeau Cost, Jennifer Crosbie, Alice Charach, Evdokia Anagnostou, Catherine S. Birken, Suneeta Monga and Daphne J. Korczak
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:24
  5. Marginally low birth weight (MLBW) is defined as a birth weight of 2000 ~ 2499 g. Inconsistent findings have been reported on whether children with low birth weight had higher rates of neurological, attention,...

    Authors: Shu-I Wu, Yu-Hsin Huang, Kai-Liang Kao, Yu-Wen Lin, Po-Li Tsai, Nan-Chang Chiu, Ching-Hu Chung and Chie-Pein Chen
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:23
  6. The prevalence of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has increased over the recent years; however, little is known about the experience of parents of children with autism in Africa such as Somalia. The aim of th...

    Authors: Hodan A. Duale and Abdi Gele
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:22
  7. Sudan is a Northeast African country, with 61.7% of its population under 24 years. With a large youth population and significant cultural and linguistic diversity, Sudan, like most low-income countries, has co...

    Authors: Khalid A. Abdalhai, Stella Mokitimi and Petrus J. de Vries
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:21
  8. To examine the impact of displacement experiences on 0- to 6-year-old children’s social-emotional and cognitive development, as well as influencing factors on reported outcomes.

    Authors: Katharina Bernhardt, Saskia Le Beherec, Jana R. Uppendahl, Melia Fleischmann, Matthias Klosinski, Luisa M. Rivera, Georgia Samaras, Martha Kenney, Ruth Müller, Ina Nehring, Volker Mall and Andrea Hahnefeld
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:20
  9. Major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder (BD) are serious chronic disabling mental and emotional disorders, with symptoms that often manifest atypically in children and adolescents, making diagnosi...

    Authors: Jie Luo, Yuanzhen Wu, Mengqi Liu, Zhaojun Li, Zhuo Wang, Yi Zheng, Lihui Feng, Jihua Lu and Fan He
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:19
  10. Conduct disorders (CD) are among the most frequent psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, with an estimated worldwide prevalence in the community of 2–4%. Evidence-based psychological outpatient tr...

    Authors: Christian J Bachmann, Oliver Scholle, Mette Bliddal, Susan dosReis, Ingvild Odsbu, Svetlana Skurtveit, Rikke Wesselhoeft, Annika Vivirito, Chengchen Zhang and Stephen Scott
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:18
  11. School bullying victimization (SBV) occurs more frequently in students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in general education than in special classes, and there is a cumulative risk effect on SBV exposure am...

    Authors: Jin-liang Ding, Ning Lv, Yu-fang Wu, I-Hua Chen and Wen-Jing Yan
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:17
  12. Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is associated with stigma, and negative attitudes among healthcare professionals toward NSSI have been reported. A person-centered approach that focuses on how individuals with l...

    Authors: H Andersson, E Svensson, A Magnusson, R Holmqvist and M Zetterqvist
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:16
  13. Effective suicide prevention for adolescents is urgently needed but difficult, as suicide models lack a focus on age-specific influencing factors such as emotional dysregulation. Moreover, examined predictors ...

    Authors: Sabrina Mittermeier, Alexandra Seidel, Christin Scheiner, Nikolaus Kleindienst, Marcel Romanos and Arne Buerger
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:15
  14. Adolescents are vulnerable to stressors because of the rapid physical and mental changes that they go through during this life period. Young people residing in slum communities experience additional stressors ...

    Authors: Ankita Mukherjee, Sandhya Kanaka Yatirajula, Sudha Kallakuri, Srilatha Paslawar, Heidi Lempp, Usha Raman, Beverley M. Essue, Rajesh Sagar, Renu Singh, David Peiris, Robyn Norton, Graham Thornicroft and Pallab K. Maulik
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:14
  15. For adolescents with major depression who exhibit suicidal tendencies, Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is increasingly adopted in clinical practice. Yet, the precise mechanisms behind its effectiveness remain ...

    Authors: Hao Ren, Xinglian Wang, Zheng Zhang, Xiufen Zhong, Qinghua Luo, Haitang Qiu and Yan Huang
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:13
  16. Enhancing screening practices and developing scalable diagnostic tools are imperative in response to the increasing prevalence of youth mental health challenges. Structured lay psychiatric interviews have emer...

    Authors: Paia Amelio, Chase Antonacci, Parmis Khosravi, Simone Haller, Katharina Kircanski, Erin Berman, Lisa Cullins, Krystal Lewis, Mollie Davis, Chana Engel, Kenneth Towbin, Argyris Stringaris and Daniel S. Pine
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:12
  17. Longitudinal evidence is lacking on the interplay between lifestyle behaviors and depressive symptoms, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This study investigated the changes in physical activi...

    Authors: Yujie Liu, Erliang Zhang, Huilun Li, Xin Ge, Fan Hu, Yong Cai and Mi Xiang
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:11
  18. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many aspects of everyday life, including the (mental) healthcare system. An increase in depression and anxiety symptoms has been reported worldwide, and is particularly prono...

    Authors: M. Otter, O. D. Kothgassner, L. Lepuschütz, S. Drahos and P. L. Plener
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:10
  19. Previous studies on screen use and children’s mental health during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic focused only on the timeframe during the pandemic, on children between narrow age ranges, onl...

    Authors: Helena T. Wu, Jiandong Li and Amy Tsurumi
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:9
  20. Parent-only cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions have promise for youth with anxiety disorders. Fear-Less Triple P (FLTP) is one such intervention that has been found comparable to child-focused C...

    Authors: Vanessa E. Cobham, Sarah R. Radtke, Ingrid Hawkins, Michele Jordan, Nasriah Rizman Ali, Thomas H. Ollendick and Matthew R. Sanders
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:8
  21. Research shows the important role of parents’ mental health literacy in detecting depressive symptoms and supporting their children to seek professional help. Improving mental health literacy in parents has re...

    Authors: Lucia Iglhaut, Regine Primbs, Sara Kaubisch, Chiara Koppenhöfer, Charlotte E. Piechaczek, Pia-Marie Keim, Maria Kloek, Lisa Feldmann, Gerd Schulte-Körne and Ellen Greimel
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:7
  22. Adolescence has emerged as a particularly vulnerable phase during the COVID-19 pandemic, with eating disorders (EDs) representing a prominent psychopathological challenge linked to the restrictions imposed by ...

    Authors: Paolo Meneguzzo, Alessio Ajello, Mauro Domenico Consolati, Enrico Ceccato, Antonio Vita, Alessandra Sala and Paolo Santonastaso
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:6
  23. Emotion dysregulation, boredom, and problematic social media use are well-known vulnerability factors for psychopathology during adolescence; nevertheless, the interplay between these factors remains underinve...

    Authors: Sara Iannattone, Selene Mezzalira, Gioia Bottesi, Michela Gatta and Marina Miscioscia
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:5
  24. Because physical activity (PA) has many benefits for children’s and adolescents’ mental health, it has been suggested that PA may be an effective strategy to physically and mentally recover from the COVID-19 p...

    Authors: Philipp M. Kopp, Eva Möhler and Peter Gröpel
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:4
  25. Self-harm, a severe mental health concern among children and adolescents, has varying global prevalence rates. Previous studies have suggested potential associations between specific behavioral aspects of biol...

    Authors: Dan Shan, Yue Wang, Marissa Tousey-Pfarrer, Cancan Guo, Mengtong Wan, Peijie Wang, Zhihao Dai, Fenfen Ge and Jun Zhang
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:3
  26. Young carers are children or young people aged up to 25 years old who undertake unpaid caring responsibilities for a friend or family member. Young carers faced significant challenges brought on by the COVID-1...

    Authors: D Hayes, D Fancourt and A Burton
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:2
  27. Gender incongruence can often manifest itself from early childhood [Olson KR, Gülgöz S. Child Dev Perspect. 2018;12:93–7. https://​doi.​org/​10.​1111/​cdep.​12268]...

    Authors: Kenny Gutiérrez, Mabel Moreno, Jimena Alexandra Sierra, Rodrigo Lemus, Karen Apraez and Mario Jr. Angulo
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2024 18:1
  28. Depression and anxiety are common during adolescence and could have detrimental impacts on young people’s ability to make and implement plans for their future. However, to the best of our knowledge, no other s...

    Authors: Peiyao Tang, Georgia Pavlopoulou, Katarzyna Kostyrka-Allchorne, Jacqueline Phillips-Owen and Edmund Sonuga-Barke
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:143
  29. The daily demands of type 1 diabetes management may jeopardize adolescents’ mental health. We aimed to assess anxiety and depression symptoms by broad-scale, tablet-based outpatient screening in adolescents wi...

    Authors: Christina Reinauer, Sascha R. Tittel, Annabel Müller-Stierlin, Harald Baumeister, Petra Warschburger, Katharina Klauser, Kirsten Minden, Doris Staab, Bettina Gohlke, Bettina Horlebein, Karl Otfried Schwab, Thomas Meißner and Reinhard W. Holl
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:142
  30. Children of families with a parent with a mental illness have an increased risk of developing social and mental health problems resulting in decreased quality of life. Therefore, children and adolescents livin...

    Authors: Tamara Waldmann, Jochen Schaible, Maja Stiawa, Thomas Becker, Karl Wegscheider, Bonnie Adema, Silke Wiegand-Grefe and Reinhold Kilian
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:141
  31. The residuals approach, in which residual scores from regression models are used as a proxy for resilient functioning, offers great potential to increase understanding of resilience processes. However, its app...

    Authors: Jose Marquez, Louis Francis-Hew and Neil Humphrey
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:140
  32. Alexithymia is the inability to identify and describe one’s own emotions. Adolescents who suffer from Restrictive Eating Disorders (REDs) show a higher prevalence of alexithymia than the general population.

    Authors: Francesca Marazzi, Marika Orlandi, Valentina De Giorgis, Renato Borgatti and Martina Maria Mensi
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:139
  33. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that affects individuals across their lifespan. Early diagnosis and intervention are crucial for improving outcomes. However, current dia...

    Authors: Lin Deng, Wei-zhong He, Qing-li Zhang, Ling Wei, Yuan Dai, Yu-qi Liu, Zi-lin Chen, Tai Ren, Lin-li Zhang, Jing-bo Gong and Fei Li
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:138
  34. The COVID-19 pandemic and accompanying societal measures have impacted children and their families all over the world. Little is known about the factors associated with mental health outcomes in young children...

    Authors: L. J. G. Krijnen, W. M. van Eldik, T. T. M. Mooren, B. van Rooijen, P. A. Boelen, A. L. van Baar, M. Spuij, M. Verhoeven and M. R. Egberts
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:136
  35. Psychiatric disorders are among the most common health problems in children and adolescents, with a recent prevalence rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The increasing demand for service provision in this pati...

    Authors: Reinhard Jeindl, Viktoria Hofer, Christian Bachmann and Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:135
  36. Adolescent depression has grown to be a major social concern in China. During the coronavirus pandemic, the incidence of depression among Chinese adolescents increased substantially. More research is required ...

    Authors: Yumeng Wang, Yemiao Gao, Jinmeng Liu, Rong Bai and Xia Liu
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:134
  37. We investigated parental attachment and prosocial behavior as social protective indicators in adolescents (age 11–17) with symptoms of depression in a clinical setting. Specifically, we tested the moderating e...

    Authors: Marsida Hysaj, Mathilde R. Crone, Jessica C. Kiefte-de Jong and Robert R.J.M. Vermeiren
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:133
  38. Since the introduction of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)-5, a limited prosocial emotion (LPE) specifier has been added to the conduct disorder (CD) diagnosis in addition to the...

    Authors: Cyril Boonmann, David Bürgin, Nils Jenkel, Klaus Schmeck and Marc Schmid
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:132
  39. Supporting young ADHD patients in transition to adult services is essential. Yet, the low percentages of successful referrals and the issues reported by patients and clinicians stress the need for further atte...

    Authors: Elisa Roberti, Francesca Scarpellini, Rita Campi, Michele Giardino, Antonio Clavenna and Maurizio Bonati
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:131
  40. Research among adolescents exploring the association between depressive symptoms and aggression has produced inconsistent findings. This study investigated the prevalence of clinically significant (current maj...

    Authors: Vladislav Ruchkin, Andrew Stickley, Roman Koposov, Denis G. Sukhodolsky and Johan Isaksson
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:130
  41. Parenting styles and the associated proximal psychological factors are suggested to increase suicidal risks in adolescents. However, how the two factors interact and confer risks on the emergence of adolescent...

    Authors: Wenwen Ou, Yumeng Yang, Yafei Chen, Yunjing Li, Siqi Yang, Yimei Lu, Liang Li, Mei Huang, Mohan Ma, Guanyi Lv, Xiaotian Zhao, Yaqi Qing, Yumeng Ju and Yan Zhang
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:129
  42. Many adolescents who have been removed from the care of their biological parent(s) and placed in State or Local Authority care have experienced significant adversity, including high rates of maltreatment and o...

    Authors: Rosie McGuire, Sarah L. Halligan, Susanne Schweizer, Jovita T. Leung and Rachel M. Hiller
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:128
  43. Brief Admission by self-referral is a preventive intervention here intended for individuals who recurrently self-harm and have a history of contact with emergency psychiatric services. Individuals with access ...

    Authors: Reid Lantto, Rose-Marie Lindkvist, Tomas Jungert, Sofie Westling and Kajsa Landgren
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:127
  44. Although self-evaluation i.e., negative perceptions of the self is a common depression symptom in adolescents, little is known about how this population spontaneously describe their self and available data on ...

    Authors: Emily Hards, Faith Orchard and Shirley Reynolds
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:126
  45. This nationwide study aimed to estimate Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) prevalence in 7–9-year-old Italian children. Promoted by Italy's Ministry of Health and coordinated by the National Observatory for Autism...

    Authors: Maria Luisa Scattoni, Laura Maria Fatta, Martina Micai, Maria Enrica Sali, Marina Bellomo, Tommaso Salvitti, Francesca Fulceri, Angela Castellano, Massimo Molteni, Giovanna Gambino, Manuel Posada, Giovanna Romano and Maria Puopolo
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:125
  46. This study aimed to evaluate the association between the location (supratentorial or infratentorial) of brain tumors and the development of depression and anxiety in childhood cancer survivors. Understanding t...

    Authors: Márton Szabados, Erika Kolumbán, Gergely Agócs, Szilvia Kiss-Dala, Marie Anne Engh, Márk Hernádfői, Kata Takács, Eszter Tuboly, Andrea Párniczky, Péter Hegyi and Miklós Garami
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:124
  47. Melatonin is considered an effective pharmacological treatment for the sleep disturbances that are reported in > 50% of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, real-life data about the long-term...

    Authors: Hadar Sadeh, Gal Meiri, Dikla Zigdon, Michal Ilan, Michal Faroy, Analya Michaelovski, Yair Sadaka, Ilan Dinstein and Idan Menashe
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:123
  48. The increasing prevalence of internet gaming disorder (IGD) among adolescents has become a global concern, while gaming plays a large role in many adolescents’ lives. While prior research emphasised the signif...

    Authors: Shiyun Chen and Shimin Zhu
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2023 17:122