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  1. Content type: Research article

    Social anxiety disorder (SAD) in adolescents may be associated with the use of maladaptive emotion regulation (ER) strategies. The present study examined the use of maladaptive and adaptive ER strategies in ad...

    Authors: Petra Sackl-Pammer, Rebecca Jahn, Zeliha Özlü-Erkilic, Eva Pollak, Susanne Ohmann, Julia Schwarzenberg, Paul Plener and Türkan Akkaya-Kalayci

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:37

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  2. Content type: Research article

    To investigate the efficacy and safety of omega-3 fatty acids (O3FA) in treating depressive disorders in children and adolescents.

    Authors: Li Zhang, Huan Liu, Li Kuang, Huaqing Meng and Xinyu Zhou

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:36

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Compared to their indigenous peers, migrant children and adolescents are at increased risk for mental health problems. The aim of our study was to compare psychological disorders of children and adolescents wi...

    Authors: Maria Teresa Gutmann, Metin Aysel, Zeliha Özlü-Erkilic, Christian Popow and Türkan Akkaya-Kalayci

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:35

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Due to the increasing rate of children and families who require support from both youth welfare services and from mental health services, a solid cross-institutional cooperation is needed to provide coordinate...

    Authors: Judith Mack, Sina Wanderer, Michael Kölch and Veit Roessner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:34

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The current study aimed at exploring adolescents’ experiences of online sexual contacts leading to online sexual abuse by a perpetrator whom the victim had first met online. Associations with socio demographic...

    Authors: Linda S. Jonsson, Cecilia Fredlund, Gisela Priebe, Marie Wadsby and Carl Göran Svedin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:32

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  6. Content type: Research article

    This study explored if a youth-specific mental health service routinely set goals with young people during initial intake/assessment and if goal setting and goal quality in this service was associated with pat...

    Authors: Alice J. Cairns, David J. Kavanagh, Frances Dark and Steven M. McPhail

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:31

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  7. Content type: Review

    The purpose of this invited article is to present multicultural norms and related international findings obtained with the Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA) by indigenous researchers in ...

    Authors: Thomas M. Achenbach

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:30

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Functional neuroimaging studies suggest that prefrontal cortex dysfunction is present in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Near-infrared spectroscopy is a noninvasive optical tool for examining oxyge...

    Authors: Mitsuhiro Uratani, Toyosaku Ota, Junzo Iida, Kosuke Okazaki, Kazuhiko Yamamuro, Yoko Nakanishi, Naoko Kishimoto and Toshifumi Kishimoto

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:29

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Many children 4 to 6 years old exhibit compulsive-like behavior, often with comorbid Tourette symptoms, making this age group critical for investigating the effects of having comorbid Tourette symptoms with co...

    Authors: Ryunosuke Goto, Miyuki Fujio, Natsumi Matsuda, Mayu Fujiwara, Marina Nobuyoshi, Maiko Nonaka, Toshiaki Kono, Masaki Kojima, Norbert Skokauskas and Yukiko Kano

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:28

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  10. Content type: Research article

    A curriculum was planned using modern concepts based on the “old” principles to test if such an educational intervention provided pupils with good mental health and a solid basis for good reading and writing s...

    Authors: Göran Ahlqvist, Jan-Olov Larsson, Tatjana von Rosen, Mara Westling Allodi and Per-Anders Rydelius

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:27

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  11. Content type: Review

    There is evidence that military service increases the risk of psychosocial burden for not only service members but also their spouses and children. This meta-analysis aimed to systematically assess the associa...

    Authors: Katrin Cunitz, Claudia Dölitzsch, Markus Kösters, Gerd-Dieter Willmund, Peter Zimmermann, Antje Heike Bühler, Jörg M. Fegert, Ute Ziegenhain and Michael Kölch

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:26

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  12. Content type: Research article

    This study assesses the psychometric properties of the German version of the Padua Inventory-Washington State University Revision for measuring pediatric OCD.

    Authors: Julia Adam, Hildegard Goletz, Svenja-Kristin Mattausch, Julia Plück and Manfred Döpfner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:25

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Accumulating evidence supports an association between an unhealthy mental state and low back pain (LBP). However, the degree of the association between mental health and chronic low back pain (CLBP) in the gen...

    Authors: Qixiang Mei, Chunlin Li, Yue Yin, Qi Wang, Qiugen Wang and Guoying Deng

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:24

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Unaccompanied refugee minors (URMs) seeking asylum show high rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety. In addition, they experience post-migration stressors like an uncertain resid...

    Authors: Johanna Unterhitzenberger, Svenja Wintersohl, Margret Lang, Julia König and Rita Rosner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:22

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Adolescence is a critical period of vulnerability to substance use. Recent research has shown that gender differences in adolescence substance use are complex and in constant flux. The present study aims to in...

    Authors: João Picoito, Constança Santos, Isabel Loureiro, Pedro Aguiar and Carla Nunes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:21

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  16. Content type: Editorial

    Child and adolescent psychiatry is in a unique position to respond to the growing public health challenges associated with the large number of mental disorders arising early in life, but some changes may be ne...

    Authors: Norbert Skokauskas, Daniel Fung, Lois T. Flaherty, Kai von Klitzing, Dainius Pūras, Chiara Servili, Tarun Dua, Bruno Falissard, Panos Vostanis, María Beatriz Moyano, Inna Feldman, Ciaran Clark, Vlatka Boričević, George Patton, Bennett Leventhal and Anthony Guerrero

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:19

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Current research on treatment predictors and long-term effects of trauma-focused interventions for (unaccompanied) refugee minors is limited. This secondary analysis of a recent randomised controlled trial (RC...

    Authors: Elisa Pfeiffer, Cedric Sachser, Dunja Tutus, Joerg M. Fegert and Paul L. Plener

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:18

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Little is known about adolescents’ perceptions about their health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in the course of routine adolescent psychiatric treatment. The aim of this 1-year follow-up study was to invest...

    Authors: Anne Rissanen, Nina Lindberg, Mauri Marttunen, Harri Sintonen and Risto Roine

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:17

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Early identification of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is a prerequisite for access to early interventions. Although parents often note developmental atypicalities during the first 2 years of life, many child...

    Authors: Juliana Höfer, Falk Hoffmann, Inge Kamp-Becker, Luise Poustka, Veit Roessner, Sanna Stroth, Nicole Wolff and Christian J. Bachmann

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:16

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Adolescents’ nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) leads to distress that affects the whole family system, and siblings are reported to suffer from disrupted family communication and functioning. So far, no studies h...

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

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:15

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  21. Content type: Research article

    It is estimated that almost 20% of the world’s adolescents have experienced or are experiencing a mental health problem. Several factors have been associated with the onset of adolescent mental health disorder...

    Authors: Apollo Kivumbi, William Byansi, Fred M. Ssewamala, Nabunya Proscovia, Christopher Damulira and Phionah Namatovu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:14

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  22. Content type: Research article

    There is a well-documented link between child maltreatment and poor health across the lifespan. This provides a strong case for ongoing research with youth involved in the child welfare system to reduce negati...

    Authors: Randall Waechter, Dilesha Kumanayaka, Colleen Angus-Yamada, Christine Wekerle and Savanah Smith

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:13

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  23. Content type: Research article

    We investigated the characteristics of adolescents who committed suicide in South Korea, and how these characteristics differed by gender.

    Authors: Song Jung, Dayoung Lee, Sungjun Park, Kangwoo Lee, Yong-Sil Kweon, Eun-Jin Lee, Kyung Hee Yoon, Hannah Cho, Hyeji Jung, Ah Reum Kim, Bo-Ram Shin and Hyun Ju Hong

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:12

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  24. Content type: Research article

    Although anxiety disorders are the most prevalent psychiatric disorders among children and adolescents, there is a paucity of research on the course and outcome of anxiety spectrum disorders in low and middle-...

    Authors: Preeti Kandasamy, Satish C. Girimaji, Shekhar P. Seshadri, Shoba Srinath and John Vijay Sagar Kommu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:11

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Currently, the risk-oriented focus in forensic youth care is increasingly complemented by a growing interest in strengths-based approaches. Knowledge on how detention and the subsequent period in the community...

    Authors: Nele Van Hecke, Wouter Vanderplasschen, Lore Van Damme and Stijn Vandevelde

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:10

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  26. Content type: Research article

    There is a strong call for clinically useful standardized assessment tools in everyday child and adolescent psychiatric practice. The attitudes of clinicians have been raised as a key-facilitating factor when ...

    Authors: M. Danielson, A. Månsdotter, E. Fransson, S. Dalsgaard and J-O. Larsson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:9

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Studies throughout Europe have shown that asylum-seeking children and adolescents (ASC) are at risk of developing mental disorders. The most common mental-health problems in ASC include posttraumatic stress sy...

    Authors: Lauritz Rudolf Floribert Müller, Karl Phillipp Büter, Rita Rosner and Johanna Unterhitzenberger

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:8

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is defined as the repetitive, direct, and deliberate destruction of one’s body tissue without an intention to die. Existing cross-sectional research indicates that the associati...

    Authors: Amarendra Gandhi, Koen Luyckx, Geert Molenberghs, Imke Baetens, Lien Goossens, Shubhada Maitra and Laurence Claes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:7

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  29. Content type: Commentary

    All over Europe youth delinquency is decreasing; our understanding of the factors related to juvenile delinquency and the characteristics of effective forensic youth care has increased substantially. However, ...

    Authors: Fleur Souverein, Tycho Dekkers, Elena Bulanovaite, Theo Doreleijers, Heidi Hales, Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino, Aurelio Oddo, Arne Popma, Nora Raschle, Klaus Schmeck, Marco Zanoli and Thimo van der Pol

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:6

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  30. Content type: Review

    Between 2009 and 2014, nearly 3% of US children (age ≤ 17 years) lived in households with at least 1 parent with substance use disorder. The present systematic review aimed to evaluate effects of parental opio...

    Authors: Magdalena Romanowicz, Jennifer L. Vande Voort, Julia Shekunov, Tyler S. Oesterle, Nuria J. Thusius, Teresa A. Rummans, Paul E. Croarkin, Victor M. Karpyak, Brian A. Lynch and Kathryn M. Schak

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:5

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Detention personnel may assume that mental health problems heighten the likelihood of future violence in detained youth. This study explored whether brief mental health screening tools are of value for alertin...

    Authors: Olivier F. Colins and Thomas Grisso

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:4

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Child mental illness contributes significantly to the burden of disease worldwide, and many are left untreated due to factors on both the provider and user side. Recognising this, the Ugandan Ministry of Healt...

    Authors: V. Skylstad, A. Akol, G. Ndeezi, J. Nalugya, K. M. Moland, J. K. Tumwine and I. M. S. Engebretsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:3

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  33. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to investigate whether therapeutic factors as identified by Yalom and potential additional therapeutic factors could be found in the qualitative individual reports of high-risk adoles...

    Authors: Kirsten Hauber, Albert E. Boon and Robert Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:2

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Adolescence is characterized by developmental changes in social relationships, which may contribute to, or protect against, psychopathology and risky behaviors. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is one type of r...

    Authors: Sarah E. Victor, Alison E. Hipwell, Stephanie D. Stepp and Lori N. Scott

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2019 13:1

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  35. Content type: Research article

    Mental health issues can reach epidemic proportions in developed countries after natural disasters, but research is needed to better understand the impact on children and adolescents in developing nations.

    Authors: Jessica S. Schwind, Clara B. Formby, Susan L. Santangelo, Stephanie A. Norman, Rebecca Brown, Rebecca Hoffman Frances, Elisabeth Koss and Dibesh Karmacharya

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:54

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Many reports argue that sleep is important for children’s health, learning, and academic performance. The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the association between sleep and the development of ...

    Authors: Etsuko Tomisaki, Emiko Tanaka, Taeko Watanabe, Ryoji Shinohara, Maki Hirano, Yoko Onda, Yukiko Mochizuki, Yuko Yato, Noriko Yamakawa and Tokie Anme

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:53

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  37. Content type: Research article

    Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a complex behaviour and occurs most commonly during adolescence. This developmental period is characterized by the drive to establish an equilibrium between personal autonomy ...

    Authors: Lisa Waals, Imke Baetens, Peter Rober, Stephen Lewis, Hanna Van Parys, Eveline R. Goethals and Janis Whitlock

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:52

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  38. Content type: Research article

    As many refugee minors have gone/go through stressful life experiences and uncertainty, one might expect mental health issues, including self-injury. However, literature on non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in r...

    Authors: Sarah Verroken, Chris Schotte, Ilse Derluyn and Imke Baetens

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:51

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  39. Content type: Research article

    High incidence and morbidity rates are found among adolescents with social anxiety disorder, a severe and harmful form of social phobia. Extensive research has been conducted to uncover the underlying psycholo...

    Authors: Zhaoxia Pan, Dajun Zhang, Tianqiang Hu and Yangu Pan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:50

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, major depression and bipolar disorder. However, few studies have addressed the use of ECT in adolescen...

    Authors: Shuai Wang, Chao Yang, Junpu Jia, Yuming Zhou and Yi Zheng

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:49

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Children and youths with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have behavioural characteristics and severe social disabilities that make them vulnerable to victimisation. The current study explores the prevalence of ...

    Authors: A. Paul, C. Gallot, C. Lelouche, M. P. Bouvard and A. Amestoy

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:48

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  42. Content type: Review

    Children in military families have uniquely different childhood experiences compared to their civilian peers, including a parent in employment and a stable familial income, frequent relocations, indirect expos...

    Authors: Victoria Williamson, Sharon A. M. Stevelink, Eve Da Silva and Nicola T. Fear

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:46

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  43. Content type: Correction

    Following publication of the original article [1], the authors flagged an error in the “Authors’ contributions” section of the article.

    Authors: Pola Heimann, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Jonas Buning, Norbert Wagner, Claudia Stollbrink-Peschgens, Astrid Dempfle and Georg G. von Polier

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:47

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    The original article was published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:34

  44. Content type: Research article

    To evaluate the quality of life and risk of psychopathology in the infant and adolescent offspring of psychiatric inpatients from a general hospital unit.

    Authors: Ana Luiza Ache, Paula Fernandes Moretti, Gibsi Possapp Rocha, Rogéria Recondo, Marco Antônio Pacheco and Lucas Spanemberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:45

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Substance use and delinquency are considered to be mutual risk factors. Previous studies have shown that multidimensional family therapy (MDFT) is effective in tackling both conditions on the short term. The c...

    Authors: Thimo M. van der Pol, Vincent Hendriks, Henk Rigter, Moran D. Cohn, Theo A. H. Doreleijers, Lieke van Domburgh and Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:44

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Somatic symptoms are common and costly for society and correlate with suffering and low functioning. Nevertheless, little is known about the long-term implications of somatic symptoms. The objective of this st...

    Authors: Hannes Bohman, Sara B. Låftman, Neil Cleland, Mathias Lundberg, Aivar Päären and Ulf Jonsson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2018 12:42

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