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  1. Research in psychopharmacology for children and adolescents is fraught with ethical problems and tensions. This has practical consequences as it leads to a paucity of the research that is essential to support ...

    Authors: Jacinta OA Tan and Michael Koelch

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:39

    Content type: Commentary

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  2. Pediatric liaison services attending to the psychological health needs of children with chronic physical illness are limited or virtually non-existent in Nigeria and most sub-Saharan African countries, and psy...

    Authors: Muideen O Bakare, Olayinka O Omigbodun, Olugbenga B Kuteyi, Martin M Meremikwu and Ahamefule O Agomoh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:34

    Content type: Research

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  3. Several lines of evidence indicate that the central cannabinoid receptor 1 (CNR1) as well as the major endocannabinoid degrading enzymes fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH), N-acylethanolamine-hydrolyzing acid a...

    Authors: Timo Dirk Müller, Kathrin Reichwald, Günter Brönner, Jeanette Kirschner, Thuy Trang Nguyen, André Scherag, Wolfgang Herzog, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Peter Lichtner, Thomas Meitinger, Matthias Platzer, Helmut Schäfer, Johannes Hebebrand and Anke Hinney

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:33

    Content type: Research

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  4. Previous studies have suggested that both underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis routinely occur in ADHD and hyperkinesis (hyperkinetic disorders). England has introduced governmental guidelines for these disorders'...

    Authors: David M Foreman and Tamsin Ford

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:32

    Content type: Research

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  5. Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often experience problems with education, interaction with others and emotional disturbances. Families of ADHD children also suffer a significant b...

    Authors: David Coghill, Cesar Soutullo, Carlos d'Aubuisson, Ulrich Preuss, Trygve Lindback, Maria Silverberg and Jan Buitelaar

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:31

    Content type: Research

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  6. This investigation was designed to characterize psychotic disorders among patients originally treated as in- and outpatients by child and adolescent psychiatric services and subsequently followed-up into mid-a...

    Authors: Ulf Engqvist and Per-Anders Rydelius

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:30

    Content type: Research

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  7. The purpose of this study was to investigate level of loneliness, essential needs during university education, and relationships between loneliness, essential needs, and characteristics of university students....

    Authors: Ugur Özdemir and Tarik Tuncay

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:29

    Content type: Research

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  8. Little is known about the social context of girls with conduct disorder (CD), a question of increasing importance to clinicians and researchers. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations betwee...

    Authors: Kathleen Pajer, Stefanie Stein, Karin Tritt, Chien-Ni Chang, Wei Wang and William Gardner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:28

    Content type: Research

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  9. Child maltreatment can cause significant physical and psychological problems. The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence and determinants of child maltreatment in Guangzhou, China, where such issues...

    Authors: Phil WS Leung, William CW Wong, WQ Chen and Catherine SK Tang

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:27

    Content type: Research

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  10. Atomoxetine is FDA-approved as a treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in patients aged 6 years to adult. Among pediatric clinical trials of atomoxetine to date, six with a randomized, d...

    Authors: Christopher J Kratochvil, Denái R Milton, Brigette S Vaughan and Laurence L Greenhill

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:25

    Content type: Research

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  11. The review presents pediatric adverse drug events from a historical perspective and focuses on selected safety issues associated with off-label use of medications for the psychiatric treatment of youth. Clinic...

    Authors: Julie M Zito, Albert T Derivan, Christopher J Kratochvil, Daniel J Safer, Joerg M Fegert and Laurence L Greenhill

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:24

    Content type: Review

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  12. Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire for children and teenagers aged 3 to 16 years. It is available in 66 languages, and gaining more popularity world w...

    Authors: Teck-Hock Toh, Sing-Jill Chow, Tzer-Hwu Ting and Jill Sewell

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:23

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  13. Lithium is a benchmark treatment for bipolar illness in adults. However, there has been relatively little methodologically stringent research regarding the use of lithium in youth suffering from bipolarity.

    Authors: Robert L Findling, Jean A Frazier, Vivian Kafantaris, Robert Kowatch, Jon McClellan, Mani Pavuluri, Linmarie Sikich, Stefanie Hlastala, Stephen R Hooper, Christine A Demeter, Denise Bedoya, Bernard Brownstein and Perdita Taylor-Zapata

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:21

    Content type: Research

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  14. In the majority of cases short-term treatment outcome of juvenile dissociative disorder is rather favourable. In contrast, the long-term course seems to be less positive, but meaningful results are still fragm...

    Authors: Thomas Jans, Stefanie Schneck-Seif, Tobias Weigand, Wolfgang Schneider, Heiner Ellgring, Christoph Wewetzer and Andreas Warnke

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:19

    Content type: Research

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  15. Stigmatizing, or discriminatory, perspectives and behaviour, which target individuals on the basis of their mental health, are observed in even the youngest school children. We conducted a systematic review of...

    Authors: Howard M Schachter, Alberta Girardi, Mylan Ly, Denise Lacroix, Andrew B Lumb, Judith van Berkom and Ritu Gill

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:18

    Content type: Review

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  16. Deficits in cognitive and/or affective perspective-taking have been implicated in Conduct-Disorder (CD), but empirical investigations produced equivocal results. Two factors may be implicated: (a) distinct def...

    Authors: Xenia Anastassiou-Hadjicharalambous and David Warden

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  17. 342 Caucasian subjects with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were recruited from pediatric and behavioral health clinics for a genetic study. Concurrent comorbidity was assessed to characterize ...

    Authors: Josephine Elia, Paul Ambrosini and Wade Berrettini

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:15

    Content type: Research

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  18. Research is needed to establish the utility of diagnostic interviews in clinical settings. Studies comparing clinical diagnoses with diagnoses generated with structured instruments show generally low or modera...

    Authors: Bertrand Lauth, Sigurður Rafn A Levy, Guðlaug Júlíusdóttir, Pierre Ferrari and Hannes Pétursson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:14

    Content type: Research

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  19. Nail biting (NB) is a very common unwanted behavior. The majority of children are motivated to stop NB and have already tried to stop it, but are generally unsuccessful in doing so. It is a difficult behavior ...

    Authors: Ahmad Ghanizadeh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  20. Following the end of the Gulf War that resulted in the liberation of Kuwait, there are no reports on the impact of veterans' traumatic exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on their children. We co...

    Authors: Fawziyah A Al-Turkait and Jude U Ohaeri

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  21. The objective of this analysis was to measure changes in items on the Pediatric Adverse Event Rating Scale (PAERS) that relate to emotional well-being of children and adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperac...

    Authors: Peter M Wehmeier, Alexander Schacht, Martin Lehmann, Ralf W Dittmann, Susan G Silva and John S March

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:11

    Content type: Research

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  22. The objective of this analysis was to evaluate the psychometric properties of a brief scale developed to assess the degree of difficulties in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The ...

    Authors: Peter M Wehmeier, Alexander Schacht, Ralf W Dittmann and Manfred Döpfner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  23. The goals were to determine the presence of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children after paediatric intensive care treatment, to identify risk factors for PTSD, and to compare this data with data fro...

    Authors: Madelon B Bronner, Hendrika Knoester, Albert P Bos, Bob F Last and Martha A Grootenhuis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:9

    Content type: Research

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  24. The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) has become one of the most widely used measurement tools in child and adolescent mental health work across the globe. The SDQ was originally developed and val...

    Authors: Yasong Du, Jianhua Kou and David Coghill

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:8

    Content type: Research

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  25. Relatively little is known about the long-term psychopathological and psychosocial outcome of early-onset schizophrenia. The existing literature describes more severe courses of illness in these patients compa...

    Authors: Andreas Reichert, Susanne Kreiker, Claudia Mehler-Wex and Andreas Warnke

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:6

    Content type: Research

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  26. Recent studies have not paid a great deal of attention to comorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in autistic children even though it is well known that almost half of children with a...

    Authors: Judith Sinzig, Dagmar Morsch, Nicole Bruning, Martin H Schmidt and Gerd Lehmkuhl

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:4

    Content type: Research

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  27. A mood-related ruminative response style increases the risk of onset and persistence of depression. This preliminary study investigated whether, in depressed adolescents, cognitive-behaviour therapy reduces mo...

    Authors: Paul O Wilkinson and Ian M Goodyer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:3

    Content type: Research

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  28. Multiple psycho-social risk factors are common in children and adolescents in youth welfare, especially in residential care. In this survey study we assessed the prevalence of behavioral, emotional symptoms an...

    Authors: Marc Schmid, Lutz Goldbeck, Jakob Nuetzel and Joerg M Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2008 2:2

    Content type: Research

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  29. While fathers were neglected for a long time in research investigating families of pediatric patients, there are now a few studies available on fathers' posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and posttraumatic s...

    Authors: Karin Ribi, Margarete E Vollrath, Felix H Sennhauser, Hanspeter E Gnehm and Markus A Landolt

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:16

    Content type: Research

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  30. Educational attainment is an important determinant of diverse health outcomes. Truancy among adolescents jeopardizes chances of achieving their educational goals. Truant behaviors are also associated with vari...

    Authors: Seter Siziya, Adamson S Muula and Emmanuel Rudatsikira

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:15

    Content type: Research

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  31. The study of the continuity, psychosocial correlates, and prediction of problematic substance use (PSU) across time from adolescence to young adulthood.

    Authors: Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Susanne Eschmann and Christa Winkler Metzke

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:12

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2009 3:37

  32. An important issue in pediatric pharmacology is the determination of whether medications affect cardiac rhythm parameters, in particular the QT interval, which is a surrogate marker for the risk of adverse car...

    Authors: Suyash Prasad, Amanda J Furr, Shuyu Zhang, Susan Ball and Albert J Allen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:11

    Content type: Research

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  33. This study examined augmenting atomoxetine with extended-release methylphenidate in children whose attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) previously failed to respond adequately to stimulant medication.

    Authors: Gabrielle A Carlson, David Dunn, Douglas Kelsey, Dustin Ruff, Susan Ball, Lisa Ahrbecker and Albert J Allen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:10

    Content type: Research

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  34. There is increasing interest in identifying adolescents with depression in primary care settings by paediatricians in India. This article studied the diagnostic accuracy, reliability and validity of Beck Depre...

    Authors: Mona Basker, Prabhakar D Moses, Sushila Russell and Paul Swamidhas Sudhakar Russell

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:8

    Content type: Research

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  35. Parents can transmit their anxiety to their child, and just as children can pick up on parental anxiety, they can also respond to a parent's ability to stay calm in stressful situations. Therefore, when treati...

    Authors: Jacqui Clinch and Stephen Dale

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:7

    Content type: Review

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  36. Anxiety and depression are well documented complications of adjustment in sickle cell disease (SCD), but psychosis as a direct complication of or adjustment in SCD is uncommon. This article reports a case of p...

    Authors: Muideen Owolabi Bakare

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:6

    Content type: Case Report

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  37. Health- and illness-related cognitions of pediatric patients with asthma or somatization and of their caregivers are considered relevant for patient education and for cognitive-behavioral interventions. This s...

    Authors: Lutz Goldbeck and Silke Bundschuh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2007 1:5

    Content type: Research

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