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  1. Antisocial behaviour is a common phenomenon in childhood and adolescence. Information on psychosocial risk and resource factors for antisocial behaviour are important for planning targeted prevention and early...

    Authors: Christiane Otto, Anne Kaman, Michael Erhart, Claus Barkmann, Fionna Klasen, Robert Schlack and Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:61

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Mobile phone addiction has become a social problem that affects the healthy growth of adolescents, and it may be correlated with coping style. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between ...

    Authors: Guang-Li Lu, Yue-Ming Ding, Yi-Ming Zhang, Hai-Tao Huang, Yi-Pei Liang and Chao-Ran Chen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:60

    Content type: Review

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  3. The mental health condition and healthcare needs of asylum seeking and refugee (ASR) children may go unrecognized if barriers to healthcare access exist accompanied by exclusive focus on somatic illness. We an...

    Authors: Diogo Costa, Louise Biddle and Kayvan Bozorgmehr

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:59

    Content type: Research article

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  4. Autism prevalence has increased rapidly in recent years, however, nationally representative estimates on the ages of first identification and intervention are out of date. Objectives: (1) To estimate the ages ...

    Authors: Allison Hanley, Quynh C. Nguyen, Deborah Golant Badawi, Jie Chen, Tianzhou Ma and Natalie Slopen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:58

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Most children and adolescents in need of mental healthcare remain untreated even when services are available. This study evaluates the accuracy of a new tool, the Community Case Detection Tool (CCDT). The CCDT...

    Authors: Myrthe van den Broek, Puvaneswary Ponniah, P. Judy Ramesh Jeyakumar, Gabriela V. Koppenol-Gonzalez, John Vijay Sagar Kommu, Brandon A. Kohrt and Mark J. D. Jordans

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:57

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Many mental health problems emerge in late childhood and contribute significantly to the global burden of disease. Adverse outcomes can extend into adulthood if left untreated. This impact is exacerbated in lo...

    Authors: Helen Brooks, Armaji Kamaludi Syarif, Rebecca Pedley, Irman Irmansyah, Benny Prawira, Karina Lovell, Cicih Opitasari, Adam Ardisasmita, Ira Savitri Tanjung, Laoise Renwick, Soraya Salim and Penny Bee

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:56

    Content type: Research article

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  7. This study evaluated clinical outcomes in children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treated with the α2-adrenoceptor agonist guanfacine extended-release (GXR) in routine Canadi...

    Authors: Judy van Stralen, Simerpal K. Gill, Christopher J. Reaume and Kenneth Handelman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:55

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Parental depression is one of the biggest risk factors for youth depression. This parallel randomized controlled trial evaluates the effectiveness of the German version of the family-group-cognitive-behavioral...

    Authors: Johanna Löchner, Kornelija Starman-Wöhrle, Keisuke Takano, Lina Engelmann, Alessandra Voggt, Fabian Loy, Mirjam Bley, Dana Winogradow, Stephanie Hämmerle, Esther Neumeier, Inga Wermuth, Katharina Schmitt, Frans Oort, Gerd Schulte-Körne and Belinda Platt

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:54

    Content type: Research article

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  9. This study evaluated the feasibility of a short-term, multimodal trauma-focused treatment approach adapted specifically for unaccompanied refugee minors (URMs) in the Netherlands. This approach aims to overcom...

    Authors: Carlijn M. van Es, Marieke Sleijpen, Merel E. Velu, Paul A. Boelen, Renate E. van Loon, Marjan Veldman, Nebil Kusmallah, Paula J. C. Ekster and Trudy Mooren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:53

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Sleep difficulties are highly prevalent among adolescents, and are associated with significant impairments. The effectiveness and acceptability of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-based (CBT-based) treatment for ...

    Authors: Diseyei R. Egbegi, Tolulope Bella-Awusah, Olayinka Omigbodun and Cornelius Ani

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:52

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Adolescents may experience several changes in their lifestyle, such as social activity and school life, which makes them vulnerable to developing a depressive disorder. Therefore, the present study aimed to id...

    Authors: Jongha Lee, Changsu Han, Young-Hoon Ko, Moon-Soo Lee and Ho-Kyoung Yoon

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:50

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The access to empirically-supported treatments for common mental disorders in children and adolescents is often limited. Mental health apps might extend service supplies, as they are deemed to be cost-efficien...

    Authors: Matthias Domhardt, Eva-Maria Messner, Anna-Sophia Eder, Sophie Engler, Lasse B. Sander, Harald Baumeister and Yannik Terhorst

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:49

    Content type: Research article

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  13. To determine: (a) the feasibility and acceptability of administering a standardized electronic assessment of substance use and other mental health concerns to youth admitted to an inpatient psychiatric unit, a...

    Authors: Jillian Halladay, Laurie Horricks, Michael Amlung, James MacKillop, Catharine Munn, Zil Nasir, Rachel Woock and Katholiki Georgiades

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:48

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a disabling mental health disorder affecting 1–3% of children and adolescents. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is recommended as the first-line treatment, but is limit...

    Authors: Lucía Babiano-Espinosa, Lidewij H. Wolters, Bernhard Weidle, Scott N. Compton, Stian Lydersen and Norbert Skokauskas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:47

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Interest in the assessment of patient satisfaction with in-patient psychiatric treatment has steadily increased and several measurement tools are available for the quantification of patients’ experience. Howev...

    Authors: Ferdinand Keller, Alexander Naumann and Jörg M. Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:46

    Content type: Research article

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  16. The spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the accompanying countermeasures can significantly impact the wellbeing of adolescents. There is a lack of longitudinal studies that can shed light on potential...

    Authors: Ieva Daniunaite, Inga Truskauskaite-Kuneviciene, Siri Thoresen, Paulina Zelviene and Evaldas Kazlauskas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:45

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Chronic Tic Disorder (CTD), Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are complex neuropsychiatric disorders that frequently co-occur. The aim of this study was to...

    Authors: Sina Wanderer, Veit Roessner, Anja Strobel and Julia Martini

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:44

    Content type: Research article

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  18. To prospectively document changes in adolescents’ sleep before versus during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to examine their impact on adolescents’ perceived stress.

    Authors: Reut Gruber, Gabrielle Gauthier-Gagne, Denise Voutou, Gail Somerville, Sujata Saha and Johanne Boursier

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:43

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Research has shown the efficacy of school-based programs for mental health problems in children. However, few studies have focused on the strengths of children, such as resilience, which is essential in preven...

    Authors: Takuya Oka, Shin-ichi Ishikawa, Aya Saito, Kazushi Maruo, Andrew Stickley, Norio Watanabe, Hiroki Sasamori, Toshiki Shioiri and Yoko Kamio

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:42

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Even though child psychopathology assessment guidelines emphasize comprehensive multi-method, multimodal, and multi-informant methodologies, maternal-report symptom-rating scales often serve as the predominant...

    Authors: Krista Liskola, Hanna Raaska, Helena Lapinleimu, Jari Lipsanen, Jari Sinkkonen and Marko Elovainio

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:41

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Risky sexual behaviour (RSB) is regarded as a major health problem during adolescence. Russia has one of the highest rates of teenage pregnancy, abortion and newly diagnosed HIV infections in the world, but re...

    Authors: Johan Isaksson, Caroline Westermark, Roman A. Koposov, Andrew Stickley and Vladislav Ruchkin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:40

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Health-related risky behaviors (HRB) generally refer to behaviors that have a negative influence on health and quality of life. HRB in adolescents with autism have not been well understood so far. We aim to ex...

    Authors: Yajing Sun, Xue Li, Lingzi Xu, Zenghui Ma, Yulu Yang, Tingni Yin, Zilin Gao, Xiaoyun Gong, Lei Li, Qinyi Liu, Xinzhou Tang and Jing Liu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:39

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Managing school nonattendance is a priority worldwide. Frequent school nonattendance in early school years has immediate and long-term negative effects. Although strategies to address nonattendance are being d...

    Authors: Hiromi Nakamura-Thomas, Nobuyuki Sano and Donald Maciver

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:38

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often experience difficulties in responding appropriately to the needs of those children, who typically express attachment in distinct and nonconvent...

    Authors: Nobuyo Kubo, Megumi Kitagawa, Sayaka Iwamoto and Toshifumi Kishimoto

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:37

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Parent-to-child maltreatment is considered one of the risk factors for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) symptoms, but this hypothesis has not been adequately tested in Pakistani settings.

    Authors: Maryam Pyar Ali Lakhdir, Ghazal Peerwani, Salman Muhammad Soomar, Apsara Ali Nathwani, Salima Farooq, Naureen Akber Ali, Asif Khaliq, Muhammad Masood Kadir and Syed Iqbal Azam

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:36

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Children with early onset of Callous-Unemotional (CU) traits are at a higher risk for long-term, persistent psychosocial problems. The current study aimed to explore the characteristics of CU in preschool chil...

    Authors: Jinsong Zhang, Wei Li, Huifeng Zhang, Amanda Wilson, Lan Shuai, Weiping Xia, Zhouye Wang, Meihui Qiu and Yuanyuan Wang

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:35

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Previous studies have suggested that Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) affect individuals across their lifespan, especially in relation to employment. The purpose of this review was to synthesize t...

    Authors: Marie Sturesson Christiansen, Merete Labriola, Lilli Kirkeskov and Thomas Lund

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:34

    Content type: Review

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  28. Juvenile delinquents constitute a heterogeneous group, which complicates decision-making based on risk assessment. Various psychosocial factors have been used to define clinically relevant subgroups of juvenil...

    Authors: E. L. de Ruigh, S. Bouwmeester, A. Popma, R. R. J. M. Vermeiren, L. van Domburgh and L. M. C. Jansen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:33

    Content type: Research article

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  29. We examined the personal and professional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the development, practice, and shifting values of child and adolescent psychiatrists (CAP), in order to inform how the field may mo...

    Authors: Madeline DiGiovanni, Indigo Weller and Andrés Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:32

    Content type: Research article

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  30. The current situation caused by the SARS-CoV-2-pandemic is associated with serious losses for everyone and has been affecting social life, politics, the economy and the media worldwide. Preventive isolation an...

    Authors: Franziska Köhler-Dauner, Vera Clemens, Stephanie Lange, Ute Ziegenhain and Jörg M. Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:31

    Content type: Research article

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  31. In the first months of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, many countries took radical prevention measures. Authorities had to communicate with the public regularly to explain and ensure compliance with these...

    Authors: Sabine Kaiser, Henriette Kyrrestad and Monica Martinussen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:30

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Tourette syndrome and OCD are disorders that frequently occur in children and cause a high level of disability. In Alberta there is a huge delivery gap in providing healthcare services for children with TS and...

    Authors: Julian Fletcher, Gina Dimitropoulos, Davide Martino, Gabrielle Wilcox, Frank MacMaster, Paul Arnold and Tamara Pringsheim

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:29

    Content type: Research article

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  33. With regular contacts to the general child population, healthcare professionals could play an important role in the detection of child maltreatment. However, a majority of child maltreatment cases go unnoticed...

    Authors: Oliver Berthold, Andreas Jud, Marion Jarczok, Jörg M. Fegert and Vera Clemens

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:28

    Content type: Research article

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  34. The exposure to an accumulation of various risk factors during childhood and adolescence relative to a single risk is associated with poorer mental health. Identification of distinct constellations of risk fac...

    Authors: Kristin Göbel and Caroline Cohrdes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:27

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Exposure to traumatic events in childhood is associated with the development and maintenance of various psychiatric disorders, but most frequently with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Dusko Stupar, Dejan Stevanovic, Panos Vostanis, Olayinka Atilola, Paulo Moreira, Katarina Dodig-Curkovic, Tomislav Franic, Ana Doric, Nikolina Davidovic, Mohamad Avicenna, Isa Noor Multazam, Laura Nussbaum, Abdul Aziz Thabet, Dino Ubalde, Petar Petrov, Azra Deljkovic…

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:26

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Talking about experiences of sexual abuse in therapy is difficult for children and adolescents, amongst others due to a lack of vocabulary to describe the situation, avoidance, or feelings of shame, fear, and ...

    Authors: Joyce J. Endendijk, Henny K. Tichelaar, Menno Deen and Maja Deković

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:25

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Extensive empirical evidence suggests that high Callous-Unemotional (CU) traits in childhood and adolescence can reliably identify individuals at risk for antisocial outcomes. The present study addresses resea...

    Authors: Jelena Zumbach, Annika Rademacher and Ute Koglin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:24

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The influence of maternal temperament on child behavior, and whether maternal temperament impact boys and girls differently is not thoroughly studied. The aim was to investigate the impact of maternal temperam...

    Authors: Sara Agnafors, Marie Bladh, Lisa Ekselius, Carl Göran Svedin and Gunilla Sydsjö

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:23

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Child maltreatment poses high risks to the mental health and cognitive functioning of children not only in childhood but also in later life. However, it remains unclear whether child maltreatment is directly a...

    Authors: Herbert E. Ainamani, Godfrey Z. Rukundo, Timothy Nduhukire, Eunice Ndyareba and Tobias Hecker

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:22

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  40. In Japan, ‘Journey of the Brave’, a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-based anxiety preventive education programme, was previously developed and its effectiveness examined in two small-scale controlled trial...

    Authors: Yuko Urao, Ikuyo Ohira, Takako Koshiba, Shin-ichi Ishikawa, Yasunori Sato and Eiji Shimizu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:21

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  41. The purpose of this study was to develop a scale for assessing children’s ego strength through the observation of children playing board games in a therapeutic setting. Because ego strength is an index of psyc...

    Authors: Ji Yoen Lee, Young-ae Lee and Mee Sook Yoo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:20

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  42. As a prominent issue worldwide, juveniles’ aggressive and violent crimes have attracted much interest in recent years. Based on the social information processing model, the present study aimed to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Ziyi Zhao, Xianglian Yu, Zhihong Ren, Lin Zhang and Xu Li

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:19

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  43. Reports about child witchcraft are not uncommon in sub-Saharan Africa. In this study we approach child witchcraft as an idiom of distress. In an environment that may prohibit children from openly expressing di...

    Authors: Hélène N. C. Yoder, Joop T. V. M. de Jong, Wietse A. Tol, Joshua A. Duncan, Amjata Bayoh and Ria Reis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:18

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (MFQ) is a widely used screening tool for child and adolescence depression but has not been validated with young people in Thailand. This study aimed to assess the reliabili...

    Authors: Nanthaka Fuseekul, Faith Orchard and Shirley Reynolds

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:17

    Content type: Research article

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  45. A child suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) faces many difficulties in social as well as academic performances. School teachers’ knowledge and attitude towards ADHD play a vital role...

    Authors: Mekdes Dessie, Masresha Asmare Techane, Bizuneh Tesfaye and Daniel Ayelegne Gebeyehu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:16

    Content type: Research article

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  46. Emerging literature on the current COVID-19 crisis suggests that children may experience increased anxiety and depression as a result of the pandemic. To prevent such school and mental health-related problems,...

    Authors: Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, Terra Léger-Goodes, Geneviève A. Mageau, Geneviève Taylor, Catherine M. Herba, Nicholas Chadi and David Lefrançois

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:15

    Content type: Research article

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  47. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Olivia D. Herrington, Ashley Clayton, Laelia Benoit, Cecil Prins-Aardema, Madeline DiGiovanni, Indigo Weller and Andrés Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:14

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:5

  48. Adolescents with externalising problems in secure residential care differ in age of onset of disruptive behaviour and in cumulative risks in several domains. In order to reduce negative consequences of externa...

    Authors: Miranda G. W. G. Knoops, Ilja L. Bongers, Elisabeth A. W. Janssen-de Ruijter and Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:13

    Content type: Research article

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  49. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can have lifelong adverse impacts; they can play a role in the development of subsequent emotional, cognitive, and social impairments leading to somatic and mental difficul...

    Authors: Beáta Kovács-Tóth, Barnabás Oláh, Gábor Papp and Ildikó Kuritárné Szabó

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:12

    Content type: Research article

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