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  1. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research article

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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

  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. The novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has spread quickly worldwide with dramatic consequences on our daily lives. Adverse psychosocial consequences of Covid-19 might be particularly severe for children and ...

    Authors: Josefine Rothe, Judith Buse, Anne Uhlmann, Annet Bluschke and Veit Roessner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:11

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Children of parents with mental illness have a higher risk of developing mental health problems when compared with the general population. Therefore, families with parents with mental illness are a suitable ta...

    Authors: Tamara Waldmann, Maja Stiawa, Ümügülsüm Dinc, Gülsah Saglam, Mareike Busmann, Anne Daubmann, Bonnie Adema, Karl Wegscheider, Silke Wiegand-Grefe and Reinhold Kilian

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:10

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Chronic tic disorders are neurodevelopmental disorders that can be treated with Habit Reversal Training (HRT) and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP). Intermediate and long-term effects have been examined after...

    Authors: J. B. Nissen, A. H. Carlsen and P. H. Thomsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:9

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a disabling mood disorder, profoundly affecting a large number of adolescent’s quality of life. To date, no obvious treatment of choice for MDD in adolescents is available an...

    Authors: Luxsiya Waraan, Erling W. Rognli, Nikolai Olavi Czajkowski, Marianne Aalberg and Lars Mehlum

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:8

    Content type: Research article

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  14. This randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluated the long-term effectiveness of the Incredible Years® (IY) Parenting Program in modifying children’s externalizing problems among families in Child Protection Servi...

    Authors: Piia Karjalainen, Päivi Santalahti, Eeva T. Aronen and Olli Kiviruusu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:7

    Content type: Research article

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  15. We recently adapted the published National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis and management guideline to the Saudi Arabian context. It ha...

    Authors: Fahad A. Bashiri, Turki H. Albatti, Muddathir H. Hamad, Haya F. Al-Joudi, Hadeel F. Daghash, Saleh M. Al-Salehi, Jeremy L. Varnham, Fatimah Alhaidar, Omar Almodayfer, Abdulkarim Alhossein, Hesham Aldhalaan, Yasser A. Ad-Dab’bagh, Nouf Al Backer, Waleed Altwaijri, Khalid Alburikan, Maysaa W. Buraik…

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:6

    Content type: Research article

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  16. To examine, through photo-elicitation, the personal and professional impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health professionals working with children and adolescents around the globe.

    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 15:5

    Content type: Research article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:14

  17. Many children and adolescents with impairing mental health disorders are not in contact with specialized child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). In order to close the service gap, it is important ...

    Authors: Anna Sofie Hansen, Gry Kjaersdam Telléus, Christina Mohr-Jensen and Marlene Briciet Lauritsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:4

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Studies on gender differences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comorbidities in the Asian populations have been limited and previous studies have shown inconclusive findings. Singapore is a c...

    Authors: Tsz Wing Ivy Lau, Choon Guan Lim, Sanchalika Acharryya, Nikki Lim-Ashworth, Yi Ren Tan and Shuen Sheng Daniel Fung

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:3

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Although child welfare youth and juvenile offenders in residential care have different judicial placement reasons, there seems to be overlap in their demographic and psychosocial backgrounds. This could raise ...

    Authors: Lena Jäggi, Marc Schmid, David Bürgin, Nadine Saladin, Alexander Grob and Cyril Boonmann

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:2

    Content type: Research article

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  20. There is currently a high global demand for mental health professionals, including child and adolescent mental health professionals. In 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) published “Enhancing mental hea...

    Authors: Silje Akselberg Iversen, Brian Ogallo, Myron Belfer, Daniel Fung, Christina W. Hoven, Kenneth Carswell and Norbert Skokauskas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:1

    Content type: Editorial

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  21. Examining whether any association exists between addiction to video games and cognitive abilities in children could inform ongoing prevention and management of any possible harm. The objective of this study wa...

    Authors: Youssef Farchakh, Chadia Haddad, Hala Sacre, Sahar Obeid, Pascale Salameh and Souheil Hallit

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:46

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Severe anaemia is a global public health challenge commonly associated with morbidity and mortality among children < 5 years of age in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, less is known about the behavioural performan...

    Authors: Andrew Sentoogo Ssemata, Robert Opika Opoka, John Mbaziira Ssenkusu, Noeline Nakasujja, Chandy C. John and Paul Bangirana

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:45

    Content type: Research article

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  23. To measure the effects of using different combinations of multiple informants and the impact score on the estimated prevalence of mental health problems in Chinese schoolchildren.

    Authors: Li Liu, Shuang Li, Wen Pan, Lijuan Wang, Yang Zheng, Xiaoxia An, Yan Zhou, Yanxia Li, Jun Na, Rui Zhang, Huijuan Mu, Wen Dong, Yuan Gao, Wei Sun, Guowei Pan and Lingjun Yan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:44

    Content type: Research article

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  24. International studies show that child maltreatment is a widespread but often underestimated problem that causes high individual, social and economic costs. Child maltreatment is an important topic for the medi...

    Authors: Ulrike Hoffmann, Vera Clemens, Elisa König, Elmar Brähler and Jörg M. Fegert

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:43

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Alcohol, substance use, and mental health disorders constitute major public health issues worldwide, including in low income and lower middle-income countries, and early initiation of use is an important predi...

    Authors: Ingunn Marie Stadskleiv Engebretsen, Joyce S. Nalugya, Vilde Skylstad, Grace Ndeezi, Angela Akol, Juliet N. Babirye, Victoria Nankabirwa and James K. Tumwine

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:42

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Research from high income countries indicates that suicide is a major mental health care concern and a leading cause of preventable deaths among children and adolescents. Proper assessment and management of yo...

    Authors: Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Richard Stephen Mpango, Wilber Ssembajjwe, Kenneth D. Gadow, Vikram Patel and Eugene Kinyanda

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:41

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The situation of crisis produced by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic poses major challenges to societies all over the world. While efforts to contain the virus are vital to protect global health, these same...

    Authors: Noemí Pereda and Diego A. Díaz-Faes

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:40

    Content type: Review

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  28. Obesity has become a global problem in childhood and adolescence. The objective of the present study was to investigate the impact of family communication and function, and body image satisfaction, on psycholo...

    Authors: Zabihollah KavehFarsani, Roya Kelishadi and Kioumars Beshlideh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:39

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Poor mental health remains the leading cause of disability, with considerable negative impacts in low- and middle-income countries. In this study, we examined the prevalence and correlates of psychosocial dist...

    Authors: Hubert Amu, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Wonder Agbemavi, Bernard Owusu Afriyie, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw and Kwaku Kissah-Korsah

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:38

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Attitudes towards patients with self-harm behaviors are decisive for the quality of the relationship of healthcare professionals towards them, which is further linked to successful treatment. In mental health ...

    Authors: Matejka Pintar Babič, Branko Bregar and Maja Drobnič Radobuljac

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:37

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Poor mental health is common among adolescents. Given the increasing burden of poor mental health among adolescents in developing countries, it seems necessary to identify the effective interventions. The main...

    Authors: Haleh Heizomi, Hamid Allahverdipour, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Devender Bhalla and Haidar Nadrian

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:36

    Content type: Research article

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  32. In recent years there has been growing interest in child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing, alongside increasing emphasis on schools as a crucial site for research and intervention. This has coincided...

    Authors: Ola Demkowicz, Emma Ashworth, Rosie Mansfield, Emily Stapley, Helena Miles, Daniel Hayes, Kim Burrell, Anna Moore and Jessica Deighton

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:35

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  33. Children with clinical levels of conduct problems are at high risk of developing mental health problems such as persistent antisocial behavior or emotional problems in adolescence. Serious conduct problems in ...

    Authors: Britt-Marie Ljungström, Elisabeth Kenne Sarenmalm and Ulf Axberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:34

    Content type: Research article

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  34. For a long time, Lebanon has been considered an unstable country. This can have a negative impact on Lebanese adolescents that consequently face secondary emotional stress, leading to more mental health proble...

    Authors: Elsa Sfeir, Claudine Geara, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:32

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Nigeria is considered to have the second highest number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) worldwide with a national HIV infection prevalence of 5.2% in children and adolescents. Adolesce...

    Authors: Suraju Adeyemo, Increase I. Adeosun, Oluwayemi Cecilia Ogun, Abiodun Adewuya, Agatha Nkiru David, Abosede Adekeji Adegbohun, Olurotimi Adejumo, Oyewale Alfred Ogunlowo and Oluwatosin Oluwaseun Adeyemo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:31

    Content type: Research article

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  36. It is well known that a wide range of psychiatric disorders co-occur with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In this study we aimed to examine the associations of psychiatric comorbidity in ADHD with sy...

    Authors: Marie Elwin, Tove Elvin and Jan-Olov Larsson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:30

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Although gender plays a pivotal role in the psychological adaptation of immigrant youth, its association with acculturation strategy and mental health among 1st generation immigrant adolescents are still scarc...

    Authors: Eva M. Klein, Kai W. Müller, Klaus Wölfling, Michael Dreier, Mareike Ernst and Manfred E. Beutel

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:29

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Physical activity is associated with reduced depression in youth and adults. However, our understanding of how different aspects of youth activities—specifically, the degree to which they are social, team-orie...

    Authors: May I. Conley, Isabella Hindley, Arielle Baskin-Sommers, Dylan G. Gee, B. J. Casey and Monica D. Rosenberg

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:28

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Psychological well-beings of left-behind children (LBC) in rural areas of China remain under-studied. In this cross-sectional study, we aimed to explore the subjective well-being (SWB) in LBC and its associate...

    Authors: Lihong Ye, Yu Qian, Shuyang Meng, Ding Ye, Chao Rong, Eric E. Vandenhouten, Fangyuan Jing and Yingying Mao

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:27

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Little/no research has been conducted in Uganda in particular and sub-Saharan Africa in general on the health professional’s perspectives on barriers to treatment seeking for formal health services among orpha...

    Authors: James Mugisha, Eugene Kinyanda, Joseph Osafo, Winfred Nalukenge and Birthe Loa Knizek

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:26

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  41. Positive intervention (PI) is a modern and therapeutic approach broadly based on the principles of positive psychology (Rashid in J Posit Psychol 1:25–40, 2014). PI effects at schools have received little atte...

    Authors: Ali Taghvaienia and Arash Zonobitabar

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:25

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Colombia has one of the largest populations of internally displaced individuals by an armed conflict. However, there is no data demonstrating its effect on health, particularly in adolescents.

    Authors: Arturo Marroquín Rivera, Carlos Javier Rincón Rodríguez, Andrea Padilla-Muñoz and Carlos Gómez-Restrepo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:23

    Content type: Research article

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  43. The relationship between child emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) and educational outcomes has not been investigated in prospective, community studies from low-income countries.

    Authors: Habtamu Mekonnen, Girmay Medhin, Mark Tomlinson, Atalay Alem, Martin Prince and Charlotte Hanlon

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:22

    Content type: Research article

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  44. The Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program (AJSP) is an educational initiative designed to prepare physician-scientists for independent careers in the investigation and treatment of childhood psychiatric...

    Authors: Amanda Calhoun, Michael H. Bloch, Dorothy Stubbe, James F. Leckman and Andrés Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:21

    Content type: Research article

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  45. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is profoundly affecting life around the globe. Isolation, contact restrictions and economic shutdown impose a complete change to the psychosocial environment in affected...

    Authors: Jörg M. Fegert, Benedetto Vitiello, Paul L. Plener and Vera Clemens

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:20

    Content type: Review

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  46. To meet the needs of high-vulnerable families with severe and enduring problems across several life domains, professionals must improve their ability to provide integrated care timely and adequately. The aim o...

    Authors: L. A. Nooteboom, S. I. van den Driesschen, C. H. Z. Kuiper, R. R. J. M. Vermeiren and E. A. Mulder

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:18

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Few studies have explored school refusal in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), despite being considered a serious problem. One of the leading causes of school refusal is bullying, which is defined b...

    Authors: Marina Ochi, Kentaro Kawabe, Shinichiro Ochi, Tomoe Miyama, Fumie Horiuchi and Shu-ichi Ueno

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 14:17

    Content type: Research article

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