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  1. The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is widely used to screen for psychosocial problems among adolescents. As the severity of such problems is known to be related to age and gender, screening cou...

    Authors: Jorien Vugteveen, Annelies de Bildt and Marieke E. Timmerman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2022 16:5

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been vast and are not limited to physical health. Many adolescents have experienced disruptions to daily life, including changes in their school routine and family’s f...

    Authors: H. M. Thomas, K. C. Runions, L. Lester, K. Lombardi, M. Epstein, J. Mandzufas, T. Barrow, S. Ang, A. Leahy, M. Mullane, A. Whelan, J. Coffin, F. Mitrou, S. R. Zubrick, A. C. Bowen, P. W. Gething…

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2022 16:4

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  3. Barriers to mental health care access among Latinx children contribute to mental health disparities. It is unclear whether traditional spiritual guides in Latinx communities may function more as gateway provid...

    Authors: M. Carolina Zerrate, Sara B. VanBronkhorst, Jaimie Klotz, Angel A. Caraballo, Glorisa Canino, Hector R. Bird and Cristiane S. Duarte

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2022 16:3

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  4. Benefit finding, defined as perceiving positive life changes resulting from adversity and negative life stressors, gains growing attention in the context of chronic illness. The study aimed at examining the ps...

    Authors: Roman E. von Rezori, Friederike Buchallik and Petra Warschburger

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2022 16:2

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Associations between perceived discrimination and relative deprivation have been observed among both general and migrant populations. However, it is unclear how, and under what conditions, perceived discrimina...

    Authors: Meng Xiong and Wendy Johnson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2022 16:1

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Internationally, there is a wealth of research suggesting that many children and young people experience mental health problems. However, the evidence from low- and middle-income countries and developing natio...

    Authors: Shaun Liverpool, Brent Pereira, Malika Pollard, Jamal Prescod and Catherine Trotman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:82

    Content type: Review

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  7. Selective mutism (SM) has been conceptualized as an extreme variant of social anxiety disorder (SAD), in which the failure to speak functions as an avoidance mechanism leading to a reduction of intense fear ar...

    Authors: Felix Vogel and Christina Schwenck

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:81

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Depressive and anxiety symptoms are widespread among adolescents today, creating a large social problem. However, few previous studies have addressed depression and anxiety among adolescents in Chinese cohorts...

    Authors: Xiaobin Zhang, Haidong Yang, Jing Zhang, Man Yang, Nian Yuan and Junjie Liu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:80

    Content type: Research article

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  9. The objective of this study is to investigate the direct and indirect effects of childhood trauma, internalizing symptoms, and externalizing symptoms on suicidality among adolescents, thereby establishing a st...

    Authors: Gangsan Kim, Jiyoon Shin and Jae-Won Kim

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:79

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Body mass index (BMI) at hospital admission in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) represents a prognostic marker for mortality, chronicity and future body weight. The current study focused on the associations...

    Authors: Triinu Peters, David Kolar, Manuel Föcker, Katharina Bühren, Brigitte Dahmen, Katja Becker, Linda Weber, Christoph U. Correll, Charlotte Jaite, Karin M. Egberts, Marcel Romanos, Stefan Ehrlich, Maria Seidel, Veit Roessner, Christian Fleischhaker, Alexander von Gontard…

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:78

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, few studies have investigated the positive psychological consequences on young people. This study examined resilience, positive experiences, and coping strategies reported by Austr...

    Authors: Joanne R. Beames, Sophie H. Li, Jill M. Newby, Kate Maston, Helen Christensen and Aliza Werner-Seidler

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:77

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ranks top among neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adolescents. Due to a large number of unfavorable outcomes including psychiatric comorbidities, scho...

    Authors: Oliver Riedel, Simon Klau, Ingo Langner, Christian Bachmann and Oliver Scholle

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:76

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Young Middle Eastern male refugees are currently among the most vulnerable groups in Europe. Most of them have experienced potentially traumatic events (PTEs) such as rape, torture, or violent assaults. Compar...

    Authors: Usama EL-Awad, Tilman Reinelt, Johanna Braig, Hannah Nilles, Denise Kerkhoff, Pia Schmees, Jana-Elisa Rueth, Atefeh Fathi, Mira Vasileva, Franz Petermann, Heike Eschenbeck and Arnold Lohaus

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:75

    Content type: Research article

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  14. There is concern about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on psychosocial functioning among school-age children, who have faced unusual stressors during this time. Our goal was to assess mental health symptom...

    Authors: Andrea E. Spencer, Rachel Oblath, Rohan Dayal, J. Krystel Loubeau, Julia Lejeune, Jennifer Sikov, Meera Savage, Catalina Posse, Sonal Jain, Nicole Zolli, Tithi D. Baul, Valeria Ladino, Chelsea Ji, Jessica Kabrt, Lillian Mousad, Megan Rabin…

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:73

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  15. There has been an increasing prevalence of parental separation in China due to divorce or migration for work in recent decades. However, few studies have compared the impacts of these two types of separation o...

    Authors: Feng Wang, Jingjing Lu, Leesa Lin, Jingjing Cai, Jiayao Xu and Xudong Zhou

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:71

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Previous studies have suggested that negative parenting environments, especially harsh parenting, are a specific risk factor for non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). However, the potential mechanism between harsh ...

    Authors: Jinmeng Liu, Xia Liu, Hui Wang and Yemiao Gao

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:70

    Content type: Research article

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  17. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in substantial disruptions to the daily lives of young people. Yet knowledge is lacking about changes in mental well-being among young adults, whether those from ethnic minoritie...

    Authors: Stephanie Plenty, Chloe Bracegirdle, Jörg Dollmann and Olivia Spiegler

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:69

    Content type: Research article

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  18. The COVID-19 pandemic has directly impacted the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, affecting all aspects of the lives of children and their families and increasing their risk of distress and mental heal...

    Authors: Jordan Sibeoni, Emilie Manolios, Emmanuel Costa-Drolon, Jean-Pierre Meunier, Laurence Verneuil and Anne Revah-Levy

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:68

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Children with autism have difficulties in understanding relationships, yet little is known about the levels of autistic traits with regard to peer relationships. This study examined the association between aut...

    Authors: Novika Purnama Sari, Maartje P. C. M. Luijk, Peter Prinzie, Marinus H. van IJzendoorn and Pauline W. Jansen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:67

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Emerging work examining the psychological impact of COVID-19 on children and families suggests that the relationship between pandemic-related stress, child psychosocial functioning, and caregiver mental health...

    Authors: Emily L. Robertson, Jennifer Piscitello, Ellyn Schmidt, Carolina Mallar, Bridget Davidson and Ruby Natale

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:66

    Content type: Research article

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  21. About two million children live on the streets in Pakistan. Their complicated past and dire living conditions make them susceptible to many psychological and physical problems, including sexual abuse.

    Authors: Amir Humza Sohail, Muhammad Hassaan Arif Maan and Sachal Sohail

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:65

    Content type: Commentary

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  22. The stigmatization of mental health problems is a primary barrier for young people to approach mental health services when they suspect they might have such problems. Nevertheless, the internet has become a co...

    Authors: Dat Tan Nguyen, Tam Thi Pham, E. Pamela Wright and Joske Bunders

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:64

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Parental substance misuse is reported to endanger the health and psychological development of children and adolescents. The aim of the present study was to address conceptual and methodological problems in est...

    Authors: Ludwig Kraus, Alfred Uhl, Josefine Atzendorf and Nicki-Nils Seitz

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:63

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Counseling for adolescents who consider or attempt suicide may help reduce suicide rates. However, the impact of the type of counselor (e.g., father, mother, sibling, friend, teacher, other) on suicidal ideati...

    Authors: Yunkyung Kim, Wonjeong Jeong, Jieun Yang, Sang Ah Lee and Eun-Cheol Park

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2021 15:62

    Content type: Research article

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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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

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  34. 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

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  35. 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

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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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

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  39. 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

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  40. 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

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  41. 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

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  42. 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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  43. 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

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  44. 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

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  45. 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

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  46. 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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  47. 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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