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  1. Both early alcohol debut, behavioural and health problems are reported to enhance adolescence substance use. This prospective study investigate the influence of behavioural and health problems on adolescents' ...

    Authors: Arve Strandheim, Grete H Bratberg, Turid L Holmen, Lindsey Coombes and Niels Bentzen
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:17
  2. Anti-NMDA-Receptor encephalitis is a severe form of encephalitis that was recently identified in the context of acute neuropsychiatric presentation. Here, we describe the case of a 17-year-old girl referred fo...

    Authors: Angèle Consoli, Karine Ronen, Isabelle An-Gourfinkel, Martine Barbeau, Donata Marra, Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau, Delphine Montefiore, Philippe Maksud, Olivier Bonnot, Adrien Didelot, Zahir Amoura, Marie Vidailhet and David Cohen
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:15
  3. The relatively short durations of the initial pivotal randomized placebo-controlled trials involving atomoxetine HCl for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) provided limited insigh...

    Authors: Ruth A Dickson, Ellen Maki, Christopher Gibbins, Stephen W Gutkin, Atilla Turgay and Margaret D Weiss
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:14
  4. Epistaxis is an important otorhinolaryngological emergency, which usually has an apparent etiology, frequently local trauma in children. Here we present a case report wherein the epistaxis was recalcitrant, an...

    Authors: Yasir H Rather, Ajaz A Sheikh, Aalia R Sufi, Ateeq A Qureshi, Zaid A Wani and Tasneem S Shaukat
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:13
  5. On 26 April 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant suffered an accident. Several areas of central Norway were heavily affected by far field radioactive fallout. The present study focuses on the psychological ...

    Authors: Kristin Sverdvik Heiervang, Sarnoff Mednick, Kjetil Sundet and Bjørn Rishovd Rund
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:12
  6. Impulsive and aggressive behaviour symptoms often are serious problems in children, even already at preschool age. Thus, effective treatment approaches are requested. In this comment pharmacotherapeutic treatm...

    Authors: Christina Stadler, Margarete Bolten and Klaus Schmeck
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:11
  7. The DSM-IV-TR (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition Textrevision) highlights the especially poor outcomes of early-onset conduct disorder (CD). The strong link between the patient's ...

    Authors: Eyup S Ercan, Burge Kabukcu Basay, Omer Basay, Sibel Durak and Burcu Ozbaran
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:10
  8. Early detection of common mental disorders, such as depression and anxiety, among children and adolescents requires the use of validated, culturally sensitive, and developmentally appropriate screening instrum...

    Authors: Ziyad Mahfoud, Sawsan Abdulrahim, Madeleine Badaro Taha, Trudy Harpham, Taghreed El Hajj, Jihad Makhoul, Rima Nakkash, Mayada Kanj and Rema Afifi
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:9
  9. Although road traffic accidents (RTA) are a major cause of injury and a cause of posttraumatic stress (PTS) in the aftermath, little is known about the long-term psychological effects of RTA.

    Authors: Filip K Arnberg, Per-Anders Rydelius and Tom Lundin
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:8
  10. Maternal postpartum depression has an impact on mother-infant interaction. Mothers with depression display less positive affect and sensitivity in interaction with their infants compared to non-depressed mothe...

    Authors: Anna Sidor, Elisabeth Kunz, Daniel Schweyer, Andreas Eickhorst and Manfred Cierpka
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:7
  11. In the Swedish society, as in many other societies, many children and adolescents with mental health problems do not receive the help they need. As the Swedish society becomes increasingly multicultural, and a...

    Authors: Anna-Karin Ivert, Robert Svensson, Hans Adler, Sten Levander, Per-Anders Rydelius and Marie Torstensson Levander
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:6
  12. Although literature provides support for cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as an efficacious intervention for social phobia, more research is needed to improve treatments for children.

    Authors: Siebke Melfsen, Martina Kühnemund, Judith Schwieger, Andreas Warnke, Christina Stadler, Fritz Poustka and Ulrich Stangier
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:5
  13. To date, there are no empirically validated treatments of good quality for adolescents showing suicidality and non-suicidal self-injurious behavior. Risk factors for suicide are impulsive and non-suicidal self...

    Authors: Christian Fleischhaker, Renate Böhme, Barbara Sixt, Christiane Brück, Csilla Schneider and Eberhard Schulz
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:3
  14. Intergenerational transmission of trauma as a determinant of mental health has been studied in the offspring of Holocaust survivors and combat veterans, and in refugee families. Mainly negative effects on the ...

    Authors: Aina B Vaage, Per H Thomsen, Cécile Rousseau, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Thong V Ta and Edvard Hauff
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:2
  15. There is increasing public and professional awareness of autism spectrum disorders with early recognition, diagnosis and interventions that are known to improve prognosis. Poor knowledge about childhood autism...

    Authors: Monday N Igwe, Anthony C Ahanotu, Muideen O Bakare, Justin U Achor and Chinonyerem Igwe
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:1
  16. School related factors that may contribute to children's subjective health have not been extensively studied. We assessed whether factors assumed to promote health and factors assumed to have adverse effects w...

    Authors: Audhild Løhre, Stian Lydersen and Lars J Vatten
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:33
  17. Efficacy and safety profiles by sex and age (6-9 vs 10-12 years) and magnitude and duration of effect by effect size overall and across the day of lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX) vs placebo were assessed.

    Authors: Sharon B Wigal, Scott H Kollins, Ann C Childress and Ben Adeyi
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:32
  18. This retrospective database analysis used data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project's Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) to examine common primary diagnoses among children and adolescents hospitaliz...

    Authors: Juliana Meyers, Peter Classi, Linda Wietecha and Sean Candrilli
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:31
  19. To explore the influence of age on treatment responses to atomoxetine and to assess the relationship between core symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and health-related quality of life ...

    Authors: Peter M Wehmeier, Alexander Schacht, Rodrigo Escobar, Nicola Savill and Val Harpin
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:30
  20. Clinician-rated measures are used extensively in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales for Children and Adolescents (HoNOSCA) is a short clinician-rated m...

    Authors: Ketil Hanssen-Bauer, Øyvind Langsrud, Siv Kvernmo and Sonja Heyerdahl
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:29
  21. Cyber-bullying (i.e., bullying via electronic means) has emerged as a new form of bullying that presents unique challenges to those victimised. Recent studies have demonstrated that there is a significant conc...

    Authors: Sonja Perren, Julian Dooley, Thérèse Shaw and Donna Cross
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:28
  22. The aims of this study are to describe the methodological challenges in recruiting a follow-up sample of children referred to an interdisciplinary hospital child protection team (CPT) and to compare participat...

    Authors: Andreas Jud, Ulrich Lips and Markus A Landolt
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:27
  23. Adolescents rarely seek psychiatric help; they even hesitate to disclose their feelings to their parents. However; the adolescents especially the females experience depressive symptoms more frequently than gen...

    Authors: Afaf H Khalil, Menan A Rabie, Mohamed F Abd-El-Aziz, Tarek A Abdou, Amany H El-Rasheed and Walaa M Sabry
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:26
  24. To assess comorbid DSM-IV-TR Axis I disorders in adolescent inpatients referred for treatment of substance use disorders.

    Authors: Tobias Langenbach, Alexandra Spönlein, Eva Overfeld, Gaby Wiltfang, Niklas Quecke, Norbert Scherbaum, Peter Melchers and Johannes Hebebrand
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:25
  25. In his developmental model of emerging psychopathy, Lynam proposed that the "fledgling psychopath" is most likely to be located within a subgroup of children elevated in both hyperactivity/inattention/impulsiv...

    Authors: Jared D Michonski and Carla Sharp
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:24
  26. Previous studies have shown favourable results with intensive behavioural treatment for children with autism: evidence has emerged that treatment can be successfully implemented in a community setting and in a...

    Authors: Marco Valenti, Renato Cerbo, Francesco Masedu, Marco De Caris and Germana Sorge
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:23
  27. The transition to adolescence is a time of increased vulnerability for risk taking and poor health, social and academic outcomes. Parents have an important role in protecting their children from these potentia...

    Authors: Kylie Burke, Leah Brennan and Sarah Roney
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:22
  28. There still is a lack of prospective studies on bone mineral development in patients with a history of early onset Anorexia nervosa (AN). Therefore we assessed associations between bone mass accrual and clinic...

    Authors: Ulrike ME Schulze, Simone Schuler, Dieter Schlamp, Peter Schneider and Claudia Mehler-Wex
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:20
  29. The psychometric properties and cross-informant agreement of a German translation of the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED) were assessed in a clinical sample

    Authors: Katharina Weitkamp, Georg Romer, Sandra Rosenthal, Silke Wiegand-Grefe and Judith Daniels
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:19
  30. A randomized controlled trial examining the efficacy of behavior therapy for pediatric trichotillomania was recently completed with 24 participants ranging in age from 7 - 17. The broad age range raised a ques...

    Authors: Martin E Franklin, Aubrey L Edson and Jennifer B Freeman
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:18
  31. Consumption of alcohol is associated with acute and chronic adverse health outcomes. There is a paucity of studies that explore the determinants of alcohol use among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and, in p...

    Authors: Caroline W Kabiru, Donatien Beguy, Joanna Crichton and Alex C Ezeh
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:17
  32. Students who are tracked into low performing schools or classrooms that limit their life chances may report increased depressive symptoms. Limited research has been conducted on academic tracking and its assoc...

    Authors: Garth E Lipps, Gillian A Lowe, Sharon Halliday, Amrie Morris-Patterson, Nelson Clarke and Rosemarie N Wilson
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:16
  33. Parents are the ones who decide whether or not to participate in parent focused prevention trials. Their decisions may be affected by internal factors (e.g., personality, attitudes, sociodemographic characteri...

    Authors: Julia Plueck, Inez Freund-Braier, Christopher Hautmann, Gabriele Beckers, Elke Wieczorrek and Manfred Doepfner
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:15
  34. Approximately 20% of children experience internalizing or externalizing DSM-IV-TR disorders. This prevalence rate cannot be reduced through treatment only. Effective preventive interventions are therefore urge...

    Authors: Kurt Hahlweg, Nina Heinrichs, Annett Kuschel, Heike Bertram and Sebastian Naumann
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:14
  35. The identification of mental health problems early in life can increase the well-being of children and youth. Several studies have reported that youth who experience mental health disorders are also at a great...

    Authors: Stefania Maggi, Aleck Ostry, Kristy Callaghan, Ruth Hershler, Lisa Chen, Amedeo D'Angiulli and Clyde Hertzman
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:13
  36. The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial comparing six weeks of humanistic school-based counselling versus waiting list in the reduction of emotional distress in y...

    Authors: Mick Cooper, Nancy Rowland, Katherine McArthur, Susan Pattison, Karen Cromarty and Kaye Richards
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:12
  37. The objective of this study was to evaluate a resilience-enhancing program for youth (mean age = 13.32 years) from Beslan, North Ossetia, in the Russian Federation. The program, offered in the summer of 2006, ...

    Authors: Stefan Vetter, Igor Dulaev, Mario Mueller, Robert R Henley, William T Gallo and Zalina Kanukova
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:11
  38. Sri Lanka recorded an extraordinary high suicide rate for adolescents aged 15 - 19 in the early 1990s (46.5/100,000). With this in perspective, the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka recommends school programmes ...

    Authors: Chaturaka Rodrigo, Srina Welgama, Jayantha Gurusinghe, Thilina Wijeratne, Gamini Jayananda and Senaka Rajapakse
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:10
  39. The use of short screening questionnaires may be a promising option for identifying children at risk for depression in a community setting. The objective of this study was to assess the validity of the Short M...

    Authors: Isaac C Rhew, Kate Simpson, Melissa Tracy, James Lymp, Elizabeth McCauley, Debby Tsuang and Ann Vander Stoep
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:8
  40. Road traffic accidents (RTAs) are the leading health threat to children in Europe, resulting in 355 000 injuries annually. Because children can suffer significant and long-term mental health problems following...

    Authors: Daniel Zehnder, Martin Meuli and Markus A Landolt
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:7
  41. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has continued to pose significant challenges to countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Millions of African children and youth have lost parents to HIV/AIDS leaving a generation of orphans to be...

    Authors: Sheila Harms, Susan Jack, Joshua Ssebunnya and Ruth Kizza
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:6
  42. Research has shown strong links between parenting and child psychopathology. The moderating role of child gender is of particular interest, due to gender differences in socialization history and in the prevale...

    Authors: Dillon T Browne, Adefowope Odueyungbo, Lehana Thabane, Carolyn Byrne and Lindsay A Smart
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:5
  43. Anger is an ignored research area in children and young adolescents with Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the school setting. This study compares school anger dimensions in children and young...

    Authors: Ahmad Ghanizadeh and Habib Bagherpour Haghighi
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:4
  44. High intellectual function is considered as a protective factor for children's mental health. Few studies have investigated the effect of intellectual function on mental health in children with chronic illness...

    Authors: Hilde K Ryland, Astri J Lundervold, Irene Elgen and Mari Hysing
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:3
  45. To present the design, methods, and rationale of the Child/Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Study (CAMS), a recently completed federally-funded, multi-site, randomized placebo-controlled trial that examined the r...

    Authors: Scott N Compton, John T Walkup, Anne Marie Albano, John C Piacentini, Boris Birmaher, Joel T Sherrill, Golda S Ginsburg, Moira A Rynn, James T McCracken, Bruce D Waslick, Satish Iyengar, Phillip C Kendall and John S March
    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2010 4:1