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  1. Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) content and related e-communication have proliferated on the Internet in recent years. Research indicates that many youth who self-injure go online to connect with others who se...

    Authors: Stephen P Lewis, Nancy L Heath, Natalie J Michal and Jamie M Duggan

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:13

    Content type: Review

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  2. Bullying is quite prevalent in the school setting and has been associated with the socioeconomic position and psychiatric morbidity of the pupils. The aim of the study was to investigate the association betwee...

    Authors: Konstantina Magklara, Petros Skapinakis, Tatiana Gkatsa, Stefanos Bellos, Ricardo Araya, Stylianos Stylianidis and Venetsanos Mavreas

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:8

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Ganser syndrome is rare in children and in adolescents. A case of the Ganser syndrome in a 14-year-old girl, with three of the four essential features, is presented. After rapid resolution in two weeks, Ga...

    Authors: Michel Spodenkiewicz, Olivier Taïeb, Mario Speranza, Marie-Rose Moro and Anne Révah-Levy

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:6

    Content type: Case Report

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  4. This is the first reported case of an adolescent male with anorexia nervosa in Iraq. This disorder is believed to be rare in males across cultures and uncommon for both genders in Arab countries. The patient m...

    Authors: Maha S Younis and Lava D Ali

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:5

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. Since siblings of pediatric cancer patients are at risk for emotional, behavioral, and social problems, there is considerable interest in development of early psychological interventions. This paper aimed at e...

    Authors: Alice Prchal, Anna Graf, Eva Bergstraesser and Markus A Landolt

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  6. The safety of paediatric medications is paramount and contraindications provide clear pragmatic advice. Further advice may be accessed through Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and relevant national ...

    Authors: Nicola Savill and Chris J Bushe

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  7. The purpose of this study was to gain knowledge about the circumstances related to suicide among children and adolescents 15 years and younger.

    Authors: Anne Freuchen, Ellen Kjelsberg, Astri J Lundervold and Berit Grøholt

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2012 6:1

    Content type: Research

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2013 7:18

  8. Children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have a co-occurring reading disorder (RD). The purpose of this research was to assess differences between children with ADHD ...

    Authors: Peter M Classi, Trong K Le, Sarah Ward and Joseph Johnston

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:38

    Content type: Research

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  9. "The gender gap" refers to a lifelong higher rate of emotional problems in girls, as compared to boys, that appears during adolescence. The gender gap is a well-replicated finding among older adolescents and i...

    Authors: Daniele E Alves, Espen Roysamb, Brit Oppedal and Henrik D Zachrisson

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:37

    Content type: Research

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  10. Polypharmacy (the concurrent use of more than one psychoactive drug) and other combination interventions are increasingly common for treatment of severe psychiatric problems only partly responsive to monothera...

    Authors: Cristan A Farmer, L Eugene Arnold, Oscar G Bukstein, Robert L Findling, Kenneth D Gadow, Xiaobai Li, Eric M Butter and Michael G Aman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:36

    Content type: Research

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  11. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobehavioral psychiatric disorder that afflicts children, with a reported prevalence of 2.4% to 19.8% worldwide. Stimulants (methylphenidate [MPH]...

    Authors: Rakesh Jain, Thomas Babcock, Teodor Burtea, Bryan Dirks, Ben Adeyi, Brian Scheckner and Robert Lasser

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:35

    Content type: Research

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  12. Autism is a biological disorder with clearly defined phenomenology. Studies from the Middle East on this topic have been particularly rare. Little is known about the influence of culture on clinical features, ...

    Authors: Hanan Hussein, Ghada RA Taha and Afrah Almanasef

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:34

    Content type: Research

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  13. Childhood offenders are at an increased risk for developing mental health, social and educational problems later in life. An early onset of offending is a strong predictor for future persistent offending. Chil...

    Authors: Carmen H Paalman, Lieke van Domburgh, Gonneke WJM Stevens and Theo AH Doreleijers

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:33

    Content type: Research

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  14. The use of screening instruments can reduce waiting lists and increase treatment capacity. The aim of this study was to examine the usefulness of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) with the ori...

    Authors: Per Håkan Brøndbo, Børge Mathiassen, Monica Martinussen, Einar Heiervang, Mads Eriksen, Therese Fjeldmo Moe, Guri Sæther and Siv Kvernmo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:32

    Content type: Research

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  15. A number of studies have reported significant associations between obesity and poor psychological wellbeing in children but findings have been inconsistent. Methods: This study utilised data from 3,898 childre...

    Authors: Paul A Tiffin, Bronia Arnott, Helen J Moore and Carolyn D Summerbell

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:31

    Content type: Research

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  16. In this article, the psychometric properties of the Forensic Inpatient Observation Scale (FIOS) were examined. This instrument was developed to observe behavioral functioning of forensic psychiatric patients. ...

    Authors: Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen and Ilja L Bongers

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:30

    Content type: Research

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  17. The number of orphans in Sub-Saharan Africa is constantly rising. While it is known that family or community care is preferable over institutional care of African orphans, little is known about the quality of ...

    Authors: Katharin Hermenau, Tobias Hecker, Martina Ruf, Elisabeth Schauer, Thomas Elbert and Maggie Schauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:29

    Content type: Research

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  18. Prevalence of depressive disorders among adolescents has varied across studies. The present study aims to assess current and lifetime prevalence and characteristics of adolescent Major Depressive Disorder (MDD...

    Authors: Anne Mari Sund, Bo Larsson and Lars Wichstrøm

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:28

    Content type: Research

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  19. Mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorders are a major cause of morbidity in childhood and adolescence, and hospitalizations for mood disorders are the leading diagnosis for all hospitalizations...

    Authors: Tamar Lasky, Aliza Krieger, Anne Elixhauser and Benedetto Vitiello

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:27

    Content type: Research

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  20. To compare clinical and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes between children and adolescents with ADHD treated with OROS® MPH, using data from two large similarly-designed multicenter, prospective, op...

    Authors: Michael Berek, Andreas Kordon, Ludger Hargarter, Fritz Mattejat, Lara Slawik, Klaus Rettig and Barbara Schäuble

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:26

    Content type: Research

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  21. The aim of this study was to describe sleep habits and sleep problems in a population of undergraduates in Palestine. Association between self-reported sleep quality and self-reported academic achievement was ...

    Authors: Waleed M Sweileh, Iyad A Ali, Ansam F Sawalha, Adham S Abu-Taha, Sa'ed H Zyoud and Samah W Al-Jabi

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:25

    Content type: Research

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  22. The aim of this study is to investigate the psychometric properties and the perceived usefulness of the BARO (Dutch: BAsisRaadsOnderzoek; Protection Board Preliminary Examination of Juvenile Suspects). The BAR...

    Authors: Theo AH Doreleijers, Cyril Boonmann, Erik van Loosbroek and Robert RJM Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:24

    Content type: Research

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  23. In the Netherlands, youths of Moroccan origin account for a disproportionately large percentage of the population in juvenile justice institutions. Previous research showed that Moroccan adolescents in pre-tri...

    Authors: Violaine C Veen, Gonneke WJM Stevens, Theo AH Doreleijers, Maja Deković, Trees Pels and Wilma AM Vollebergh

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:23

    Content type: Research

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  24. This study aims to identify risk factors for level of offending among childhood offenders from different socio-economic status (SES) neighborhoods and ethnic origins.

    Authors: Lieke van Domburgh, Theo AH Doreleijers, Charlotte Geluk and Robert Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:22

    Content type: Research

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  25. To examine the implications of an ontology of aggressive behavior which divides aggression into reactive, affective, defensive, impulsive (RADI) or "emotionally hot"; and planned, instrumental, predatory (PIP)...

    Authors: Hans Steiner, Melissa Silverman, Niranjan S Karnik, Julia Huemer, Belinda Plattner, Christina E Clark, James R Blair and Rudy Haapanen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:21

    Content type: Review

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  26. The Parental Bonding Instrument, present self-report version, (PBI-PCh) includes three scales, Warmth, Protectiveness and Authoritarianism, which describe three dimensions of current parenting. The purposes of...

    Authors: Tormod Rimehaug, Jan Wallander and Turid Suzanne Berg-Nielsen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:19

    Content type: Research

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  27. Development and evaluation of the PEQ-CAMHS Outpatients, a parent completed questionnaire to measure experiences of outpatient child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in Norway.

    Authors: Andrew M Garratt, Oyvind A Bjertnaes, Olaf Holmboe and Ketil Hanssen-Bauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:18

    Content type: Research

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  28. 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

    Content type: Research

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  29. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  30. 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

    Content type: Research

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  31. 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

    Content type: Case Report

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  32. 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

    Content type: Research

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  33. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  34. 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

    Content type: Research

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  35. 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

    Content type: Research

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  36. 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

    Content type: Research

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  37. 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

    Content type: Research

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  38. 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

    Content type: Research

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  39. 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

    Content type: Research

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  40. 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

    Content type: Research

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  41. 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

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research

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  44. 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

    Content type: Research

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research

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