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Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

Psychiatric Research Unit, Region Zealand

Subject: Medicine


eISSN: 2245-8875



Psychiatric problems and quality of life in a clinical sample of adolescents: The role of peer relations
Finnish schoolchildren’s perceived health-related quality of life deteriorates remarkably with age
The Growing Trend of Prescribing Antipsychotics for Young People in Finland, 2000 to 2010
Are Autistic Traits in Youth Meaningful? A Replication study in Non-referred Siblings of Youth with and without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

VOLUME 5 , ISSUE 1 (February 2017) - List of articles

How should we classify complex neurodevelopmental disorders?

Angela M. Reiersen

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2017-005

Changes in the frequency and characteristics of children diagnosed with autistic disorder in two Norwegian cohorts: 1992 and 2009

Sidsel Romhus/ Gyro Aas Herder/ Elisabeth Grindheim/ Synnve Schjølberg/ Patricia Howlin

Background: Is the increasing prevalence of autistic disorder (AD) a well-documented trend or merely a reflection of the wider recognition of AD among both the public at large and health care professionals? Data from relevant studies are frequently compromised by comparisons of different sites and different diagnostic methods. Objectives: To explore changes over time, we reviewed the following: 1) the frequency of AD diagnoses; 2) the characteristics of the diagnosed children; and 3) the ages of(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2017-001

Child self-report and parent ratings for the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: Norms and agreement in a Swedish random population sample

Bojing Liu/ Karin Engström/ Isabel Jadbäck/ Sara Ullman/ Anne H. Berman

Background: The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) measures behavioral problems among children and adolescents. Prior research in Sweden has included child self-report or parent ratings from community or population data. Objective: To provide child-reported and parent-rated SDQ norms for 11- to 16-year-olds, as well as data on child–parent agreement and parental sociodemographic correlates: education, employment status, and quality of life. Method: A random population sample with 600(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2017-002

Association Between Participating in Noncompetitive or Competitive Sports and Mental Health among Adolescents – a Norwegian Population-based Cross-sectional Study

Sara Breistøl/ Jocelyne Clench-Aas/ Betty Van Roy/ Ruth Kjærsti Raanaas

Background: Mental health problems in adolescents have become a major public health challenge in many western countries. Many adolescents participate in noncompetitive or competitive sports for leisure. The aim of this study was to examine the association between participation in noncompetitive or competitive sports and mental health problems among Norwegian adolescents. Method: Data from a cross-sectional survey conducted among Norwegian junior high (N=9414) and high school students (N=10,571) (..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2017-003

Low self-esteem and high psychological distress are common among depressed adolescents presenting to the Pediatric Emergency Department

Varpu Puuskari/ Terhi Aalto-Setälä/ Erkki Komulainen/ Mauri Marttunen

Background: Increasing psychiatric disorders and alcohol intoxication challenge the pediatric emergency departments (PEDs) to which adolescents are referred owing to acute alcohol intoxication. Objective: This study examined the degree to which adolescents presenting to PED with alcohol intoxication or deliberate self-harm report symptoms of depression and how they differed from non-depressed patients in terms of alcohol use, perceived social support, psychological distress, self-esteem, and sui(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2017-004

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