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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 8 (2020) - List of articles

What children and young people learn about ADHD from youth information books: A text analysis of nine books on ADHD available in Dutch

Laura Batstra/ Linda Foget/ Caroline van Haeringen/ Sanne te Meerman/ Ernst Daniël Thoutenhoofd

Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is not a singular concept. For the purposes of this study, understandings of ADHD are assumed also to spread along a conceptual dimension that includes some combination of biomedical and psychosocial knowledge. Biomedically, ADHD may be considered a somatic affliction causing inattention and hyperactivity, amenable to pharmaceutical treatment. Psychosocially, ADHD ranks among adverse behaviour patterns that are amenable to psychosocial and(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2020-001

Sleep in relation to psychiatric symptoms and perceived stress in Swedish adolescents aged 15 to 19 years

Frida Thorsén/ Carl Antonson/ Jan Sundquist/ Kristina Sundquist

Background: Background: Sleep affects psychiatric health and perceived stress during adolescence. Objective: Objective: The first aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of poor sleep in a sample of Swedish adolescents aged 15 to 19 years. The second aim was to investigate correlations between: a) sleep and psychiatric symptoms and; b) sleep and perceived stress. The third aim was to examine possible sex differences in sleep. Method: Method: In 2011, a total of 185 Swedish adolescent(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2020-002

Parental internalizing symptoms as predictors of anxiety symptoms in clinic-referred children

Krister Westlye Fjermestad/ Christina Lium/ Einar R. Heiervang/ Odd E. Havik/ Bente Storm Mowatt Haugland/ Ingvar Bjelland/ Gro Janne Henningsen Wergeland

Background: Background: Mothers’ and fathers’ internalizing symptoms may influence children’s anxiety symptoms differently. Objective: Objective: To explore the relationship between parental internalizing symptoms and children’s anxiety symptoms in a clinical sample of children with anxiety disorders. Method: Method: The sample was recruited through community mental health clinics for a randomized controlled anxiety treatment trial. At pre-intervention, children (n = 182), mothers (n = 165), and(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2020-003

Cyberbullying: relationship with developmental variables and cyber victimization▪

Gülendam Akgül/ Müge Artar

Background and objective: Background and objective: Cyberbullying is increasingly turning into a significant problem for children and adolescents due to its adverse psychological and academic outcomes. In the present study, the protective and risk factors for cyberbullying has been investigated. One of the aims of the study was to examine the relationship between peer relations, negative emotion regulation strategies, and cyberbullying. The successful identity development process is thought to i(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2020-004

An exploration of group-based compassion-focused therapy for adolescents and their parents

Anna Sofia Bratt/ Marie Rusner/ Idor Svensson

Background: Background: The long-term negative consequences of mental health problems during adolescence highlight the need for effective treatments. Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) aims to help individuals to enhance their ability to support and care for themselves and to alleviate shame and self-stigmatization. Objective: Objective: This non-randomized controlled trial examined the effectiveness of group-based CFT on perceived stress and the extent of self-compassion in a clinical sample of a(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2020-005

The use of wearable technology to measure and support abilities, disabilities and functional skills in autistic youth: a scoping review

Melissa H. Black/ Benjamin Milbourn/ Nigel T. M. Chen/ Sarah McGarry/ Fatema Wali/ Armilda S. V. Ho/ Mika Lee/ Sven Bölte/ Torbjorn Falkmer/ Sonya Girdler

Background: Background: Wearable technology (WT) to measure and support social and non-social functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been a growing interest of researchers over the past decade. There is however limited understanding of the WTs currently available for autistic individuals, and how they measure functioning in this population. Objective: Objective: This scoping review explored the use of WTs for measuring and supporting abilities, disabilities and functional skills in au(..)

DOI: 10.21307/sjcapp-2020-006

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