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Research Article | 30-November-2012

Child Abuse Management Units: How can Mental Health Services be Further Improved?

Child abuse is a broad term that includes physical, sexual, and emotional (e.g., psychological, verbal) abuse. There are huge variations with regard to the level of severity and the consequences of abuse. Because child abuse is such a sensitive topic, it is a challenging task to conduct studies concerning this subject.The aim of the study was to identify areas that could be improved to offer better health care services to patients. Therefore, routine assessments, the characteristics of the

Hanne K. Greger, Thomas Jozefiak, Arne K. Myhre

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 2, 51–62

Research Article | 05-July-2017

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

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

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

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 1, 13–27

Research Article | 30-November-2012

Does School Functioning Matter in Patients of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services?

General population studies have demonstrated that good school functioning protects children and adolescents against mental health problems. However, no such studies of clinical populations have been conducted. Therefore, we explored the association between school functioning and mental health in patients referred to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). We also examined whether good school functioning and general social competence at referral predicted better mental health

Einar S. Stødle, Thomas Jozefiak

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 14–23

Research Article | 22-December-2016

The relationship between child maltreatment and exposure to traumatic events during later adolescence and young adulthood

cohort of children born in 1984. A structured interview was conducted during which participants were asked about a range of traumatic and abusive experiences.Results:A response rate of 63% was achieved for a total sample size of 2980. Chi-squared analyses revealed significant relationships between all child maltreatment groups and direct exposure to 10 of the 13 traumatic events; there were also significant relationships between all child maltreatment groups and indirect exposure to 12 of the 13

Katie Schouwenaars, Siobhan Murphy, Ask Elklit

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 3, 115–122

research-article | 06-June-2019

Further evidence of the Diagnostic Utility of the Child Behavior Checklist for identifying pediatric Bipolar I Disorder

diagnostic aid is the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) (8). The CBCL is an empirically derived broadband assessment tool of psychopathology with excellent psychometric properties that has been translated into over 100 languages and is an easy to use paper and pencil instrument. A body of research (9–12) and a meta-analysis (13) have shown very high correspondence between a unique profile of the CBCL consisting of elevations in the Attention, Anxiety/Depression and Aggression subscales greater than two

Amy Yule, Maura Fitzgerald, Timothy Wilens, Janet Wozniak, K. Yvonne Woodworth, Alexa Pulli, Mai Uchida, Stephen V. Faraone, Joseph Biederman

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology , Volume 7 , 1–8

research-article | 31-October-2020

Can the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) help characterize the types of psychopathologic conditions driving child psychiatry referrals?

Introduction There is a clear recognition of the limited resources available in child and adolescent psychiatry across the world. For example, in the United States, that is most likely one of the countries with the largest number of child psychiatrists in the world, there are only 9.75 trained child psychiatrists per 100,000 children (1). This is clearly an inadequate number of psychiatrists trained to attend to the large number of youth with mental health needs in general and the many affected

Joseph Biederman, Maura DiSalvo, Carrie Vaudreuil, Janet Wozniak, Mai Uchida, K. Yvonne Woodworth, Allison Green, Stephen V. Faraone

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 157–165

Research Article | 04-September-2019

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF POVERTY IN FAMILIES WITH A DISABLED CHILD AND FAMILIES  WITH NON-DISABLED CHILDREN IN POLAND  IN THE YEARS 2014 AND 2016

The presence of a child with disabilities in a family presents more challenging conditions than the presence of a non-disabled child. One of the difficulties is of financial nature. One of the parents often has to give up their job to care for the child, which shrinks the household income. At the same time, the family has higher expenses resulting from, e.g. costs of treatment. All this increases the risk of falling into poverty. The goal of this paper is to analyse the financial situation of

Olga Komorowska, Arkadiusz Kozłowski, Teresa Słaby

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 20 , ISSUE 3, 97–117

Research Article | 18-October-2018

Validity of the Brief Child and Family Phone Interview by comparison with Longitudinal Expert All Data diagnoses in outpatients

Background:The Brief Child and Family Phone Interview (BCFPI) is a standardized intake and follow-up interview used in child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS). Although it has shown good validity compared with other measures using parent reports, it has not yet been compared with diagnoses derived from a Longitudinal Expert All Data (LEAD) procedure, which includes information from separate diagnostic interviews with parent(s) and child. The aim was to compare the BCFPI evaluation

Markus Andersson, Martin Bäckström, Tord Ivarsson, Maria Råstam, Håkan Jarbin

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 2, 83–90

research-article | 12-April-2019

Pragmatic language impairment general and specific associations to mental health symptom dimensions in a child psychiatric sample

child psychiatric sample. The associations between specific language problems and emotional problems and behavioral problems are well known, although the results are somewhat inconsistent (3,4). Regrettably, many studies of language and mental health did not specify the type of language impairment and included quite different aspects of language, such as form, content and communication (5). Although vocabulary, expressive deficits, phonological deficits, comprehension deficits and pragmatic language

Edel Brenne, Tormod Rimehaug

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 7 , 3–12

Case report | 18-October-2018

Treatment efficacy of narrative family therapy for children and adolescents with diverse psychiatric symptomatology

different diagnoses.Method:Families receiving NFT from the Family Therapy Team (FTT) at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) of the Capital Region of Denmark filled out psychometric measurements before and after treatment. Patients evaluated the burden of symptoms using Beck’s Youth Inventory (BYI), and parents evaluated their personal agency in relationship to their child’s psychiatric disorder using Parent Activation Measurement (PAM).Results:We analyzed data from 48 patients and

Nina Tejs Jørring, Karsten Gjessing Jensen

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 2, 107–114

Research Article | 30-November-2013

Exploring the Contribution of Parental Perceptions to Childhood Anxiety

Parental rearing practices such as over-involvement are associated with childhood anxiety; however, little is known about the contribution of parental perceptions to child anxiety. This study explores the relationship between maternal and paternal perceptions of parenting and childhood anxiety. The perceived rearing behaviors and parental sense of competence (i.e., satisfaction and efficacy) of the parents of anxious children (n = 59) were compared with those of a non-clinical control sample (n

Barbara H. Esbjørn, Ida D. Caspersen, Mikael J. Sømhovd, Sonja Breinholst, Marie Louise Reinholdt-Dunne

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 2 , ISSUE 3, 115–123

Research Article | 14-February-2019

INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL CAMPAIGNS PROMOTING USE OF SAFETY BELTS AND CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS: RESULTS OF SURVEY ON ROAD USERS BEHAVIOUR REGARDING RESTRAINTS

This article focuses on road traffic safety in Poland, where the risk of serious injury and death in accident has remained high. We present examples of campaigns on the use of seat belts and child restraints system between 2005 and 2015 promoting positive behaviour in road traffic. Results of self-reported data from survey in real traffic on vehicles’ road user’s behaviour due to the usage of protective equipment between 2014-2016 were collected and analysed. The scientific achievement of the

Katarzyna SICINSKA, Maria DABROWSKA-LORANC

Transport Problems, Volume 13 , ISSUE 4, 77–90

short-report | 05-September-2020

Understanding the Impact of Child Sexual Abuse on Women’s Sexual Lives: A Discourse Analysis

1. Introduction 1.1. Child sexual abuse and women's sexual lives: A brief review of the literature The prevalence rate of child sexual abuse in Australia, as in other countries, varies because it is determined by the way sexual abuse is defined and measured (1-3). For example, narrow definitions require sexual penetration which result in lower prevalence rates whereas broader definitions include non-penetrative acts of abuse. Other factors influencing definitions include restrictions on the

K Birchmore, N Moulding, C. Zufferey

Eat, Sleep, Work, Volume 3 , 54–62

research-article | 30-November-2020

Development and initial validation of the Odense Child Trauma Screening: a story stem screening tool for preschool and young schoolchildren

Introduction Early detection of children who have been exposed to trauma and who are at risk of post-trauma symptomatology is crucial to allocate appropriate support and treatment and prevent long-term psychopathological outcomes (1, 2). However, assessment of young children exposed to trauma can be difficult, if the child is not able to fully talk about the trauma or verbalize his or her trauma symptoms (3). Also, a core symptom of posttraumatic stress is avoidance of reminders of the trauma

Sille Schandorph Løkkegaard, Mette Elmose, Ask Elklit

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 113–126

Article | 06-December-2020

Anti-Uz found in mother's serum and child's eluate

A saline-reactive antibody, anti-Uz, that reacted stronger with S+ than with S- red blood cells (RBCs) and failed to react with U- or ficin-treated RBCs has been previously reported. We describe an antibody of similar specificity in the postpartum serum of an untransfused woman and the eluate from her fourth child's cord RBCs. The mother's RBCs typed S-s+U+, He+(weak), and appeared to have normal glycophorin A and B content, as determined by immunoblotting. The direct antiglobulin test

Sandra M. Read, Mary M. Taylor, Marion E. Reid, Mark A. Popovsky

Immunohematology, Volume 9 , ISSUE 2, 47–49

research-article | 30-November-2020

Psychometric evaluation of the Swedish Child Sheehan Disability Scale in adolescent psychiatric patients

indicated that the correlation between the self-reported SDS score and the expert-rated Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) score in a sample of adult patients was (r = – .606) (23).The SDS measures function in terms of impairment at work/school and in social and family life in adults with mental illness, and it is sensitive to change during treatment (14, 23-25). Whiteside (9) developed the Child Sheehan Disability Scale for self-report (CSDS) and parent report (CSDS-P) for use among children and

Catalina Tores Soler, Sofia Vadlin, Susanne Olofsdotter, Mia Ramklint, Karin Sonnby, Kent Nilsson

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 137–146

Review Article | 31-March-2017

Current standards in abdominal cavity ultrasound examination in children

Technological progress forces us to present after several years the updated standards in ultrasound examination of newborns, infants and older children. It should be emphasized that the examination of the youngest patients requires one to use high-class equipment. Lack of cooperation on the part of the child and imaging small structures constitute a huge challenge for the examiner. The work presents equipment requirements, the technology of examining the abdominal cavity in children and the

Michał Brzewski

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 68, 41–42

Research Article | 06-July-2018

A Profile Portraying a Contemporary Young Gifted Child

This case study highlights the extensive range of a young gifted child’s abilities and characteristics. Kate is 7 years old and has been formally identified as being highly gifted. When she started school (on her 5th birthday) she was already a fluent reader and writer. She learned to speak at a very young age, and demonstrates her knowledge with great confidence. Kate uses vocabulary that would be typical of children that are 3 or 4 years older than she is and her capacity to process and

Jo Dean

Apex, Volume 16 , ISSUE 1, 26–36

Original Paper | 19-December-2016

The quality of life of children with epilepsy in Poland – the opinion of children and their parents

significant difference was found when comparing the assessment scores of children and parents in light of the following variables; child age, gender, illness duration, seizure frequency and treatment effectiveness.

Dorota Talarska, Michał Michalak, Patrycja Talarska

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 24 , ISSUE 2, 105–113

Research Article | 30-November-2015

The Growing Trend of Prescribing Antipsychotics for Young People in Finland, 2000 to 2010

Kirsi-Maria Haapasalo-Pesu, Max Karukivi, Simo Saarijärvi

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 1, 31–35

Article | 09-August-2018

THE WAYS OF ADJUSTING HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN TO THE NEEDS OF THE CHILD – THE EXAMPLE OF MEYER CHILDREN HOSPITAL IN FLORENCE, ITALY

Designing child hospitals is a complex, multi-layered process. Research shows, the patients’ environment has influence on the process of treatment. The feelings of isolation, powerlessness, discomfort and stress can be exacerbated by a inadequate design. Currently, many hospitals are built around the world, in which the design should help process of treatment. One of them is the Meyer Hospital in Florence, Italy, which is an excellent example of an interesting, functional and surprising

Magdalena Jamrozik-Szatanek, Łukasz Jamrozik-Szatanek

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Volume 9 , ISSUE 1, 11–20

Research Article | 07-January-2019

Participation profiles and the barriers and facilitators that impact on participation of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders living in regional and remote Western Australia

Shani Mattinson, Marita Falkmer, Melissa H Black, Sonya Girdler

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 4, 170–182

Case report | 01-December-2019

A case of autoimmune hemolytic anemia with anti-D specificity in a 1-year-old child

Although antibodies to antigens in the Rh blood group system are common causes of warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia, specificity for only the D antigen is rare in autoimmune hemolysis in pediatric patients. This case reports an anti-D associated with severe hemolytic anemia (Hb = 2.1 g/dL) in a previously healthy 14-month-old child who presented with a 3-day history of low-grade fevers and vomiting. Because of his severe anemia, on admission to the hospital he was found to have altered mental

Rachel S. Bercovitz, Margaret Macy, Daniel R. Ambruso

Immunohematology, Volume 29 , ISSUE 1, 15–18

Research Article | 30-November-2014

Familiality of Quantitative Autism Traits

Autistic traits exist along a continuum that extends into social functioning in the general population, and they aggregate in the family members of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Quantitative measures are therefore essential when investigating the patterns of familiality of these traits. Prior studies have suggested differential inheritance patterns of autistic traits that depend on the cognitive level of the child with ASD as well as the family type.Our goal was to examine the

Katja Jussila, Kristen Lyall, Sanna Kuusikko-Gauffin, Marja-Leena Mattila, Rachel Pollock-Wurman, Tuula Hurtig, Leena Joskitt, Risto Bloigu, Hanna Ebeling, Irma Moilanen, David Pauls

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 3 , ISSUE 2, 126–135

Editorial | 30-November-2013

There is no Such Thing as a Child

Ole Jakob Storebø, Pernille Darling Rasmussen, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 2 , ISSUE 3, 93–94

Editorial | 30-November-2015

Early-Onset Psychosis and Child and Adolescent Schizophrenia

Sune Bo, Ulrik Helt Haahr

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 1, 1–3

Editorial | 20-December-2018

The Nordic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research Meeting and our Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology: Yesterday, today, and tomorrow together

Sven Bölte, André Sourander

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 3, 115–117

Research Article | 20-November-2017

Clinical use of second-generation antipsychotics in children

Background:The use of second-generation antipsychotic (SGA) medication among child and adolescent psychiatric patients has increased worldwide in recent years. The increase appears to have been more extensive in the USA than in European countries, but the tendency is similar. However, after a peak the use seems to have declined in the USA. Simultaneously with the increasing numbers, the duration of SGA use has lengthened, indications have broadened, and off-label use has increased. Despite

Kirsi Kakko, Leena Pihlakoski, Raili Salmelin, Päivi Keskinen, Kaija Puura, Tuula Tamminen

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 2, 77–88

Research Article | 07-January-2019

Finnish schoolchildren’s perceived health-related quality of life deteriorates remarkably with age

Tarja Paakkonen, Heikki Paakkonen

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 4, 152–158

Editorial | 30-November-2014

Evidence-Based Treatment in the Field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Ole Jakob Storebø

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 3 , ISSUE 2, 97–98

research-article | 30-November-2020

Obstacles to diagnostic investigation of a child with comorbid psychiatric conditions

of restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, or activities” (2). Among the factors that may complicate the clinical picture of a child exhibiting such traits include the possibility of a comorbid psychiatric condition. Indeed, individuals with ASD are at greater risk of experiencing one or more co-occurring psychiatric conditions compared to the general population (3). Furthermore, the presence of a comorbid psychiatric condition can complicate the clinical picture of an

Jena Salem, Cheryl Kennedy

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 105–112

Research Article | 30-November-2013

Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Severity of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Preschoolers: A Pilot Investigation

and again when they were 6 years old. Phone interview data were collected to assess maternal recall of the children’s exposure to SHS at these ages. The children were assessed annually for ADHD and disruptive disorders. Repeated measures analysis of exposure level by child characteristics was performed.Greater ADHD and conduct disorder severity scores were associated with greater child smoke exposure (ADHD severity, P = .043; conduct disorder severity, P = .035). A large proportion of mothers

Mini Tandon, Christina N. Lessov-Schlaggar, Rebecca Tillman, Melbourne F. Hovell, Joan Luby

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 2 , ISSUE 1, 37–40

Editorial | 22-December-2017

Towards preference-based and person-centered child and adolescent psychiatric service provision

Mickey Toftkjær Kongerslev, Ole Jakob Storebø

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 3, 89–91

research-article | 30-November-2020

Psychometric properties of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems (IIP-C) used with a clinical sample of adolescents: a preliminary study

Introduction Interpersonal problems are consistently identified with psychopathology such as major depression, anxiety, alcohol and drug dependence, and maladjusted personality (1–4). These psycho-pathologies have their onset in adolescence (13-18 years) and persist into adulthood (5), suggesting that assessing adolescents’ interpersonal problems is an important agenda for mental health professionals. Many instruments used in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) target non

Pravin Israel, Johannes Hendrik Langeveld

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 87–95

Case report | 29-September-2017

Supravalvar mitral ring with a parachute mitral valve and subcoarctation of the aorta in a child with hemodynamically significant VSD. A study of the morphology, echocardiographic diagnostics and surgical therapy

The authors present a case of echocardiographic diagnosis of supravalvar mitral ring (a fi­bromembranous structure that arose from the atrial surface of the mitral leaflets) in a child with a parachute mitral valve, a ventricular septal defect, and mild narrowing of the aortic isthmus. The supravalvar mitral stenosis is a typical but very infrequently detected element of the complex of anatomical abnormalities located within the left heart and the proximal aorta, called the Shone’s

Wojciech Mądry, Maciej A. Karolczak, Krzysztof Grabowski

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 70, 206–211

Editorial | 30-November-2013

Increasing Interest for the Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

Ole Jakob Storebø, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 2 , ISSUE 1, 1–1

Editorial | 30-November-2012

The First Year with the Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

Ole Jakob Storebø, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 2, 41–42

Editorial | 30-November-2014

The Path Ahead for the Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

Ole Jakob Storebø, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 3 , ISSUE 3, 146–146

Abstracts | 20-December-2018

Nordic Child & Adolescent Psychiatric (NordCAP) Research Meeting August 30 - 31, 2018 Turku, Finland

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 3, 118–149

research-article | 30-November-2018

Towards a definition of multiple and complex needs in children and youth: Delphi study in Flanders and international survey

health Policy 3 2 3 3 CAP (hospital) psychiatrists 8 3 7 7 CAP (hospital) psychologists 3 3 3 3 Mental health center child and adolescent 2 2 2 2 psychiatrist Mental health center psychotherapist 1 1 0 0 Youth care Policy 5 4 5 5 (General) youth care 9 7 8 9 Youth care for (presumed) Child abuse 3 3 3 3 Welfare Welfare centers for families 1 1 1 1 General Welfare 5 2 1 3 Juvenile justice Juvenile judges 2 2 1 2 Social workers in juvenile justice 2 2 2

Helena Van den Steene, Dirk van West, Inge Glazemakers

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 7 , 60–67

Editorial | 22-December-2016

Promising developments for the Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

Ole Jakob Storebø

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 3, 105–106

research-article | 25-March-2021

“Less stress”: a pilot study on a cognitive behavioral treatment program for anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders

reduced level of child functioning and an additional burden for the family (1-4). Although more than 50% of children with ASD also fulfill criteria for an anxiety disorder (2, 4, 5), only a minority receive adequate treatment for anxiety (6). The importance of offering children with ASD help for their additional disorders beyond the core ASD difficulties has been emphasized by users, clinicians and researchers alike (7, 8). For instance, one study found that school performance was the life domain most

Beate Oerbeck, Kristin Romvig Overgaard, Tony Attwood, Jon Fauskanger Bjaastad

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 30–40

Editorial | 23-January-2019

Is it time for case formulation to outweigh the classical diagnostic classification in child and adolescent psychiatry?

Pernille Darling Rasmussen, Ole Jakob Storebø

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 6 , ISSUE 4, 150–151

Research Article | 22-December-2017

An exploration of the experience of parents with children with autism spectrum disorder after diagnosis and intervention

Delays and difficulties in both diagnosis and access to services can compound existing stressors experienced by families with children with autism spectrum disorder. Early and accurate diagnosis and appropriate intervention may not only improve child-specific outcomes but may also mitigate some of the stressors impacting family relationships and quality of life. We aimed to understand the experience of over 500 families that had sought autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and intervention, their

Ben Milbourn, Marita Falkmer, Melissa H. Black, Sonya Girdler, Torbjorn Falkmer, Chiara Horlin

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 3, 104–110

Research Article | 30-March-2018

The relationship between splenic length in healthy children from the Eastern Anatolia Region and sex, age, body height and weight

Mete Özdikici

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 72, 5–8

research-article | 28-October-2021

Epilepsy knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and associated factors among primary, post-primary, and secondary school teachers in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

remains much lower than that of the general population, with an enrollment rate varying between 2.8% in CAR to 91.7% in Nigeria (Mbelesso et al., 2009; Lagunju et al., 2012). This situation would be linked to the stigma that makes some parents oppose schooling to protect the child against the onset of crises in public (Chomba et al., 2008; Sharkawy et al., 2006). Furthermore, teachers usually do not have any formal training on dealing with epileptic children (Birbeck et al., 2006). The numerous

Alfred Anselme Dabilgou, Alassane Dravé, Julie Marie Adeline Kyelem, Naobar Meda, Christian Napon, Kapouné Karfo, Jean Kaboré

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 29 , 33–43

research-article | 18-March-2020

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

fathers may involve behaviors such as encouraging risk taking, rougher physical play, and more physical challenging of the child. That is, traditional father behaviors may be argued to represent the more typical “letting go” side of attachment patterns (13). Such paternal behaviors may work to reduce the behavioral inhibition and avoidance displayed by children with elevated anxiety levels. Fathers with high levels of internalizing symptoms may engage less in such challenging behaviors, thus not serve

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

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 18–24

research-article | 30-November-2019

“The big wide world of school”: Supporting children on the autism spectrum to successfully transition to primary school: Perspectives from parents and early intervention professionals

supports, coupled with the need to establish new supports and relationships with school teachers and peers (7-9). The experience of transitioning is often associated with increased anxiety, and uncertainty for both the child and their family (10). While adapting to new environments and coping with uncertainty are difficult for all children, this time can be particularly challenging for families who have a child with a disability, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (1, 11). The complex nature of ASD

Nigel Chen, Scott Miller, Ben Milbourn, Melissa H. Black, Kathryn Fordyce, Gerdamari Van Der Watt, Tasha Alach, Anne Masi, Grace Frost, Madonna Tucker, Valsamma Eapen, Sonya Girdler

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 91–100

Editorial | 30-November-2012

Open Access, Peer-reviewed, Fast Track Processing, and High Quality Articles on all Topics related to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

Ole Jakob Storebø, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 1–2

Case report | 06-December-2020

Case report: serologic confirmation of paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria

A child with a history of recent viral infection entered the hospital with severe anemia, hemoglobinuria, and suspected autoimmune disease. Serologic findings included a positive direct antiglobulin test and incompatible crossmatches. Extensive studies, including a Donath-Landsteiner test, confirmed paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. The child was transfused several times with washed red blood cells compatible by prewarm technique. Although hemolysis continued after each transfusion, he stabilized

Carol A. Putnam

Immunohematology, Volume 8 , ISSUE 1, 19–21

Article | 27-December-2020

DNA probe technology in parentage testing

Paternity tests involve laboratory procedures on blood samples obtained from the alleged father, mother, and child to determine if the alleged father is the true father. Conclusions are based on the principle that the child inherits half of the characteristics (markers) in his/her blood from each true parent. DNA probe analysis has emerged from the research laboratory and is currently being utilized by laboratories engaged in parentage testing to improve their efficiency in discriminating

Richard H. Walker

Immunohematology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 2, 31–39

research-article | 02-July-2020

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

require additional investigation (15). It may be argued that there remains limited evidence and comprehensive understanding of the use of WTs for autistic individuals, and the functions that they measure and the contexts in which they are used. The International Classification for Functioning, Disability and Health Child and Youth Version (ICF-CY) provides a standardized framework to explore the factors influencing functioning, inclusive of body functions and structures, activities and participation

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

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 48–69

Research Article | 06-July-2018

The Education of Gifted Children in the Early Years: A First Survey of Views, Teaching Practices, Resourcing and Administration Issues

This paper reports the findings of a survey of views on the early education of gifted children in New Zealand and identifies where challenges for professional support, resourcing, and educational administration might lie. The 125 respondents represented a range of roles connected in some way with education and most (71%) also had first-hand experience of caring for or teaching a gifted child. Various views on how giftedness should be defined were expressed, indicating that no agreement on a

Valerie Margrain, Sarah Farquhar

Apex, Volume 17 , ISSUE 1, 47–59

Review Article | 31-March-2017

Double aorta artifact in sonography – a diagnostic challenge

Robert Hadzik, Przemysław Bombiński, Michał Brzewski

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 17 , ISSUE 68, 36–40

Research Communicate | 22-January-2018

THE INTER-COUNTRY COMPARISON OF THE COST OF CHILDREN MAINTENANCE USING HOUSING EXPENDITURE

calculate equivalence scales for mono- and duo-parental households for the first and second child. The four countries share common European cultural context, yet differ with respect to social environment, in particular to family policy. We apply the Engel estimation method proposing the share of housing spending in total expenditures as a tool to obtain commodity-specific equivalence scales. Our results are consistent with other studies showing that the cost of a first child is higher than that of a

Małgorzata Kalbarczyk2,, Agata Miazga3,, Anna Nicińska4

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 18 , ISSUE 4, 687–699

research-article | 12-April-2019

Mentalization mediates the relationship between borderline personality features and internalizing and externalizing psychopathology in adolescents

BPD not only reduces borderline personality features as research has shown (16), but might also be responsible for a reduction in externalizing and internalizing psychopathology in BPD patients. Methods Participants Data were collected from 109 patients aged 13 to 18 years referred to a Danish child and adolescent psychiatric clinic for the purpose of diagnostic assessment. As part of standard assessment, the patients also filled out self-report questionnaires measuring borderline features

Ditte Aagaard Norup, Sune Bo

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 7 , 13–19

Research Article | 01-September-2017

SPECIFIC ABSORPTION RATE ASSESSMENT ON HUMAN HEAD DUE TO RADIATIONS BY MOBILE PHONE ANTENNA

Development of mobile phone communication infrastructure in the world has promoted which lead public concern over possible health effect exposure to radio frequency electromagnetic energy (RFEME) emanating from mobile phone antenna. The Micro-strip patch antenna plays an important role in electromagnetic energy transmitting and receiving phenomena in mobile phone. This paper makes an effort to assess the mobile radiation exposure effect on 4 years child, 8years child and an adult head model

M. Anto Bennet, J. Surekha Poomathi, C. Kalpana, S. Sariga Priya

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 10 , ISSUE 5, 374–394

Research Article | 30-November-2015

Anxiety Disorders among Adolescents referred to General Psychiatry for Multiple Causes: Clinical Presentation, Prevalence, and Comorbidity

(57.6% girls) between the ages of 12 and 18 years who were consecutively referred to two child and adolescent general psychiatry clinics in Sweden were assessed for anxiety disorders and comorbidity using the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children. Self-ratings of anxiety symptoms and difficulties with family, school, friends, sleep, and body aches were also obtained.At least one anxiety disorder was found in 46% of participants. Among anxious adolescents

Susanne Olofsdotter, Sofia Vadlin, Karin Sonnby, Tomas Furmark, Kent W. Nilsson

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 2, 55–64

Article | 20-July-2021

Effect of functional appliance therapy on the quality of life in skeletal Class II malocclusion

experimental group. A control group of 49 subjects was selected from school children without malocclusion. The Child Oral Impact on Daily Performance (Child-OIDP) index was administered, repeated and differences were evaluated following functional therapy using the Clark Twin Block appliance. Results: At baseline, the most common oral impact on daily performance in the experimental group was emotional stability (35 patients, 71.4%) and smiling without shame (34 patients, 69.4%), which respectively

Mohammad Moslem Imani, Elaheh Seyed Tabaii, Saba Jamshidi, Sepideh Arab

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 34 , ISSUE 2, 225–231

Research Article | 30-November-2015

Are Autistic Traits in Youth Meaningful? A Replication study in Non-referred Siblings of Youth with and without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

using the Child Behavior Checklist AT profile, which consists of combined aggregate T-scores of ≥ 195 on the Withdrawn, Social, and Thought Problems subscales.ATs were significantly more prevalent among the siblings of probands with ADHD as compared with siblings of control probands (6% vs. 1%; P = .02). Siblings of probands with ADHD with a positive AT profile (N = 15) were significantly more impaired than those without an AT profile (N = 242) with regard to psychopathological, interpersonal

Joseph Biederman, Maura Fitzgerald, Stephen V. Faraone, Ronna Fried, K. Yvonne Woodworth, Alexandra Saunders, Kristina Conroy, Gagan Joshi

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 2, 77–87

research-article | 03-September-2020

Moderation of treatment effects by parent-adolescent conflict in a randomised controlled trial of Attachment-Based Family Therapy for adolescent depression

Introduction Adolescents who suffer from depression report experiencing more conflict and less support in the relationship with their parents (1). The transition into adolescence is normatively accompanied by increases in parent-child conflict (2), but not all parent-adolescent dyads manage these conflicts equally well (3). Parent-adolescent conflict has been linked to onset of adolescent depressive symptoms in multiple studies (4-6). Parent-adolescent conflict has further been found to predict

Erling W. Rognli, Luxsiya Waraan, Nikolai O. Czajkowski, Marianne Aalberg

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 110–122

research article | 15-September-2020

One-year follow-up of The Incredible Years Parents and Babies Program: A pilot randomized controlled trial

its highest in the early years (6). In addition, infants are exposed to more potentially damaging experiences such as child neglect and violent abuse than older children (6–10). Compared to older children, infants are also more sensitive to disruptions in parental care. Infants with mothers suffering from depression or severe stress can show biochemical, physiological, and behavioral dysregulations beginning shortly after birth, and may be at increased risk of mental and behavioral problems (11–13

Maiken Pontoppidan, Tróndur Møller Sandoy, Sihu K. Klest

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 123–134

Case report | 30-March-2018

Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery treated surgically in a 6-week-old infant. A case report and review of the literature

, cardiac ECHO showed abnormal origin of the right coronary artery from the trunk of the pulmonary artery. The child was deemed eligible for surgical treatment of the defect. The surgical translocation of the ostium of the right coronary artery to the aorta was done with success, and the child was discharged on the 14th day of hospitalization.ConclusionThe present case report demonstrates that careful examination of the child with precise echocardiographic examination makes it possible to establish an

Krzysztof Grabowski, Maciej Aleksander Karolczak, Ewa Zacharska-Kokot, Wojciech Mądry, Jacek Pająk

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 18 , ISSUE 72, 71–76

Research Article | 30-November-2012

Exploration of ADHD Subtype Definitions and Co-Occurring Psychopathology in a Missouri Population-Based Large Sibship Sample

There is some debate regarding the utility of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) subtypes as currently defined. Differences in co-occurring psychopathology among subtypes would support the validity of subtype definitions. To explore how ADHD subtype relates to co-occurring psychopathology in a large population-based sample of children and adolescents (n=5744). Parents completed the Strengths and Weaknesses of ADHD-symptoms and Normal behavior (SWAN) questionnaire, the Child

Angela M. Reiersen, Alexandre A. Todorov

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 1, 3–13

research-article | 30-November-2019

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

participation. Participants The sample consisted of 43 adolescents (CFT, n = 19, TAU, n = 24, aged 14–17 years; 83.7 % female) under psychiatric care at a child and adolescent psychiatric outpatient clinic in the County of Södra Älvsborg, which includes both rural and urban areas, in Sweden, and their parents (n = 77; 61 % female). The clinic specializes in treating complex MH problems in children and adolescents aged 3–18 years, which is free of charge. Patients were included if they were: (1) aged 14–17

Anna Sofia Bratt, Marie Rusner, Idor Svensson

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 8 , 38–47

Article | 27-December-2020

Resolution of discrepant typings observed in paternity testing

Discrepant results in phenotyping the red blood cells (RBCs) of a child and his alieged parents were attributable to a contaminating antibody, anti-Bgb (HLA B-17), in typing reagents (anti-C and -CW). This case demonstrates the necessity for using reagents from at least two sources for paternity testing.

Mary Lou Guizzo, Nancy Lang

Immunohematology, Volume 5 , ISSUE 2, 57–59

Case report | 01-December-2019

Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria: a case report

A 15-month-old white male child was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit with symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection, increased somnolence, pallor, jaundice, fever, and decreased activity level. The purpose of this case study is to report the clinical findings associated with the patient’s clinical symptoms and differential laboratory diagnosis.

Scott C. Wise, Sheila H. Tinsley, Lloyd O. Cook

Immunohematology, Volume 28 , ISSUE 4, 118–123

research-paper | 30-November-2020

Levels of happiness and depression in parents of children with autism spectrum disorder in Poland

is a dominance of male cases. Recent research data shows that the male-to-female ratio for ASD diagnosis in children is estimated at 3:1 (Hodges et al., 2020). Caring for a child with ASD challenges the parents and predisposes them to depression, anxiety and psychosomatic disorders, as well as significantly affecting the functioning of the whole family (Dunn et al., 2019). If the child has a co-occurring intellectual disability, it prominently obstructs the parents’ ability to develop a strong

Anna Kostiukow, Piotr Poniewierski, Dominika Janowska, Włodzimierz Samborski

Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, Volume 81 , ISSUE 3, 279–285

Research Article | 30-November-2013

Impairment in Young Preschool Children with Symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Co-occurring Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder

were recruited from a population-based sample included in The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Children who scored above the 90th percentile for ADHD symptoms were included in the present sample. The assessment of the symptoms and functional impairment described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, text revision, was based on parental ratings and the semi-structured psychiatric interview entitled “The Preschool Age Psychiatric Assessment.”Added

Bothild Bendiksen, Heidi Aase, Elisabeth Svensson, Svein Friis, Anne Margrethe Myhre, Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud, Pål Zeiner

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 2 , ISSUE 3, 95–105

Clinical Practice | 22-December-2016

Toward a new generation of quality registries for neurodevelopmental disorders: the example of NEUROPSYK

professionals have called for more user-friendly; time-saving; and clinically informative registers.To fill this gap, the NEUROPSYK Quality Register was established in 2014 by the Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Karolinska Institutet. Initially, this was a clinical register of child and adolescent psychiatry for the Stockholm County Council.The main objectives of NEUROPSYK are to improve the assessment of and interventions used for individuals with NDDs by doing the following: 1) supporting

Anna Löfgren Wilteus, Frida Bartonek, Jacqueline Borg, Sven Bölte

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 4 , ISSUE 3, 141–146

research-article | 09-September-2021

Effects of methylphenidate on height, weight and blood biochemistry parameters in prepubertal boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: an open label prospective study

with all the factors related to growth in wide age ranges and long-term treatments. Therefore, our study sample included the boys at only prepubertal ages, and the follow-up was limited to six months. Methods Study design This study was conducted in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic of Antalya Training and Research Hospital in Health Sciences University, Turkey for six months in 2015. The study proposal was approved by Internal Review Board of Clinical Studies according to the Declaration

Ahmet Çevikaslan, Mesut Parlak, Hamit Yaşar Ellidağ, Sibel Çilingiroğlu Kulaksızoğlu, Necat Yılmaz

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 163–173

Research Article | 30-November-2012

Modeling Patterns of Negative Life Events and Mental Health in Faroese Adolescents

picture of trauma exposure and its consequences among Faroese adolescents, and it is thereby a valuable tool for the national planning of preventive and interventional strategies and for empirically founded economic prioritization. These results emphasize the importance of choosing a trauma-informed strategy in various disciplines, such as pediatrics, child and adolescent psychiatry, social work, and school psychology when the aim is to provide the appropriate intervention.

Tóra Petersen, Cherie Armour, Ask Elklit

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 1 , ISSUE 2, 63–71

Case report | 11-March-2020

An unusual case of an acute hemolytic transfusion reaction caused by an autoanti-I

In general, naturally occurring cold autoagglutinins react optimally at low temperatures. We describe a young child who experienced an acute hemolytic transfusion reaction by an unusual autoanti-I. The IgM autoanti-I was detected at 4°C (titer 256) and also reacted at 30°C. This case highlights the potential hazard of transfusing units of blood immediately upon removal from the blood refrigerator, especially into neonates and children of small stature.

Nay Win, Sally Rahman, Philip Gold, Susan Ward

Immunohematology, Volume 27 , ISSUE 3, 101–103

Research Article | 30-November-2013

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autistic Traits, and Substance Use Among Missouri Adolescents

ADHD diagnosis. The presence of elevated autistic traits was defined as a raw Social Responsiveness Scale (SRS) score of 62 (95th percentile for this sample) or higher. SU was determined with the use of three items from the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL). Statistical methods used included logistic and fractional polynomial regression.As compared with controls, adolescents with ADHD were at increased risk for alcohol, tobacco, and drug use whether or not they had elevated autistic traits

Richard C. Mulligan, Angela M. Reiersen, Alexandre A. Todorov

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 2 , ISSUE 2, 86–92

Article | 20-July-2021

The impact of treatment cost on low SES families: an orthodontic viewpoint

part of the project, 11 volunteer orthodontists were interviewed. A subsequent content analysis of the collected data was performed. Results: Most participants reported that parents would feel inadequate if they were unable to secure orthodontic treatment for their child; however, some participants also indicated that it was common for parents to ‘go without’ to fund their child’s treatment. Most participants maintained that the government should only fund treatment for severely

Lee Smith, Hannah Jack, Joseph Antoun, Peter Fowler, Keely Blanch, Lyndie Foster Page

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 1, 13–20

Article | 14-December-2020

Paternity evaluation in the presence of splits and crossreactive antigens

Evaluation of paternity (alleged father, mother, and child) can range from a strightforward resolution to a complex problem that cannot be resolved without family studies. We present a case of disputed paternity in which tests for crossreactive groups (CREGs) and antigen subtypes (splits) within the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system could not be used confidently to prove or disprove paternity. Further analysis, red cell enzyme tests, enabled a final verdict and confirmed the current

Robert W. Gutendorf, Kamala Balakrishnan, David L. Taylor, Kelly Cox

Immunohematology, Volume 7 , ISSUE 2, 43–45

research-article | 07-July-2020

Putative shared mechanisms in autism spectrum disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a systematic review of the role of oxidative stress

they found a positive correlation between clinical severity and SHH and an absence of correlation between clinical severity and levels of oxygen free radicals. On the other hand, how the degrees of severity of the disorder were determined was not reported, since the cases were selected based on a screening test (CARS) and not on an evaluation by a child psychiatrist nor gold standard measures like ADIR or ADOS. In fact, the diagnostic methods used are one of the major limitations in most of the

Filipa Sa-Carneiro, Conceição Calhau, Rui Coelho, Margarida Figueiredo-Braga

Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, Volume 80 , ISSUE 2, 129–138

Research Article | 06-July-2018

Education of Gifted Young Children: Contingency of Views on First-hand Experience and Conception of Giftedness

) was used to test the statistical significance of seven hypothesised associations. Analysis showed that current or past experience of caring for a gifted child was related to a differential view of giftedness, i.e. the view that gifted children can be differentiated from others as being significantly more advanced, above the norm, or among the very top percentile in some aspects. The finding was of statistical significance (p = .018). Analysis found no statistical significance for experience of

Valerie Margrain, S. Lee, S.E. Farquhar

Apex, Volume 18 , ISSUE 1, 25–37

short-report | 05-September-2020

The Effects of Social Support on the Relationship between Infant Sleep and Postnatal Depression

factors (parental soothing behaviors, maternal depression, parenting stress and parental sleep-related cognitions) (4, 5). As a result of these intrinsic and extrinsic factors, it has been shown that overnight crying and sleep problems can affect up to 30% of infants (6). Child sleep disturbance is important to consider because it may have aversive consequences for the child including developmental delay, behavioural problems and mood disorders (6), poor academic performance (7), and high levels of

Y King, S Blunden

Eat, Sleep, Work, Volume 2 , ISSUE 1, 2–17

Article | 16-April-2018

Using Music and Applied Behaviour Analysis to Introduce an Adaptive Mobility Device to a Student with Multiple Disabilities: A Case Study

Introducing an adapted mobility device (AMD) to a child with multiple disabilities can be especially challenging. In this descriptive case study, an AMD is introduced to a six year old boy with congenital blindness, speech impairment, and an intellectual disability. Observational data were collected via A-B-C documentation resulting in a strategic intervention design plan to improve grasping and independent travelling skills. Over the course of 16 weeks, data indicated that Joey (pseudonym) met

Vicki M. DePountis, Ed.D., TVI, COMS, L. Kathleen Sheriff, Ed.D.

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 7 , ISSUE 1, 52–59

Article | 16-April-2018

Student Portfolios in O&M: A window into the child’s learning experience

Fabiana Perla, Ed.D. COMS, CLVT, Jamie Maffit, M.S., COMS, CLVT

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 7 , ISSUE 1, 44–51

Research Article | 18-January-2019

A network approach to understanding obesogenic environments for children in Pennsylvania

communities in Pennsylvania were used. Spearman correlation coefficients were used to describe the bivariate association between each pair of features. These correlations were used to create a network in which the nodes are community features and weighted edges are the strength of the correlations among those nodes. Modules of clustered features were identified using the walktrap method. This network was plotted, and then examined separately for communities stratified by quartiles of child obesity

Emily A. Knapp, Usama Bilal, Bridget T. Burke, Geoff B. Dougherty, Thomas A. Glass

Connections, Volume 38 , ISSUE 1, 1–11

case-report | 30-November-2018

Anomalous retroaortic paravertebral course of the left innominate vein in a child with atrial septal defect

Case report A boy with Down syndrome, aged 2.5 years, was referred to the Department for corrective cardiac surgery of a large ostium secundum atrial septal defect (ASD II) (Qp: Qs = 2.8 : 1). The general condition of the child was good, with no signs of overt heart failure. Echocardiography Preoperative echocardiographic evaluation (Fig. 1, Fig. 2, Fig. 3, Fig. 4, Fig. 5, Fig. 6) additionally revealed the presence of a wide vein with an atypical course in the posterior mediastinum. The

Wojciech Mądry, Maciej A. Karolczak, Krzysztof Grabowski

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 76, 71–74

original-paper | 22-July-2020

A position paper on breastfeeding by women with epilepsy – working group report

mothers with epilepsy is one of the interdisciplinary issues that should be familiar to all specialist involved in the care of a mother and her child during this particularly happy period of their lives. The conduct of neurologists, obstetricians-gynaecologists, neonatologists and paediatricians should be in accordance with a well-understood routine, but it should be a “live” document and routine so that new information so that it can be modified and supplemented accordingly. This position paper

Joanna Jędrzejczak, Maria Wilińska, Ewa Kamińska, Ryszard Lauterbach, Ewa Helwich, Teresa Jackowska, Ewa Nagańska, Natalia Jacyna, Beata Majkowska-Zwolińska

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 28 , 7–25

Research Article | 23-May-2019

PAPILLOMAVIRUSES: HPV AS THE ETIOLOGICAL FACTOR OF HEAD AND NECK CANCERS

The HPV virus, belonging to papillomaviruses, causes genital, lung, head and neck cancers. It is currently estimated that there are 190 types of HPV. Over 700 million people worldwide are infected with the virus. In the United States, 14 million new infections occur every year. The most common HPV types responsible for carcinogenesis of head and neck areas are types 16 and 18. The virus infects human epithelial cells, for example during a sexual intercourse. Transmission from mother to child

Michał Wiciński, Kamil Leis, Bartosz Malinowski, Mateusz Maciej Węclewicz, Elżbieta Grześk, Grzegorz Grześk

Postępy Mikrobiologii - Advancements of Microbiology, Volume 57 , ISSUE 1, 33–40

research-article | 18-December-2020

A case of incidental infantile gallbladder adenomyomatosis: an unusual US finding of uncertain clinical significance

Elena Drakonaki, Stamatios Kokkinakis, Ioannis Karageorgiou, Neofytos Maliotis, Anna Ioannidoy, Emmanouil K. Symvoulakis

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 20 , ISSUE 83, 318–321

Case report | 08-August-2017

Clinical report: a rare co-occurrence of tuberous sclerosis complex and Rett syndrome in a girl with mental retardation, epilepsy and autism

Introduction. There are some genetic disorders with combination of mental retardation, epilepsy and autism in which the abnormal mammalian Target of Rapamycin (m-TOR) signaling is implicated. The most important of them is tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), but the disturbances of the m-TOR pathway can also be detected in Rett syndrome (RS), Fragile X syndrome and Down syndrome. We describe the rare case of co-occurrence of TSC and RS. Case study. The female child was born at term by normal

Elena Belousova, Vladimir Sukhorukov, Marina Dorofeeva, Lev Shagam, Dmitrii V. Vlodavetz

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 25 , ISSUE 1-2, 47–51

Original Paper | 28-December-2016

High Seroprevalence of CMV Among Women of Childbearing Age Implicates High Burden of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection in Poland

Cytomegaloviruses are common worldwide, with variable frequency of infections. The infection in pregnancy may lead to pregnancy loss or serious sequelae for the child. To understand the risk posed by CMV in Poland we conducted cross-sectional study on women aged 15–49 basing on existing serum bank. Age dependent CMV incidence, the rates of congenital infection and sequelae were modelled from sero-prevalence, literature and demographic data. The overall anti-CMV IgG prevalence was 81.9

Joanna Siennicka, Milena Dunal-Szczepaniak, Agnieszka Trzcińska, Paulina Godzik, Magdalena Rosińska

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 65 , ISSUE 4, 425–432

mini-review | 27-December-2020

Hepatitis B Virus: From Diagnosis to Treatment

spreads from mother to child, after exposure to infected blood or body fluids or sexual contact. In addition, HBV can survive and remain infective for several weeks on moist surfaces at room temperature (de Almeida et al. 2015; Terrault et al. 2018; Than et al. 2019). Despite being transmitted vertically from infected mother to a child, having sex with an infected partner, contacting the infected needle sticks or sharp object injuries, HBV is not transmitted through breastfeeding, hugging, kissing

MERYEM GUVENIR, AYSE ARIKAN

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 69 , ISSUE 4, 391–399

Research Article | 24-August-2017

MET AND UNMET NEED FOR CONTRACEPTION: SMALL AREA ESTIMATION FOR RAJASTHAN STATE OF INDIA

of unwanted births ends in childbirths, and which are related to deaths and injuries for both mother and child. Due to lack of availability of reliable data at the small level (area-wise) specifically in developing countries like India. In this article the small area estimation technique is used for the estimation of met and unmet need for contraception for 187 towns of Rajasthan state of India and for empirical analysis. Data is taken from the District Level Household Survey (DLHS): 2002-04 and

Piyush Kant Rai, Sarla Pareek, Hemlata Joshi

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 18 , ISSUE 2, 329–360

Research Article | 06-July-2018

“If you talk, you are just talking. If I talk is that bragging?” Perspectives of Parents with Young Gifted Children in New Zealand.

This phenomenological study (Chellapan, 2012) investigates the perceptions and experiences of four sets of New Zealand parents with children identified as intellectually gifted based upon an IQ testing. The voices of parents with young gifted children have been missing from academic literature in New Zealand. Using a qualitative phenomenology approach, four sets of parents with a young intellectually gifted child were interviewed about their parenting experiences. In-depth interviews provided a

Lakshmi Chellapan, Valerie Margrain

Apex, Volume 18 , ISSUE 1, 10–24

Article | 30-November-2020

An example of anti-LWa in a 10-month-old infant

patient’s red blood cells (RBCs) typed as B, D-, LW(a-), K-, Fy(a-). Due to the age and clinical status of the child, 51Cr survival studies were not performed. One pediatric unit of D-, K-, Fy(a-) blood was transfused uneventfully; the expected increment of hemoglobin was achieved. Repeat testing 3 months later showed a weakly positive DAT, the patient’s RBCs typed as LW(a+), and anti-LWa was detected only by a two-stage papain technique. These results suggest that the patient had a

Alan Devenish

Immunohematology, Volume 10 , ISSUE 4, 127–129

case-report | 28-June-2019

Sonographic diagnosis of large-cell calcifying Sertoli cell tumor

complex. Benign tumors are commonly seen in younger patients and tend to be multifocal or bilateral and smaller than 4 cm. About 17% of the reported LCCSCTs were malignant, and all of them unilateral and unifocal. Malignant LCCSCTs tend to occur in older patients (mean age 39 vs 19 years)(3). Only one of the reported malignant LCCSCT cases concerned a child(4). It was a boy with a single lesion in the left testis without prominent calcifications. Except for one patient, all of the LCCSCTs associated

Osman Ocal, Dilek Ertoy Baydar, Ilkay Sedakat Idilman, Hasan Serkan Dogan, Serdat Tekgul, Mustafa Ozmen

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 19 , ISSUE 77, 161–164

Research Article | 13-December-2019

HYBRID MULTIPLE IMPUTATION IN A LARGE SCALE COMPLEX SURVEY

HMI method has proven to be markedly superior to the existing MI methods in terms of computational efficiency. The authors illustrate repeated sampling properties of the hybrid approach using simulated data. The results are also illustrated by child data from the multiple indicator survey (MICS) in Punjab 2014.

Humera Razzak, Christian Heumann

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 20 , ISSUE 4, 33–58

research-article | 30-November-2019

Integrated responses for people with cognitive disability and complex support needs: Factors and principles

., Paterson, M., Hyman, I. 2018 Experiences of child protection workers in collaborating with adult mental health providers: An exploratory study from Ontario, Canada Canada Describes findings regarding identified barriers and facilitators to collaboration between child welfare and adult mental health service providers Semi-structured survey instrument

Leanne Dowse, Isabella Dillon-Savage, Angela Dew, Iva Strnadová

Evidence Base, Volume 2020 , ISSUE 2, 10–61

Case report | 26-October-2019

Blocked D phenomenon and relevance of maternal  serologic testing

A blood requisition for double-volume exchange transfusion was received for a 2-day-old male child born to a 29-yearold multiparous female (P2002) referred to our institute having neonatal jaundice with encephalopathy; no maternal sample was received. The neonatal blood sample was typed as group A, D–, and the direct antiglobulin test (DAT) was strongly positive (4+) using the gel method. Mono-specific DAT showed the presence of IgG antibodies on neonatal red blood cells (RBCs). Acid

Ashish Jain, Vijay Kumawat, Neelam Marwaha

Immunohematology, Volume 31 , ISSUE 3, 116–118

research-article | 12-October-2021

The risk for paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea in rural Queensland

discomfort for the parent and child to be hospitalised overnight, and long waiting times between referral and testing have made PSG impractical for routine clinical use and research purposes.21 Several screening questionnaires have been developed to improve OSA detection so that the health system is not unnecessarily strained.22 The Paediatric Sleep Questionnaire (PSQ) introduced by Chervin et al. has been validated against the gold standard of PSG, with a sensitivity of 0.85 and specificity of 0.87. It

Marguerite A. Fischer, Ersan I. Karadeniz, Carlos Flores-Mir, Daniel Lindsay, Carmen Karadeniz

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 37 , ISSUE 2, 197–205

Review | 13-September-2016

Standards of ultrasound imaging of the adrenal glands

histopathological entities but cortical adenomas without hormonal hyperfunction are the most common. Each abdominal ultrasound scan of a child or adult should include the assessment of the suprarenal areas. If a previously non-reported, incidental solid focal lesion exceeding 1 cm (incidentaloma) is detected in the suprarenal area, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging should be conducted to confi rm its presence and for differentiation and the tumor functional status should be determined

Rafał Z. Słapa, Wiesław S. Jakubowski, Katarzyna Dobruch-Sobczak, Anna A. Kasperlik-Załuska

Journal of Ultrasonography, Volume 15 , ISSUE 63, 377–387

Article | 21-April-2019

Assessment within ILP: A journey of collaborative inquiry

• Parents to share in the richness of their child’s learning journey • A holistic profile of the students, rather than one which purely focussed on academic achievements. We believe that the outcomes of this assessment inquiry will have a significant impact on all teaching and learning in our ILEs.

Linda Harvie, Steve Harper-Travers, Amanda Jaeger

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, Volume 32 , ISSUE 1, 133–139

Case report | 12-March-2020

Role for serial prenatal anti-Vel quantitative serologic monitoring with 2-ME serum treatment during pregnancy: case report

trimester (week 7) of her second pregnancy. Interval measurements of the serologic antibody titers were performed during the next 26 weeks. The untreated serum (IgM and IgG) titer increased from a baseline of 4 to 16 during that interval, while the 2-ME (presumed IgG component) titer remained stable at 4. Responding to ultrasound findings suspicious for fetal anemia, the child was delivered without complications at 34 weeks’ gestation. At birth, the DAT was negative and there was no evidence of

Walter J. Linz, Judith T. Fueger, Steven Allen, Susan T. Johnson

Immunohematology, Volume 26 , ISSUE 1, 8–10

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