Dr. Bolanle Adeyemi Ola is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Behavioural Medicine, Lagos State University College of Medicine and a Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in the affiliated teaching hospital where he started and runs the first State owned Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. He is an Associate Editor of CAMH, responsible for the Short Research Articles section.Read more
We are pleased to announce that Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal (CAMH) has now been accepted for inclusion in MEDLINE, the best-known database of the world’s largest medical library, the U.S. National Library of Medicine.Read more
Most cited CAMH paper #1 of 25: Systematic Review of Evidence and Treatment Approaches: Psychosocial and Mental Health Care for Children in War
Mark J.D. Jordans, Wietse A. Tol, Ivan H. Komproe, Joop V.T.M. De Jong.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Most descriptive papers lack a comprehensive presentation of treatment modalities and either report single interventions or are limited to position statements.
Most cited CAMH paper #2 of 25: Trauma‐Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Parents
Judith A. Cohen, Anthony P. Mannarino.Read more
Most cited CAMH paper joint #3 of 25: Screening Efficiency of the Child Behavior Checklist and Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: A Systematic Review
Erin M. Warnick, Michael B. Bracken, Stanislav KaslRead more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Dimensional symptom scales can be used to help identify areas of difficulty associated with mental health disorders in children and adolescents.
Most cited CAMH paper joint #3 of 25: The contribution of mindfulness‐based therapies for children and families and proposed conceptual integration
Paul H. Harnett, Sharon Dawe.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Understanding the mechanisms of change is important in the future development of mindfulness‐based family interventions
Most cited CAMH paper joint #5 of 25: Parental Report of Infant Language Skills: A Review of the Development and Application of the Communicative Development Inventories
James Law, Penny Roy.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Although they (CDIs) are versatile, efficient and valid, they should not be considered a panacea for child language assessment and particularly for predicting persistent language delay.
Most cited CAMH paper #7 of 25: Measurement Issues: Screening and diagnostic instruments for autism spectrum disorders – lessons from research and practise
Tony Charman, Katherine Gotham.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; Screening and diagnostic instruments help clinicians least in the cases where they are most in want of direction as their accuracy will always be lower for marginal cases
Most cited CAMH paper #8 of 25: Review: Effectiveness of mindfulness in improving mental health symptoms of children and adolescents: a meta‐analysis
Kannan Kallapiran, Siew Koo, Richard Kirubakaran, Karen Hancock.Read more
Key Practitioner Message includes; MBIs are a useful addition to the armamentarium for the treatment of children and adolescents