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The factor structure of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) in Greek adolescents
BackgroundThe Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a practical, economic and user-friendly screening instrument of emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents. ThisExpand
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Childhood depression: a place for psychotherapy. An outcome study comparing individual psychodynamic psychotherapy and family therapy.
BACKGROUND Although considered clinically effective, there is little systematic research confirming the use of Individual Psychodynamic Psychotherapy or Family Therapy as treatments for depression inExpand
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Elevated morning serum interleukin (IL)-6 or evening salivary cortisol concentrations predict posttraumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents six months after a motor vehicle accident
BACKGROUND This study examined prospectively the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, the sympathetic nervous system and inflammatory factors in children shortly after a motor vehicleExpand
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The Natural History of Neuroendocrine Changes in Pediatric Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) After Motor Vehicle Accidents: Progressive Divergence of Noradrenaline and Cortisol Concentrations Over
BACKGROUND The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and the catecholaminergic system are involved in the pathophysiology of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This was a prospective andExpand
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Screening for children’s depression symptoms in Greece: the use of the Children’s Depression Inventory in a nation-wide school-based sample
The objective of this study is to determine the level of depressive symptoms among a sample of Greek children aged 8–12 years, as measured by the Greek Children’s Depression Inventory (CDI), as wellExpand
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Posttraumatic stress reactions among children following the Athens earthquake of September 1999
Abstract.The objective of the present study was to assess symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and anxiety among children 6 months after they had been exposed to an earthquakeExpand
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Psychosocial adaptation of immigrant Greek children from the former Soviet Union
Abstract.Background: The objective of this study was to assess psychiatric disorders in, and the psychosocial adaptation and academic performance of, children of immigrant families of Greek originExpand
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Brain “fog,” inflammation and obesity: key aspects of neuropsychiatric disorders improved by luteolin
Brain “fog” is a constellation of symptoms that include reduced cognition, inability to concentrate and multitask, as well as loss of short and long term memory. Brain “fog” characterizes patientsExpand
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Prevalence of recurrent complaints of pain among Greek schoolchildren and associated factors: A population‐based study
Aim: To determine the prevalence of recurrent complaints of pain (RCP) in Greek children, and to examine associations with socio‐demographic characteristics and psychosocial factors. Methods:Expand
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Inattention, Hyperactivity, Impulsivity—Epidemiology and Correlations: A Nationwide Greek Study From Birth to 18 Years
We examined the prevalence of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD]-like symptoms) at 7 and 18 years in a Greek birth cohort, and associatedExpand
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