Background and activities

Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (barne- og ungdomspsykiatri).

 

 

Stecher Nielsen M., Clausen C.E., Hirota T., Kumperscak H., Guerrero A., Kaneko H., Skokauskas N. (2021). A comparison of child and adolescent psychiatry in the Far East, the Middle East, and Southeast Europe. Asia Pac Psychiatry. Oct 17;e12490.doi: 10.1111/appy.12490.

 

Goto R., Frodl T., Skokauskas N. (2021). Armed Conflict and Early Childhood Development in 12 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Pediatrics, August 2021, e2021050332; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2021-050332.

Akselberg Iversen S., Nalugya N.,   Babirye J., Engebretsen I., Skokauskas N. (2021). Child and adolescent mental health services in Uganda. Int J Ment Health Syst. Aug 3;15(1):66.

 Babiano-Espinosa L., Wolters L.H., Weidle B., Compton S., Lydersen S., Skokauskas N. (2021). Acceptability and feasibility of enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy (eCBT) for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Sep 4;15(1):47. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health doi: 10.1186/s13034-021-00400-7.

Khanal K.P., Anagnostopoulou N., Aleksic B., Anagnostopoulos D.C., Skokauskas N. Strengthening CAMHS and reducing child and adolescent mental health inequalities in Europe (2021). Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. May 13. doi: 10.1007/s00787-021-01788-5.

Li T., Rooij D., Mota N.R., Buitelaar J.K., ENIGMA ADHD Working Group (Ambrosino S., Banaschewski T. …. Skokauskas N. et al.); Hoogman M., Vasquez A., Franke B. (2021). Characterizing neuroanatomic heterogeneity in people with and without ADHD based on subcortical brain volumes. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. Sep;62(9):1140-1149. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13384.

Hollmann K., Allgaier K., Hohnecker C.S., Lautenbacher H., Bizu V., Nickola M., Wewetzer G., Wewetzer C., Ivarsson T., Skokauskas N., Wolters L.H., Skarphedinsson G., Weidle B., de Haan E., Torp N.C., Compton S.N., Calvo R., Lera-Miguel S., Haigis A., Renner T.J., Conzelmann A. J (2021). Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy in children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder. Neural Transm. Aug 25. doi: 10.1007/s00702-021-02409-w. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34432173

Pinchuk I., Yachnik Y., Kopchak O., Avetisyan K., Gasparyan K., Ghazaryan G., Chkonia E., Panteleeva L., Guerrero A., Skokauskas N. (2021). The Implementation of the WHO Mental Health Gap Intervention Guide (mhGAP-IG) in Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia and Kyrgyz Republic. Int J Environ Res Public Health. Apr 21;18(9):4391. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18094391.

Chudal R., Tiiri E., Brunstein Klomek A., Ong SH., Fossum S., Kaneko H., Kolaitis G., Lesinskiene S., Li L, Huong M.N., Praharaj S.K., Sillanmäki L., Slobodskaya H.R., Srabstein J.C., Wiguna T., Zamani Z., Sourander A.; Eurasian Child Mental Health Study Group (Tan Y.R., Skokauskas N., Triantafyllou K. etc.) (2021). Victimization by traditional bullying and cyberbullying and the combination of these among adolescents in 13 European and Asian countries.  Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Apr 21. doi: 10.1007/s00787-021-01779-6.

Sampaio F., Feldman I., Lavelle T.A., Skokauskas N. (2021). The cost-effectiveness of treatments for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder in children and adolescents: a systematic review. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Mar 9. doi: 10.1007/s00787-021-01748-z.

Postema, M., Hoogman, M., Ambrosino, S., Asherson, P., Banaschewski, T., Bandeira, C. E., …. Skokauskas N.  et al. (2021) Analysis of structural brain asymmetries in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in 39 datasets. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. Mar 22.doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13396.

Skylstad V., Aber H., Bakken V., Dierkes J., Iversen S.A., Kisaakye E., Kühl M.J., Nalugya J.S., Rayamajhi D., Sebuwufu D., Skar A.S., Skokauskas N., Valeckaite N., Wamani H., S Engebretsen I.M., Babirye J.N. (2021). TREAT C-AUD consortium. Child alcohol use disorder in Eastern Uganda: screening, diagnostics, risk factors and management of children drinking alcohol in Uganda (TREAT C-AUD): a mixed-methods research protocol. BMJ Paediatr Open Jul 28;5(1).

 

Herrman H., Chkonia E., Pinchuk I., Javed A., Sartorius N., Skokauskas N., van Voren R. (2021). The WPA responds rapidly to a mental health crisis: the Ukrainian example. World Psychiatry. Feb; (1):147-148.

Iversen S.A., Ogallo B., Belfer M., Fung D., Hoven C.W., Carswell K., Skokauskas N. (2021). Enhancing mental health pre-service training with the WHO mhGAP Intervention Guide: experiences learned and the way forward. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 11;15(1):1.

Patel Y., Parker N., Shin J., Howard D.,…. Skokauskas N., Soares J.C. et al. (2021). Virtual Histology of Cortical Thickness and Shared Neurobiology in 6 Psychiatric Disorders. JAMA Psychiatry. 1;78(1):47-63.

Kaasbøll J., Sigurdson J., Skokauskas N., Sund A.M. (2021) Cohort profile: The Youth and Mental Health Study (YAMHS) - a longitudinal study of the period from adolescence to adulthood. PLoS One 19;16(2).

Zhang-James Y, Helminen EC, Liu J; ENIGMA-ADHD Working Group (Busatto GF, Skokauskas N. et al.), Franke B., Hoogman M., Faraone S.V. (2021). Evidence for similar structural brain anomalies in youth and adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a machine learning analysis, Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Feb 1;11(1):82.

 

2020

Clausen C., Leventhal B., Nytrø Ø., Koposov R., Westbye O.S., Brox Røst T., Bakken V., Koochakpour K., Thorvik K., Skokauskas N. (2020). J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Clinical Decision Support Systems: An Innovative Approach to Enhancing Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Oct 13:S0890-8567(20)31981doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2020.09.018

Clausen C., Leventhal B., Nytrø Ø., Koposov R., Westbye O.S., Brox Røst T., Bakken V., Koochakpour K., Thorvik K., Skokauskas N. (2020). Testing an individualized digital decision assist system for the diagnosis and management of mental and behavior disorders in children and adolescents. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2020 Sep 17;20(1):232. doi: 10.1186/s12911-020-01239-2.

Skokauskas N., Leventhal B., Cardeli E.L., Belfer M., Kaasbøll J., Cohen J. (2020). Supporting children of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, Jul 18:1-2

Chaulagain A., Pacione L., Abdulmalik J., Hughes P., Kopchak O., Chumak S., Mendoza J., Avetisyan K., Ghazaryan G., Gasparyan K., Chkonia E., Servili C., Chowdhury N., Pinchuk I., Belfar M., Guerrero A., Panteleeva L., Skokauskas N. (2020). WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme Intervention Guide (mhGAP-IG): the first pre-service training study (2020). Int J Ment Health Syst. Jun 29; 14:47.

Boedhoe P., Rooij D., Hoogman M., Twisk J., Schmaal L., Abe Y., Alonso P., Ameis S.  Anikin A., Anticevic A., …, Skokauskas N., et. al. (2020). Subcortical Brain Volume, Regional Cortical Thickness, and Cortical Surface Area Across Disorders: Findings From the ENIGMA ADHD, ASD, and OCD Working Groups. Am J Psychiatry, Jun doi: 10.1176.

Kopchak O., Pinchuk I., Ivnev B., Skokauskas N. (2020). Reforming Undergraduate Psychiatry Training in Ukraine. J Med Educ Curric Dev. Jun 22; 7. doi: 10.1177/2382120520924000.

Clausen C.E., Bazaid K., Azeem M.W., Abdelrahim F., Elgawad A., Alamiri B.,AlAnsari A.M., Alhamzawi A., Al Mai A.M., Bakhiet A.M., Bashtawi M., Çuhadaroğlu F., Hedar M., Holdar M., Jabr S., Jafri A.S., Jumaian A., Moussa S., Osman A.H., Razjouyan K., Yanes E., Guerrero A., Skokauskas N. (2020). Child and adolescent psychiatry training and services in the Middle East region: a current status assessment. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 29(1):51-61.

Patel Y., Parker N., Shin J., Howard D., French L., Thomopoulos I., Pozzi E. …. Skokauskas N. et al. (2020) Virtual Histology of Cortical Thickness and Shared Neurobiology in 6 Psychiatric Disorders. JAMA Psychiatry.  Aug doi: 10.1001

Nakano M., Sourander A., Luntamo T., Chudal R., Skokauskas N., Kaneko H. (2020). Early risk factors for postpartum depression: A longitudinal Japanese population-based study. J Affect Disord. May 15; 269:148-153.  

Skokauskas N., Chonia E., van Voren R., Delespaul P., Germanavicius A., Keukens R., Pinchuk I., Schulze M., Koutsenok I., Herrman H., Javed A, Sartorius N., Thornicroft G. Ukrainian mental health services and World Psychiatric Association Expert Committee recommendations. Lancet Psychiatry. 2020 Sep;7(9):738-740.

Yu Y., Chaulagain A., Pedersen S.A., Lydersen S., Leventhal B.L., Szatmari P., Aleksic B., Ozaki N., Skokauskas N. (2020). Pharmacotherapy of restricted/repetitive behavior in autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Psychiatry. Mar 12;20(1):1

Avetisyan K.S., Gasparyan K.V., Chaulagain A., Skokauskas N. (2020). The implementation of WHO mhGAP principles within educational syllabus of Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia. Modern Psychology. 1 (6), 23-30.

Kumperscak H., Clausen C., Anagnostopoulos D., Barac Otasevic Z., Boricevic Marsanic V., Burgic M., Como A., Nussbaum L., Pejovic Milovancevic M., Raleva M., Sartorius N., Shahini M., Terziev D., Skokauskas N. (2020). Child and adolescent psychiatry training and mental health care in Southeast Europe. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Jan;29(1):29-39.

Wolters L.H., Weidle B., Babiano-Espinosa L., Skokauskas N. (2020).Feasibility, Acceptability and Effectiveness of Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (eCBT) for Children and Adolescents With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Therapeutic Intervention and Trial Protocol. JMIR Res Protoc.  Nov 17. doi: 10.2196/24057. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33203621.

Brox Røst T., Clausen C., Nytrø Ø., Koposov R., Leventhal B., Westbye O.S., , Bakken V., Flyger L.H., Koochakpour K., Thorvik K., Skokauskas N. Local, Early, and Precise: Designing a Clinical Decision Support System for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Front. Psychiatry, 15 December 2020 doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.564205.