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Starting at the Beginning: Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Mental Health coincides with the 24th International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAPA) Congress in Singapore, June 2020. This book examines the determinates of individual differences in children and young people, along with the origins of maladjustment and psychiatric disorders. It addresses the ways in which interventions and mental health services can be developed and shaped to address individual differences among children. Additional topics include environmental hazards and mental health and cultural psychiatry as a basic science for addressing mental health disparities.
Chapters dive deeper into anxiety disorders in infants, gaming disorder, the pitfalls of treatment in OCD, and ADHD developmental neuropsychiatry. Another targeted section focuses on policies for child and adolescent mental health, including a review of mental health services in China, Oceania and East Asia.
- Emphasizes social and environmental influences
- Focuses on early developmental and infancy processes
- Addresses the training of child and adolescent psychiatrists across Europe
- Covers a range of illustrative psychiatric disorders and problems
- Works toward the goal of producing a mental health workforce with internationally recognized competencies
Members of IACAPAP: health professionals in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology, social work, pediatrics, public health, nursing, education, and social sciences
Matthew Hodes, Petrus J. de Vries and Susan Shur-Fen Gau
I. Epidemiological and Cultural Perspectives in Child & Adolescent Mental Health
1. Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Disease Burden of Child and Adolescent Mental Disorders: Taiwanese and Global Aspects
Susan Shur-Fen Gau
2. Cultural psychiatry as the basic science of addressing health and mental health disparities
Anthony Paul Sison Guerrero
II. Developmental Neuropsychiatry: Risk, Prevention, and Intervention Opportunities
3. Developmental Neurocognitive and Neuropsychiatric Consequences of Chemical Exposure amongst Children in South Korea
4. Early Life Determinants of Health: Invest early to break the cycle of long-term disadvantage
5. Challenges and opportunities of implementing early interventions for autism spectrum disorders in resource-limited settings: A South African example
Petrus J. de Vries and Nola Chambers
III. New Perspectives on Problems and Disorders
6. A developmental model of hikikomori: Possible ways to prevent and treat pathological social withdrawal
7. Gaming disorder in young people
8. Common challenges and pitfalls in the treatment of pediatric OCD using CBT and medication
Bruce Clark and Georgina Krebs
9. Developmental perspectives on ADHD, treatment implications and achieving good outcomes
IV. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Policy and Services – Asian Perspectives
10. Past perfect or present tense: Developing Mental Health Policies for the Next Generation
Daniel Shuen Sheng Fung and Daniel Poremski
11. Chinese policy and practice in child and adolescent mental health
12. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Needs, Services, and Gap in East and Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands
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- 1st June 2020
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Matthew Hodes, MBBS BSc MSc PhD FRCPsych, is currently Honorary Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Imperial College London, and Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust. His research interests are social and cultural psychiatry, including refugee mental health, the interface between mental and physical health, and evidence-based approaches to treatment. He is currently the Lead Editor for the Monographs of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals (IACAPAP).
Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Centre for Mental Health, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Imperial College London, UK
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinical Services at National Taiwan University Hospital, specializing in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Gau’s research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, sleep medicine, and clinical, neuropsychological, brain imaging, and genetic studies on attention-deficit hyper activity disorder and autism spectrum disorders.
National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC
As part of his work, Dr. de Vries conducts research on adolescent health (sexual and reproductive, adolescent mental health, bullying in adolescents, health and education systems for adolescents, and intimate partner violence in adolescents), autism (screening and diagnostic tool evaluation and development, evaluation and development of interventions, health and education systems, and use of technology), and tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC-assocationed neuropsychiatric disorders, clinical trials of mTOR inhibitors, and natural history of TSC).
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa