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MEDICAL / Psychiatry / Child & Adolescent
Psychotic behaviour is a symptom which reflects a distorted sense of reality and involves certain...
Borderline personality disorder
Borderline personality disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis (301.83) in the Diagnostic and Statist...
Childhood depression manifests itself in a multitude of ways at different ages, and the symptoms ...
Childhood panic disorder
If a child has inexplicable somatic symptoms that fit those of panic disorder, consultation with ...
Children and domestic violence
Witnessing violence is harmful to the child and his/her development, even when the violence is no...
Cognitive psychotherapy is a form of therapy that attempts to understand and conceptualise a pati...
Conduct disorders in children and adolescents
Conduct disorders are characterised by repetitive defiant, antisocial or aggressive conduct which...
Depression of adolescents
Depressive feelings are common in adolescents: in the majority this is, however, a normative way ...
Eating disorders among children and adolescents
Eating disorders usually start in the adolescence. They are more common among girls than among bo...
Learning disorders include difficulties in reading and writing, disturbances in arithmetic skills...
Obsessive-compulsive disorder in children
Ritualistic behavior without any further remarkable problems is often normal during childhood bef...
Psychiatric evaluation and referral to treatment of adolescents
Adolescents need psychiatric care more often than children. About 20–30% of adolescents hav...
Psychopharmacotherapy in children and adolescents
Psychopharmacotherapy is not often used in children and adolescents. However, drug therapy is est...
Psychosocial support for patients with cancer
The patient is helped to stay in control and to maintain both his/her identity and key social rol...
Psychotherapeutic forms of treatment for children and adolescents
The patient is helped to come to terms with his/her anxiety and problems, and the development int...
Selective mutism is a form of abnormal behaviour in which the child refuses to speak in a certain...
Substance abuse of adolescents
Identify adolescents' substance use and intervene, as even occasional use may result in serio...
Suicidal behaviour in childhood and adolescence
Children plan and might carry out suicidal acts in many ways, such as by jumping or charging into...
The adolescent and long-term illness
Experiencing puberty and long-term illness simultaneously is challenging. A long-term illness aff...
The effect of parental mental illness on the child
Parental mental illness can have both direct and indirect effects on the offspring. Many other il...
Tic disorders in childhood
Tic disorder means sudden, repeated and unintentional convulsion-like twitches or vocal symptoms ...
Treating psychological problems in persons with intellectual disability (ID) in primary health care
The essential goals are to recognize conditions requiring a more specific assessment of a possibl...
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