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Rutter's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (5th edition)

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Sir Michael Rutter, Dorothy Bishop, "Rutter's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (5th edition)" 2010 | ISBN-10: 1405145935 | 1248 pages | PDF | 7 MB
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Individual training of parents is best for small children with ADHD

Individual training of parents is best for small children with ADHD | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
A major research project highlights that individual behavioral treatment and support for parents who have preschool children with ADHD is significantly better than what is currently routinely offered in Danish Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
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In Anorexia, Brain’s Reward Response To Taste Tied To High Anxiety

The brain’s response to taste stimuli is linked to high anxiety and a drive for thinness which could play a role in driving anorexia nervosa, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found.
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ECAP August issue - Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment

ECAP August issue - Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

The ECAP August issue is now online with an editorial by professor Michael Kaess on Bullying: peer-to-peer maltreatment. Read more. 

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Emotion coaching: Helping kids cope with negative feelings

Emotion coaching is the practice of talking with children about their feelings, and offering kids concrete strategies for coping with emotionally difficult situations. Does it help? Yes. Here's a review of the evidence, and tips for becoming a more effective emotion coach.
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Brains of Children with Autism Show Unusual Folding Patterns

The brains of children with autism fold differently than those of their typical peers. Whether they are unusually smooth or convoluted depends on location and age.

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Psychiatric and cognitive effects of synthetic cannabinoids in adolescence - Turkey epidemic. ESCAP article 

Psychiatric and cognitive effects of synthetic cannabinoids in adolescence - Turkey epidemic. ESCAP article  | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

Associate professor Özhan Yalçin (M.D), a child and adolescent psychiatrist in Istanbul, Turkey, highlights the dangers of synthetic cannabinoid use on adolescents, and how Turkey combated their use and attempted to treat the broad symptoms.

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Prior mental disorders linked with first suicide attempt. ECAP July issue - the official ESCAP journal1

Prior mental disorders linked with first suicide attempt. ECAP July issue - the official ESCAP journal1 | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

Most prior mental disorders in adolescents showed an elevated risk for subsequent first suicide attempts, highest-risks were associated with post-traumatic stress disorder, dysthymia, and nicotine dependence. Several promising early intervention targets were observed in the study. View all contents of the ECAP July 2018 issue.

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Binging, Purging and Fasting More Common in Overweight and Obese Young Adults

A new study reports overweight and obese young adults are almost twice as likely than their peers of lower weight to binge, purge and embark on other behaviors associated with eating disorders. Researchers found Asian/Pacific islanders and sexual minorities were also at higher risk of developing eating disorders.
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Repairing shattered lives - ESCAP

Repairing shattered lives - ESCAP | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
ESCAP – report from the IFP World Congress for Psychotherapy: Jan Ilhan Kizilhan work for traumatized women and children
University of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Mobile App For Autism Screening Yields Useful Data

Mobile App For Autism Screening Yields Useful Data | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Researchers have conducted a study of an iPhone app that screens young children for signs of autism. The study found the app was easy for parents to use and yielded reliable scientific data.
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How to approach mixed ADHD/ASD symptoms – ECAP, the official ESCAP journal

How to approach mixed ADHD/ASD symptoms – ECAP, the official ESCAP journal | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

The publications on the relation between autism and ADHD were numerous, but how to approach a patient with mixed symptoms?
The editorial in the new ECAP journal offers some highly desired light in the darkness between ADHD and autism. The June issue editorial offers guidance for practitioners who meet patients with mixed symptoms. View all contents of the ECAP June 2018 issue.

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Psychotherapy: core business for psychiatrists – ESCAP

Psychotherapy: core business for psychiatrists – ESCAP | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Professor Franz Resch (Heidelberg, Germany) is known for his outspoken viewpoints in favour of psychotherapy. He pleads for a key role for psychotherapeutic skills in the psychiatric practice.
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New morbidity: the switch from guilt to shame – ESCAP

New morbidity: the switch from guilt to shame – ESCAP | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Interview: Franz Resch, professor at the Heidelberg University, head of the Heidelberg clinic for child and adolescent psychiatry, and keynote speaker at the 2019 ESCAP Congress in Vienna on The new morbidity, changing risks in changing environments.
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Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is a condition and it must be treated | Ann Robinson | Opinion | The Guardian

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is a condition and it must be treated | Ann Robinson | Opinion | The Guardian | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
Britain is right to take a more cautious approach than the US, but we should be prepared to fund a range of treatments, says GP Ann Robinson...
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“Being united as a small community will deliver our services countrywide” - ESCAP interview  

Professor Nermina Kravic, the general secretary for the association for child and adolescent psychiatry in Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACAP BiH) gives the ESCAP community insight into the challenges and visions of the association and talks of their expertise
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Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mother's Gut

Researchers have successfully identified autism risk in young mice by examining their mother's microbiome during pregnancy. The study, which may offer the earliest detection of autism, could pave the way to developing preventative measures against forms of autism by altering the maternal diet and probiotic intake.
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Children and PTSD: Health risks lurk long after psychological trauma 

"Children who experience trauma are at risk of many health factors throughout their childhood and life if they do not receive effective psychological or psychiatric treatment"

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Almost 40 Years After Autism Was Officially Identified, Researchers Look at How Older Adults Are Affected by the Diagnosis

Researchers are studying the brain activity of adults with ASD to better understand the cognitive changes that occur across aging in adulthood.
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ECAP: impact factor increases to 3.553 - ESCAP official journal 

ECAP: impact factor increases to 3.553 - ESCAP official journal  | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

The Impact Factor (IF) of European Child + Adolescent Psychiatry (ECAP), the official ESCAP journal, has increased in 2017 to 3.553. Clarivate Analytics have reported an IF of 3.553 in 2017 (3.295 in 2016).

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Video game addiction listed as a mental health problem by WHO  

Compulsive video-gaming is now listed as a mental health issue in the eyes of the World Health Organization.
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A comparative study of the genetic components of three subcategories of autism spectrum disorder

"Our results indicated that the three ASD subcategories present more genetic convergences than divergences, favouring DSM-5’s new classification"

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Young People With Anxiety May Benefit From Regular Check-Ups

Young People With Anxiety May Benefit From Regular Check-Ups | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it
The study also found children saw better chances of recovery when their families were supportive and had positive communication styles.
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Single Intervention Not Enough For Anxiety

Researchers report a single intervention may not be helpful for young people with anxiety in the long term.
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IACAPAP 2018 has just been accredited by EACCME for 20 CME credits. 

IACAPAP 2018 has just been accredited by EACCME for 20 CME credits.  | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

#IACAPAP 2018 has just been accredited by EACCME for 20 CME credits. The 2018 IACAPAP Congress, 23-17 July, Prague

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Involving fathers in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders - ESCAP

Involving fathers in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders - ESCAP | ESCAP child and adolescent psychiatry | Scoop.it

One out of six adolescents fails to deal with the pressure that comes with becoming an adult in the present spirit of times. A growing number of them are at high risk of developing mental health problems. Professor Franz Resch (Heidelberg, Germany) analyses this issue and pictures his answer: the accessible AtR!sk outpatient clinic with tailored care, and no waiting list.

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Professor Resch is a keynote speaker at the 2019 ESCAP congress in Vienna.

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