Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Asian Perspectives by Savita Malhotra, Paramala Santosh

By Savita Malhotra, Paramala Santosh

This is a complete quantity on concerns and matters in terms of baby and adolescent psychological overall healthiness in Asia, together with contributions from specialists in baby psychiatry from Asia and different elements of the realm. The chapters offer exact and precise bills of the present country of information integrating learn methods and findings from scientific reviews. every one bankruptcy discusses current info, emphasizes components of progress and gives clean insights on a selected subject particularly as those may relate to Asian populations. The publication integrates a variety of scientific and clinical views on psychiatric issues in youngsters and kids with a spotlight on Asia.

The numerous sections care for very important issues in baby and adolescent psychiatry: the present realizing of psychological issues and the ways that attainable affects may possibly paintings within the improvement of psychopathology; substance use problems, their neurobiological correlates and implications for the constructing mind; early environmental affects within the psychopathology of psychiatric problems in youngsters; problems with parenting, baby rearing and cultural practices in Asia, which impact character improvement and edition; life-long effect of early parental loss; early prognosis and intervention in spotting and treating psychopathology; psychopharmacology of neurodevelopmental problems in teenagers; non-pharmacological remedies for kids; psychological wellbeing and fitness hole, and telepsychiatry as an leading edge version to supply prone for kids; and a urgent want for a complete baby psychological health and wellbeing coverage throughout international locations.

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Schmidt, A. , & Olfson, M. (2007). National trends in the outpatient diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder in youth. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64(9), 1032–1039. , Ladouceur, C. , et al. (2016). Pattern recognition and functional neuroimaging help to discriminate healthy adolescents at risk for mood disorders from low risk adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 192(1), 219–225. , Zunta-Soares, G. , & Soares, J. C. (2014). Prediction of pediatric bipolar disorder using neuroanatomical signatures of the amygdala.

Approximately 20 % of children and adolescents with major depression go on to experience manic episodes in adulthood. Factors that predict the eventual development of mania in depressed children and adolescents include: (1) a depressive episode characterized by rapid onset, psychomotor retardation, and psychotic features; (2) a family history of affective disorders, particularly bipolar disorder; and (3) a history of mania or hypomania after treatment with antidepressants (McClellan et al. 2007).

In S. com S. com © Springer India 2016 S. Malhotra and P. 1007/978-81-322-3619-1_2 19 20 S. Padhy et al. 1 Introduction In a normal child, the consciousness, memory, identity, emotion, perception, body representation, motor control and behavior are integrately organized; there is a considerable degree of conscious control over the memories and sensations that can be selected for immediate attention and the movements to be carried out. However, in a child with dissociative disorders is a partial or complete loss of integration between memories of the past, awareness of identity, immediate sensations, and control of bodily movements; and ability to exercise a conscious and selective control is impaired, to a degree that can vary from day-to-day or even hour-to-hour (ICD 10).

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