Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

March 2009 – Vol 11 – No. 1

State of the art

Epidemiology of mental disorders in children and adolescents
Kathleen Ries Merikangas, PhD; Erin F. Nakamura, BA; Ronald C. Kessler, PhD

Translational research

Symptom dimensions and subtypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder: a developmental perspective
James F. Leckman , MD; Michael H. Bloch, MD; Robert A. King, MD

Multiple rare variants in the etiology of autism spectrum disorders
Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD

Clinical research

Characteristics, correlates, and outcomes of childhood and adolescent depressive disorders
Uma Rao, MD; Li-Ann Chen, MA

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and early-onset bipolar disorder: two facets of one entity?
Florian D. Zepf, MD

Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric bipolar depression
Kiki Chang, MD

Aspects of sleep disorders in children and adolescents
Gregory Stores, MA, MD, DPM, FRCPsych, FRCP

Post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis in children: challenges and promises
Judith A. Cohen, MD

Brief report

Anorexia nervosa: an increasing problem in children and adolescents
Katherine A. Halmi, MD