Child and adolescent psychiatry is a subdivision of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children and adolescents. It investigates the biopsychosocial factors that influence the development and course of psychiatric disorders in children and related treatment responses to various interventions.
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2019-12-02 Review Article
Bulent Demirbek and Osman Demirhan*
Microchimerism is a bidirectional exchange of fetal and maternal cells during pregnancy (Figure 1). Pregnancy is the most common and natural cause of chimerism, and bi-directional trafficking of hematopoietic cells occurs through the placenta. Therefore, we are all born a...
2019-08-08 Review Article
Emmanuel de Becker and Sophie Dechene*
Child abuse remains a complex issue affecting individuals, families, groups and society, and one which WHO prevalence figures show as a significant ongoing problem. The nature of the abuse, be it physical, sexual, psychological, or neglect, places the child at high risk of experiencing the mul...
2019-08-06 Research Article
Sanjeewani Fonseka*, B Subhani, V Alahakoon, CN Wijeyaratne, IB Gawarammana, NS Kalupahana, N Ratnatunga, S Rosairo and PVR Kumarasiri
Background: Polycystic ovary disease (PCOD) is an endocrine disorder. It leads to menstrual disturbances, infertility, obesity and dermatological manifestations such as hirsutism and acne which leads to impaired health-related quality of life (QOL).
2019-07-17 Research Article
Madeeha Malik*, Muhammad Usama Khan, Azhar Hussain and Ayisha Hashmi
Background: Antidepressant therapy is the most adopted treatment option for depression. The evaluation of cognitive effects related to antidepressant drug use is important for better selection of antidepressant drugs that leads to improved cognitive performance and patient health...
2019-07-09 Research Article
Shapovalova LA, Shapovalov КA
Introduction: The problem of protecting and strengthening the mental health of the population is the most important task of ensuring the socio-economic well-being of the Komi Republic (RK) as an integral part of the Russian Federation (RF), since it is a key resource for the deve...
2019-01-29 Review Article
Olaf Jensen*, Fereshteh Baygi, George Charalambous, Agnes Flores, Lise Hedegaard Laursen, David Lucas and Debbie Andrioti
Five key sectors of transport have been selected as the target groups: seafarers, truck drivers, dockworkers, rail workers and airline workers. Transport workers often operate under stressful working conditions, long-work hours, lack of good sleep, healthy diet and physical exercises that cont...
Gudrun Widders* and Ute Teichert
Between 2013 and 2016 the main tasks for the German public health care
departments were mainly related to medical support in terms of the management of outbreaks of infectious diseases, physical examinations of children and adults to exclude tuberculosis ore other infectious diseases, ...
2018-09-28 Research Article
Trina Aguirre*, Leeza Struwe, Ann Koehler, Rebecca Kreman, Rebecca Bowman, Erica Schulte, Kayla Pierce, Molly Bloodgood and Jeffrey Holloway
Obesity is a major contributor to ill health and numerous comorbidities globally. Recent studies suggest that addictive-like tendencies toward foods, especially highly processed foods, contribute to this epidemic. Therefore, interventions used to treat substance-use disorders may be effective ...
2017-10-19 Research Article
I-Hsuan Wu, Hua Chen, Patrick Bordnick, Ekere James Essien Michael Johnson, Ronald J Peters and Susan Abughosh*
Background: Schizophrenic patients have a lot higher smoking rates when compared to people in the general population. A variety of pharmaceutical cessation aids are available, which include nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), Bupropion SR, and Varenicline. Our objective was to...