Pediatric Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders in children. Young people’s mental health influence children development and growth.

Disorders are classified by the following clinical features:

  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Behavioural disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Epileptic encephalopathy
  • Genetic and metabolic diseases
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • ADHD
  • Addiction disorders
  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
  • Bipolar and related disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorders
  • Somatic symptoms and related disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
  • Depressive and anxiety disorders
  • Disruptive, impulse control and conduct disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders with other related concerns
  • Dyspraxia
  • Learning disabilities
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Mood disorders and other emotional disorders