Journal of psychiatry is the leading journal in psychiatry among all Child and adolescent psychiatry Journals list. It is an open access, online journal that provides an international platform for rapid and comprehensive scientific communication on child and adolescent mental health across different cultural backgrounds.The branch of psychiatry that specializes in the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychopathological disorders of children, adolescents, and their families, child and adolescent psychiatry encompasses the clinical analysis of phenomenology, biologic factors, psychosocial factors, genetic factors, demographic factors, environmental factors, history, and the reaction to interventions of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders. An important antecedent to the specialty of child psychiatry was the social recognition of childhood as a special phase of life with its own developmental stages, starting with the neonate and eventually extending through adolescence. The child and adolescent psychiatrist makes a diagnosis based on the model of behavior and emotional symptoms, using a standardized set of diagnostic criteria such as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. The child and adolescent psychiatrist then designs a treatment plan which considers all the components and discusses these recommendations with the child or adolescent and family. Child and adolescent psychiatrists are also qualified adult psychiatrists. Many residents are diffident to consider sub specialization because they think they will have to "give up" seeing adult patients, which they enjoy. The reality is that most child and adolescent psychiatrists also see adults.OMICS Group signed an agreement with more than 100International Societies to make healthcare information Open Access. OMICS Group Conferences make the perfect platform for global networking as it brings together renowned speakers and scientists across the globe to a most exciting and memorable scientific event filled with much enlightening interactive sessions, world class exhibitions and poster presentations.
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