Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Section Board

Romuald BRUNNER, Chair

Gil ZALSMAN, Co-Chair

David H BEN-DOR, Secretary

Franz RESCH, Councillor

Aims & Objectives

Section's mission

To promote child initiatives, scientific efforts and cooperation – building networks of interest

for developmental aspects of psychiatry

Section's objectives

  1. To promote child initiatives, scientific efforts and cooperation – building networks of interest for developmental aspects of psychiatry
  2. To facilitate scientific discussion and mutual education in child psychiatry during EPA meetings.
  3. To promote a public discussion on topics of Child Psychiatry such as: SSRI’s in minors, over or under treatment with stimulants, forensic child psychiatry and the law, etc.
  4. To represent the specific professional needs of child psychiatrists that are members of the EPA.
  5. To improve the communication between adult and child psychiatrists.

Activities

Meetings/events

Joined symposia of Child Imaging section 2014

Description:

Joined Symposia of the Child section and the Imaging section


Annual business meetings of section members

Description:

An annual business meetings during the EPA conferences and an on-going discussion among section members on local matters and dilemmas in child psychiatry in Europe.


EPA conference 2017 Firenze:
Poster presentation

Description:

EPA conference 2017 Firenze:

 Poster presentation on predictors of NSSI in adolescents (Prof. Brunner)


Venue: EPA conference 2017 Firenze:


Date: 01/03/2017


EPA conference 2017 Firenze:
Participation in working groups titled “Mental Health at School"

Description:

Florence, Italy, 2017

Participation in working groups titled “Mental Health at School”.

Currently we have seven members in the Working Group: Simavi Vahip (chair),

Romuald Brunner (co-chair), Apter Gisele, Sue Bailey, Philip Gorwood (observer),

Paula Lavis and Yanki Yazgan.


Venue: EPA conference 2017 Firenze:


Date: 01/03/2017


An annual business meetings of section members

Description:

An annual business meetings during the EPA conferences and an on-going discussion among section members on local matters and dilemmas in child psychiatry in Europe.


Venue: EPA conference 2017 Firenze:


Date: 01/03/2017


Publications

Presentations at non-section events

symposium of the Suicidology section 2014

Setting

Participation in a symposium of the Suicidology section. “Treating suicidal patients: an integrated perspective” (Chair: Prof. Sarchiapone)


Presenter: Prof. Zalsmann


Acknowledged as official Section presentation? Yes


2017 ESCAP International Congress, a few presentations:
1. Suicidal behavior in adolescence
Chair: Alan Apter
2. Predictors of onset, maintenance and cessation of self-injurious behavior during adolescence
Romuald Brunner, Julian Konig, Peter Parzer, Franz Resch, Michael Kaess
3. The association between gender, ethnicity and suicidality among vocational students in Israel
Joy Benatov, Ora Nakash, Shai Chen-Gal, Anat Brunstein Klomek
4. Suicidality and Non-suicidal Self Injury in Adolescents with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Judit Balazs, Monika Miklosi, Dora Gyori, Agnes Kereszteny, Gyongyver Dallos, Lili Olga Horvath,
Gergely Meszaros, Dora Szentivanyi
5. Prediction of suicidal behavior in adolescents: Joiner’s Interpersonal Theory
Alan Apter, Shira Barzilai
(and two Symposia)

Setting

ESCAP, 17th International Congress 2017 Geneva; July


Presenter: Prof. Zalsman, Prof. Balacsz, Prof. Brunner; Prof. Apter


Acknowledged as official Section presentation? Yes


2017 ESCAP International Congress: Two symposia:
1. Intergenerational transmission of childhood adversities;
2. Bullying and its relationship to self-harm in adolescents.

Setting

ESCAP, 17th International Congress 2017 Geneva; July


Presenter: Prof. Zalsman, Prof. Balacsz, Prof. Brunner; Prof. Apter


Acknowledged as official Section presentation? Yes


Other Section activities

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