J Korean Neuropsychiatr Assoc.  2007 Jul;46(4):283-284.

Recent Advances in Neuroscientific Approach to Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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  • 1Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Myong-Ji Hospital, Goyang, Korea. kacheon@dreamwiz.com, kacheon@kd.ac.kr

Abstract

Today, one in ten children and adolescents suffers from mental illness severe enough to result in significant functional impairment. Children and adolescents with mental disorders are at much greater risk for dropping out of school and suffering longterm impairments. There are growing interests to explore the neurobiological etiology of child and adolescent psychiatric disorder. Here we will provide recent advances in neuroscientific approach to the research in child and adolescent psychiatry; 1) Animal Model Study in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric disorder, 2) Latest Updates on Molecular Genetics and Pharmacogenomic Study in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Field 3) An update on Neuroimaging Study in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric disorder, and 4) The Present and the Future on Clinical Neuropsychopharmacology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Field.

Keyword

Child and adolescent psychiatry; Neuroscience; Recent advances

MeSH Terms

Adolescent
Adolescent Psychiatry*
Adolescent*
Child*
Humans
Mental Disorders
Models, Animal
Molecular Biology
Neuroimaging
Neurosciences
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