Child and Adolescent psychiatry  Realm of a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist    Dr. Yeseswini Kamaraju, M.D. Psychiatry  ...
   Infancy                          Toddler – elementary       Developmental Disorders       School       Feeding prob...
Hospital Referrals   Hospital Referrals       Overdose / suicide attempts       Chronic medical illness impairing      ...
Hospital Referrals   Pregnant women with mood /anxiety or    other psychiatric issues   Postpartum problems   Parenting...
School Referrals   Behavior problems       Hyperactivity / Inattention [ADHD]       Academic difficulties       Aggres...
School referrals   Guidance to teachers       Behavior Management in the class room       Assess child’s needs / approp...
Child psychiatrist referral?When?   Decline in                  Modification of    functioning                  treatmen...
Child psychiatrist referral?How?   Parental consent   Screening cases     urgent     acute     chronic   Referral speci...
Child psychiatrist Referralwhat can be done?   Diagnostic assessments   Intervention planning   Consultation Liaison  ...
Psychiatric diagnoses inchildren and adolescents   Autism Spectrum           Post Traumatic    Disorders                ...
Integrating Treatment   Psychotherapeutic      Pharmacological    interventions           interventions     Behavioral  ...
Conclusions   Comprehensive evaluation   Address psychological impact in    medical illness   Parent Education / awaren...
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Dr. Yeseswini Kamaraju, M.D. Psychiatry [USA]
Fellowship - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry [USA]

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Realm of a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

  1. 1. Child and Adolescent psychiatry Realm of a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Yeseswini Kamaraju, M.D. Psychiatry [USA] Fellowship - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry [USA]
  2. 2.  Infancy  Toddler – elementary  Developmental Disorders School  Feeding problems  Temper tantrums  Attachment disorders  Aggression  hyperactivity Middle School  Adolescence / High  Academic concerns School  Behavior problems  Peer related issues  Mood / anxiety  Mood /anxiety  Academic concerns  Deviant behaviors
  3. 3. Hospital Referrals Hospital Referrals  Overdose / suicide attempts  Chronic medical illness impairing functioning  Somatic complaints / psychological component in presentation  Mood / anxiety or other psychological issues comorbid to medical illness  Family /child in crisis
  4. 4. Hospital Referrals Pregnant women with mood /anxiety or other psychiatric issues Postpartum problems Parenting issues Rehabilitation units
  5. 5. School Referrals Behavior problems  Hyperactivity / Inattention [ADHD]  Academic difficulties  Aggression  School phobia , Anxiety  Decline in functioning
  6. 6. School referrals Guidance to teachers  Behavior Management in the class room  Assess child’s needs / appropriateness of school  Parent guidance
  7. 7. Child psychiatrist referral?When? Decline in  Modification of functioning treatment plan Child/family in crisis  Possible use of Increase in Medications to severity/intensity of target specific existing problems symptoms Failed current modalities of  Ongoing follow up & treatment medication management
  8. 8. Child psychiatrist referral?How? Parental consent Screening cases urgent acute chronic Referral specialist Consultation question Schedule appointment
  9. 9. Child psychiatrist Referralwhat can be done? Diagnostic assessments Intervention planning Consultation Liaison Medication management Psychotherapy
  10. 10. Psychiatric diagnoses inchildren and adolescents Autism Spectrum  Post Traumatic Disorders Stress Disorder ADHD  Eating disorders Mood disorders  Obsessive Anxiety disorders Compulsive Conduct disorder Disorder Oppositional defiant disorder  Addictive disorders  Psychotic disorders
  11. 11. Integrating Treatment Psychotherapeutic  Pharmacological interventions interventions Behavioral CBT Psychodynamic Interpersonal Group Sociotherapies
  12. 12. Conclusions Comprehensive evaluation Address psychological impact in medical illness Parent Education / awareness Address school issues Liaison with other departments

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