Section A. INTRODUCTION
Ethics Chapter

A.1 ETHICS AND INTERNATIONAL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
Adrian Sondheimer & Joseph M Rey

A.2 NORMAL DEVELOPMENT: INFANCY, CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE
Nancy G Guerra, Ariel A Williamson & Beatriz Lucas-Molina

A.3 CLINICAL MODELS FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT BEHAVIORAL, EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Thomas M Achenbach & David M Ndetei

A.4 THE CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF INFANTS, PRE-SCHOOLERS AND THEIR FAMILIES
Sarah Mares & Sarah Woodgate

A.5 THE CLINICAL EXAMINATION OF CHILDREN, ADOLESCENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES
Thomas Lempp, Daleen de Lange, Daniel Radeloff & Christian Bachmann

A.6 EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
John D Hamilton & Füsun Çuhadaroğlu-Çetin

A.7 PRINCIPLES IN USING PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Boris Lorberg, Chiara Davico, Dmytro Martsenkovskyi & Benedetto Vitiello

A.8 e-THERAPY – USING COMPUTER AND MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES IN TREATMENT
Karolina Stasiak & Sally Merry

A.9 DSM-5 – MAJOR CHANGES FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DISORDERS
Julia D Machado, Arthur Caye, Paul J Frick & Luis A Rohde

A.10 CASE FORMULATION AND INTEGRATION OF INFORMATION IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
Schuyler W Henderson & Andrés Martin

A.11 DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT PLANNING IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Barry Nurcombe

A.12 PARENTING PROGRAMS
Divna Haslam, Anilena Mejia, Matthew R. Sanders & Petrus J. de Vries

A.13 WHAT CHILD MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GENETICS
Robert R. Althof

A.14 HEALTH PROMOTION AND PREVENTION IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
Kerry O’Loughlin, Robert R Althoff & James J Hudziak.

Section B. PERINATAL AND EARLY CHILDHOOD RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS AND DISORDERS
Perinatal and Early Childhood Risk

B.1 EARLY MALTREATMENT AND EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE
Susan M K Tan, Norazlin Kamal Nor, Loh Sit Fong, Suzaily Wahab, Sheila Marimuthu & Chan Lai Fong

B.2 FAILURE TO THRIVE OR WEIGHT FALTERING IN A PRIMARY HEALTH CARE SETTING
Astrid Berg

Section C. DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
Intellectual Disability Chapter
Associate Editor: Jing Liu

C.1 INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
Xiaoyan Ke & Jing Liu

C.2 AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
Joaquín Fuentes, Muideen Bakare, Kerim Munir, Patricia Aguayo, Naoufel Gaddour & Özgür Öner

C.3 SCHOOL UNDERACHIEVEMENT AND SPECIFIC LEARNING DIFFICULTIES
Sonali Nag & Margaret J Snowling

C.4 ENURESIS
Alexander von Gontard

C.5 ENCOPRESIS
Alexander von Gontard

Section D. EXTERNALIZING DISORDERS
ADHD Chapter
Associate Editor: Florian Daniel Zepf

D.1 ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
Tais S Moriyama, Aline J M Cho, Rachel E Verin, Joaquín Fuentes & Guilherme V Polanczyk

D.1.1  NON-PHARMACOLOGIC TREATMENTS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT/ HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
Maite Ferrin, Edmund Sonuga-Barke, David Daley, Marina Danckaerts, Saskia van der Oord & Jan K. Buitelaar

D.2 OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER
Katie Quy & Argyris Stringaris

D.3 CONDUCT DISORDER 
Stephen Scott

Section E. MOOD DISORDERS
Depression Chapter
Associate Editor: Garry Walter

E.1 DEPRESSION IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Joseph M Rey, Tolulope T Bella-Awusah & Jing Liu 

E.2 BIPOLAR DISORDER
Rasim Somer Diler & Boris Birmaher

E.3 DISRUPTIVE MOOD DYSREGULATION DISORDER 
Florian D Zepf, Caroline Sarah Biskup, Martin Holtmann, & Kevin Runions

E.4 SUICIDE AND SELF-HARMING BEHAVIOR (UPDATE 2018) 
Thomas Jans, Timo D. Vloet, Yesim Taneli & Andreas Warnke

Section F. ANXIETY DISORDERS
Anxiety Chapter
Associate Editor: Cesar Soutullo

F.1 ANXIETY DISORDERS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: NATURE, DEVELOPMENT, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION (UPDATE 2018)
Ronald M Rapee

F.2 SEPARATION ANXIETY
Ana Figueroa, Cesar Soutullo, Yoshiro Ono & Kazuhiko Saito

F.3 OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Pedro Gomes de Alvarenga, Rosana Savio Mastrorosa & Maria Conceição do Rosário

F.4 ACUTE AND CHRONIC REACTIONS TO TRAUMA IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Eric Bui, Bonnie Ohye, Sophie Palitz, Bertrand Olliac, Nelly Goutaudier, Jean-Philippe Raynaud, Kossi B Kounou & Frederick J Stoddard Jr

F.5 SELECTIVE MUTISM
Beate Oerbeck, Katharina Manassis, Kristin Romvig Overgaard, Hanne Kristensen

Section G. SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
Alcohol Misuse Chapter

G.1 ALCOHOL MISUSE
Joseph M Rey

G.2 CANNABIS USE AND MISUSE
Alan J Budney & Catherine Stanger

G.3 OTHER SUBSTANCE USE
Wai-Him Cheung, Anna Kit-sum Lam & Se-Fong Hung

Section H. OTHER DISORDERS
Eating Disorders Chapter

H.1 EATING DISORDERS
Phillipa Hay & Jane Morris

H.2 TIC DISORDERS
Hannah Metzger, Sina Wanderer & Veit Roessner

H.3 TRANSGENDER AND GENDER NON-CONFORMING YOUTH
Jack L Turban, Annelou LC de Vries, Kenneth J Zucker & Shervin Shadianloo

H.4 BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER IN ADOLESCENTS
Lionel Cailhol, Ludovic Gicquel & Jean-Philippe Raynaud

H.5 SCHIZOPHRENIA AND OTHER PSYCHOTIC DISORDERS OF EARLY ONSET
Jean Starling & Isabelle Feijo

H.5.1 USING ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF SCHIZOPHRENIA IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Maite Ferrin, Helen Gosney, Arianna Marconi & Joseph M. Rey

H.6 PROBLEMATIC INTERNET USE
Jane Pei-Chen Chang & Chung-Chieh Hung

Section I. PSYCHIATRY AND PEDIATRICS
Somatoform Disorders Chapter

I.1 SOMATOFORM DISORDERS
Olivia Fiertag, Sharon Taylor, Amina Tareen & Elena Garralda

I.2 EPILEPSY AND RELATED PSYCHIATRIC CONDITIONS
Eduardo Barragán Pérez

I.3 HIV AIDS – ADDRESSING THE MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS OF AFFECTED CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Tami D Benton, Anusha Lachman & Soraya Seedat

I.4 SLEEP DISORDERS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Samuele Cortese, Anna Ivanenko, Ujjwal Ramtekkar & Marco Angriman

I.5 PEDIATRIC DELIRIUM: A PRACTICAL APPROACH
Jan N M Schieveld, Erwin Ista, Hennie Knoester & Marja L Molag

I.6 PEDIATRIC PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY: SUPPORTING CHILDREN WITH CANCER
Soumitra S Datta, Laurie Cardona, Procheta Mahanta, Sana Younus & Maria Teresa Lax-Pericall

Section J. MISCELLANEOUS, LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE
Emergencies Chapter

J.1 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC EMERGENCIES
Carlo G Carandang, Clare Gray, Heizer Marval-Ospino & Shannon MacPhee

J.2 TRADITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE TREATMENTS IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
Nerissa L Soh & Garry Walter

J.3 FORENSIC CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY
Erica van der Sloot & Robert Vermieren

J.4 THE MENTAL HEALTH OF CHILDREN FACING COLLECTIVE ADVERSITY: POVERTY, HOMELESSNESS, WAR AND DISPLACEMENT
Laura Pacione, Toby Measham, Rachel Kronick, Francesca Meloni, Alexandra Ricard-Guay, Cécile Rousseau & Monica Ruiz-Casares

J.5 ORGANIZING AND DELIVERING SERVICES FOR CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
Chiara Servili

J.6 CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH POLICY
Gordon Harper

J.7 THE UNITED NATIONS’ CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE, POLICY AND RESEARCH
Myron Belfer & Suzan Song

J.8 CLINICAL QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH
Daniel Fung, Chan Mei Chern & Tina Zhou Ting Fang

J.9 HISTORY OF CHILDHOOD
Peter N Stearns

J.10 HISTORY OF CHILD PSYCHIATRY
Joseph M Rey, Francisco B Assumpção Jr, Carlos A Bernad, Füsun Çetin Çuhadaroğlu, Bonnie Evans, Daniel Fung, Gordon Harper, Loïc Loidreau, Yoshiro Ono, Dainius Pūras, Helmut Remschmidt, Brian Robertson, Olga A Rusakoskaya & Kari Schleimer

J.11 THE PRACTICE OF CHILD MENTAL HEALTH NURSES
Kathleen R Delaney, Janice L. Cooper & Sylvia Nshemerewire

J.12  WELLBEING: IDENTIFICATION AND PREVENTION OF BURNOUT, DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE AMONG CHILD MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANS
Frances Javier, Julie Chilton & Andrés Martin


Dr Daniel Fung is married to Joyce and the father of 5 grown up children. He is currently the Chairman Medical Board of Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health since 2011. Dr Fung is an Adjunct Associate Professor at all 3 medical schools in Singapore.

Dr Fung is currently the President of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions. He was awarded the National Day (Public Service Administration (Bronze)) Award in 2017 and the National Medical Excellence Award (Team) in 2018 for his work on community and school based mental health.

Dr Fung is interested in the treatment of emotional and behavioural disorders in children and he has advocated for the development of child mental health services and strategies through his research

Dr Fung’s research is supported by the National Medical Research Council and other agencies. He has co-authored over 160 peer reviewed research papers (118), books (32) and book chapters(18).


Dr. Christina Schwenck is professor for Special Needs Educational and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of Giessen, Germany. She is a trained child and adolescent psychotherapist (specification behavior therapy) and a trained supervisor. Her research interests comprise selective mutism, conduct disorder, and children of parents with mental illness. She has published 56 articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters on childhood mental health. She is editor of three book series on child and adolescent psychotherapy, psychology in school and psychotherapeutic children´s books. In her free time, she follows her passion for photography around the globe.

Dr. Schwenck is currently the Secretary General of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP). Her vision is to strengthen training and promotion of child and adolescent mental health professionals, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, including long-term mentorships for early career scientists and clinicians in this important field. Furthermore, she aims at alluring allied professions for IACAPAP to enhance active collaboration between professions in order to provide optimal supply for children and adolescents with mental health problems.