14:46. Authors: Eva M. Klein, Kai W. Müller, Klaus Wölfling, Michael Dreier, Mareike Ernst and Manfred E. Beutel, Citation: Poor mental health is common among adolescents. This article is included in the Waiting and Care in Pandemic Times collection. Research indicates that up to one in five children worldwide experience mental health problems (Kieling et al., 2011; Sawyer et al., 2000).Data from a range of sources suggest that the burden of mental health problems may be increasing. Authors: Lena Jäggi, Marc Schmid, David Bürgin, Nadine Saladin, Alexander Grob and Cyril Boonmann, Citation: 14:21. 2020 Authors: Jiayu Li, Jing Li, Ruixia Jia, Yingquan Wang, Sheng Qian and Yong Xu, Citation: She points at the specific developmental challenges of COVID-19 putting young people at high risk for lagging behind in this important transitional phase into adulthood. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 Find out more ». Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health In the time of the virus, we are thus adrift in the prevailing geo-spatial metaphors of the age: nowhere near the ‘front line’, we may find ourselves thrust suddenly towards it if a teenager attempts to harm themself. 14:45. All commenters must hold a formal affiliation as per our Policies. 14:10. 2020 Privacy Published online: 18 Nov 2020. 2021 Internet-based youth psychotherapy. Crisis time in adolescent mental health services relies on a red-amber-green system of case-flagging. Authors: Zabihollah KavehFarsani, Roya Kelishadi and Kioumars Beshlideh, Citation: We ask ourselves, can we provide a reassuring presence dressed in protective mask and goggles? Springer Nature. The author, a child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapist working in the UK NHS, ponders the varied impacts of ‘lockdown’ on adolescents, their parents and the psychotherapists who work with them, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapist, Jocelyn Catty reflects on how psychological therapies are positioned during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Call for Special Issue Papers: ‘Child and youth mental health & the global ecological crisis’ Child and Adolescent Mental Health invites manuscripts for a special issue entitled “Child and youth mental health & the global ecological crisis” to be edited by Dr. Bernadka Dubicka and Prof. Ann Sanson, and due for publication in February 2022. 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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2020 Published online: 05 Jan 2021. Authors: Andrew Sentoogo Ssemata, Robert Opika Opoka, John Mbaziira Ssenkusu, Noeline Nakasujja, Chandy C. John and Paul Bangirana, Citation: 14:4, The Authors: Ronja A. Runge and Renate Soellner, Citation: Authors: Youssef Farchakh, Chadia Haddad, Hala Sacre, Sahar Obeid, Pascale Salameh and Souheil Hallit, Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Provide sufficient details of any financial or non-financial competing interests to enable users to assess whether your comments might lead a reasonable person to question your impartiality. During the pandemic, adolescents at high risk of psychological problems might fall through the safety net provided by a protective family life, peer support, and psychological support from teachers. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health While those on duty manage these most critical of crises in person, the rest of the team connect to their patients via telephone and video-conferencing. She asks, particularly, how psychological therapies are positioned during such a crisis, and whether the pressures of triage and emergency can leave time and space for sustained emotional and psychological care. 13:47. We have sent an email to , please follow the instructions to reset your password. In recent years there has been growing interest in child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing, alongside increasing emphasis on schools as a crucial site for research and intervention. 14:29. Time is still passing. As a result, CAMHS are increasingly forced to only care for the most acutely ill individuals with mental disorders and are left with few or no resources for prevention or early intervention [25]. 2020 A comparative study of individuals who died by suicide and control group, Virtual reality exposure therapy for adolescents with fear of public speaking: a non-randomized feasibility and pilot study. The information that you give us will be displayed next to your comment. For those with depression, existential despair, sometimes born of inter-generational trauma and loss, is known to dominate (Catty ed., 2016): how are they to believe that the future holds any promise when it appears to have been cancelled, or at least indefinitely postponed? 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Adolescent mental health, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, COVID-19 pandemic, deliberate self-harm, quarantine, temporality in health care. What, then, are the implications of mental health triage in this new world? Attitudes towards patients with self-harm behaviors are decisive for the quality of the relationship of healthcare professionals towards them, which is further linked to successful treatment. Children with clinical levels of conduct problems are at high risk of developing mental health problems such as persistent antisocial behavior or emotional problems in adolescence. Authors: Suraju Adeyemo, Increase I. Adeosun, Oluwayemi Cecilia Ogun, Abiodun Adewuya, Agatha Nkiru David, Abosede Adekeji Adegbohun, Olurotimi Adejumo, Oyewale Alfred Ogunlowo and Oluwatosin Oluwaseun Adeyemo, Citation: Talking to young people and children about their anxieties, or even their considerable distress, appears low priority when compared to doctors and nurses battling COVID; yet an adolescent death by suicide remains one of the most catastrophic events imaginable, for family, friends and professionals alike. Do we, like primary care staff, rush to ‘man the barricades’ (Davies, 2020, Waiting in Pandemic Times) – anxiety about the possibility of redeployment is spreading among mental health staff even where they are entirely untrained for physical health care – or do we hunker down at home to conduct therapy online for the foreseeable future? Are all the source data underlying the results available to ensure full reproducibility? 14:44. International studies show that child maltreatment is a widespread but often underestimated problem that causes high individual, social and economic costs. 2018 Examining whether any association exists between addiction to video games and cognitive abilities in children could inform ongoing prevention and management of any possible harm. 2020 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Sexually exploited youth are disconnected from societal tethers and need support systems, which makes them some of the most vulnerable of youth. This is a provocative and timely article.