Child Psychiatry symptoms and diagnoses | 49690

Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Child Psychiatry symptoms and diagnoses

21st World Congress on Neurology and Therapeutics

March 15-17, 2018 | London, UK

Neil Senior

Otter Creek Associates, Brattleboro, USA

Scientific Tracks Abstracts: J Neurol Neurophysiol

Abstract :

DSM-5 child psychiatry diagnoses have low inter-rater reliability, often overlap with each other and tend to be limiting in their descriptions. By focussing on a patient's target symptoms one can both simplify treatment interventions and hence hopefully improve outcomes.

Biography :

Neil Senior is a Board certified Child Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist in Vermont. He received his medical degree from The University of Queensland Medical School, Australia and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He did his Internship in Christchurch New Zealand, Child psychiatry Internship in University of Vermont Medical School and Adult Psychiatry Internship in Dartmouth Medical School New Hampshire. He is a staff Psychiatrist and Medical Director Brattleboro Retreat and Out Patient Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist at Otter Creek Associates Brattleboro, Vermont.