Improving the Recognition and Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Mental Illness

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Compared with those dealing with adult psychopathology, relatively few studies have systematically evaluated diagnostic issues in child and adolescent psychiatry. In this issue of “Focus on Childhood and Adolescent Mental Health,” we present 3 articles that examine different aspects of the phenomenology of childhood and adolescent mental illness. In the first article, Conner and colleagues review the phenomenology and treatment of pediatric aggression.​

J Clin Psychiatry 2006;67(5):807