Keynote speakers

Sue Bailey

No society without improved mental health for all children and young people

Tobias Banaschewski

Pharmacotherapy in disruptive disorders

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Gabrielle Carlson

Irritability, Outbursts and Emotion Dysregulation: Transdiagnosic and Very Impairing


Bruno Falissard

Did we take the good train in promoting the concept of 'Neurodevelopmental disorders'?

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View his pre-congress interview

Marit Sijbrandij

Addressing trauma and adversity in children and adolescents in global settings

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Bernadka Dubicka

What are the challenges in child and youth mental health and how can these be addressed?

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State of the Art Speakers

Kathryn Abel

Children and Adolescents with PaRental mental Illness - CAPRI
Does targetting high risk families improve CAPRI lives or increase their health inequalities?

Boris Birmaher

Predicting Individualized Risk for Mood Recurrences in Youth and Adults with Bipolar Disorder

Eveline Crone

Social-affective engagement in adolescence

Riccardo Dalle Grave

Development, evaluation and dissemination of cognitive behavior therapy for adolescents with eating disorders

James Hudziak

The most important network in child and adolescent psychiatry is the family. A Public Health Approach to building Healthy Families

Milica Pejovic Milovancevic 

Various faces of harsh and violent parental practice: past, present and future

Kerstin von Plessen

Tic disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders : aetiology and treatment options

Diane Purper-Ouakil

Are psychiatrists trained to mind the gap between child and adult services?

Paul Ramchandani

Critically examining the networks of play and prevention in child and adolescent mental health

Andre Sourander

Efficacy and implementation of digitalized child mental health interventions

Essi Viding

Embedding the brain to its social ecology: a challenge to conduct disorder research

Jacob Vorstman

Genetics & Clinical Practice In Child Psychiatry: Two Worlds No Longer Apart

Alessandros Zuddas

What we think, how we feel: “cold” and “hot” executive functions in Neurodevelopmental disorders

To find out more about our State of the Art speakers, please visit our official event website:

ESCAP2022 website