Tony Charman (UK) – Tracking the emergence early autism symptoms in at-risk infants: possibilities for prodromal intervention?
Jörg Fegert (Germany) – Care of traumatized children in youth welfare systems.
Patrick McGorry (Australia) – Transitioning to 21st century mental health care: early intervention for young people with emerging mental disorders.
Johannes Hebebrand (Germany) – Pre- and postnatal screening: implications for child and adolescent psychiatry.
Paul Hoff (Switzerland) – Conceptual transitions: what will happen to the concept of mental disorders in the 21st century?
Patrick Luyten (Belgium/UK) – A radical shift in the treatment of child and adolescent depression Perhaps the time is ripe?
Maria Melchior (France) – Social inequalities in children's mental health – from observation to prevention.
Dieter Wolke (UK) – Peers and siblings matter for mental health: long term consequences of bullying.
Henrikje Klasen (Netherlands), Milica Pejovic Milovancevic (Serbia), Dimitris Anagnostopoulos (Greece) – ESCAP for mental health of child and adolescent refugees: facing the challenge together, reducing risk and promoting healthy development
Celso Arango (Spain) – Future of neurodevelopmental and neuroprotective psychopharmacology in child and adolescents psychiatry
Silvia Brem (Switzerland) – From the preschool child to the adult: Neuronal basis of developmental dyslexia
Martin Debbané (Switzerland/UK) – Where mind meets brain: the adolescent body and its implication in psychopathology
Bruno Falissard (France) – Why child and adolescent psychiatrist are repulsed by public health and why they are so wrong
Christine Freitag (Germany) – Adolescent female conduct disorder – state-of-the-art and new findings
Joaquín Fuentes (Spain) – Autism spectrum disorder: supporting people to transit through science, lives and services
Bernard Golse and Sylvain Missonnier (France) – Joint therapies parents/baby and interactive guidance: a move from a model to another one (differential indications, change factors)
Raquel Gur (USA) – Early Course and Intervention in Youth At-Risk for Psychosis: results from longitudinal studies
Pieter Hoekstra (Netherlands) – Tourette syndrome: an update on newest findings on treatment and pathophysiology
Martin Holtmann (Germany) – Complementary approaches for the treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD; with particular address on neurofeedback
Carmen Moreno (Spain) – First-episode psychosis in children and adolescents: research advances and opportunities for intervention
Norman Sartorius (Switzerland) – Comorbidity of mental and physical illness: a major problem for the medicine of the 21st Century
Marie Schaer (Switzerland) – Translate latest findings in autism research to clinical practice
Frauke Schultze-Lutter (Switzerland) – Identification of clinical high risk of psychoses: special requirements in children and adolescents
Robert Vermeiren (Netherlands) – Effect of the change on the Netherland health system organization
Panos Vostanis (Greece/UK) – Where are all they coming from? Child mental health response to the refugee crisis
An impressive number of symposia have been performed at the ESCAP 2017 Congress. Some of the highlights were:
Psychiatric care for deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents, organized by professor Karen Goldberg (University of South Florida), in collaboration with University Hospital Gregorio Maranon (Madrid), University of the Basque Country (Bilbao), and ESMHD (European Society for Mental Health and Deafness).
School drop-out: causes and management, organized by professor Norman Sartorius (Switzerland).
Transition from adolescence to adulthood: The challenges to establish “transition psychiatry”, by professor Jörg M. Fegert, dr Iris Hauth, professor Tobias Banaschewski and professor Harald J. Freyberger.
Synapsy Autism symposium: Understanding mechanisms of change in children with ASD who receive intervention.
Synapsy 22q11DS symposium: Neuroimaging markers of psychosis in 22q11DS.
Synapsy 22q11DS symposium: Overview of the behavioral phenotype and available clinical interventions.
Synapsy 22q11DS symposium: Social impairments across the psychosis continuum.
Synapsy developmental psychopathology symposium: Electro-physiological brain correlates of developmental psychopathology and the early adverse experience that poses risk for it.
Synapsy symposium on high-risk population: Neuroimaging markers of risk for severe mental disorders.
A broad scope of topics at the ESCAP 2017 Congress in Geneva has coverd autism spectrum disorder (ASD). View all presentations on autism.