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SPANISH SOCIETY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY or Asociación Espanyola de Psiquiatría de la Infancia y la Adolescencia (AEPNYA)
450 members

The Spanish association of child and adolescent psychiatry (AEPNYA) is a professional medical organization comprised of psychiatrists trained to promote healthy development and to evaluate, diagnose, and treat children and adolescents and their families who are affected by mental disorders. The society was founded in 1952 in Barcelona and it now has about four hundred members (85 percent of the Spanish psychiatrists treating children and adolescents).
The Spanish Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's role is to lead its membership through collective actions, continuing education, and mobilization of resources. This society supports the highest ethical and professional standards of clinical practice, advocates for the mental health and public health needs of children, adolescents and their families, promotes research and continued expansion of the scientific base of child and adolescent psychiatry and collaborates with other health care providers who share common goals.
The Spanish Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry does not support any specific scientific orientation and it is open to scientific discussion of children's mental health and its clinical practice. 


Revista de Psiquiatría Infanto-Juvenil (Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, founded in 1983, Rev Psiquiatr Infanto-Juv). Free access.

Board members
Dr. Matias Real López, President
Dr. Mara Parellada, Vice President
Dr. Eva Sesma, Secretary
Dr. Montserrat Pamias, Treasurer
Dr. Rosa Calvo, Chair of Scientific Comittee
Dr. Elisa Seijo, Publication and Media Representative
Dr. Laia Villalta, International Representative
Dr. Abigail Huertas, Participation Representative
Dr. Gonzalo Salazar, Web and Social Media Representative
Asociación Espanyola de Psiquiatría de la Infancia y la Adolescencia
Address: Paseo Arco de Ladrillo 12, Local 2, 47007 Valladolid, SPAIN
Phone: +34 983 330 822 - Ext. 2

Last updated 27 July 2023