IACAPAP Textbook

The International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) advocates for issues of childhood and adolescent mental health in our society. Their website provides very useful textbook chapters which can be downloaded freely off their website. Some of topics include:

  • An introduction to childhood and adolescent psychiatry: including ethics, normal developmental patterns, and models of emotional/behavioral/social problems
  • Early risk factors: including perinatal conditions and early developmental delays
  • Developmental disorders: including intellectual disorders and autism spectrum disorders
  • Externalizing disorders: including conduct problems and ADHD
  • Mood disorders: including depressive, bipolar, and self-harming tendencies
  • Anxiety disorders: including trauma and obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Other sections: including substance use, pediatrics, and legal resources