Akdeniz Üniversitesi

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The psychiatric assessment of a child or adolescent starts with obtaining a psychiatric history by interviewing the young person and his/her parents or caregivers. The assessment includes a detailed exploration of the current concerns about the child's emotional or behavioral problems, the child's physical health and development, history of parental care (including possible abuse and neglect), family relationships and history of parental mental illness. It is regarded as desirable to obtain information from multiple sources (for example both parents, or a parent and a grandparent) as informants may give widely differing accounts of the child's problems. Collateral information is usually obtained from the child's school with regards to academic performance, peer relationships, and behavior in the school environment.
In our country Child And Adolescent Psychiatry founded at İstanbul University, Ankara University and Hacettepe University in 1960s.Akdeniz University Department of Child And Adolescent Psychiatry was established in 1995 within Adult Psychiatry Department .Our department started to take residents in 2001 by TUS(exam for specialization).There are 2 academic members, 1 psychologist and 6 residents .From 1995 until now 10 specialist was trained.

Services Offered:

  • individual psychotherapy
  • group therapy
  • play therapy
  • family therapy
  • pharmacological therapy
  • forensic psychiatry
  • social service practices
  • psychometric assessments
  • preventive mental health services for the society

Our Physicians:

Sayfa Özeti: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Anahtar Kelimeler:


International Patients Department of Akdeniz University Hospital
Dumlupınar Boulvard, 07059, Campus, Konyaaltı / Antalya / Turkey
Tel : 90 242 249 65 93 Fax: 90 242 249 65 90
ipd@akdeniz.edu.tr