[Characterization of the cases referred and consulted in a child and adolescent psyschiatry clinic. A retrospective study].

@article{Encarnao2011CharacterizationOT,
  title={[Characterization of the cases referred and consulted in a child and adolescent psyschiatry clinic. A retrospective study].},
  author={Ricardo Encarnaç{\~a}o and Maria Aline Barros Fidelis de Moura and F{\'a}tima de C{\'a}ssia Oliveira Gomes and Pedro Caldeira da Silva},
  journal={Acta medica portuguesa},
  year={2011},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={925-34}
}
Child Mental Health Services have been dealing¸ over the last decades, with a growing number of children in need of evaluation and treatment. Recent studies estimate that 10 to 20% of children and adolescents met criteria for, at least, one psychiatric diagnosis, and that only one fifth gets appropriate treatment. Thus, in order to optimize service planning… CONTINUE READING