A Compelling Conference Addressing Underlying Themes in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology Research, Assessment and Treatment

Gemma Leddie
2014 Journal of Child and Adolescent Behaviour  
Child and Adolescent Psychopathology is becoming increasingly common and has been associated with a range of negative outcomes, including poor educational attainment and suicide [1] . Therefore, it is an area of substantial concern and uncertainty, which was demonstrated by the 200 delegates who attended and presented their findings at the 9 th International Conference of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ICCAP). Professor Cecilia Essau hosted the stimulating and enjoyable three-day
more » ... e three-day conference at the picturesque University of Roehampton. Delegates presented innovative findings from a range of psychological disciplines and 42 countries, including South Africa, Mexico and Taiwan. I will discuss a few particularly interesting and innovative studies, to give you a feel of the conference and the findings presented.
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