Chapter 17: The interface with the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Prior to admission of a young person to a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit which of the following issues should be considered?


The Audit Commission report ‘Children in Mind’ (1999) stated that what percentage of children and young people will suffer with a mental health problem at some point in their life?


What percentage of children recover spontaneously from depression within three months?


An assessment of self-harm in children and adolescents should include which of the following?


Which of the following are clinical features of schizophrenia in childhood?


The National Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Study by O’Herlihy et al (2001) established which of the following?


Considering fluoxetine use in depressive disorders in young people under 18 …


Which of the following factors determine admission of adolescents with severe mental illness to inpatient services?


For attention deficit hyperactivity disorder which of the following are preferred pharmacotherapy treatments?


When opiate detoxification in adolescent substance misusers is necessary which of the following can be used?


Using case register data from Sweden Hollis (2000) established the prevalence for all psychotic disorders at age 13 to be 0.9 per 10 000 increasing to what at age 18?


According to Hollis (2000) which of the following are typically psychotic symptoms of child-onset in contrast to adult-onset schizophrenia?


Which of the following procedures should occur when admitting a young person to a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit?


Which of the following are indications of serious suicidal intent?


Evidence indicates that young people’s first access to mental health services is delayed for up to 1-2 years …


Girls have a higher rate of suicide in Britain per year compared to boys …


The World Health Organisation’s multi-axial diagnostic model …


What percentage of children do NOT recover from depression after two years?


What is the name of the competence test which needs to be applied to children under 16 years old?


In childhood and adolescent schizophrenia which of the following are preferred pharmacotherapy treatments?