Child and adolescent psychiatry in Italy
Psychiatry and child psychiatry have had in Italy a long history, which goes back to the 17th century, when the care of disturbed men, women, and children became a public health imperative. The reasons of the growing importance of these two disciplines had at the beginning more to do with needs of social control than with genuine scientific or medical reasons.
KeywordsAdolescent Psychiatry Child Psychiatry Child Mental Health Child Psychiatrist Child Neurology
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