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Norbert Skokauskas

Address: Centre of Child and Youth Mental Health and Child Protection, 
Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Pb 8905, MTFS, 
7491 Trondheim, Norway



Anthony Guerrero

Address: Child and Adolescent Mental Psychiatry Division, 
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, 
Manoa 651 Ilalo Street, 96813 Honolulu, 
Hawaii, USA



Vlatka Boričević Maršanić

Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center

Dorđićeva 26, Zagreb, Croatia


Activities initiated by the

WPA Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Section

at the

WPA virtual World Congress of Psychiatry: "Psychiatry in a troubled world" 

10-13 March 2021

PLEASE NOTE The Congress uses Indochina (ICT) time zone (GMT +7hrs)

Tuesday 9 March 2021


Chair(s) Norbert Skokauskas, Norway

18:00 - 18:05   Chairperson introduction (ID 3617)  Norbert Skokauskas, Norway

18:05 - 18:20   Associations between experiences of bullying and autism spectrum disorder (ID 831)  

                             Bennett Leventhal, USA

18:20 - 18:35   The influence of epigenetic mechanisms to emotional dysregulation (ID 833) 

                             Thomas Frodl, Germany

18:35 - 18:50   Christina Hoven, United States of America


Tuesday 9 March 2021


An Interactive Mobile App Game to Address Aggression (RegnaTales) (ID 837)


09:00 - 09:20   A web-based parent training intervention (ID 838)  Daniel S. Fung, Singapore

09:20 - 09:40   Sharing best evidence and improving practice: the story of ACAMH (ID 839)  

                             Andre Sourander, Finland

09:40 - 10:00   Gordana Milavic, United Kingdom

Wednesday 10 March 2021

02.00 - 03.00  (AM)

WPA Child and Adolescent Psychiatry section meeting.


For more details, please email Prof. Norbert Skokauskas at

Goals & Objectives
2017 - 2020
Selected Publications (2018-2020)

Skokauskas N., Fung D., Flaherty L.T., von Klitzing K., Pūras D., Servili C., Dua T., Falissard B., Vostanis P., Moyano M.B., Feldman I., Clark C., Boričević V., Patton G., Leventhal B., Guerrero A. (2019). Shaping the future of child and adolescent psychiatry. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. Apr 11; 13:19.

Skokauskas N., Leventhal B., Cardeli E.L., Belfer M., Kaasbøll J., Cohen J. (2020). Supporting children of healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, Jul 18:1-2.



Chaulagain A., Pacione L., Abdulmalik J., Hughes P., Kopchak O., Chumak S., Mendoza J., Avetisyan K., Ghazaryan G., Gasparyan K., Chkonia E., Servili C., Chowdhury N., Pinchuk I., Belfar M., Guerrero A., Panteleeva L., Skokauskas N. (2020). WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme Intervention Guide (mhGAP-IG): the first pre-service training study (2020). Int J Ment Health Syst. Jun 29; 14:47.


Clausen C.E., Bazaid K., Azeem M.W., Abdelrahim F., Elgawad A., Alamiri B., AlAnsari A.M., Alhamzawi A., Al Mai A.M., Bakhiet A.M., Bashtawi M., Çuhadaroğlu F., Hedar M., Holdar M., Jabr S., Jafri A.S., Jumaian A., Moussa S., Osman A.H., Razjouyan K., Yanes E., Guerrero A., Skokauskas N. (2020). Child and adolescent psychiatry training and services in the Middle East region: a current status assessment. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 29(1):51-61.


Skokauskas N., Chonia E., van Voren R., Delespaul P., Germanavicius A., Keukens R., Pinchuk I., Schulze M., Koutsenok I., Herrman H., Javed A, Sartorius N., Thornicroft G. Ukrainian mental health services and World Psychiatric Association Expert Committee recommendations. Lancet Psychiatry. 2020 Sep;7(9):738-740.



Kumperscak H., Clausen C., Anagnostopoulos D., Barac Otasevic Z., Boricevic Marsanic V., Burgic M., Como A., Nussbaum L., Pejovic Milovancevic M., Raleva M., Sartorius N., Shahini M., Terziev D., Skokauskas N. (2020). Child and adolescent psychiatry training and mental health care in Southeast Europe. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Jan;29(1):29-39.



Hirota T., Guerrero A., Sartorius N., Fung D., Leventhal B., Ong S.H., Kaneko H., Apinuntavech S., Bennett A., Bhoomikumar J., Cheon K.A., Davaasuren O., Gau S., Hall B., Koren E., Nguyen T., Oo T., Tan S., Tateno M., Thikeo M., Wiguna T., Wong M., Zheng Y., Skokauskas N. (2019). Child and adolescent psychiatry in the Far East: A 5-year follow up on the Consortium on Academic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Far East (CACAP-FE) study. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. Feb;73(2):84-89.

Hodes M., Anagnostopoulos D., Skokauskas N. (2018). Challenges and opportunities in refugee mental health: clinical, service, and research considerations. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Apr; 27 (4):385-388.


Hodes M., Vasquez M.M., Anagnostopoulos D., Triantafyllou K., Abdelhady D., Weiss K., Koposov R., Cuhadaroglu F., Hebebrand J., Skokauskas N. (2018). Refugees in Europe: national overviews from key countries with a special focus on child and adolescent mental health. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Apr; 27(4):389-399.

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