The Romanian Journal of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry
is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management of neurologic and psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents, as well as Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Medical Psychology, Psychosociology, related Molecular Genetics, Neurogenetics, Neuroimagistics, Epileptology, Rehabilitation, Pathophysiology and Epidemiology.
The journal is focused on the needs of the actual scientific and research community and is committed to publishing original articles, studies, reviews, case reports of high scientific value and impact, with relevant contribution in the domain. The journal encourages researches that utilize modern investigation methods.
Open Access Policy - Romanian Journal of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public, supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Each article type published by the Romanian Journal of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry follows a specific format, as detailed in the Instructions for Authors.
The Romanian Journal of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry (RJCANP) appears quarterly: 4 issues a year.
The Romanian Journal of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry is edited under the aegis of Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences and of the Romanian Society of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry (RSCANP).
The Romanian Journal of Child and Adolescent Neurology and Psychiatry is indexed in the International Data Base (BDI): Index Copernicus Publish Panel since 05.08.2010 and in the EBSCO Pub Med since 04.03.2012.
The journal is accredited by the Romanian Physicians College, the published articles being credited according to the National Program of Continuous Medical Education of the Romanian Physicians College.
ISSN (print): 2068-8040
Nr. 4/2015 (TOME XVIII)
Most recent issue of RCANP Journal
Table of Contents
- Clinical and Genetic Aspects in Dystrophinopathies
Abstract: Introduction Dystrophinopathies are X-linked recessive disorders caused by the deficit in dystrophin, the muscle protein responsible for the disease. The most important dystrophinopathies are Duchenne progressive muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker progressive muscular dystrophy (BMD)....
- Self-Esteem in Relation to Substance Use in AdolescentsAuthors: Ionel Viorel Laurentiu, Zvetlana Mandruta Anghel, Bianca Micu Șerbu, Lavinia Hogea, Laura NussbaumAbstract: Adolescence is an important moment in the formation of ego a stage of complete and profound reorganization of the self-concept. Defining self-esteem as a human exchangeable and sensitive value that constitutes one of the fundamental dimensions of personality and that is a judgment about...
- Analysis of Clinical Presentation in the First Psychotic Episode in Children and Adolescents
Abstract: Objective This research is a retrospective, analytical, descriptive study and has as an objective the analysis of the clinical presentation in the first acute psychotic episode in children and adolescents, quick and correct identification being the premise for precocious intervention and a good...
- Influence of Children’s Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders on Family EnvironmentAuthor: Rafaela StehlicAbstract: The problem considered is to highlight the existence of differences in the level of depression, anxiety and somatization to parents whose children have neurological or psychological disorders and the existence of differences in the level of self-esteem in them and highlighting a specific ...
- The Juvenile Form of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD): the Case of Twin GirlsAuthors: Laura Nussbaum, Peter Wagentristl, Axinia Corcheş, Luminiţa Ageu, Lavinia Hogea, Bianca Micu Serbu, Daiana Morariu, Doina Dragoș, Liliana Nussbaum, Andrei TodicaAbstract: Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is a rare neurometabolic disease caused by the deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme arylsulfatase A (ARSA) activity. The absence or deficiency of arylsulfatase A leads to accumulation of cerebroside sulfate within the myelin of the central nervous system (CNS)...
- Diagnostic and Treatment Difficulties in Hebephrenic Schizophrenia
Abstract: A pathology that raises interest in the field of psychiatry, schizophrenia has suffered, throughout time, numerous modifications concerning taxonomy, diagnostic criteria and treatment. Even though in DSM 4 a new, longitudinal, approach of schizophrenia is presented, there still exist...
- Rehabilitation of Acute Peripheral Neuropathies - Comments on a Clinical Case
Abstract: The study covers the staged rehabilitation treatment of a 13-year-old patient diagnosed with acute demyelinating polyradiculoneuritis. The treatment aimed at: preventing muscle-tendon contractions managing pain monitoring respiratory problems rehabilitating motor...