Child psychiatry


Child psychiatry is a medical specialty mentioned in the EU Directive 2005/36/EC.

Alternative labels

adolescent psychiatry
child and adolescent psychiatry
youth psychiatric therapy
adolescent and child psychiatry
child psychiatric therapy

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Child psychiatry is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Child psychiatry is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Specialised doctor: Specialised doctors prevent, diagnose and treat diseases depending on their medical or surgical specialty.




  1. Child psychiatry – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022