Psychiatry and neurodevelopmental disorders: experts by experience, clinical care and research

Regi T. Alexander, Peter E. Langdon, Jean O'Hara, Andreana Howell, Tadhgh Lane, Reena Tharian, Rohit Shankar

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People with neurodevelopmental disorders often present with challenging behaviours and psychiatric illnesses. Diagnosis and treatment require patients, families and healthcare professionals to work closely together in partnership, acknowledging their respective areas of expertise. Good treatment outcomes should also be underpinned by robust research evidence. Key research priorities are highlighted.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalThe British Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number1
Early online date28 Dec 2020
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021


  • Neurodevelopmental disorders
  • attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • autism
  • experts by experience
  • intellectual disability

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