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Call for Papers for Special Issue on "The Savant Syndrome in Autism"

The Journal of the Korean Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JKACAP) calls for papers related to "The Savant Syndrome in Autism" (Section Editor: Jung-Woo Son, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Chungbuk National University Hospital).

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the challenging mental illnesses, and its prevalence keeps increasing worldwide. People with ASD have significant difficulties in social communication and interaction, and independent daily living skills. Among them, a rare condition called “Savant Syndrome” is present in about 10%. A person with Savant Syndrome has extraordinary skills in certain fields (art, music, calculation, memory, etc.) with concurrent developmental problems on the other hand. This prodigious condition has been addressed since the 18th century, however, there is a lack of empirical evidence to support hypothetical models.

In the current special issue, we are particularly interested in novel evidence that can help to expand our knowledge of the Savant syndrome. Submission of Original article and hypothesis-driven case reports are welcomed to this issue. We are always open to submissions by scholars from worldwide regions and communities.

When submitting your manuscript please select the article type “Special Article". Then you can find the checkbox "The Savant Syndrome in Autism". Please submit your manuscript no later than January 10, 2023. Publication is scheduled for the April 2022 issue. We would like to publish this issue on World Autism Awareness Day (April 02, 2023).

Please ensure you read the Guide for Authors before writing your manuscript. The Guide for Authors and the link to submit your manuscript are available on the Journal’s homepage at: https://www.jkacap.org/authors/sub01.html.

Inquiries, including questions about appropriate topics, may be sent electronically to Jae Hyun Yoo at jayyoo84@gmail.com or the editorial office at jkacap2019@gmail.com.

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Editorial

Considering Research Education During Psychiatry Training

Hee Jeong Yoo

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):83-83

Review Article

Understanding of Holding Environment Through the Trajectory of Donald Woods Winnicott

Geon Ho Bahn

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):84-90

Personal life and achievements are the process and result of a person’s past, present, and future interacting with each other. In this regard, if one fully understands the life and background of the person who developed the theory of psychoanalysis, one...
Key Words: Donald Winnicott; Clare Winnicott; Holding; Childhood; Containment; Social work; Karnac; Masud Khan; Alice Winnicott; Piggle
Original Article

Effects of Group Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics in Children With Tourette’s Disorder and Chronic Tic Disorder

Na Ri Kang, Hui-Jeong Kim, Duk Soo Moon et al.

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):91-98

Objectives: Comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics (CBIT) is effective in children with chronic tic disorders. This study aimed to assess the effect of group-based CBIT (group-CBIT) on tic severity and comorbid symptoms. We compared the eff...
Key Words: Comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics; Habit reversal training; Chronic tic disorder; Tourette disorder.
Original Article

The Mediating Role of Depression Severity on the Relationship Between Suicidal Ideation and Self-Injury in Adolescents With Major Depressive Disorder

Byungjoo Kang, Jaeuk Hwang, Sung-il Woo et al.

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):99-105

Objectives: Suicide is the leading cause of death among adolescents in South Korea, and depression and personality profiles have been identified as significant risk factors for self-injurious behavior. This study examined the influence of depressiv...
Key Words: Depression; Suicidal ideation; Self-injurious behavior.
Original Article

Factors Affecting Depressive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Epilepsy

So Hyun Park, Hyang Woon Lee, Ga Eun Kim et al.

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):106-112

Objectives: We aimed to evaluate the clinical and psychological factors influencing depressive symptoms in children and adolescents with epilepsy.
Methods: We administered self-reported questionnaires assessing children’s depressive sym...
Key Words: Epilepsy; Child; Adolescent; Depression.
Original Article

The Difference in the Quality of Life of Korean Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Between Before and After COVID-19

Jung-Hoon Lee, Seri Maeng, Jeong-Seop Lee et al.

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):113-121

Objectives: This study aimed to compare the quality of life (QoL) of children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) before and during coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) and to examine how their QoL is affected by emotional and envir...
Key Words: COVID-19; Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Quality of life; Depression; Anxiety.
CURRENT ISSUE
J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):83-121
Editorial
Considering Research Education During Psychiatry Training
Hee Jeong Yoo
J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):83-83
Review Article
Understanding of Holding Environment Through the Trajectory of Donald Woods Winnicott
Geon Ho Bahn
J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):84-90
Original Articles
Effects of Group Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics in Children With Tourette’s Disorder and Chronic Tic Disorder
Na Ri Kang, Hui-Jeong Kim, Duk Soo Moon, and Young Sook Kwack
J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):91-98
The Mediating Role of Depression Severity on the Relationship Between Suicidal Ideation and Self-Injury in Adolescents With Major Depressive Disorder
Byungjoo Kang, Jaeuk Hwang, Sung-il Woo, Sang-Woo Hahn, Minjae Kim, Younggeun Kim, Hyeonseo Jin, Hong Jun Jeon, and Yeon Jung Lee
J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):99-105
Factors Affecting Depressive Symptoms in Children and Adolescents With Epilepsy
So Hyun Park, Hyang Woon Lee, Ga Eun Kim, and Eui-Jung Kim
J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):106-112
The Difference in the Quality of Life of Korean Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Between Before and After COVID-19
Jung-Hoon Lee, Seri Maeng, Jeong-Seop Lee, Jae-Nam Bae, Won-Hyoung Kim, and Hyeyoung Kim
J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2022;33(4):113-121
Journal of the Korean Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry) covers the whole range of child and adolescent psychiatry and neuroscience. It also seeks to promote the well-being of children and families by publishing scholarly ...
 
Coronavirus Disease 2019, School Closures, and Children's Mental Health
Geon Ho Bahn
Received March 9, 2020; Accepted March 16, 2020.
The Use of Virtual Reality in Psychiatry: A Review
Suji Kim and Eunjoo Kim
Received October 31, 2019; Accepted November 19, 2019.
The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Screening and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Literature Review
Da-Yea Song, So Yoon Kim, Guiyoung Bong, Jong Myeong Kim, and Hee Jeong Yoo
Received August 12, 2019; Accepted September 16, 2019.