Can neuroscience add to clinical practice?
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
August 12, 2014
Neuroscience is advancing rapidly, but has so far generated few applications for clinicians in mental health. Nevertheless, it is time to consider how clinical practice might evolve to use an improving technology for individual patients, and this Editorial explores this by looking at how neuroimaging may lead to objective diagnosis, help in analysing dysfunctions and discovering new treatments and guiding more established ones for child and adolescent mental health disorders.