Michael Kaess is Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Bern as well as the Director of the University Hospital of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Bern in Switzerland. Professor Kaess is a Joint Editor of CAMH.
Professor Michael Kaess is an expert in the field of risk-taking and self-harm behavior among adolescents as well as the development of borderline personality disorder. Other research interests are psychosis, internet addiction, and affective disorders. He has a strong focus on early detection and intervention (including prevention) during adolescence, and is an expert on dialectical behavior therapy for adolescents (DBT-A). In his research, he aims to combine this expertise in neurobiological (i.e. neurobiology of emotion regulation and stress response) and intervention (randomized controlled trials; psychotherapy process research; prediction of treatment outcome) research to gain translational knowledge on mental disorders among youth. (Information sourced from ICSES)
Links on ACAMH Website
- CAMH Editorial: Volume 27, Issue 2, May 2022 Editorial: Should child and adolescent mental health professionals be diagnosing personality disorder in adolescence? by Rachel Elvins & Michael Kaess
- CAMH Editorial: Volume 25, Issue 4, November 2020 Editorial: Social media use in children and adolescents – on the good or the bad side of the force? by Prof. Michael Kaess
- ACAMH Editors Once Again are ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ (2022) This is the fifth year that Clarivate™ have identified researchers with cross-field impact in its Highly Cited Researchers™ list of highly cited/influential researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world. Over the years ACAMH has seen many of our editors and editorial advisory board members on the list regularly.
- COVID19 Resources on Child & Adolescent Mental Health (2021) Take a look at this growing page of evidence-based resources, research and advice in relation to COVID19’s affect on child and adolescent mental health.
- MEDLINE success for Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal (CAMH) (2020) We are pleased to announce that Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal (CAMH) has now been accepted for inclusion in MEDLINE, the best-known database of the world’s largest medical library, the U.S. National Library of Medicine.