Culture has a strong influence in the field of psychiatry. This special series, published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health, explores the state of child psychiatry service in Asia, a culturally diverse continent. Each article focuses on a specific Asian country and reviews the epidemiology of child psychiatric disorders and the state of child psychiatric treatment services, with some highlights of the influence of various cultural factors.
This series of articles has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process, with final decisions made by the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief declares no competing interests.