Associate Professor David Dossetor

Clinical Associate Professor
Psychiatry, Children's Hospital, Westmead

Telephone +61 2 9845 2005
Fax +61 2 9845 2009

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Book Chapters

  • Dossetor, D. (2013). Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder: psychiatric comorbidities in adolescence. In M Kang, S Rachel Skinner, L A Sanci and S M Sawyer (Eds.), Youth Health and Adolescent Medicine, (pp. 104-128). Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Dossetor, D., Vannitamby, R. (2013). Mental Health in Young People with Intellectual Disability and Autism. In Kate Steinbeck, Michael Kohn (Eds.), A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine: A Guide for Health Professionals Who Work with Adolescents and Young Adults, (pp. 383-392). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.
  • Dossetor, D. (2011). A service model for the mental health needs of children and adolescents with intellectual disability. In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Caruana, J., Fleming, B., Saleh, H., Goltzoff, H., Dossetor, D. (2011). A special school community: An inclusive setting for addressing the mental health needs of students with an intellectual disability. In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Dossetor, D. (2011). Aiming for a quality of life: What makes for a 'good enough' life for a child or youth with intellectual disability and their family? In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Dossetor, D. (2011). Mental illness and intellectual disability: The concepts, the evidence and the clinical skills. In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Dossetor, D., Starling, J. (2005). Child and Adolescent Telepsychiatry. In Richard Wooton & Jennifer Batch (Eds.), Telepaediatrics: telemedicine and Child Health, (pp. 77-87). London, United Kingdom: Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd.

Journals

  • Starling, J., Dossetor, D. (2009). Pervasive developmental disorders and psychosis. Current Psychiatry Reports, 11(3), 190-196. [More Information]
  • Dossetor, D. (2007). All that glitters is not gold': misdiagnosis of psychosis in pervasive developmental disorders--a case series. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 12(4), 537-48. [More Information]
  • Vickerstaff, S., Heriot, S., Wong, M., Lopes, A., Dossetor, D. (2006). Intellectual Ability, Self-perceived Social Competence, and Depressive Symptomatology in Children with High-functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 35(9), 1647-1664. [More Information]
  • Dossetor, D., Santhanam, R., Rhodes, P., Holland, T., Nunn, K. (2005). Developmental Neuropsychiatry: A New Model of Psychiatry for Young People With and Without Intellectual Disability? Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 10(3), 277-303.
  • Dossetor, D. (2005). Developmental psychiatry manifesto: a commentary. Oct 2005 Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry10(4):623-627. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 10(4), 623-27.
  • Dossetor, D. (2005). Responding to diagnostic uncertainties of autistic spectrum disorders: facing the challenges. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(8), 405-406. [More Information]
  • Zwi, K., Herzberg, B., Dossetor, D., Field, J. (2003). A child in detention: dilemmas faced by health professionals. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(6), 319-322.
  • Starling, J., Rosina, R., Nunn, K., Dossetor, D. (2003). Child and adolescent telepsychiatry in New South Wales: moving behond clinical consultation. Australasian Psychiatry, 11(Supplement 1), S117-S121.
  • Woolfenden, S., Dossetor, D., Nunn, K., Williams, K. (2003). The presentation of aggressive children and adolescents to emergency departments in Western Sydney. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39(9), 651-653.
  • King, B., Zwi, K., Nunn, K., Longworth, J., Dossetor, D. (2003). Use of risperidone in a paediatric population: An observational study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39(7), 523-527.
  • Woolfenden, S., Dossetor, D., Williams, K. (2002). Children and adolescents with acute alcohol intoxication/self-poisoning presenting to the emergency department. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 156(4), 345-348.
  • Morrison, A., Gillis, J., O'Connell, A., Schell, D., Dossetor, D., Mellis, C. (2002). Quality of life of survivors of pediatric intensive care. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 3(1), 1-5.

2013

  • Dossetor, D. (2013). Intellectual Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder: psychiatric comorbidities in adolescence. In M Kang, S Rachel Skinner, L A Sanci and S M Sawyer (Eds.), Youth Health and Adolescent Medicine, (pp. 104-128). Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Dossetor, D., Vannitamby, R. (2013). Mental Health in Young People with Intellectual Disability and Autism. In Kate Steinbeck, Michael Kohn (Eds.), A Clinical Handbook in Adolescent Medicine: A Guide for Health Professionals Who Work with Adolescents and Young Adults, (pp. 383-392). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

2011

  • Dossetor, D. (2011). A service model for the mental health needs of children and adolescents with intellectual disability. In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Caruana, J., Fleming, B., Saleh, H., Goltzoff, H., Dossetor, D. (2011). A special school community: An inclusive setting for addressing the mental health needs of students with an intellectual disability. In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Dossetor, D. (2011). Aiming for a quality of life: What makes for a 'good enough' life for a child or youth with intellectual disability and their family? In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Dossetor, D. (2011). Mental illness and intellectual disability: The concepts, the evidence and the clinical skills. In D. Dossetor, D. White and L. Whatson (Eds.), Mental Health of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Framework for Professional Practice. Melbourne: IP Communications.

2009

  • Starling, J., Dossetor, D. (2009). Pervasive developmental disorders and psychosis. Current Psychiatry Reports, 11(3), 190-196. [More Information]

2007

  • Dossetor, D. (2007). All that glitters is not gold': misdiagnosis of psychosis in pervasive developmental disorders--a case series. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 12(4), 537-48. [More Information]

2006

  • Vickerstaff, S., Heriot, S., Wong, M., Lopes, A., Dossetor, D. (2006). Intellectual Ability, Self-perceived Social Competence, and Depressive Symptomatology in Children with High-functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 35(9), 1647-1664. [More Information]

2005

  • Dossetor, D., Starling, J. (2005). Child and Adolescent Telepsychiatry. In Richard Wooton & Jennifer Batch (Eds.), Telepaediatrics: telemedicine and Child Health, (pp. 77-87). London, United Kingdom: Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd.
  • Dossetor, D., Santhanam, R., Rhodes, P., Holland, T., Nunn, K. (2005). Developmental Neuropsychiatry: A New Model of Psychiatry for Young People With and Without Intellectual Disability? Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 10(3), 277-303.
  • Dossetor, D. (2005). Developmental psychiatry manifesto: a commentary. Oct 2005 Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry10(4):623-627. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 10(4), 623-27.
  • Dossetor, D. (2005). Responding to diagnostic uncertainties of autistic spectrum disorders: facing the challenges. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(8), 405-406. [More Information]

2003

  • Zwi, K., Herzberg, B., Dossetor, D., Field, J. (2003). A child in detention: dilemmas faced by health professionals. Medical Journal of Australia, 179(6), 319-322.
  • Starling, J., Rosina, R., Nunn, K., Dossetor, D. (2003). Child and adolescent telepsychiatry in New South Wales: moving behond clinical consultation. Australasian Psychiatry, 11(Supplement 1), S117-S121.
  • Woolfenden, S., Dossetor, D., Nunn, K., Williams, K. (2003). The presentation of aggressive children and adolescents to emergency departments in Western Sydney. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39(9), 651-653.
  • King, B., Zwi, K., Nunn, K., Longworth, J., Dossetor, D. (2003). Use of risperidone in a paediatric population: An observational study. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 39(7), 523-527.

2002

  • Woolfenden, S., Dossetor, D., Williams, K. (2002). Children and adolescents with acute alcohol intoxication/self-poisoning presenting to the emergency department. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 156(4), 345-348.
  • Morrison, A., Gillis, J., O'Connell, A., Schell, D., Dossetor, D., Mellis, C. (2002). Quality of life of survivors of pediatric intensive care. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 3(1), 1-5.

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