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 Steibeck, K; Kohn, M. (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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 Steibeck, K; Kohn, M. (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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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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