Positive Mental Health Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency for Children and Adolescents

Positive Mental Health for Children and Adolescents: Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency examines the main mechanisms involved in improving mental health in children and adolescents, including social and biological processes, as well as effective treatments. By taking into account diverse settings and cultures, the book combines academic, research, and clinical contributions and sets forth how it can be translated into effective clinical practice. In addition, the book promotes the study, treatment, care, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders and disabilities involving children, adolescents, and their families, and includes emerging knowledge on mental health problems and good practice in child and adolescent psychiatry as relayed by experts from around the world. Focuses on the empirical evidence base for work in child and adolescent mental health Appraises the available evidence and underscores where it is lacking Demonstrates the implementation of research into practice Highlights the relevance of existing knowledge for clinical management Considers service and policy implications

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  • Author : Matthew Hodes
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 306 pages
  • ISBN : 0128044144
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Positive Mental Health, Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency for Children and Adolescents

Positive Mental Health, Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency for Children and Adolescents
  • Author : Matthew Hodes,Susan Shur-Fen Gau
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 June 2016
GET THIS BOOKPositive Mental Health, Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency for Children and Adolescents

Positive Mental Health for Children and Adolescents: Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency examines the main mechanisms involved in improving mental health in children and adolescents, including social and biological processes, as well as effective treatments. By taking into account diverse settings and cultures, the book combines academic, research, and clinical contributions and sets forth how it can be translated into effective clinical practice. In addition, the book promotes the study, treatment, care, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders and

Depression

Depression
  • Author : Madhukar H. Trivedi
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 25 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKDepression

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a serious, debilitating, life-shortening illness that affects many persons of all ages and backgrounds. The lifetime risk for MDD is 7-12% for men and 20-25% for women (Kessler et al., 2003). MDD is a disabling disorder that costs the U.S. over $200 billion per year in direct and indirect costs (Greenberg et al., 2015), and is the leading cause of disability worldwide (WHO, 2018). Depression also has detrimental effects on all aspects of social functioning (e.g., self-care,

Developmental Pathways to Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders

Developmental Pathways to Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders
  • Author : Michelle M. Martel
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKDevelopmental Pathways to Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders

Developmental Pathways to Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders provides essential understanding on how disruptive behavior disorder (DBD) is characterized, its early markers and etiology, and the empirically-based treatment for the disorder. The book covers features and assessment of various DBDs, including oppositional-defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and antisocial personality disorder, the psychological markers of externalizing problems, such as irritability and anger, common elements of effective evidence-based treatments for DBD for behavioral treatments, cognitive therapies, and family and community therapies. A final

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Ending Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on the Science of Changing Behavioral Health Social Norms
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 03 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKEnding Discrimination Against People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Estimates indicate that as many as 1 in 4 Americans will experience a mental health problem or will misuse alcohol or drugs in their lifetimes. These disorders are among the most highly stigmatized health conditions in the United States, and they remain barriers to full participation in society in areas as basic as education, housing, and employment. Improving the lives of people with mental health and substance abuse disorders has been a priority in the United States for more than 50 years. The

Understanding Uniqueness and Diversity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Understanding Uniqueness and Diversity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Author : Matthew Hodes,Susan Shur-Fen Gau,Petrus De Vries
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Uniqueness and Diversity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Understanding Uniqueness and Diversity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health examines the determinates of individual differences in children and young people, along with the origins of maladjustment and psychiatric disorders. It addresses the ways in which interventions and mental health services can be developed and shaped to address individual differences amongst children. Topics cover the influence of economic adversities and gender differences on child development and life course, as well as the range of risk and protective factors associated with

Mental Health Financing

Mental Health Financing
  • Author : Organisation mondiale de la santé,WHO,Benedetto Saraceno,Vijay Ganju,World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 11 December 2003
GET THIS BOOKMental Health Financing

Financing is a critical factor in the implementation of a viable mental health system. This module provides guidance on how to assess current financing mechanisms for mental heath maximise the resource base for mental health and make the best use of available funds to promote mental health reforms. Also available: 14-module package: WHO Mental Health Policy and Service Guidance Package - 14 modules Other modules included in the package: Improving Access and Use of Psychotropic Medicines Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Pediatric Psychopharmacology

Pediatric Psychopharmacology
  • Author : Andres Martin,Lawrence Scahill,Dennis S. Charney,James F. Leckman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 17 October 2002
GET THIS BOOKPediatric Psychopharmacology

Pediatric Psychopharmacology: Principles and Practice is an authoritative and comprehensive text on the use of medication in the treatment of children and adolescents with serious neuropsychiatric disorders. This benchmark volume consists of 56 chapters written by internationally recognized leaders, and is divided into four interrelated sections. The first, Biological Bases of Pediatric Psychopharmacology, reviews key principles of neurobiology and the major psychiatric illnesses of childhood from a perspective rooted in developmental psychopathology. The second, Somatic Interventions, presents the major classes of

Metabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness: Interactions, Pathophysiology, Assessment and Treatment

Metabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness: Interactions, Pathophysiology, Assessment and Treatment
  • Author : Scott D Mendelson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 December 2007
GET THIS BOOKMetabolic Syndrome and Psychiatric Illness: Interactions, Pathophysiology, Assessment and Treatment

Metabolic syndrome is a set of risk factors that includes: abdominal obesity, a decreased ability to process glucose (insulin resistance), dyslipidemia (unhealthy lipid levels), and hypertension. Patients who have this syndrome have been shown to be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and/or type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a common condition that goes by many names (dysmetabolic syndrome, syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, obesity syndrome, and Reaven's syndrome). This is the first book to fully explain the

The Stigma of Mental Illness - End of the Story?

The Stigma of Mental Illness - End of the Story?
  • Author : Wolfgang Gaebel,Wulf Rössler,Norman Sartorius
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 August 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe Stigma of Mental Illness - End of the Story?

This book makes a highly innovative contribution to overcoming the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness – still the heaviest burden both for those afflicted and those caring for them. The scene is set by the presentation of different fundamental perspectives on the problem of stigma and discrimination by researchers, consumers, families, and human rights experts. Current knowledge and practice used in reducing stigma are then described, with information on the programmes adopted across the world and their utility, feasibility,

The Teen Years Explained

The Teen Years Explained
  • Author : Clea McNeely,Jayne Blanchard
  • Publisher : Jayne Blanchard
  • Release : 01 February 2010
GET THIS BOOKThe Teen Years Explained

We idealize childhood and demonize adolescence, often viewing the typical teenager as a bundle of problems. Yet according to a new book, The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development, by Clea McNeely, MPH, DrPH and Jayne Blanchard, adolescence can be a time of opportunity, not turmoil. By understanding the developmental stages and changes of adolescence, both teens and adults can get the most out of this second decade of life. In plain English, this guide incorporates the

Mental Health and High School Curriculum Guide (Version 3)

Mental Health and High School Curriculum Guide (Version 3)
  • Author : Stan Kutcher
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 12 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKMental Health and High School Curriculum Guide (Version 3)

The Mental Health & High School Curriculum Guide (Version 3) is an updated and revised version of the original edition. This comprehensive curriculum guide provides six modules that can be used together or separately in High School classrooms to enhance mental health literacy.

Promoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Military

Promoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Military
  • Author : Lisa S Meredith,Cathy D Sherbourne,Sarah J Gaillot
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release : 01 June 2011
GET THIS BOOKPromoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Military

As U.S. service members deploy for extended periods on a repeated basis, their ability to cope with the stress of deployment may be challenged. Many programs are available to encourage and support psychological resilience among service members and families. However, little is known about these programs' effectiveness. This report reviews resilience literature and programs to identify evidence-informed factors for promoting resilience.

Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth
  • Author : Aron Janssen,Scott Leibowitz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKAffirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

This unique resource offers an in-depth, comprehensive look at different types of mental health needs of transgender and gender diverse youth, how these intersect with gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation, and provides practical information on how to ethically, responsibly, and sensitively care for these patients. Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: A Clinical Guide begins with three introductory chapters which contain practical information regarding assessment, psychological interventions, and the potential medical and surgical interventions