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
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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

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
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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

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
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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,

Promoting Safe and Effective Transitions to College for Youth with Mental Health Conditions

Promoting Safe and Effective Transitions to College for Youth with Mental Health Conditions
  • Author : Adele Martel,Jennifer Derenne,Patricia K. Leebens
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 23 May 2018
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This concise and practical book provides an overview of how to safely and effectively transition adolescents with mental health conditions into a college environment. Therapeutic strategies to assess and promote readiness for transition to college are discussed in case-based chapters, which include case history, analysis of transition, clinical pearls, literature review, and helpful resources for clinicians, patients, and families. Filling a significant gap in the literature, Promoting Safe and Effective Transitions to College for Youth with Mental Health Conditions: A

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
  • Author : Daniel Le Grange,James Lock
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 20 September 2011
GET THIS BOOKEating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Bringing together leading authorities, this comprehensive volume integrates the best current knowledge and treatment approaches for eating disorders in children and adolescents. The book reveals how anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other disorders present differently developmentally and explains their potentially far-reaching impact on psychological, physical, and neurobiological development. It provides guidelines for developmentally sound assessment and diagnosis, with attention to assessment challenges unique to this population. Detailed descriptions of evidence-based therapies are illustrated with vivid case examples. Promising directions in

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.

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

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 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

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 4)

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 4)
  • Author : Vikram Patel,Dan Chisholm,Tarun Dua,Ramanan Laxminarayan,Mari'a Lena Medina-Mora,Theo Vos
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 10 March 2016
GET THIS BOOKDisease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 4)

Mental, neurological, and substance use disorders are common, highly disabling, and associated with significant premature mortality. The impact of these disorders on the social and economic well-being of individuals, families, and societies is large, growing, and underestimated. Despite this burden, these disorders have been systematically neglected, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, with pitifully small contributions to scaling up cost-effective prevention and treatment strategies. Systematically compiling the substantial existing knowledge to address this inequity is the central goal of this

Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters

Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Post-Disaster Recovery of a Community's Public Health, Medical, and Social Services
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 10 September 2015
GET THIS BOOKHealthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters

In the devastation that follows a major disaster, there is a need for multiple sectors to unite and devote new resources to support the rebuilding of infrastructure, the provision of health and social services, the restoration of care delivery systems, and other critical recovery needs. In some cases, billions of dollars from public, private and charitable sources are invested to help communities recover. National rhetoric often characterizes these efforts as a "return to normal." But for many American communities, pre-disaster

A Practical Approach to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adolescents

A Practical Approach to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adolescents
  • Author : Manju Mehta,Rajesh Sagar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 February 2015
GET THIS BOOKA Practical Approach to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Adolescents

This volume discusses adolescent mental health concerns in non-Western contexts and situations, ranging from common mental disorders to building life skills. It combines previous literature and empirical work on various disorders to provide a comprehensive account of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for adolescents. The volume covers a wide spectrum of conditions, ranging from anxiety to affective disorders and other associated disorders. It gives a practical guide to the management of disorders with specific focus on case vignettes, outlining session details