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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
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 June 2016
  • ISBN : 0128044144
  • Pages : 306 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
GET THIS BOOKPositive Mental Health Fighting Stigma and Promoting Resiliency for Children and Adolescents

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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 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


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



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


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,




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


Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing
  • Author : Edilma Yearwood,Vicki Hines-Martin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKRoutledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing

Awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing. "I welcome, at long last, a book on global mental health targeted to nurses, the front-line health worker for billions of people around the world. The roles that nurses can, and should, play in mental health care are diverse and this book addresses both well-trod as well as emerging concerns across the continuum of care from promotion to prevention to treatment. Importantly, at


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



Promoting Mental, Emotional and Social Health

Promoting Mental, Emotional and Social Health
  • Author : Katherine Weare
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 January 2013
GET THIS BOOKPromoting Mental, Emotional and Social Health

Schools are now seen as being one of the key agents which can help redress society's most fundamental problems, create more cohesive communities and promote citizenship and a sense of social conscience in the young. Promoting Mental, Emotional and Social Health: A Whole School Approach provides a clear and practical overview of ways in which mainstream schools can promote the health of all those who work and learn in them. Supported by the latest new evidence from the UK and


From Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

From Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Author : Jean-Philippe Raynaud,Matthew Hodes,Susan Shur-Fen Gau
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 May 2014
GET THIS BOOKFrom Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

From Research to Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health has been shaped to reflect the mental health needs of children and adolescents in low and middle income countries of the world. It also includes chapters on topics based on research and practice in high income countries which may have lessons and implications universally. The first section of the book takes a child and adolescent mental health services perspective encompassing epidemiology, mental health needs, and selected policy issues. The second



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.