Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing in the Digital Age

Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing in the Digital Age : Generation Next

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Being a teenager has never been easy, but the digital age has brought with it unique challenges for young people and the adults in their lives. Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing in the Digital Age collects expert advice on how to tackle the terrors of the twenty-first century and is a companion to Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds.

A comprehensive and easily accessible guide for parents, teachers, counsellors and health care professionals, this book contains important advice about managing online behaviour, computer game addiction and cyberbullying, as well as essential information on learning disorders, social skills and emotional health.

This volume includes up-to-date information on:

Understanding Teen Sleep and Drowsy Kids

Emotions and Relationships Shape the Brain of Children

Understanding the Teenage Brain

Healthy Habits for a Digital Life

Online Time Management

Problematic Internet Use and How to Manage It

Computer Game Addiction and Mental Wellbeing

Sexting: Realities and Risks

Cyberbullying, Cyber-harassment and Revenge Porn

The 'Gamblification' of Computer Games

Violent Video Games and Violent Behaviour

Talking to Young People about Online Porn and Sexual Images

Advice for Parents: Be a Mentor, Not a Friend

E-mental Health Programs and Interventions

Could it be Asperger's?

Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties

Friendship and Social Skills

The Commercialisation of Childhood

Sexualisation: Why Should we be Concerned?

Porn as a Public Health Crisis

How Boys are Travelling and What They Most Need

Understanding and Managing Anger and Aggression

Understanding Boys' Health Needs
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 153 x 234 x 22mm | 300g
  • Sydney, Australia
  • English
  • Full mono
  • 0733639100
  • 9780733639104

About Ramesh Manocha

Dr Ramesh Manocha is an Australian GP and researcher based at the Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, Sydney University, where he coordinates the Meditation Research Programme. For the past 15 years he has conducted clinical trials and scientific investigations into the practical applications of meditation. As a result he is now recognised as a leading authority in this field. Recently, Dr Manocha founded Generation Next a national education programme aimed at educating professionals and parents about the mental health crisis facing our young people and how it to deal with it. He is also recognised as a leading developer of professional education resources in the field of women's and children's health, mental health and adolescent medicine.

He is the editor of two previous collections: Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds (2017) and Nurturing Young Minds (2017).
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