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

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

4 (1 rating by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


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.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27.94mm | 450g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0128043946
  • 9780128043943
  • 1,156,531

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Positive Mental Health-What Is It, How Is It Recognized, and Can It Be Achieved?

Chapter 2. ICD-11-Comparison With DSM-5 and Implications for Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

Chapter 3. Disorders of Brain Development: Understanding Childhood Psychopathology

Chapter 4. Genetic Process in Resilience and Vulnerability and the Consequence of Abuse

Chapter 5. Resilience and Developmental Health in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Chapter 6. Mental Health Promotion for Indigenous Youth

Chapter 7. Psychological Consequences of Parental Migration for Left-Behind Children

Chapter 8. Mental Health Literacy for Students and Teachers: A "School Friendly" Approach

Chapter 9. Transforming Cultures for the Mental Health Care of Young People: The Service Reform Imperative

Chapter 10. Evidence-Based Parenting Interventions: Current Perspectives and Clinical Strategies

Chapter 11. Psychopharmacological Treatment for Depression in Children and Adolescents: Promoting Recovery and Resilience

Chapter 12. Treatment of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Chapter 13. Seclusion in the Management of Highly Disturbed Children and Adolescents
show more

About Susan Shur-fen Gau

Matthew Hodes, MBBS BSc MSc PhD FRCPsych, is currently Honorary Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Imperial College London, and Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust. His research interests are social and cultural psychiatry, including refugee mental health, the interface between mental and physical health, and evidence-based approaches to treatment. He is currently the Lead Editor for the Monographs of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professionals (IACAPAP). Susan Shur-Fen Gau, MD Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinical Services at National Taiwan University Hospital, specializing in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Gau's research interests include pharmacoepidemiology, sleep medicine, and clinical, neuropsychological, brain imaging, and genetic studies on attention-deficit hyper activity disorder and autism spectrum disorders.
show more

Rating details

1 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 0% (0)
4 100% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X