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Increasing awareness of child and adolescent mental health / edited by M. Elena Garralda and Jean-Philippe Raynaud.



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Publication date:
Lanham, Md. : Jason Aronson, c2010.
  • Book
  • xvii, 319 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Part 1 Preface Part 2 Editorial Introduction Part 3 Part I: Influences on child and adolescent mental health Chapter 4 Chapter 1: From epidemiology of child and adolescent mental health problems to service utilisation Chapter 5 Chapter 2: Family structure and children's mental health in Western countries Chapter 6 Chapter 3: One-child policy and child mental health Chapter 7 Chapter 4: Industrialization: Its impact on child and adolescent mental health Chapter 8 Chapter 5: Child refugee mental health Part 9 Part II: Individual disorders/problems Chapter 10 Chapter 6: The boundaries of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder Chapter 11 Chapter 7: Changes in psychiatric problems of children and adolescents in Japan: from internalising to externalising symptoms Chapter 12 Chapter 8: Trends in autism rates: is there an epidemic? Chapter 13 Chapter 9: PTSD in mothers coping with trauma in their children Part 14 Part III: Treatment and services Chapter 15 Chapter 10: Paediatric Psychosomatic medicine: emotional health in children with chronic illness Chapter 16 Chapter 11: Autism spectrum disorder and traditional Chinese medicine (acupuncture) Chapter 17 Chapter 12: Development of child mental health services in Central and Eastern Europe Chapter 18 Chapter 13: An historical approach to the discovery and promotion of child mental health.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
In this volume, Elena Garralda and Jean-Philippe Raynaud aim to contribute to advancing awareness of child and adolescent mental health within an international framework that gives special consideration to problems arising in different contexts around the world and through expert views supported by empirical evidence and considering clinical implications. There is increasing recognition worldwide of the importance of child and adolescent mental health problems, of the distress and impairment they can cause to children and their families, and of the markedly adverse effects on education and on adult psychiatric adjustment when left untreated. Globally, however, services to attend to these problems in children are uneven and patchy. There is a need to advance awareness of child and adolescent mental health and of factors that influence them. Chapters address the effects on child mental health of issues ranging from secular changes in family composition in both western and eastern countries, rapid industrialization, poverty, deprivation, and adoption, to refugee status and aboriginal life. It considers emerging issues, such as cyber addiction, PTSD, ADHD across different cultures, and the autistic "epidemic." They discuss new service developments (Eastern Europe, paediatric liaison services) in the context of traditional methods (traditional Chinese medicine).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Garralda, M. Elena.
Raynaud, Jean-Philippe, 1960-
IACAPAP book series ; v. 18
IACAPAP book series. The working with children and adolescents series

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