Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health has been designed
to help the student and newly qualified health care professional to familiarise
themselves with the key theoretical frameworks which underpin the field of children
and young people's mental health. It explores the mental health challenges that
children and young people face, and how we as adults can work alongside them
to help them face and overcome such challenges.
This book provides comprehensive information on the theory and practice of particular mental health difficulties which children and young people may have to face, including self-harm, depression, suicide, child abuse, eating disorders, substance misuse, and early onset psychosis. Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health is essential reading for pre-registration students in nursing and healthcare on child and mental health branches, and for newly qualified nursing, health and social care practitioners who work with children and young people.
- Brings together specialist practitioners and academics in the field
- Incorporates the latest guidelines and policies
- Practical and accessible in style with learning outcomes, activities, examples and recommended reading in each chapter
Table of Contents
Notes on Contributors.
1 Setting the Scene (Anne Claveirole).
2 The Family (Duncan Tennant and Anne Claveirole).
3 Psychosocial Development (Geraldine Jones).
4 Self-Harm (Martin Gaughan).
5 Depression (Martin Gaughan).
6 Suicide (Martin Gaughan).
7 Child Abuse and Child Protection (Julie Hendry and Marlene Mcinnes).
8 Eating Disorders (Gavin Cullen).
9 Early Onset Psychosis (Martin Gaughan).
10 ADHD (Lorna Jones and Anne Claveirole).
11 Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Gillian Marshall-McConnell and Anne Claveirole).
12 Misuse of Substances (Liz Brodie and Jayne Reed).