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
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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
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).
Gau, Susan Shur-Fen
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.