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Understanding Uniqueness and Diversity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

  • ID: 4455076
  • Book
  • 388 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Understanding Uniqueness and Diversity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health examines the determinates of individual differences in children and young people, along with the origins of maladjustment and psychiatric disorders. It addresses the ways in which interventions and mental health services can be developed and shaped to address individual differences amongst children. Topics cover the influence of economic adversities and gender differences on child development and life course, as well as the range of risk and protective factors associated with the onset and persistence of problems, including sections on anxiety disorders in infants, bipolar disorder, and tics and Tourette's.

Additional sections focus on the potential for individualizing treatments as illustrated by pharmacogenomics, with another highlighting ways in which services can be adapted for specific environments, such as the needs of refugee children and systems of service delivery that can be enhanced by the use of telemedicine.

  • Emphasizes the social and environmental influences on child and adolescent mental health
  • Focuses on early developmental and infancy processes
  • Addresses the training of child and adolescent psychiatrists across Europe
  • Covers a range of illustrative psychiatric disorders and problems
  • Forwards a goal of producing a mental health workforce with internationally recognized competencies

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Part I
Understanding Diversity in Development and Psychopathology
1. Variations in Pathways Into and Out of Antisocial Behavior From the Perspective of Developmental  Psychopathology ERIC ACQUAVIVA, PIERRE ELLUL, XAVIER BENAROUS 2. Developmental Considerations in Bipolar Disorder MICHAL GOETZ, MARKETA MOHAPLOVA, ANTONIN SEBELA, TOMAS NOVAK 3. Heterogeneity in Tics and Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome VALSAMMA EAPEN, AMELIA WALTER, MARY M. ROBERTSON 4. Risk and Protective Factors and Course of Functional Somatic Symptoms in Young People CHARLOTTE ULRIKKA RASK, IRMA J. BONVANIE, ELENA M. GARRALDA 5. Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders in Young People: A Cross-cultural Perspective SELDA KOYDEMIR, CECILIA A. ESSAU

Part II
Uniqueness and Risk in Marginnalized Groups
6. Child Developmental Trajectories in Adversity: Environmental Embedding and Developmental Cascades in Contexts of Risk XANTHE HUNT, MARK TOMLINSON 7. Infant Mental Health in Africa: Embracing Cultural Diversity ASTRID BERG, ANUSHA LACHMAN, JUANE´ VOGES 8. Mental Health Service Provision for Child and Adolescent Refugees: European Perspectives JOERG M. FEGERT, THORSTEN SUKALE, REBECCA C. BROWN 9. Sexuality and Gender Identity in Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Some Reflections on Social, Psychiatric, and Mental Health Service Changes GORDON HARPER, MARI DOMINGUEZ, ANGELS MAYORDOMO-ARANDA, MATTHEW HODES

Part III
Supporting Uniqueness and Diversity Through Interventions and Services
10. Pharmacogenomics in the Treatment of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders SALMA MALIK, SOPHIA A. WALKER, SASHA MALIK, LISA NAMEROW 11. Telepsychiatry and Digital Mental Health Care in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Implications for Service Delivery in Low- and Middle-Income Countries SAVITA MALHOTRA, RUCHITA SHAH

Part IV
European Perspectives on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Training
12. Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Knowledge, Practice, and Services in Central Europe HELMUT REMSCHMIDT, MICHAL GOETZ, PATRICK HAEMMERLE 13. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training in Europe BRIAN W. JACOBS, ELIZABETH BARRETT, HENRIKJE KLASEN, PAUL ROBERTSON, LUCIA VA

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Hodes, Matthew
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
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.
De Vries, Petrus
As part of his work, Dr. de Vries conducts research on adolescent health (sexual and reproductive, adolescent mental health, bullying in adolescents, health and education systems for adolescents, and intimate partner violence in adolescents), autism (screening and diagnostic tool evaluation and development, evaluation and development of interventions, health and education systems, and use of technology), and tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC-assocationed neuropsychiatric disorders, clinical trials of mTOR inhibitors, and natural history of TSC).
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