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TitleFacilitating Pathways [electronic resource] : Care, Treatment and Prevention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health / edited by Helmut Remschmidt, Myron L. Belfer, Ian Goodyer
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2004
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Descript X, 341 p. online resource


Multidisciplinary and trans-cultural โ{128}ฆ This book provides an up-to-date review of the current state of care, treatment and prevention in child and adolescent mental health from multidisciplinary and trans-cultural perspectives. Systems of care, services and interventions in selected parts of the world are described by leading experts with a focus on the current status of services in the respective parts of the world the major needs and deficits in identifying mental health problems in children and adolescents (awareness and diagnosis) the major needs in treatment, care and prevention realistic proposals on how to improve the situation of children and adolescents who suffer from, or are at risk for, mental health problems. In addition, the major principles and strategies of treatment and intervention are described, on an empirical basis, using a selected number of treatment approaches and treatment settings as examples. Finally, the possibilities, strategies and limitations of early detection and prevention are reviewed with the aim of improving the living conditions of children and families in need of mental health support. โ{128}ฆ a valuable resource for mental health workers all over the world!


Content -- Epidemiology as a Basis for the Conception and Planning of Services -- System of Care: A Global Perspective -- Systems of Care in Europe -- Systems of Care in North America -- Systems of Care in South America -- Systems of Care in Australia -- Systems of Care in Asia -- Systems of Care in Africa -- Setting Up Services in Difficult Circumstances -- Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents: Strategies, Strengths, and Limitations -- What Works for Whom? Differential Indications for Treatment/Intervention -- lndividual and Group Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents -- Family Therapy -- Innovative Interventions in the Community -- Medications -- Outcomes of Treatment -- Interventions that are CURRES: Cost-Effective Useful, Realistic, Robust, Evolving, and Sustainable -- Prevention of Risks for Mental Health Problems: Lessons Learned in Examining the Prevention of Depression in Families -- Prevention and Early Detection of Developmental Disorders -- Prevention and Early Detection of Emotional Disorders -- Prevention and Early Detection of Conduct Disorder and Delinquency -- Early Detection and Prevention of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders -- Prevention and Intervention in Primary Care -- Prevention and Intervention in School Settings

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