The Young Mind

The Young Mind

by Mike Shooter
     
 

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Sadly, millions of children today are affected by mental health problems, almost a doubling of the number of sufferers in just one generation.

Now, in this timely new book, mental health experts provide invaluable information and guidance for concerned parents, teachers and young adults. With chapters covering subjects such as child and adolescent development

Overview

Sadly, millions of children today are affected by mental health problems, almost a doubling of the number of sufferers in just one generation.

Now, in this timely new book, mental health experts provide invaluable information and guidance for concerned parents, teachers and young adults. With chapters covering subjects such as child and adolescent development, parenting skills, problems at school, emotional health and wellbeing, The Young Mind also looks specifically at some of the most distressing problems facing young people today, including anxiety and stress disorders, drugs, alcohol, self-harm and psycho-sexual development.

Illustrated and written in a completely accessible style by some of the most distinguished and respected professionals in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, The Young Mind offers a guiding hand and insight into this most vital area of mental health.


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A must for all parents. [It] will help parents understand what their child is going through and whether they may need extra support.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409091011
Publisher:
Transworld Publishers Limited
Publication date:
07/13/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
728 KB

Meet the Author

Professor Susan Bailey OBE MB ChB FRCPsych is Professor of Child Mental Health at the University of Central Lancashire, Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatrist at Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Snr Research Fellow at University of Manchester. She is currently the Registrar of The Royal College of Psychiatrists and her clinical and research work is in the field of young offenders who commit grave crimes. She is also the author of a number of books on young offenders' mental health.

Dr Mike Shooter CBE is a past President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a former Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Gwent HealthCare Trust. He has worked clinically as leader of multi-disciplinary Child and Adolescent service teams in Wales for 25 years. An ex-journalist, he has worked with the media to promote the interests of the children and young people in mental distress, mental health services and psychiatry.


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