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Facilitating Pathways: Care, Treatment and Prevention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health / Edition 1

Facilitating Pathways: Care, Treatment and Prevention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health / Edition 1


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Multidisciplinary and trans-cultural …

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.

… a valuable resource for mental health workers all over the world!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540210887
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/18/2004
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

ISystems of Care and Services: A Global Perspective
1Epidemiology as a Basis for the Conception and Planning of Services3
2Systems of Care: A Global Perspective16
3Systems of Care in Europe27
4Systems of Care in North America35
5Systems of Care in South America42
6Systems of Care in Australia52
7Systems of Care in Asia58
8Systems of Care in Africa71
9Setting Up Services in Difficult Circumstances89
IIPrinciples and Strategies of Treatment/Intervention
10Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents: Strategies, Strengths, and Limitations103
11What Works for Whom? Differential Indications for Treatment/Intervention119
12Individual and Group Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents140
13Family Therapy164
14Innovative Interventions in the Community187
16Outcomes of Treatment222
IIIPrevention and Early Detection
17Interventions that are CURRES: Cost-Effective, Useful, Realistic, Robust, Evolving, and Sustainable235
18Prevention of Risks for Mental Health Problems: Lessons Learned in Examining the Prevention of Depression in Families245
19Prevention and Early Detection of Developmental Disorders256
20Prevention and Early Detection of Emotional Disorders272
21Prevention and Early Detection of Conduct Disorder and Delinquency287
22Early Detection and Prevention of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders301
23Prevention and Intervention in Primary Care313
24Prevention and Intervention in School Settings326
Subject Index335

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