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The Mental Health of Children and Adolescents: An Area of Global Neglect / Edition 1

The Mental Health of Children and Adolescents: An Area of Global Neglect / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780470512456
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Series: World Psychiatric Association Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.85(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Helmut Remschmidt, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry,Phillips University, Marburg, Germany

Barry Nurcombe, MD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry,University of Queensland, Australia

Myron L. Belfer, MD, MPA, Professor of Psychiatry,Harvard Medical School, USA 

Norman Sartorius, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Universityof Geneva, Switzerland

Ahmed Okasha, MD, Professor and Director, WHOCollaborating Center, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain ShamsUniversity, Cairo, Egypt

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Advisory Board



1 A Global Programme for Child and Adolescent Mental Health:A Challenge in the New Millennium (Myron Belfer, HelmutRemschmidt, Barry Nurcombe, Ahmed Okasha, and NormanSartorius).

2 Public Awareness of Child and Adolescent Mental Health: AReview of the Literature (Sam Tyano and AnatFleischman).

3 The Epidemiology and Burden of Child and Adolescent MentalDisorder (Myron Belfer and Barry Nurcombe).

4 Disseminating Child and Adolescent Mental Health TreatmentMethods: An International Feasibility Study (Jose J.Baumeister, John Fayyad, Richard Harrington (deceased), Jack (S.F.)Hung, Kimberly Hoagwood, Peter Jensen, Kelly Kelleher, LauraMurray, Cheryl So; and site directors Alan Apter and Orit Krispin(Tel Aviv, Israel), John Fayyad, MD (Lebanon), Luis Rhode and PauloKnapp (Porto Alegre, Brazil), and Amira Seif El Din (Alexandria,Egypt)).

5 Prevention of Mental Health Disorders in Children andAdolescents

5.1 The Principles of Prevention in Child andAdolescent Mental Health (Barry Nurcombe).

5.2 Evidence-based Primary Prevention Programs for thePromotion of Mental Health in Children and Adolescents: ASystematic Worldwide Review (Martine F. Flament, HienNguyen, Howard Schachter, Claudia Furino, Cathy Cuzner, DanutaWasserman, Norman Sartorius, and Helmut Remschmidt).

5.3 Violence and Trauma: Evidence-based Assessment andIntervention in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review(Ernesto Caffo and Carlotta Belaise).

5.4 School Dropout: A Systematic Worldwide ReviewConcerning Risk Factors and Preventive Interventions (AnaSoledade Graeff-Martins, Tatyana Dmitrieva, Amira Seif El Din,Ernesto Caffo, Martine F. Flament, Barry Nurcombe, Per-AndersRydelius, Helmut Remschmidt, and Luis Augusto Rhode).

5.5 School Violence: Epidemiology, Background,and Prevention (Helmut Remschmidt).

6 Preventive Interventions in School Dropout: Three FieldStudies

6.1 A Comprehensive Intervention for the Prevention of SchoolDropout in Brazil (Ana Soledade Graeff-Martins, SylviaOswald, Júlia Obst Comassetto, Christian Kieling, Renata RochaGonçalves, and Luis Augusto Rhode).

6.2A Comprehensive Program for the Prevention ofDropout in an Egyptian Public School (Amira Seif El Din, M.Azzer, and Doa Habib).

6.3 A Comprehensive Intervention to Prevent SchoolDropout and

Reduce School Absenteeism in a Public School in a RussianIndustrial City (V. Andreyuk, A. Zanozin, and TatjanaDmitrieva).


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