Starting at the Beginning
  • Author : Matthew Hodes
  • Release Date : 15 July 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128223963

Download or read book entitled Starting at the Beginning written by Matthew Hodes and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 15 July 2020 with total pages 354. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Starting at the Beginning: Laying the Foundation for Lifelong Mental Health coincides with the 24th International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAPA) Congress in Singapore, June 2020. This book 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 among children. Additional topics include environmental hazards and mental health and cultural psychiatry as a basic science for addressing mental health disparities. Chapters dive deeper into anxiety disorders in infants, gaming disorder, the pitfalls of treatment in OCD, and ADHD developmental neuropsychiatry. Another targeted section focuses on policies for child and adolescent mental health, including a review of mental health services in China, Oceania and East Asia. Emphasizes social and environmental influences 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 Works toward the goal of producing a mental health workforce with internationally recognized competencies