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Promoting the emotional well-being of children and adolescents and preventing their mental ill health [electronic resource] : a handbook / edited by Kedar Nath Dwivedi and Peter Brinley Harper ; foreword by Caroline Lindsey.

Contributor(s): Dwivedi, Kedar Nath | Harper, Peter Brinley, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Philadelphia : J. Kingsley Publishers, 2004Description: 1 online resource (288 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1423709837 (electronic bk.); 9781423709831 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Child mental health services -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Teenagers -- Mental health services -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Child psychopathology -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Adolescent psychopathology -- Prevention -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Mental health promotion -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Mental Disorders -- prevention and control | Child Guidance -- methods | Child | Adolescent | MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- Child & AdolescentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Promoting the emotional well-being of children and adolescents and preventing their mental ill health.DDC classification: 618.92/89 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Promoting the Emotional Well-being of Children and Adolescents and Preventing Their Mental Ill Health: A Handbook; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Developmental Perspective; 3. Attachment Theory and Mental Health; 4. Emotion Regulation and Mental Health; 5. Attention and Mental Health; 6. Addiction as a Mark of Adulthood: The enduring fascination of drugs and alcohol among adolescents; 7. Parenting; 8. Life Skills Education through Schools; 9. Prevention of Depression and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents; 10. Prevention of Eating Disorders.
Summary: This comprehensive guide provides overviews of the key psychological processes affecting mental health, such as development, attachment, emotion regulation and attention, and draws out the implications for preventive measures and promotion of emotional well-being. The authors, from a range of professional disciplines, emphasise the importance of early intervention and prevention, exploring in particular how initiatives in parenting and education can promote children's emotional well-being. The topics they cover include: the prevention and management of addiction and eating disorders; the devel.
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Promoting the Emotional Well-being of Children and Adolescents and Preventing Their Mental Ill Health: A Handbook; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Developmental Perspective; 3. Attachment Theory and Mental Health; 4. Emotion Regulation and Mental Health; 5. Attention and Mental Health; 6. Addiction as a Mark of Adulthood: The enduring fascination of drugs and alcohol among adolescents; 7. Parenting; 8. Life Skills Education through Schools; 9. Prevention of Depression and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents; 10. Prevention of Eating Disorders.

This comprehensive guide provides overviews of the key psychological processes affecting mental health, such as development, attachment, emotion regulation and attention, and draws out the implications for preventive measures and promotion of emotional well-being. The authors, from a range of professional disciplines, emphasise the importance of early intervention and prevention, exploring in particular how initiatives in parenting and education can promote children's emotional well-being. The topics they cover include: the prevention and management of addiction and eating disorders; the devel.

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