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Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Jacqueline Corcoran

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This book reviews the evidence basis for the treatment of mental health disorders that present in children and adolescents, using both the American Psychological Association Division 12 Task Force ... More


Altruism and Health: Is There a Link During Adolescence?

Peter L. Benson, E. Gil Clary, and Peter C. Scales

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The links between prosocial action and health in adolescence have not been a central area of inquiry in the social sciences. Nevertheless, there is a growing body of literature that provides some ... More


The Meaning of the Highest Attainable Standard of Health

John Tobin

in The Right to Health in International Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603299
eISBN:
9780191731662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603299.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the meaning and scope of the interest in which the right to health is grounded, namely ‘the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health’. This formulation does ... More


Tanzania: Gaining Insights into Adolescent Lives and Livelihoods

VINAND M. NANTULYA, AVE MARIA SEMAKAFU, FLORENCE MULI-MUSIIME, AUGUSTINE MASSAWE, and LAWRENCE MUNYETTI

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Adolescents represent a large proportion of the population in developing countries, yet within these countries policy rarely addresses their particular needs. This chapter sheds light on previously ... More


The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent health issues and step-by-step prevention and intervention guidance. This Concise Companion covers major health issues that affect students' well ... More


African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans in the Media: Implications for Adolescents

Carolyn A. Stroman and Jannette L. Dates

in The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195342956
eISBN:
9780199894284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Media images and messages about African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans (ALANAS) may affect the perceptions and stereotypes of those within and outside of these groups. These ... More


Introduction and Overview

Jacqueline Corcoran

in Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter explores the definition of evidence-based practice and lays out the frameworks that will be used to evaluate the research on child and adolescent treatment. These include the American ... More


Policy and practice proposals to support children and young people coping with interparental conflict and separation

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers how the Caplanian approach might in time become embedded in a whole school system committed to a child's wellbeing and resilient mental health. The first part outlines policy ... More


Adolescence and youth: A time of responsibility and transformation

Jo Boyden, Andrew Dawes, Paul Dornan, and Colin Tredoux

in Tracing the Consequences of Child Poverty: Evidence from the Young Lives study of Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447348313
eISBN:
9781447348481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348313.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on adolescence and youth, which is increasingly accepted as a particularly sensitive phase of human development, characterised by significant changes in the brain and body. Much ... More


Health

Morag C. Treanor

in Child Poverty: Aspiring to Survive

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447334668
eISBN:
9781447334712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334668.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter seven focuses on health. It explores how poor health can be a risk, cause and consequence of poverty. It illuminates the ways in which poor health has particularly strong consequences for ... More


Anxiety Disorders

Nikolaus Schuetz and Amy N. Mendenhall

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

Anxiety disorders have the highest prevalence of any group of mental disorders. This chapter primarily focuses on three of these anxiety disorders: generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety ... More


Mental Health and Wellbeing in Japan: Social, Cultural, and Political Determinants

Norito Kawakami and Akihito Shimazu

in Health in Japan: Social Epidemiology of Japan since the 1964 Tokyo Olympics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198848134
eISBN:
9780191882692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848134.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the history and current status of mental health and mental health care in Japan in the last 50 years. One in 37 people currently receives treatment for any mental ... More


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