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Uniform Title Adolescent psychiatry (Walter de Gruyter & Co.)
Title Adolescent psychiatry : a contemporary perspective for health professionals / edited by Leo Sher, Joav Merrick
Published Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (pages)
Series Health, medicine, and human development
Health, medicine, and human development.
Contents Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and dual disorders : educational needs for an underdiagnosed condition -- Cannabis and youth seeking treatment for primary mood or anxiety concerns -- Military sexual trauma as a determinant in the development of mental and physical illness in male and female veterans -- Educating medical professionals about suicide prevention among military veterans -- Does the physician density affect suicide rates among adolescents and young adults? -- Suicidal behavior in Indian adolescents -- American juvenile justice system : history in the making -- About the editors -- About Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the James J. Peters Veterans Administration Medical Center, New York City, United States -- About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel
Education of health professionals about adolescent psychiatry -- Adolescents with psychiatric disorders : brain structural and functional changes -- Ecstasy and the serotonin syndrome -- Testosterone levels and suicidal behavior -- Buprenorphine in the treatment of non-suicidal self-injury -- Antidepressants for major depressive disorder in children -- Suicide prevention in depressed adolescents -- Child sexual abuse and suicide in adolescents and adults -- Educating medical students about adolescent maltreatment -- Bullying, psychiatric pathology, and suicidal behavior -- Dating violence and suicidal behavior in adolescents -- Post-traumatic stress disorder, medical illness, and suicidal behavior -- Prevention of suicidal behavior in adolescents with post-traumatic stress disorder
Summary Psychiatric disorders in adolescents are an important social problem relevant to almost all healthcare professionals. The prevalence of mood, anxiety, substance use and other psychiatric disorders among adolescents is high. However, medical professionals are not sufficiently trained about adolescent psychiatric disorders. Primary care providers correctly identify less than a fourth of youth with a depressive or anxiety disorder and many clinicians underestimate the importance of the problem of adolescent psychiatric illnesses and suicidal behavior. Multiple clinical, neurobiological, cultural
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Adolescent psychiatry -- Education.
Suicide -- Psychology.
Veterans -- Psychology.
Mental Disorders -- psychology.
Adolescent Behavior -- psychology.
Suicide -- psychology.
Adolescent Psychiatry -- education.
Veterans -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Merrick, Joav, 1950- editor
Sher, Leo, editor
ISBN 1306092051 (electronic bk.)
3110316617 (electronic bk.)
9781306092050 (electronic bk.)
9783110316612 (electronic bk.)