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Introduction to Part 1 and Key Definitions

from Part 1 - What Affects Children’s and Young People’s Mental Health?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  27 October 2022

Meinou Simmons
Affiliation:
Oxford City CAMHS
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Summary

The introduction defines some key terminology relating to youth mental health used in this book. We also address how common mental health disorders are, how they are assessed as well as principles around offering appropriate support to children and young people.

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A Guide to the Mental Health of Children and Young People
Q&A for Parents, Caregivers and Teachers
, pp. 3 - 8
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. 2019. Mental Health: Fact Sheet. Available atGoogle Scholar
Patalay, P., and Fitzsimons, E. 2016. Correlates of Mental Illness and Wellbeing in Children: Are They the Same? Results from the UK Millennium Cohort Study (PDF). Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 55(9), 771783.Google Scholar
NHS Digital. September 2021. Mental Health of Children and Young People in England. 2021 – Wave 2 Follow Up to the 2017 Survey. Available at https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/publications/statistical/mental-health-of-children-and-young-people-in-england/2021-follow-up-to-the-2017-surveyGoogle Scholar
Maslow, A. 1943. A Theory of Human Motivation. Psychological Review 50, 370396.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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