Teen Health Series: Mental Health Information for Teens

Editor/Author Maharaja, Silva Ganesh
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1573-5
Category: Psychology
Book Status: Pending
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Mental Health Information for Teens, Fifth Edition offers updated information on mental health and its importance. It presents facts about the causes, warning signs, and diagnosis of mental illnesses, and it explains how the adolescent brain differs from the adult brain. Also discussed are specific disorders, mental health treatment and the consequences of not recieving treatment.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Mental Health And Mental Illness
  • Chapter 1—Understanding Mental Health
  • Chapter 2—The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction
  • Chapter 3—Why Is Mental Health Important?
  • Chapter 4—Resilience: A Vital Component Of Mental Health
  • Chapter 5—Defining Mental Illness
  • Chapter 6—Causes And Warning Signs Of Mental Illness
  • Chapter 7—Mental Health Risk And Protective Factors
  • Chapter 8—Mental Health And Mental Disorders
  • Part Two: Mood And Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 9—Depression
  • Chapter 10—Premenstrual Syndrome And Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Chapter 11—Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Chapter 12—Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 13—Generalized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out Of Control
  • Chapter 14—Social Anxiety Disorder: Always Embarrassed
  • Chapter 15—Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Chapter 16—Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: When Unwanted Thoughts Take Over
  • Chapter 17—Phobias And Fears
  • Chapter 18—Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms
  • Part Three: Personality And Psychotic Disorders
  • Chapter 19—Antisocial Personality Disorders
  • Chapter 20—Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 21 —Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 22—Factitious Disorders
  • Chapter 23—Delusional Disorder
  • Chapter 24—Dissociative Disorders
  • Chapter 25—Psychosis
  • Chapter 26—Schizophrenia
  • Chapter 27—Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Part Four: Behavioral, Impulse Control, And Addiction Disorders
  • Chapter 28—Eating Disorders
  • Chapter 29—Anorexia Nervosa
  • Chapter 30—Bulimia Nervosa
  • Chapter 31 —Binge Eating Disorder
  • Chapter 32—Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Chapter 33—Compulsive Exercise Disorder
  • Chapter 34—Impulse Control Disorders
  • Chapter 35—Adjustment Disorders
  • Chapter 36—Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Chapter 37—Comorbidity: Addiction And Other Mental Disorders
  • Part Five: Other Situations And Disorders With Mental Health Consequences
  • Chapter 38—Puberty And Its Relationship Mental Health
  • Chapter 39—Child Abuse And Its Effects On Mental Health
  • Chapter 40—Bullying And Youth Violence
  • Chapter 41 —Teen Dating Violence
  • Chapter 42—Cutting And Self-Harm
  • Chapter 43—Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Chapter 44—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Chapter 45—Tourette Syndrome And Tics
  • Chapter 46—Depression During And After Pregnancy
  • Part Six: Mental Health Treatments
  • Chapter 47—Diagnosing Mental Illness
  • Chapter 48—Treatment Of Children With Mental Illness
  • Chapter 49—Finding A Therapist Who Can Help You Heal
  • Chapter 50—Going To Therapy: What To Expect
  • Chapter 51 —Counseling And Therapy: Methods Of Treatment
  • Chapter 52—Common Mental Health Medications
  • Chapter 53—Antidepressant Medications For Children And Adolescents
  • Chapter 54—Brain Stimulation Therapies
  • Chapter 55—Complementary And Alternative Approaches To Mental Healthcare
  • Part Seven: Mental Wellness Topics For Teens
  • Chapter 56—Building Healthy Self-Esteem
  • Chapter 57—Improving Mental Health
  • Chapter 58—Dealing With Depression: Self-Help And Coping Tips
  • Chapter 59—Coping With Stress
  • Chapter 60—Coping With A Disaster Or Traumatic Event
  • Chapter 61—Playing Helps Kids Learn And Grow
  • Chapter 62—Dealing With Divorce
  • Chapter 63—Dealing With Grief
  • Chapter 64—Getting Along With Family And Friends
  • Chapter 65—Running Away Doesn't Solve Problems
  • Chapter 66—Suicide Prevention
  • Part Eight: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 67—Additional Resources For Mental Health And Mental Illness
  • Chapter 68—Crisis Help And Hotlines
  • Chapter 69—Directory Of Mental Health Organizations