Teen Health Series: Mental Health Information for Teens

Editor/Author Bakewell, Lisa
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1321-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Pending
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Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness.

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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
  • Part Two: Mood And Anxiety Disorders
  • Chapter 7—Depression
  • Chapter 8—Premenstrual Syndrome And Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Chapter 9—Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Chapter 10—Bipolar Disorder
  • Chapter 11—Generalized Anxiety Disorder: When Worry Gets Out Of Control
  • Chapter 12—Social Anxiety Disorder: Always Embarrassed
  • Chapter 13—Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Chapter 14—Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: When Unwanted Thoughts Take Over
  • Chapter 15—Phobias And Fears: Symptoms, Treatment, And Self Help
  • Chapter 16—Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms
  • Part Three: Personality And Psychotic Disorders
  • Chapter 17—Antisocial Disorders
  • Chapter 18—Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 19—Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Chapter 20—Factitious Disorders
  • Chapter 21—Delusional Disorder
  • Chapter 22—Dissociative Disorders
  • Chapter 23—Psychosis
  • Chapter 24—Schizophrenia And Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Part Four: Behavioral, Impulse Control, And Addiction Disorders
  • Chapter 25—Eating Disorders
  • Chapter 26—Anorexia Nervosa
  • Chapter 27—Bulimia Nervosa
  • Chapter 28—Binge Eating Disorder
  • Chapter 29—Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Chapter 30—Compulsive Exercise Disorder
  • Chapter 31—Impulse Control Disorders
  • Chapter 32—Adjustment Disorders
  • Chapter 33—Conduct, Intermittent Explosive, And Oppositional Defiant Disorders
  • Chapter 34—Comorbidity: Addiction And Other Mental Disorders
  • Part Five: Other Situations And Disorders With Mental Health Consequences
  • Chapter 35—Puberty And Its Relationship To Mental Health
  • Chapter 36—Child Abuse And Its Effects On Mental Health
  • Chapter 37—Bullying And Youth Violence
  • Chapter 38—Teen Dating Violence
  • Chapter 39—Cutting And Self-Harm
  • Chapter 40—Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Chapter 41—Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Chapter 42—Tourette Syndrome And Tics
  • Part Six: Mental Health Treatments
  • Chapter 43—Diagnosing Mental Illness
  • Chapter 44—Consequences Of Not Receiving Treatment For Mental Illness
  • Chapter 45—Treatment Of Children With Mental Illness
  • Chapter 46—Finding A Therapist Who Can Help You Heal
  • Chapter 47—Going To A Therapist: What To Expect
  • Chapter 48—Counseling And Therapy: Methods Of Treatment
  • Chapter 49—Common Mental Health Medications
  • Chapter 50—Antidepressants: What You Need To Know About Depression Medication
  • Chapter 51—Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Chapter 52—Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  • Chapter 53—Complementary And Alternative Approaches To Mental Health Care
  • Part Seven: Mental Wellness Topics For Teens
  • Chapter 54—Building Healthy Self-Esteem
  • Chapter 55—Improving Mental Health
  • Chapter 56—Dealing With Depression: Self-Help And Coping Tips
  • Chapter 57—Coping With Stress
  • Chapter 58—Coping With A Disaster Or Traumatic Event
  • Chapter 59—Playing Helps Kids Learn And Grow
  • Chapter 60—Dealing With Divorce
  • Chapter 61—Dealing With Grief
  • Chapter 62—Getting Along With Family And Friends
  • Chapter 63—Running Away Doesn't Solve Problems
  • Chapter 64—Suicide Prevention
  • Part Eight: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 65—Additional Reading About Mental Health And Mental Illness
  • Chapter 66—Crisis Help And Hotlines
  • Chapter 67—Directory Of Mental Health Organizations