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Promoting Mental Health in Children and Adolescents : Primary Care Practice and Advocacy, Paperback / softback Book

Promoting Mental Health in Children and Adolescents : Primary Care Practice and Advocacy Paperback / softback

Edited by Jane Meschan Foy


This indispensable resource provides primary care clinicians with a framework for addressing pediatric mental health problems in the primary care practice.

Gain guidance on integrating healthy social-emotional development of children and adolescents with other aspects of health supervision.

Obtain surveillance and screening tools to identify early signs and symptoms of mental health disorders and obtain evidence-based interventions to care for children and adolescents with mental health issues.

Gain in-depth guidance on the care of special populations of children who may be at increased risk for mental health problems: those exposed to adverse childhood experiences; children in military families; lesbian, gay and bisexual youth; children with gender expression and identity issues; children affected by racism; adolescents who are pregnant or parenting, and much more. Topics includeStrength-Based Approach to Promoting Healthy Child DevelopmentHealthy sleep, weight, use of media, and active livingChildren exposed to adverse childhood experiencesViolence PreventionCaring for families new to the United StatesChildren in foster or kinship care or involved with child welfareChildren of divorceAdopted childrenChildren with chronic medical conditionsAnd more


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 750 pages
  • Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General practice
  • ISBN: 9781610022279


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