Autor: Alfiee M. Breland-Noble
ISBN-13: 9783319254999
Veröffentl: 29.01.2016
Einband: Book
Seiten: 326
Gewicht: 836 g
Format: 261x179x27 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youth

Springer Series on Child and Family Studies
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Part I. Illness Prevalence & Assessment.- Chapter 1: Epidemiology of Prevalent Mental Illnesses in African American Youth.- Chapter 2: Culturally Relevant Diagnosis and Assessment of Mental Illness in African American Youth.- Part II: Treatment Modalities.- Chapter 3: Psychopharmacology.- Chapter 4: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).- Chapter 5: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT).- Chapter 6: Mindfulness.- Chapter 7: Inpatient treatment.- Chapter 8: Community Mental Health.- Part III: Illnesses and Targeted Treatment Outcomes.- Chapter 9: Autism Spectrum Disorders.- Chapter 10: ADHD.- Chapter 11: CD and ODD.- Chapter 12: Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma Related Disorders.- Chapter 13: Mood Disorders.- Chapter 14: Eating Disorders.- Chapter 15: Schizophrenia.- Chapter 16: Intellectual and Developmental Disorders.- Chapter 17: Learning Disabilities.- Chapter 18: Substance Related and Addictive Disorders.- Part IV: Additional Important Topics.- Chapter 19: Disparities in Access to Mental Health Care for African American Youth.- Chapter 20: Future Directions.
This handbook fills major gaps in the child and adolescent mental health literature by focusing on the unique challenges and resiliencies of African American youth. It combines a cultural perspective on the needs of the population with best-practice approaches to interventions. Chapters provide expert insights into sociocultural factors that influence mental health, the prevalence of particular disorders among African American adolescents, ethnically salient assessment and diagnostic methods, and the evidence base for specific models. The information presented in this handbook helps bring the field closer to critical goals: increasing access to treatment, preventing misdiagnosis and over hospitalization, and reducing and ending disparities in research and care. Topics featured in this book include:

The epidemiology of mental disorders in African American youth.

Culturally relevant diagnosis and assessment of mental illness.

Uses of dialectical behavioral therapy and interpersonal therapy.

Community approaches to promoting positive mental health and psychosocial well-being.

Culturally relevant psychopharmacology.

Future directions for the field. The Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youth is a must-have resource for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians and related professionals in child and school psychology, public health, family studies, child and adolescent psychiatry, family medicine, and social work.
Editiert von: Alfiee M. Breland-Noble, Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Nirbhay N. Singh
ist, and serves as Clerkship Director in Psychiatry for VCUSOM. She is currently Interim Medical Director of the Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC) of the VCU Health System. A graduate of Howard University and the Howard University College of Medicine, Dr. Al-Mateen completed her psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She is Board Certified in General, Child and

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Autor: Alfiee M. Breland-Noble
ISBN-13:: 9783319254999
ISBN: 3319254995
Erscheinungsjahr: 29.01.2016
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 836g
Seiten: 326
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 261x179x27 mm, 3 schwarz-weiße und 2 farbige Abbildungen, 8 schwarz-weiße Tabellen, Bibliographie