Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 2nd Edition

  • Howard Friedman
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  • ISBN-10: 0123977533
  • ISBN-13: 9780123977533
  • DDC: 616.89
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 3000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The Encyclopedia of Mental Health presents a comprehensive overview of the many genetic, neurological, social, and psychological factors that affect mental health. It describes the impact of mental health on the individual and society, and illustrates the factors that aid positive mental health. 196 peer-reviewed articles written by more than 250 expert authors include essential material on assessment, theories of personality, specific disorders, therapies, forensic issues, ethics, cross-cultural and sociological aspects.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Section Editors.
How to Use the Encyclopedia.
Contents of Volume 1.
Contributors to All Volumes.
1: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Depression and Anxiety.
2: Adolescence.
3: Adult Lifespan Development and Optimal Mental Health.
4: Adult Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Mental Health Implications and Interventions.
5: Age and Emotion.
6: Aggression.
7: Alcohol Use Disorders.
8: Alexithymia.
9: Altruism.
10: Alzheimer's Disease: An Overview.
11: Anger, Hostility, and Anger Management.
12: Animal-Assisted Interventions: Entering a Crossroads of Explaining an Instinctive Bond under the Scrutiny of Scientific Inquiry.
13: Anxiety, Panic, and Phobias.
14: Aphasia, Alexia, and Agraphia.
15: Applied Behavioral Economics and Mental Health.
16: Associations between Parenting and Mental Health.
17: Attachment.
18: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
19: Autism Spectrum Disorder.
20: Awe and the Natural Environment.
21: Behavioral Addiction.
22: Behavioral Economics.
23: Behavioral Health Service Delivery, Managed Care, and Accountable Care Organizations.
24: Behavioral Medicine.
25: Bereavement and Grief.
26: Biofeedback and Neurofeedback.
27: Bipolar Disorder.
28: Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
29: Body Image and Mental Health.
30: Body Rhythms/Biological Clocks.
31: Borderline Personality Disorder.
32: ‘Brainwashing’ and Mental Health.
33: Bullying.
34: Burnout.
35: Cancer and Mental Health.
36: Caregiving.
37: Charisma.
38: Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy.
39: Childhood Disintegrative Disorder.
40: Childhood Stress.
41: Child Maltreatment.
42: Children and Adolescents: Television, Computers, and Media Viewing.
43: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Biopsychosocial Perspective.
44: Chronic Illness and Mental Health.
45: Clinical Assessment.
46: Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy.
47: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders.
48: Cognitive Development.
49: Communication Disorders.
50: Conduct Disorders.
51: Conjoint Therapy for Individual Psychopathology.
52: Constructive Management and Resolution of Conflict.
53: Coping.
54: Correctional Mental Health.
55: Cosmetic Surgical and Minimally Invasive Treatments.
56: Couple Therapy.
57: Criminality.
58: Crowding.
59: Cults and Mental Health.
60: Culture and Mental Health.
61: Custody (Child).