eBook Mental Health Information for Teens, 5th Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815742
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815742
  • DDC: 616.890083
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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This updated fifth edition explains the importance of mental health and describes the causes, warning signs, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses. It also gives tips for building healthy self-esteem, coping with stress, getting along with family and friends, and dealing with challenges such as divorce, abuse, grief, and thoughts of suicide.

Table of Contents

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