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Site Map

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 Overview of Consumer and Family Movements
        Origins and Goals of Consumer Groups
        Self-Help Groups
        Accomplishments of Consumer Organizations
        Family Advocacy
    Overview of Recovery
        Introduction and Definitions
        Impact of the Recovery Concept
    Conclusions

    Mental Health and Mental Illness Across the Lifespan
    References

Chapter 3 Children and Mental Health
    Normal Development
    Theories of Development
        Development Viewed as a Series of Stages
        Intellectual Development
        Behavioral Development

    Social and Language Development
        Parent-Child Relationships
        Origins of Language
        Relationships With Other Children
    Temperament

    Developmental Psychopathology
        Current Developmental Theory Applied to Child Mental Health and Illness

    Overview of Risk Factors and Prevention
        Risk Factors
        Biological Influences on Mental Disorders
        Psychosocial Risk Factors
        Family and Genetic Risk Factors
        Effects of Parental Depression
        Stressful Life Events
        Childhood Maltreatment
        Peer and Sibling Influences
        Correlations and Interactions Among Risk Factors
        Prevention
        Project Head Start
        Carolina Abecedarian Project
        Infant Health and Development Program
        Elmira Prenatal/Early Infancy Project
        Primary Mental Health Project
        Other Prevention Programs and Strategies
    Overview of Mental Disorders in Children
        General Categories of Mental Disorders of Children
        Assessment and Diagnosis
        Evaluation Process
        Treatment Strategies
        Psychotherapy
        Psychopharmacology
        Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
            Prevalence
            Causes
            Treatment
            Pharmacological Treatment
            Psychostimulants
            Dosing
            Side Effects
            Other Medications
            Psychosocial Treatment
            Behavioral Approaches
            Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
            Psychoeducation
            Multimodal Treatments
            Treatment Controversies
            Overprescription of Stimulants
            Safety of Long-Term Stimulant Use