Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 January 2021

336 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190927844

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Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents

A Guide for Social Workers

Second Edition

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

  • A quick resource for identifying treatment options and understanding key components of evidence-based practice and treatment
  • Emphasizes strength and trauma to help explain mental health challenges
  • Each diagnosis receives two chapters worth of information about the complexities of the diagnosis and the treatment, including mediations for each one and differential diagnoses

New to this Edition:

  • Chapter on childhood trauma
  • Substantially revised bipolar disorder chapters on diagnosis and treatment
  • Additional information on first episode psychosis and autism spectrum disorders

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