This book provides comprehensive information on the theory and practice of particular mental health difficulties which children and young people may have to face, including self-harm, depression, suicide, child abuse, eating disorders, substance misuse, and early onset psychosis. Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health is essential reading for pre-registration students in nursing and healthcare on child and mental health branches, and for newly qualified nursing, health and social care practitioners who work with children and young people.
- Brings together specialist practitioners and academics in the field
- Incorporates the latest guidelines and policies
- Practical and accessible in style with learning outcomes, activities, examples and recommended reading in each chapter