ERIC Number: ED461220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Feb-20
Mental, Emotional and Behavior Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Factsheet.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.
This factsheet describes the different mental, emotional, and behavior problems that can occur during childhood and adolescence. The incidence and symptoms of the following disorders are discussed: (1) anxiety disorders (including phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder); (2) major depression; (3) bipolar disorder (manic depressive illness); (4) attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; (5) learning disorders; (6) conduct disorder; (7) eating disorders; (8) autism spectrum disorder or autism; and (9) schizophrenia. The factsheet then describes using "systems of care" to treat children or adolescents in need of services in which local organizations work in teams with families to provide a full range of services to children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances. Federal agencies currently studying mental, emotional, and behavior problems are also listed. (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agency Cooperation, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorders, Autism, Behavior Disorders, Children, Delivery Systems, Depression (Psychology), Disability Identification, Eating Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Incidence, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Schizophrenia, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
For full text: www.mentalhealth.org/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Center for Mental Health Services.
Note: Contributions to the Preparation were made by National Institute of Mental Health.