Experts report that 32 percent of teens experience anxiety and 13 percent experience depression. Early detection is vital. Learn the signs and symptoms, evaluation and treatment options, and ways to support and enhance adolescent mental health.
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Table of Contents.
1: Understanding Mental-Health Disorders.
2: Adolescent Mental Health.
3: Decoding the Teen Brain.
4: Brain Circuits Involved in Mental Disorders.
5: Common Mental Disorders in Young Adults.
6: Mental Health: Myths and Facts.
7: Anxiety Disorders: When Panic, Fear, and Worries Overwhelm.
8: Depression in Teens: Get the Facts.
9: Risk and Protective Factors.
10: Importance of Mental-Health Promotion and Prevention.
11: Major Types of Anxiety Disorders and Depression.
12: Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
13: Separation Anxiety Disorder.
14: Selective Mutism.
15: Specific Phobias.
17: Social Anxiety Disorder.
18: Panic Disorders.
19: Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder.
20: Major Depressive Disorder.
21: Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia).
22: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
23: Substance-Induced Depressive and Anxiety Disorder.
24: Diagnosis and Treatment for Anxiety and Depression.
25: Children and Mental Health: Is This Just a Stage?.
26: Screening and Diagnostic Tools for Anxiety Disorders and Depression.
27: Screening for Mental Disorders.
28: Importance of Treating Childhood Depression.
29: Treating Anxiety Disorders.
30: Depression Treatment Basics.
31: Exposure Therapy for Reducing Fear and Anxiety Responses.
32: Play and Creative Art Therapy.
33: Role of Family Therapy in Recovery.
34: Treatment for Comorbid Disorders.
35: Complementary Approach to Anxiety and Depression.
36: Technology and the Future of Mental-Health Treatment.
37: Strengthening Protective Factors and Mental-Health Support.
38: Unique Issues in Emotional and Social Development in Adolescence.
39: Protective and Promotive Factors in Mental Health.
40: Importance of School Connectedness.
41: Positive Youth Development for Sexual Minorities.