Integrating Mental Health in the Comprehensive Care of Children and Adolescents: Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment

Posted On 2021-07-09 15:19:22


This series on “Integrating Mental Health in the Comprehensive Care of Children and Adolescents: Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment” is edited by
- Danielle Laraque-Arena, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA; and
- Ruth E. K. Stein, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY, USA

The mental health of children and youth is an integral part of overall health and is a necessary cornerstone for lifelong well-being. For too long physical and mental health have been seen as independent of one another and the latter has been considered less important.

Editorial
Integrating mental health in the comprehensive care of children and adolescents: prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment
Danielle Laraque-Arena, Ruth E. K. Stein

Review Article
Mental health and non-communicable diseases
Nicola Gray, Jonathan D. Klein

The key social determinants of mental health: their effects among children globally and strategies to address them
Anisha Abraham, Leslie Walker-Harding

Original Article
Iterative and comprehensive mental health assessment and treatment planning: the mental health dashboard
Penelope Knapp

Review Article
Implementation strategies in co-located, coordinated, and collaborative care models for child and youth mental health concerns
David Kaye, Sourav Sengupta, Janine Artis

Understanding adolescent anxiety disorders through the lens of decision science: towards a mathematical psychiatry
Lawrence Amsel, Jules Kortenhorst

To be updated

Depression in children and adolescents in primary care
Amy Cheung, Mark Sinyor

Adjustment disorder in the pediatric population
George L. Alvarado

Assessing and treating aggression in children and adolescents
Damilola O. Adesanya, Jessica Johnson, Cathryn A. Galanter

To be updated

Inattention and impulsivity in children and adolescents: a developmental and contextual framework to understand attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and its variants
Peter S. Jensen

Early intervention and mental health: evidence from premature and disadvantaged infants
Marie C. McCormick

Mental health concerns and childhood chronic physical health conditions
Ruth E. K. Stein

Children’s mental health at times of disasters
Karen Olness

Engaging community and governmental partners in improving health and mental health outcomes for children and adolescents impacted by HIV/AIDS in Uganda
Wilberforce Tumwesige, Phionah Namatovu, Ozge Sensoy Bahar, William Byansi, Mary M. McKay, Fred M. Ssewamala

Original Article
An exploratory approach to defining and measuring child health and well-being with parents and grandparents
Kimber Bogard, Victor Ortiz-Cortes, Shaneah Taylor, Rachel Jackson, Rebecca Belmonte

Disclosure:
The series “Integrating Mental Health in the Comprehensive Care of Children and Adolescents: Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment” was commissioned by the editorial office, Pediatric Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Danielle Laraque-Arena and Ruth E. K. Stein serve as the unpaid guest editors for the special series.