© 2004

Facilitating Pathways

Care, Treatment and Prevention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

  • Helmut Remschmidt
  • Myron L. Belfer
  • Ian Goodyer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Systems of Care and Services: A Global Perspective

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Myron L. Belfer
      Pages 16-26
    3. Per-Anders Rydelius
      Pages 27-34
    4. Katherine E. Grimes
      Pages 35-41
    5. Luis Augusto Rohde, Salvador Celia, Carlos Berganza
      Pages 42-51
    6. Barry Nurcombe
      Pages 52-57
    7. K. Michael Hong, Kosuke Yamazaki, Cornelio G. Banaag, Du Yasong
      Pages 58-70
    8. Brian Robertson, Custodia Mandlhate, Amira Seif El Din, Birama Seck
      Pages 71-88
    9. Lynne Jones, Mimoza Shahini
      Pages 89-100
  3. Principles and Strategies of Treatment/Intervention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-102
    2. David Cottrell, Paula Boston, Dawn Walker
      Pages 164-186
    3. Ernesto Caffo, Barbara Forresi, Carlotta Belaise, Giampaolo Nicolais, Nathaniel Laor, Leo Wolmer et al.
      Pages 187-207
    4. Stan Kutcher
      Pages 208-221
    5. Stephen Scott
      Pages 222-231
  4. Prevention and Early Detection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 233-234

About this book


Multidisciplinary and trans-cultural …

This book provides an up-to-date review of the current state of care, treatment and prevention in child and adolescent mental health from multidisciplinary and trans-cultural perspectives. Systems of care, services and interventions in selected parts of the world are described by leading experts with a focus on

the current status of services in the respective parts of the world

the major needs and deficits in identifying mental health problems in children and adolescents (awareness and diagnosis)

the major needs in treatment, care and prevention

realistic proposals on how to improve the situation of children and adolescents who suffer from, or are at risk for, mental health problems.

In addition, the major principles and strategies of treatment and intervention are described, on an empirical basis, using a selected number of treatment approaches and treatment settings as examples.

Finally, the possibilities, strategies and limitations of early detection and prevention are reviewed with the aim of improving the living conditions of children and families in need of mental health support.

… a valuable resource for mental health workers all over the world!


Adolescents Children Depression Prevention Psychiatry Psychotherapie Psychotherapy attention attention deficit attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis emotion epidemiology hyperactivity intervention

Editors and affiliations

  • Helmut Remschmidt
    • 1
  • Myron L. Belfer
    • 2
  • Ian Goodyer
    • 3
  1. 1.Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und -psychotherapieKlinikum der Philipps-Universität MarburgMarburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of Social MedicineHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Douglas House Developmental PsychiatryCambridge UniversityCambridgeUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Facilitating Pathways
  • Book Subtitle Care, Treatment and Prevention in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Editors Helmut Remschmidt
    Myron Belfer
    Paul Goodyer
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-21088-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-62197-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-18611-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 341
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Psychiatry
    Public Health
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