By Manju Mehta, Rajesh Sagar

This quantity discusses adolescent psychological health and wellbeing matters in non-Western contexts and occasions, starting from universal psychological issues to construction existence abilities. It combines past literature and empirical paintings on a variety of problems to supply a complete account of cognitive behaviour remedy (CBT) for teens. the quantity covers a large spectrum of stipulations, starting from nervousness to affective problems and different linked issues. It offers a realistic consultant to the administration of issues with particular specialize in case vignettes, outlining consultation information and particular thoughts for use during the intervention plan. an in depth appendix elaborating a variety of CBT recommendations is integrated within the quantity. It presumes a easy figuring out and coaching in psychological overall healthiness care and psychotherapy and turns out to be useful for pros: psychologists, counsellors, paediatricians and different practitioners within the box of psychological wellbeing and fitness. it's also invaluable as a textual content for classes in future health psychology, medical psychology, adolescent drugs and adolescent psychology.

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As a transition period, the adolescent faces many challenges. Negotiating these academic, interpersonal and intrapersonal challenges is crucial for adjustment. Many adolescents face emotional disorders that make it necessary for them to seek and receive psychological interventions, and most emotional disorders have their onset and peak during this period. Helping adolescents deal effectively with these tasks is therefore important. This has been addressed through training in life skills and coping skills (assertiveness, problem-solving skills).

14 Anxiety Disorders in Adolescents Anxiety disorders and other internalizing disorders form a major part of the psychiatric disorders seen in children and adolescents. Although many fears and anxieties may be transient, changing as the child grows up, others continue, developing into debilitating problems. OCD, social anxiety, specific phobia, school refusal and panic attacks are common anxiety disorders seen in adolescence. Social phobia is known to have onset in childhood or adolescence; however, very often social anxiety goes unrecognized.

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