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Mental health ch.11
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Percent of children and adolescents that suffer significant impairment d
Barriers to assessing, diagnosing and treating younger people.
1. lack of concensus for screening. 2. lack of coordination between systems. 3.lack of resources and long wait lists. 4. lack of mental health providers. 5. cost and inadequate reimbursment
3 attributes that aids in avoiding developing a mental illness even when geneticly predisposed.
intelligence, resilience, and environmental support
This childhood change in the brain aids in faster processing, improves conduction speed in nerve impulses, and enables faster reactions to occur
Mylenation of brain fibers
These changes in the brain happen in the teen years. It leads to improvements in executive fuctioning, organization and planning as well as inhibiting responses.
Changes in the frontal and prefrontal cortex
refers to the usual attitude, mood, or behavior that a child habitually uses to cope with the demands and expectations of an environment.
The relationship between a persons inborn strengths and the success in handling stressful environmental factors.
List 6 characteristics of resilience
adapt to environmental changes, form nurturing relationships with other adults when parents are absent, able to distance self from emotional chaos, social intelligence, good problem solving skills, perceive long term future
3 environmental risk factors for mental health
witnessing violence, neglect/abuse, and bullying
Therapy that rewards desired behavior to reduce maladaptive behavior.
Through this children develop their physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and moral capacities.
Therapy that is a type of intervention that allows children to express feeling such as anxiety, self-doubt,and fear through the natural use of play.
6 APA neurodevelopmental disorders
communication, motor, specific learning, intellectual autism and ADHD
child has a hard time understanding and fallowing directions
receptive communication disorder
Child has a hard time finding words, sounds for words, or forming scentences.
expressive language disorder
child has no language issues at all but has a hard time relating to other people.
What are the three areas used to diagnose developmental coordination disorder?
Development of fine and gross motor skills, coordination below a childs developmental age, and imparments that affect the childs school or daily living.
Provisional tic disorder
(Single or multiple motor and/or vocal tics <1 year that have never met criteria for Tourette's).
Persistent Motor or Vocal Tic Disorder
single or multiple motor or vocal tics, persistent for at least 1 year, and with onset before age 18
extreme tic disorder involving uncontrollable multiple motor and vocal patterns
comprehensive behavior intervention for tics (CBITs)
making pt aware of the build up of the tic and implementing a muscular movement that competes with or is incompatiable with the tic.
medication used for tic disorders
(1st gen psychotics) Haloperidol, pimozide, (2nd gen Psychotics) aripiprazole, risperidone-(doent have FDA approvial) Clonidine hydrochloride (BP MED)
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