Childhood mental and developmental disorders

Scott, James G., Mihalopoulos, Cathrine, Erskine, Holly E., Roberts, Jacqueline and Rahman, Atif 2015, Childhood mental and developmental disorders. In Patel, Vikram, Chisholm, Dan, Dua, Tarun, Laxminarayan, Ramanan and Medina-Mora, Maria Elena (ed), Mental, neurological and substance use disorders, World Bank Group, Washington, D. C., pp.145-162, doi: 10.1596/978-1-4648-0426-7.

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Title Childhood mental and developmental disorders
Author(s) Scott, James G.
Mihalopoulos, CathrineORCID iD for Mihalopoulos, Cathrine
Erskine, Holly E.
Roberts, Jacqueline
Rahman, Atif
Title of book Mental, neurological and substance use disorders
Editor(s) Patel, Vikram
Chisholm, Dan
Dua, Tarun
Laxminarayan, Ramanan
Medina-Mora, Maria Elena
Publication date 2015
Series Disease control priorities
Chapter number 8
Total chapters 13
Start page 145
End page 162
Total pages 17
Publisher World Bank Group
Place of Publication Washington, D. C.
Summary Childhood mental and developmental disordersencompass neurodevelopmental, emotional, and behavioraldisorders that have broad and serious adverseimpacts on psychological and social well-being. Childrenwith these disorders require significant additional supportfrom families and educational systems; the disordersfrequently persist into adulthood (Nevo and Manassis2009; Polanczyk and Rohde 2007; Shaw and others 2012).These children are more likely to experience a compromiseddevelopmental trajectory, with increased need formedical and disability services, as well as increased riskof contact with law enforcement agencies (Fergusson,Horwood, and Lynskey 1993).
ISBN 9781464804267
Edition 3
Language eng
DOI 10.1596/978-1-4648-0426-7
Field of Research 140208 Health Economics
111714 Mental Health
Socio Economic Objective 920410 Mental Health
HERDC Research category BN.1 Other book chapter, or book chapter not attributed to Deakin
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