Mental Health

Custodian: Dr. Theresa Wu
Reviewer:
ROYAL COLLEGE: MENTAL HEALTH
  1. Biological, psychosocial, and socioeconomic factors affecting mental health
  2. Impact of abuse, neglect and bullying
  3. Impact of having a parent with mental illness or substance abuse disorder on child well-being
  4. Psychological adjustment to life stresses, including chronic illness and family dynamics
  5. Conditions
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Attempted suicide or suicidal ideation
    • Conduct disorders
    • Conversion disorder
    • Mood disorders, including depression
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder
    • Oppositional defiant behaviour
    • Personality disorders and traits
    • Psychoses
    • Psychosomatic disorders
    • Violent behaviour
  6. Non-pharmacological approaches to management of mental health issues
  7. Resources available for longitudinal and crisis management of mental health issues
  8. Indications for hospitalization and involuntary treatment
USEFUL WEBSITES
  1. Canadian Pediatric Society position statements: https://www.cps.ca/en/documents/authors-auteurs/mental-health-developmental-disabilities-committee
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Last updated 22 October 2021.