Assessment of Adolescent Mental Disorders

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)12_Chapter in an edited book (Author)peer-review

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development
EditorsStephen Hupp, Jeremy D Jewell
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781119171492
ISBN (Print)9781119161899
Publication statusPublished - 12 Mar 2020

Abstract

This entry provides conceptual and practical justifications for including chronological age in psychiatric diagnosis and mental health assessment. Considerations in the clinical assessment of adolescents and the types of clinical assessment that are available for adolescents are discussed, together with the assessment tools for diagnosing common mental disorders in adolescence, the role and relevance of developmental psychopathology, and developmental considerations in psychiatric diagnosis. The entry also outlines positive mental health assessment in adolescents.

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Assessment of Adolescent Mental Disorders. / HO, Man Yee; KWAN, Chi Kin.

The Encyclopedia of Child and Adolescent Development. ed. / Stephen Hupp; Jeremy D Jewell. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2020.

Research output: Chapters, Conference Papers, Creative and Literary Works (RGC: 12, 32, 41, 45)12_Chapter in an edited book (Author)peer-review