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On some of the Mental affections of childhood and youth ...

J. Langdon Down

On some of the Mental affections of childhood and youth ...

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Published by Mac Keith Press, Blackwell Scientific Publications Ltd., J.B. Lippincott in London, Oxford, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child psychiatry.,
  • Child psychology.,
  • Mental retardation.,
  • People with mental disabilities

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. Langdon Down ; with a foreword by Ann Gath.
    SeriesClassics in developmental medicine -- no.5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF721
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18514751M
    ISBN 100632029927

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On some of the mental affections of childhood and youth: being the Lettsomian lectures delivered before the Medical Society of London in Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Down, J.

Langdon. On some of the Mental affections of childhood and youth. London: Mac Keith, (OCoLC) This book, first published inis based on lectures given by Dr.

Langdon Down, a physician renowned for his work with mentally handicapped children at a time when there was very little interest in them. The book is well-known, because it contains the original description of the common syndrome of "mongolism," now universally called Down syndrome.

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Symptoms often start in early childhood, although some disorders may develop during the teenage years. Emotional and psychological abuse in children is defined as the behaviors, speech, and actions of parents or significant figures that has a negative mental impact on children.

Read on to learn. Some children will recover quickly while others recover more slowly. Reassure them that they do not need to feel guilty or bad about any feelings or thoughts. Seek the help of a trained professional. When needed, a mental health professional trained in evidence-based trauma treatment can help children and families cope and move toward recovery.

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Worldwide % of children and adolescents experience mental disorders. Half of all mental illnesses begin by the age of 14 and three-quarters by mids.

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Mental health conditions in children are diagnosed and treated based on signs and symptoms and how the condition affects a child's daily life. To make a diagnosis, your child's doctor might recommend that your child be evaluated by a specialist, such as a psychiatrist, psychologist, clinical social worker, psychiatric nurse or other mental.

Exposure to traumatic experiences in childhood can have a negative impact on the development of the brain when it’s most vulnerable. Cases of childhood maltreatment are more common than reported; conservative estimates show o Australian children were exposed to maltreatment in and Adversity in childhood can include experiences such as emotional.

For some children, these reactions can interfere with daily life and their ability to function and interact with others. Impact of Child Traumatic Stress. The impact of child traumatic stress can last well beyond childhood. In fact, research shows that child trauma survivors are more likely to have.

Mental disorders in children are quite common and sometimes severe. About one-fourth of children and teens experience some type of mental disorder in any given year, one-third at some time in their lives.

The most common kind of mental disorders are anxiety disorders, like generalized anxiety disorder (formerly called overanxious disorder of childhood) or separation anxiety disorder. The American Academy of Pediatrics is committed to addressing the factors that affect child and adolescent health with a focus on issues that may leave some children more vulnerable than others.

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It doesn’t matter what socio-economic class a child is in, they are still stressed—more stressed than you think. It’s true that, during adolescence, youth tend to engage in risk-taking behaviors.

Our research showed that childhood trauma increased the risk. Child abuse and neglect are serious public health problems and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) that can have long-term impact on health and wellbeing.

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some point in their childhood or adolescence. advocated for and achieved critical roles in their children’s mental health care, young people and their allies are gaining ground in the movement to involve youth at every level of the mental health care system.

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KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States.

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