Chapter 14. Gender Sensitive Psychiatric Care for Children and Adolescents

  1. Prabha S. Chandra2,
  2. Helen Herrman3,4,
  3. Jane Fisher5,6,
  4. Marianne Kastrup7,
  5. Unaiza Niaz8,9,
  6. Marta B. Rondón10 and
  7. Ahmed Okasha11
  1. Corina Benjet

Published Online: 18 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch14

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society

How to Cite

Benjet, C. (2009) Gender Sensitive Psychiatric Care for Children and Adolescents, in Contemporary Topics in Women's Mental Health: Global perspectives in a changing society (eds P. S. Chandra, H. Herrman, J. Fisher, M. Kastrup, U. Niaz, M. B. Rondón and A. Okasha), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746738.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India

  2. 3

    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  3. 4

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 5

    Key Centre for Women's Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  5. 6

    WHO Collaborating Centre in Women's Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

  6. 7

    Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychiatric Department, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

  7. 8

    The Psychiatric Clinic & Stress Research Centre, Karachi, Pakistan

  8. 9

    The University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

  9. 10

    Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru

  10. 11

    WHO Collaborating Centre for Training and Research in Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Author Information

  1. Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría, México D.F., Mexico

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 13 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. World Psychiatric Association Evidence and Experience in Psychiatry Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Helen Herrman

Series Editor Information

  1. WPA Secretary for Publications, University of Melbourne, Australia

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470754115

Online ISBN: 9780470746738

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Keywords:

  • gender sensitive psychiatric care for children and adolescents;
  • mental health services for children and adolescents;
  • Youth mental health regional policy programmes;
  • violence - major determinant of mental illness in females;
  • puberty stage - and mental health disparities between males and females;
  • puberty and gender differentiation in mental health symptomatology;
  • barriers to service use;
  • gender sensitive psychiatric care of children and adolescents;
  • parental education and prevention and treatment of childhood disorders;
  • child and adolescent mental health - beginning with parental mental health

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mental health services for children and adolescents

  • Barriers to service use

  • Recommendations for gender sensitive psychiatric care of children and adolescents