Mental health

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Mental health

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Anorexia nervosa 734

Bulimia nervosa 736

Enuresis 738

Encopresis 740

Depression 742

Deliberate self-harm 744

Challenging behaviour 746

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 748

Autism 750

Anxiety 752

Conduct/antisocial disorder 754

Substance misuse 756

Incidence: 0.8–8 in 100 000 individuals per year.

Peak age of onset: 15–19 years....

Chapter.  5181 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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