Mental health care for children and adolescents worldwide: a review.

@article{Remschmidt2005MentalHC,
  title={Mental health care for children and adolescents worldwide: a review.},
  author={Helmut Remschmidt and Myron Lowell Belfer},
  journal={World psychiatry : official journal of the World Psychiatric Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={147-53}
}
The magnitude of mental health problems in children and adolescents has not been recognized sufficiently by many governments and decision-makers. This paper reviews the epidemiology of these problems as a basis for planning of services; the situation of mental health services for children and adolescents in the various regions of the world; the principles and strategies of intervention for mental health disorders in children and adolescents; and the role of international organizations and… CONTINUE READING