The mental health of children and adolescents in Great Britain Summary report

  title={The mental health of children and adolescents in Great Britain Summary report},
  author={Howard Meltzer and Rebecca Gatward and Robert Goodman and Tamsin Jane Ford and Michelle Franco}
About the Office for National Statistics The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is the government agency responsible for compiling, analysing and disseminating many of the United Kingdom's economic, social and demographic statistics, including the retail prices index, trade figures and labour market data, as well as the periodic census of the population and health statistics. The Director of ONS is also the National Statistician and the Registrar General for England and Wales, and the agency… 

Mental health needs in schools for emotional, behavioural and social difficulties

This piece of research highlights that both teachers and parents identified a need for professional support, from education, social care, health and other services, which has implications for future commissioning of services.

The making and breaking of relationships: Organizational and clinical questions in providing services for looked after children?

  • J. Simmonds
  • Psychology
    Clinical child psychology and psychiatry
  • 2010
Particular emphasis is given to the issues faced by children and their carers in establishing new family relationships which address the child’s inheritance from their family of origin especially where these are traumatic and conflicted in origin.

Incidence of childhood psychiatric disorders in India

Estimation of the incidence of psychiatric disorders in school children in India found 20 children out of 186 followed up had psychiatric disorder giving the annual incidence rate of 18/1000/yr.

Muslim adolescent mental health in the UK: an exploratory cross-sectional school survey

Over 1.5 million Muslims live in the UK, many in poor socioeconomic circumstances and facing social exclusion and discrimination, yet there is a paucity of research on Muslim mental health, in

Mental health among adolescent girls – An effort to know the association of mental disorders with socio-demographic variables -

High prevalence of mental disorders among adolescent girls necessitates life skill–based education in the regular curriculum, counseling services, mentorship program, and health education at colleges and age, place of residence, birth order, education of father, and socioeconomic status were significantly associated with mental disorders.

Children with HIV in the UK: A Longitudinal Study of Adaptive and Cognitive Functioning

Assessment of a group of children with HIV in detail, including cognitive, adaptive and behavioural functioning and to apply psychological models of chronic illness in children found there was wide variability in the children’s functioning.

Teachers' Recognition of Children's Mental Health Problems.

The gender of the child was found to independently predict teachers' accurately recognising when a child had a problem, and they were significantly more concerned about a vignette of a child with symptoms of a behavioural disorder than an emotional disorder.

The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) as a screening measure prior to admission to a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

The SDQ is sensitive in detecting emotional and behavioural problems and may be utilised to screen referrals at intake and is consistent with similar studies conducted in the U.K.

Environmental noise and mental health: Five year review and future directions

In children the effect of noise on hyperactive symptoms was confirmed and an effect on subjective health symptoms found in several studies, and a few studies placed both theoretically and empirically the relationship between noise and mental health in a broader context of soundscapes and environmental quality.

Maternal psychological distress and early-childhood externalising behaviour : a longitudinal analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study

Evidence of a relationship between maternal psychological distress and child externalising behaviour is strong. However, less is known about the pathways and contexts involved, or how these may