Mental Health Concerns
- Identify risk factors for suicide and self-harm behaviour
- Describe the clinical presentations of depressive and anxiety disorders, recognizing they may present differently in different age groups
- Identify reasons for school refusal
Overview & Foundational Knowledge
|Hann GL, Fischer DJ & Fluent TE. Separation anxiety disorder and school refusal in children and adolescents. Pediatrics in Review 2006, 27: 56.
Good review on school refusal in separation anxiety in all ages.
|Prager, LM. Depression and suicide in children and adolescents. Pediatrics in Review 2009; 30 (6): 199-206.
Overview article on depression and suicide in children and adolescents.
|First Episode Psychosis: An Information Guide
Information on first episode psychosis from CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health).
|Bagnell A. Anxiety and separation disorders. Pediatrics in Review 2011; 32: 440.
Overview of common pediatric anxiety disorders with differential diagnoses.