The Science and Pseudoscience of Children's Mental Health: Cutting Edge Research and Treatment

The Science and Pseudoscience of Children's Mental Health: Cutting Edge Research and Treatment

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This book explains how studies in brain development and epigeneticsa€”the inextricable interplay of genes and environmentsa€”have led to breakthroughs in the understanding of children's psychological disturbances and serve to discredit the scientifically unsupported qchemical imbalance theoryq of mental illness. a€c Presents a new paradigm for understanding the cause and treatment of children's psychological disturbances based in cutting edge research on the developing brain and epigenetics a€c Addresses the latest groundbreaking research on the treatment of concussion syndromes as well as on the cause and treatment of autism spectrum disorders a€c Offers strategies that promote healthy brain development and protect against childhood psychological disturbances a€c Explains how 21st-century parents' excessive use of cell phones and other mobile devices undermines the quality of attachment and places children at risk for compromised brain development and psychological disturbanceCutting Edge Research and Treatment Sharna Olfman ... and the plastic lining of food cans; as a dental sealant; and in thermal paper used in cash registers and credit card terminals. ... deficits in childhood that have been directly linked to chemical exposures include lowered concentration and information processing power;anbsp;...


Title:The Science and Pseudoscience of Children's Mental Health: Cutting Edge Research and Treatment
Author:Sharna Olfman
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2015-03-30
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