Kids and Mental Illness

Kids and Mental Illness

by Peggy J. Parks


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Diabetes, autism, and asthma are just a few of the common illnesses or conditions that afflict young people. In the Diseases and Disorders of Youth series, students will learn more about these conditions including what they are, what causes them, whether they can be treated or cured, and what it is like to live with them. Personal accounts and quotes from health experts help round out the discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682824016
Publisher: Referencepoint Pr Inc
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Series: Diseases and Disorders of Youth
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Disorders of the Mind 4

Chapter 1 What Is Mental Illness? 9

Chapter 2 What Causes Mental Illness? 23

Chapter 3 Can Mental Illness Be Treated or Cured? 37

Chapter 4 What Is It Like to Live with Mental Illness? 51

Source Notes 64

Organizations and Websites 70

For Further Research 73

Index 75

Picture Credits 79

About the Author 80

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