This module will briefly cover the major theories of development spanning the transition from adolescence to adulthood and the epidemiology of emerging mental health disorders in youth populations. Students will learn about ways to assess the early signs of a range of serious mental illnesses in young people as well as an understanding of current service provision.
The module will cover a range of interventions for mental disorders that emerge in young people. This will include a discussion on recent advances in preventative strategies and will discuss both biological and psychosocial approaches to treatment of major mental disorders in youth.
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