• Caregiver Perceptions of Mental Health and Barriers to and Facilitators of Their Child's Treatment

    5 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objectives
    Nearly 1 million children visit emergency departments annually for mental health crises. Caregivers play a critical role in the outcome of mental illness in their children, yet there is limited research on effective means to engage caregivers in the ED and provide the support they need. Our aim was to determine caregivers' perceptions about mental illness in their children, specifically regarding suicidality and depression, the impact of the children's mental health on the caregiver, and barriers to and facilitators of treatment.
    Methods
    Guided by qualitative descriptive...
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  • Untreated mental health disorders can affect women and their children during and after pregnancy

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    Untreated mental health disorders can be a serious problem for women and their children during pregnancy and after giving birth, during the postpartum period.
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