Recognising mental health problems in children and young people
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Recognising mental health problems in children and young people

Cheryl Honeyman Staff Nurse, Children’s Surgical Ward, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Nurses who work with children and young people need to have a basic knowledge of the symptoms of children’s mental health illnesses so that they can make appropriate referrals. This articles highlights the risk and protective factors involved and the tools that are used to assess the mental health of children and young people.

Nursing Children and Young People. 19, 8,38-45. doi: 10.7748/paed2007.10.19.8.38.c4466