Friday, July 6, 2012
Singapore - Free e-book for mental health professionals
SINGAPORE - Mental healthcare professionals can now download a free e-book containing the best practices and treatments for youths with mental conditions, The Straits Times reported.
The online resource also contains related links to other resources and recordings of interviews with real-life sufferers of mental health conditions.
The book, a collaborative work between 102 experts from 24 countries, can be downloaded from the website of International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions.
The link can be accessed at http://iacapap.org/iacapap-textbook-of-child-and-adolescent-mental-health .
The book is the latest work of the organisation which reflects the commitment of IACAPAP to make knowledge about Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) widely available, whilst advocating for access to quality CAMH care globally, said Olayinka Omigbodun, President of IACAPAP.
Mr Omigbodun added that the resource will be updated regularly and aims to be culturally sensitive.