• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

The authors look at both the risk factors and the protective factors involved in emotional health, and address the impact of issues such as bullying, social exclusion, loss, and bereavement.

Section 1
Section 1

Mental health enhances the capacity of individuals, families, communities and nations to contribute to the social networks and communities in which they exist. Young people who are emotionally healthy have the ability to develop emotionally, intellectually and spiritually; to develop and sustain personal relationships with others; to use solitude constructively and enjoy it; to develop empathy for the feelings of others; to play and learn; to develop a sense of right and wrong and address and learn from everyday conflicts and setbacks. (DfES, 2001)

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles