Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing for the 21st Century

Author(s): Dr. Ramesh Manocha

Positive Education & Wellbeing

Being a teenager has never been easy, but the digital age has brought with it unique challenges for young people and the adults in their lives. Nurturing Young Minds: Mental Wellbeing for the 21st Century collects expert advice on how to tackle the terrors of the twenty-first century and is a companion to Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds. A comprehensive and easily accessible guide for parents, teachers, counsellors and health care professionals, this book contains important advice about managing online behaviour, computer game addiction and cyberbullying, as well as essential information on learning disorders, social skills and emotional health, understanding anger and making good choices. This volume includes up-to-date information on: Understanding Teen Sleep and Drowsy Kids How Emotions and Relationships Shape the Brains of Children Understanding the Teenage Brain Could it be Asperger's? Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties Friendship and Social Skills Helping Young People Make Good Choices Healthy Habits for a Digital Life Online Time Management Problematic Internet Use and How to Manage It Computer Game Addiction and Mental Wellbeing Sexting: Realities and Risks Advice for Parents: Be a Mentor, Not a Friend Cyberbullying, Cyber-harassment and Revenge Porn Gamblification of Computer Games Online Grooming and Cyber Predators Violent Videogames and Violent Behaviour Talking to Young People about Online Porn and Sexual Images Commercialisation of Childhood Sexualisation: Why Should we be Concerned? Porn as a Public Health Crisis How Boys are Travelling and What They Most Need Understanding and Managing Anger and Aggression Understanding Boys' Health E-mental Health Programs and Interventions


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Dr Ramesh Manocha is an Australian GP and researcher based at the Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School, Sydney University, where he coordinates the Meditation Research Programme. For the past 15 years he has conducted clinical trials and scientific investigations into the practical applications of meditation. As a result he is now recognised as a leading authority in this field. Recently, Dr Manocha founded Generation Next a national education programme aimed at educating professionals and parents about the mental health crisis facing our young people and how it to deal with it. He is also recognised as a leading developer of professional education resources in the field of women's and children's health, mental health and adolescent medicine. For more information visit:

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  • : 9780733639104
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : Hachette Australia
  • : 0.3
  • : July 2017
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : August 2017
  • : books

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  • : Full mono
  • : 352
  • : very good
  • : 649.125
  • : 917
  • : Paperback
  • : Dr. Ramesh Manocha