Year: 2000 Source: Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. p.47-71 SIEC No: 20031024

This chapter focuses on a model that aims to provide a simple & practical understanding of the emotional processes in young people. The complex interaction that takes place between emotions & thinking & behaviour is explored through an examination of emotional development. Definitions & differences between mental disorders & mental illnesses are discussed. The major characteristics of anxiety states & depressive disorders are then examined in detail. (40 refs)