This CME is on Adolescent Mental Health and how physical, mental and social health component of adolescent people work. IT also explains common problems of adolescent people and how their viewpoints differ from others. We also get to know how adolescent people are more focused towards their career and businesses, why care is important for adolescent mental health and what all problems/health issues they are facing, how lifestyle disorders are related to cardiovascular problems, cancers , anger in adolescent people. Later, it explains for adolescent people, why prevention is better than cure and we need to analyse them from holistic point of view.
Dr. Jitendra Nagpal is a Senior Consultant Psychiatrist in Moolchand Medcity, New Delhi. He is an adviser to the Institute of Child Development and Adolescent Health at Moolchand Medcity. Dr Nagpal isa renowned Psychiatrist with special focus on child, adolescent and women problems. He has been associated with some of the leading psychiatry hospitals in the country for more than 15 years. He is a member of various committees for protection and promotion of mental health of children and adolescents and is involved in health policy making. He is also the Director of Expressions India, an NGO that coordinates training and consultation of school based mental health programs throughout the country supported by the World Health Organization. Dr Nagpal is a regular columnist and consultant on leading national media, both print and electronic (CNN, IBN, NDTV, Times of India Group, India Today, Hindustan Times, Jain TV, Sab TV) for mental health issues. Dr. Jitendra Nagpal has also been awarded the ‘Delhi State Child Welfare Award’ for distinguished services in Child Development by the Department of Social Welfare, Government of NCT of Delhi.