Coping with Depression in Young People - A Guide for Parents (Paperback)
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Coping with Depression in Young People - A Guide for Parents (Paperback)

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Paperback 160 Pages / Published: 27/01/2004
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Depressive disorders can produce dramatic and frightening changes in young peoples' behaviour, but while parents may suspect something is wrong, they are often at a loss to know what. This book shows parents how to tell the difference between the ordinary ups and downs and true depression, helping them better understand clinical warning signs and the various approaches to treatment. Dealing sensitively with how depression sometimes manifests itself in ways such as self harm, alcohol and drug abuse, and suicide attempts. The book offers parents practical guidance on how they can reach out to their children and find professional assistance.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780470857557
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 216 g
Dimensions: 217 x 142 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
" a guide for parents, a book long overdue and one which will be of enormous help is especially valuable " (Familyonwards.com, 19 February 2004) "...concise ...useful to anyone working with children and young people experiencing depression..." (Child Right, May 2004) The strength of the book lies in it accessible style and numerous practical suggestions. (Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Vol.10, No.2, May 2005)

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