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Understanding Teenage Depression A Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0805067612
ISBN-13: 9780805067613
Sku: 30793110
Publish Date: 9/1/2001
Pages:  250
Age Range:  NA
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Drawing on her years of experience as a psychiatrist working with teenagers, Dr. Empfield answers questions parents and teens have about depression, providing information on identifying the different types of depression, how depression is diagnosed, and which teenagers are most at risk.
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A parent's guide to the problem of teenage depression explains the various types of depression affecting young people, the symptoms of depression, how depression is diagnosed, the effects of depression on other problems of adolescence, various treatment options, and other important topics. Original. 15,000 first printing.

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Contents

Acknowledgments.....................................................xi
Preface...........................................................xiii
1. Teenage Depression: More Common Today Than Ever...................1
2. Diagnosis: Figuring Out If Depression Is the Problem.............21
3. Which Teenagers Are Most at Risk?................................53
4. Suicide..........................................................67
5. Depression and Other Teenage Problems............................97
6. The Psychological Treatment of Depression.......................117
7. What Kind of Care?: The Health Professionals Who Treat
Depression, What They Do, and Where They Work......................133
8. Medicine for Depression: Pharmacological Treatments and
How They Work......................................................151
9. Psychiatric Hospitals: What They're For and What Happens
Inside.............................................................195
10. Legal and Ethical Concerns.....................................213
Further Reading....................................................221
Resources..........................................................229
Index..............................................................239

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0250
Product attributePublisher:   Owl Books (NY)
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