Understanding Teenage Depression : A Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management (Paperback) - Empfield, Maureen/ Bakalar, Nick

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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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Publisher Henry Holt & Co
Mfg Part# 9780805067613
SKU 30793110
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0805067612
Release Date 9/1/2001
Table Of Contents <font size="+2">Contents </font> <p> <pre> 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 </pre> <!--excerpt-->
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.75L x 0.75T
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Editors Note 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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