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Coping with Depression in Young People: A Guide for Parents (Family Matters) [Kindle Edition]

Carol Fitzpatrick , John Sharry

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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—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.

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"…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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Knowing how to deal with a teenager in emotional turmoil is a daunting task for any parent.

Coping with Depression in Young People: A Guide for Parents describes the normal steps parents go through in coming to terms with depression in their children, from first noticing something is wrong, to accessing the best professional treatment, to surviving what can be a very emotional time for the whole family.

Carol Fitzpatrick and John Sharry, both experts in this field, deal with issues most parents find particularly worrying, such as drug and alcohol use, suicide and self-harm, and other mental health problems. Parents reading this book will find guidance on what help and treatments are available for their child, as well as what they can do themselves to help the whole family cope.

'This guide tells parents in plain language what depression is, how to recognize it, and what can be done about it. Clinicians should routinely recommend that parents read this excellent book.'
Professor Alan Carr, University College Dublin


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  • File Size: 1048 KB
  • Print Length: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (May 18, 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000PY4IMC
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