7 edition of Is Your Child Depressed? found in the catalog.
November 9, 2005
Written in English
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Get this from a library! Is your child depressed?: a complete, insightful guide to understanding and helping your child overcome depression. [Joel Herskowitz]. As a parent, you need to be prepared for dealing with problems—big and small. That includes taking care of your child’s mental health. It’s important to step up when things get serious. Teen depression is not as rare as we’d like it to be. In fact, a study shows that % of US adolescents had at least one major depressive episode.
Seeing your child suffer in any way is a harrowing experience for any parent. Mental illness in children can be particularly draining due to the mystery surrounding it, and the issue of diagnosis at such a tender age. Depression and Your Child gives parents and caregivers a uniquely textured understanding of pediatric depression, its causes, its symptoms, and its treatments. The one personality trait that the Hong Kong authors believe would play a key role is neuroticism, or the chronic tendency to worry excessively, feel anxious, and experience a pervasive sense of.
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Is Your Child Depressed. provides a thorough, up-to-date guide to help you identify and understand childhood depression. This compassionate guide confronts such controversial topics as medications in very young children and adolescents, and offers practical strategies for finding the right professional, disciplining for a depressed child, and how to help your whole family get through the challenges of having a family member with serious : Nathan Naparstek.
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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Joel Herskowitz. Depression and Your Child gives parents and caregivers a uniquely textured understanding of pediatric depression, its causes, its symptoms, and its treatments.
Serani weaves her own personal experiences of being a depressed child along with her clinical experiences as a psychologist treating depressed children/5(22). However, it is important to treat a depressed child or teen with sensitivity while making a special effort to connect with them every day since depression is the leading cause of teenage suicide in the world, the occurrence of which, according to recent.
Deborah Serani covers everything (the symptoms, diagnosis and the treatment) in her book "Depression and Your Child" along with some great tips for parents.
Between real case studies in child depression and the author taking from her own experiences with childhood depression, this book is /5. The Depressed Child, on the other hand, is not recommended. Riley, a clinical psychologist, offers some interesting suggestions here and there (e.g., the importance of hugging a depressed child), but his idea that a parent should undertake to "rescue" a child who is suicidal or hallucinating is irresponsible.
Such kids need professional help/5(14). In this breakthrough book, Dr. Doris Rapp offers a simple yet effective approach to handling "problem" children. Is This Your Child. shows parents how to identify the common foods, chemicals, or common allergic substances that could be the culprits that cause some children or adults to feel unwell or act inappropriately.
If your child is always sick, hyperactive, a slow learner, or cranky, the first question Cited by: 5. Depression and Your Child: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers by Deborah Serani Written by a psychologist who specializes in treating childhood depression, this is a wonderful book that can help you navigate getting your child the help he or she needs, and explains the intricacies of childhood depression in a manageable way.
Depression and Your Child will prepare parents with the in-depth understanding needed to navigate the potentially turbulent waters ahead Thoroughly researched and accompanied by a lengthy bibliography, the book delivers on its promise to explore normal stages of child development, as well as the warning signs of depression and what they look like in different age brackets/5(6).
Children are not immune to depressiondepression. Just like for adults, treatment can be critical. Finding help for a depressed child may forestall years of anguish, and may even save that child's life. Yet ongoing controversy over the safety of antidepressant drugs has left many wondering what really helps or harms.
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Dealing with a depressed child is difficult, no matter their age. Recognizing your need for rest and respite from the day-to-day challenges is an important part of helping your young adult child.
If you’re exhausted and have nothing left to give, you cannot care for your family. [Self-Test] Depression in Children. Every child experiences the blues — about bad grades or not having friends on the playground. Depression is more than just a passing gray cloud.
It’s a persistent feeling of sadness that stretches into weeks. Use this self-test to see if your child is showing signs of : ADHD Editorial Board.
Depression and Your Child will prepare parents with the in-depth understanding needed to navigate the potentially turbulent waters ahead. Serani’s motive for writing stems in part from her own anguish as a depressed child whose symptoms went undiagnosed until young adulthood, at which point even her own parents were at a loss for how best to 5/5.
Depression does not only affect adults. Children and teenagers can get depressed too. It's important to get help early if you think your child may be depressed. The longer it goes on, the more likely it is to disrupt your child's life and turn into a long-term problem.
Signs of depression in children. Symptoms of depression in children often. Childhood depression can have a serious impact on a child's life, so it is always important to be on the lookout for warning signs that your child may be depressed. Be willing to talk about what your child is feeling and be careful to remain supportive and : Nancy Schimelpfening.
Parent’s Guide to Teen Depression It isn’t always easy to diﬀerentiate between normal teenage growing pains and depression. But here’s how you can recognize the signs and symptoms and best help your child.
Understanding teen depression The teen years can be extremely tough and depression affects teenagers far more often than many of us. Accept your child's diagnosis. For many parents, accepting that your child has a mental illness is hard.
There is a great wish to avoid and deny. On the good days, it is easy to believe the child has overcome the challenges and is okay. The problem is that shame. Diagnosing childhood depression -- Charting a course: treating childhood depression.
Working with a mental health professional. Counseling for depression. Medication options for depression. Depression and other mental health issues. Depression and bipolar disorder -- The journey begins: parenting the depressed child.
The school as partner. Tell your teen's doctor. Some medical problems can cause depression. Your doctor may recommend psychotherapy (counseling to help with emotions and behavior) or medicine for depression. Your child's doctor may now screen your teen for depression every year from ages 12 thro with suicide now a leading cause of death among adolescents.
"Talk to the child's psychiatrist, ask questions, get as much info as possible, so you can make a good decision for your child." Antidepressants can work extremely well for a depressed child Author: Jeanie Lerche Davis. A professional may have ideas to help your child that you wouldn't have thought of yourself.
Also, a depressed child can cause a parent much anxiety, guilt and frustration. It's important that you take care of yourself while you are trying to take care of your child.
Help your child .If you think that your child is depressed, it is important to look carefully at your child's symptoms. Depression symptoms can sometimes appear differently in a child as opposed to an adult, so it can sometimes be tough to spot the signs.
Knowing what to look for can help you identify signs of depression so you can seek help.