Navigating Teenage Depression
- A guide for parents and professionals
- Parke, Gordon & Eyers, Kerrie
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Published Australia, 2009
Experienced clinician and researcher Gordon Parker explains how to systematically identify different mood disorders and contributing factors amongst teenagers. He and co-author Kerrie Eyers review when clinical treatment is required and outline treatment options. They also discuss the particular challenges faced by adolescents and approaches to effective management. Drawing on personal accounts from teenagers and young adults about their experiences, and based on extensive clinical research, this is a useful handbook for parents, carers and practitioners looking after a young person with depression.
What Depression Feels Like
Getting to Assessment
Making the Diagnosis
A Quick Look at Treatment and Management
Maintaining Good Mental Health
Gordon Parker is Scientia Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Kerrie Eyers is a psychiatrist based at the Black Dog Institute in Sydney.
Paperback. 230 pages