Treating Depressed and Suicidal Adolescents: A Clinician's Guide


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Published USA, 2011
This science-based book will enhance the skills of any therapist who works with this difficult-to-treat population. It is grounded in decades of research and the clinical care of thousands of depressed and suicidal teenagers. The authors take the clinician step-by-step through the entire process of evidence-based intervention. They provide basic information about depression, suicidality and their connections to other common adolescent problems, and intervention chapters describe a range of activities and skills-building exercises targeting specific areas of concern.

Chain Analysis and Treatment Planning
Behavioural Activation and Emotion Regulation
Cognitive Restructuring, Problem Solving and Interpersonal Effectiveness
Treatment-Resistant Depression

David Brent is head of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Hardback. 276 pages

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