Living with Depression

Living with Depression

by Allen R. Miller
     
 

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Most experts agree that depression is caused by a combination of brain chemistry, family history, distorted thinking, and a person's environment. Depression affects as many as one in eight teens, yet many young people with depression do not get the help they need. With medication and therapy, depression can be successfully treated and managed.

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Overview

Most experts agree that depression is caused by a combination of brain chemistry, family history, distorted thinking, and a person's environment. Depression affects as many as one in eight teens, yet many young people with depression do not get the help they need. With medication and therapy, depression can be successfully treated and managed.

Living with Depression examines this illness and provides teens with the information they need to understand it. The book addresses how to recognize depression, obtain a diagnosis, recover from the condition, pay for care, and how to help yourself, friends, or family members who may be depressed. Lists of suggested reading and resources guide readers' further research. This accessible book is the ideal one-stop guide for those living with depression, whether in themselves or a loved one.

The Teen's Guides series examines issues that affect teens; provides a comprehensive discussion of common health and social problems, remedies, and coping skills; and lists practical resources for further information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816075621
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/15/2008
Series:
Teen's Guides Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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