What to Do When You're Cranky & Blue: A Guide for Kids

What to Do When You're Cranky & Blue: A Guide for Kids

by James J. Crist


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575424309
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/23/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 991,424
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 13 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author James J. Crist is the clinical director and a staff psychologist at the Child and Family Counseling Center in Woodbridge, Virginia, where he provides psychological testing and individual, couples, and family psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Crist is also an adjunct faculty member at Argosy University in Washington, D.C. He conducts workshops on topics including ADHD, Asperger’s, depression, anxiety, anger management, parenting skills, effective discipline strategies, and more. He is the author of several books for young people, including What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried, Mad: How to Deal with Your Anger and Get Respect, and Siblings: You’re Stuck with Each Other So Stick Together (with Elizabeth Verdick). He lives in Fort Washington, Maryland.

Table of Contents


Part 1: Getting to Know Your Cranky and Blue Feelings

Chapter 1: What It’s Like to Feel Cranky and Blue
Chapter 2: Blues Busters
Chapter 3: Going Further: Pencil and Paper Exercises
Chapter 4: Connecting with Others: The Best Blues Buster

Part 2: Getting Help for Hard-to-Handle Problems

Chapter 5: When Someone Dies or Leaves You (Grief)
Chapter 6: When the Blues Won’t Go Away (Depression)
Chapter 7: Roller-Coaster Moods (Bipolar Disorder)
Chapter 8: Other Problems Related to Depression
Chapter 9: When You Feel Like Giving Up on Life (Suicide)
Chapter 10: How Experts Can Help

A Note to Grown-Ups


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