Depression in Childhood and Adolescence
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Depression in Childhood and Adolescence by Joan S. Girgus

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10133143M
ISBN 100195114728
ISBN 109780195114720

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  Between childhood and early adolescence anxiety typically precedes depression (Wittchen, Kessler, Pfister, & Lieb, ). From later adolescence onwards, however, the temporal sequence runs in both directions: anxiety predicts depression, but depressive disorders also predict later anxiety (Moffitt et al., ). While these associations seem Cited by: Depression and Your Child by Deborah Serani is by far, the best and most comprehensive resource out there about depression and easy to read guide leaves no stone unturned on the subject of treating depression. Every person suffering with this stifling illness, and their family and friends, should read this book as soon as possible/5(22). Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development 6th Edition The book is a little short on real-life examples. I also find the wording used to describe childhood depression and suicide off-putting. I do not think it was intentional, but there are sentences that sound as if the child is to blame for the condition, which is absolutely not Cited by: Childhood depression is different from the normal "blues" and everyday emotions that occur as a child develops. WebMD explains the signs and treatment of childhood : Debra Fulghum Bruce, Phd.

Depression affects about 2% of preschool and school-age children. Learn about treatment of childhood depression, medication, warning signs, and symptoms, like irritable mood, loss of interest or pleasure in normal activities, changes in sleep pattern, and loss of energy.   But while the numbers peak in adolescence – teens ages 13 to 16 are more likely to receive a diagnosis – physicians do report cases of depression in children as young as 2 . Tricyclic antidepressants should not be used in the treatment of childhood and adolescent depression. A 46 Cochrane review Fluoxetine (Prozac), citalopram (Celexa), and Cited by: Depression is a common and serious childhood mental health disorder. Until as recently as the s, physicians and other specialists rarely considered that children could become depressed. But research has shown that they do, suffering many of the same symptoms that are seen in adults with major depression, but also some that are unique to.

adulthood emerges during adolescence (Kessler et al. ; Children Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum ). Epidemiological data predating mass use of online social media showed a high risk of depression in this age group, with estimates of 2–5% prevalence of major depressive disorder (Costello et al. ), but recent reports show anCited by: Depression in Childhood and Adolescence: A Quiet Crisis 14 Depression is Best Understood From a Developmental Perspective Recent information about the developmental nature of many mental health problems (Na-tional Research Council and Institute of Medi - cine, ) is refocusing the attention of school mental health professionals on the necessity. followed by diagnoses more common to adolescence and early adulthood, and ending with those rel-evant to adulthood and later years. Thus, disorders previously addressed in a single “infancy, childhood and adolescence” chapter are now integrated throughout the book.   In childhood, statistics regarding depression break down evenly between boys and girls; but, in adolescence, girls by a 2-to-1 margin are .