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This book, written for teens, defines depression, describes the symptoms, and explains that depression is treatable.
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Edition:
Rev. and updated ed.
Publisher, Date:
Minneapolis, MN : Free Spirit Pub., c2007.
Description:
146 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Notes:
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-135) and index.
Contents:
Foreword / Peter S. Jensen -- Introduction -- pt. 1. What's wrong? -- 1. Depression : the facts -- Famous people with depression -- Depression Q & A -- How to tell if you might be depressed (a quiz) -- A word about depression in teens -- Feelings journal -- The good news -- Survival tip #1 : get some exercise -- Exercise journal -- 2. Types of depression -- Major depression -- Angey's story -- Dysthymia -- What's SAD? -- Bipolar disorder -- Bipolar disorder resources -- Amber's story -- Okay, I'm depressed. Now what? -- Survival tip #2 : take a break -- A relaxation exercise -- 3. How depression affects your brain -- When your brain and body stop "talking" -- Causes of depression -- David's story -- Cera's story -- Gay and lesbian resources -- Survivors' resources -- Paul's story -- Survival tip #3 : have some fun --
4. Drugs, alcohol, and depression -- A little known fact -- What happens when you abuse drugs and alcohol? -- The risk of meth -- Heidi's story -- Abuse vs. addiction -- Dual diagnosis -- Getting control of your life -- Shaneeka's story -- Substance abuse resources -- Survival tip #4 : eat good food -- Eating disorder resources -- 5. Depression and suicide -- Why would anyone want to die? -- Crisis resource -- Ryland's story -- Nobody really wants to die -- Suicide resources -- Teens at risk -- Heather's story -- Survival tip #5 : talk about it -- Important numbers -- pt. 2. Getting help and staying well -- 6. Who and what can help -- Treating depression -- Can I afford treatment? -- Psychotherapy (talk therapy) -- Teen resource -- MacKenzie's story -- Medications for depression-- What about herbal remedies? -- Shawnelle's story -- Survival tip #6 : stick with it -- Chart your moods -- Mood chart -- 7. How to stay well -- Ideas for staying strong -- Getting on with your life -- Tyler's story -- Survival tip #7 : feed your spirit -- Top ten questions -- Can anything good come of this? -- A note to parents / Elizabeth McCauley -- Resources -- Endnotes -- Index -- About the authors.
LCCN:
2006036325
ISBN:
9781575422350 (pbk.)
1575422352 (pbk.)
Other Number:
74965082
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