- About Teen Depression
Depressive disorders, which include major depressive disorder (unipolar depression), dysthymic disorder (chronic, mild depression), and bipolar disorder (manic-depression), can have far reaching effects on the functioning and adjustment of young people.
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- Depression in Children and Adolescents
In many ways, the symptoms are similar to those of adult depression. In the DSM-IV, the criteria for childhood and adult Major Depression are the same. Children may not have the vocabulary to talk about such feelings and so may express their feelings through behavior. Younger individuals with depression are more likely to show phobias, separation anxiety disorder, somatic complaints and behavior problems.
(Added: 27-Jun-2003 Hits: 9113)
- Surviving Adolescence
The teenage years can be an emotional assault course for all concerned. Parents and their teenage offspring may seem to be at each other's throats. The special name for this stormy time is adolescence. However, recent studies have shown that most teenagers actually like their parents and feel that they get on well with them. So why do so many people find adolescence so difficult? It's a time of rapid physical development and deep emotional changes. These can be exciting, but also confusing and uncomfortable for child and parent alike. In this leaflet you will find information about these changes, the upheavals they can cause, the special problems that arise and ways in which
they can be managed.
(Added: 26-Mar-2000 Hits: 15683)
- The Depression Center
An educational and interactive Web site dedicated to providing information about Major Depressive Disorder for both consumers and health care providers. Features information, The Depression Test, an online screener for depressive disorders, and a moderated support group.
(Added: 14-Feb-2003 Hits: 4009)
- Troubled teens help
Dedicated to providing parents with only the best articles and advice on dealing with their teenagers. The site covers a diverse number of relevant subjects on troubled teenage matters, from the latest news on teen help to parenting strategies one may use in dealing with defiant teens.
(Added: 22-Jan-2006 Hits: 3695)