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Author Cytryn, Leon.

Title Growing up sad : childhood depression and its treatment / Leon Cytryn, Donald H. McKnew
Published New York : Norton, [1996]


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 MELB  618.928527 Cyt/Gus  AVAILABLE
Description 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / Jerry M. Wiener -- 1. Childhood Depression - the Dawn of Discovery -- 2. What Is Childhood Depression? -- 3. The Development of Affective Disorders in Infants and Toddlers -- 4. "I Wish I Wasn't Alive" -- 5. The Causes of Childhood Depression -- 6. Who Is at Risk? -- 7. Psychosocial Treatment --8. Psychopharmacological Treatment -- 9. Guidelines to Handling Depressed Children -- 10. Prevention -- 11. Cutting Edge
Summary Summarizing these advances, the authors delve into the interplay of environment and genetics, showing how psychological reactions may eventually translate into biochemical changes, which form the core of depressive illness. Pointing out that mood disorders reduce the quality of life at any age, circumscribe the functioning of those afflicted, and cause hardships to the children and their families, they stress prevention and early treatment
Analysis Children Neuroses Depression
Notes First paperback published, 1998
Based on the authors': Why isn't Johnny crying? 1983
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Depression in infants.
Depression in children.
Author McKnew, Donald H.
McKnew, Donald H. Why isn't Johnny crying?
LC no. 95041233
ISBN 0393317889 :