In Adolescent Depression, psychiatrists Francis Mark Mondimore, MD, and Patrick Kelly, MD, explain that serious depression in adolescents goes beyond "moodiness." Depression is in fact an illness―one that can be effectively treated. The authors describe the many forms of depression and the many symptoms of depression in young people―from sadness to irritability, self-harm, drug and alcohol abuse, and violent rages.
Written in plain language, this book for parents, teachers and caregivers offers practical strategies for preventing or managing the challenging behavior most likely to be encountered with when living or working with children on the autism spectrum. The book offers a step-by-step framework that enables readers to develop their own solutions. Autism Books, Special Needs, Asperger, ASD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Behavior