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Depression in Children and Adolescents

1st Edition

Edited by John Smith, Emily Klass


254 pages

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Originally published in 1993, this title has contributions from many internationally respected experts from this field. The book covers the following areas: theories of development and etiology of depression; medical illness and depression; depression and other psychiatric conditions; treatment approaches to depression. The book has been written in such a way that research, clinical and psychiatric issues are easily understood. It will still be of interest and value to paediatricians, mental health practitioners and researchers in the field.

Table of Contents

Preface. Part 1: Theories of Development and Etiology 1. Developmental Issues in Childhood and Adolescent Depression Jayne E. Schachter and Barbara A. Romano 2. Cognitive and Behavioral Theories of Depression Anita Gurian 3. Family Studies of Affective Disorders Carl E. Anderson and Myrna M. Weissman 4. Depression within the Family: A Systems Perspective Fiona True and Laurie Kaplan 5. Child Abuse, Neglect and Depression Arthur H. Green Part 2: Medical Illness and Depression 6. Pediatric Illness as a Risk Factor in Depression Candace J. Erickson 7. Depression in Acutely Ill Children and Adolescents Lois Lyon Neumann and David G. Inwood 8. The Dying Child Avron Kreichman Part 3: Depression and Other Psychiatric Conditions 9. Depression and Anxiety Greta Francis 10. Conduct Disorder and Depression James T. McCracken. Dennis P. Cantwell and Gregory L. Hanna 11. Substance Abuse in Depressed Adolescents John Piacentini and Caroly Pataki 12. Depression and Eating Disorders Lynne Hoffman and Katherine A. Halmi Part 4: Treatment Approaches 13. Psychotherapy of Depression in Childhood and Adolescence Clarice J. Kestenbaum and Ian A. Canino 14. Pragmatic Approaches to the Treatment of Prepubescent Depression Emily Klass and Richard Gallagher 15. Pragmatic Approaches to the Treatment of Depressed Adolescents G. Randolph Schrodt Jr, Cyrus E. Adams and Anthony J. Siegel 16. The Psychopharmacology of Childhood and Adolescent Depression Harold S. Koplewicz, Emily Klass and Vivian Kafantaris. Index.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Adolescence

Routledge Library Editions: Adolescence brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1975 and 1999. The set covers a variety of issues that may arise in adolescence: from developmental changes and family/parental relationships to more serious problems such as depression, trauma and abuse.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Child & Adolescent
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Depression