Depression in Children and Teenagers - Learning How To Better Cope With It
This book is going to give you an insight into that age-old phenomenon, which we know as depression today. Also, it is going to give you some knowledge about the myth behind this mental state, reasons, symptoms, and why the WHO has suppose that this particular problem is going to cause the highest statistics in mental disease, in human beings by the year 2030. More
Table of Contents
Background of Melancholia
Depression – Such a Commonly Used Term
Comparison Is Noxious…
Parental State of Mind Affecting Children
Other Factors Influencing a Child’s Sense of Well-Being
Responsibility and Accountability
The Lost Generation of Teenagers…
Have you taught your child the word “Depression” yet?
Talk Talk Talk
Natural Behavior patterns of a child/adolescent
Give teenagers a little breathing room…just enough to grow
Their Own Way and Naturally
Talk to Your Teenager – Not at him/her or around him/her…
Infections and ill health – Factors Influencing Mental Health
Will Somebody Help Me Please…
Change Your Lifestyle
Disturbing trend – Increasing dependence on psychiatric treatments for children/adolescents
This book is going to give you an insight into that age-old phenomenon, which we know as depression today. Also, it is going to give you some knowledge about the myth behind this mental state, reasons, symptoms, and why the WHO has suppose that this particular problem is going to cause the highest statistics in mental disease, in human beings by the year 2030.
If any of the statements made here and the recounting of experiences make you feel that they are really rough and ready, rustic, drastic, cold-blooded, or make you feel depressed, well, you need to laugh and then analyze the scientific reason and rationale behind that particular psychological aspect of the statement given. There is going to be a proper rhyme, reason, and method to that particular madness.
You are also going to be surprised to know that depression is a state of mind, which can attack anybody anywhere, but people in a large number of ancient civilizations new how to cope with it, and also, melancholia was not encouraged in human beings, when it was a matter of survival of the fittest. You could not have your greatest warrior going over into a depression, during the Trojan war and retiring to his tent.
By the 18th and 19th century, the Anatomy of Melancholia written by Robert Burton in the year 1621 had already been read by a number of people and suddenly they decided that they were also suffering from melancholia. Because they showed all the symptoms! This is human nature. And with the growth of reading skills, in society, the mind decided that it would also follow the behavior patterns of people who lived 3 centuries ago, and suffered from melancholia, and thus mope around in a state of depression.
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