Does your child seem sad, withdrawn, or lethargic? You know something’s wrong, but you’re not sure what to do about it. You’re not alone—around six million children suffer from depression.
Your child needs help—your help. With The Everything Parent’s Guide to Children with Depression, you can ensure that your child receives the right support and treatment. In this reassuring, practical handbook, Drs. Rebecca Rutledge and Thomas Bannister offer the professional advice you need to determine:
-If your child is at risk
-How and when to get professional help
-The best treatment options
-Benefits and side effects of medication
-What you and your family can do to help
Rutledge, an expert psychologist, and Bannister, a clinical psychiatrist, are both known for their work with depressed children and adolescents. With their help, you’ll understand why your child is unhappy—and what you can do about it.