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Happy Kids : Understanding childhood depression and how to nurture a happy, well-balanced child

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Depression in children is growing at such a rate that it is now recognised as a major health problem, both in the UK and internationally. This book, by the bestselling author of Beat Depression and Reclaim Your Life, will help deal with this problem in a friendly and practical way. With clear explanations of what depression is and how kids get depressed, along with practical advice on managing the symptoms and nurturing the child, this book will offer hope to all parents whose children are struggling with this increasingly common condition. The book includes chapters on: What is depression? Managing the symptoms Nurturing the child Building a team around the child The importance of Family Alexandra Massey uses her expert knowledge and her own experience of childhood depression (both her own and that of her child) to offer positive help and support to parents.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 134.6 x 210.8 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • charts
  • 0753512610
  • 9780753512616
  • 750,153

About Alexandra Massey

Alexandra Massey has been through the hell of depression and come through the other side. She is the author of Beat Depression and Reclaim Your Life and Super Foods to Boost Your Mood.show more

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"'Alexandra gives hope to those trying to beat depression and her common-sense tangible suggestions could make a difference to many people's lives' Marjorie Wallace, Chief Executive, SANE 'Offers a practical lifeline to depression sufferers' OK!"show more

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"Offers a practical lifeline to depression sufferers"show more

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A sad child can be heartbreaking, and having a child who is depressed can throw parents into a panic. Alexandra Massey knows all too well the self blame and feelings of failure that parents of a depressed child can experience. The great news is that children have an incredible ability to change their mood in the light of new experience, and with the right support and understanding can become happy, well-balanced individuals. Happy Kids explains the reasons why children get sad and depressed, how to spot the symptoms and how to nurture your child to recovery, including: What is depression?How to tell if your child is depressedWhat causes depression in children?How can you nurture your child to happiness?Building a supportive team around your childHow to help your child if you're also feeling depressed Happy Kids will give you the tools to help your child through depression to a full recovery. Praise for Beat Depression and Reclaim Your Life: 'A brilliant new book' Daily Mail 'Offers a practical lifeline to depression sufferers' OK!show more

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