Happy Kids : Understanding childhood depression and how to nurture a happy, well-balanced child
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.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 134.6 x 210.8 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
- 19 Apr 2007
- Ebury Publishing
- Virgin Books
- London, United Kingdom
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Back cover copy
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!