Table of contents for If your adolescent has depression or bipolar disorder : an essential resource for parents / by Dwight L. Evans and Linda Wasmer Andrews.

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 Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction: More Than Ordinary Moodiness
Chapter 2. Understanding the Disorders: What They Are, What to Expect
Depression: Characteristics, Causes, and Risk Factors; Other Conditions; Outlook for the Future
Bipolar Disorder: Characteristics, Causes, and Risk Factors; Other Conditions; Outlook for the 
The Dangers of Doing Nothing
The Meaning of Mental Illness
Chapter 3. Getting the Best Treatment for Your Teen: Medications, Therapy, and More
Your Role in the Treatment Process
Treatment of Depression
Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
Handling a Suicidal Crisis
Finding a Mental Health Professional
Making Choices About Hospitalization
Finding Other Mental Health Services
Navigating the Mental Health System
Chapter 4. Living Daily Life: Helping Your Teen at Home and School
Communicating With Your Teen
Managing Your Home Life
Parenting With a Partner
Dealing With Sibling Issues
Taking Care of Yourself
Helping to Prevent a Recurrence of Your Teen's Illness
Working With the School
Finding Support From Other Parents
Chapter 5. Reducing Risk: Protection and Prevention
Developing Optimism and Resilience
Reducing Family Risk Factors
Preventing Suicide
Looking at the Big Picture: Prevention at the Societal Level
Chapter 6. Conclusion: Take Action, Take Heart
Resources for Adolescents
Resources for Related Disorders

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Depression in adolescence -- Popular works.
Manic-depressive illness in adolescence -- Popular works.