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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 Future 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 Glossary Resources Organizations Books Websites Resources for Adolescents Resources for Related Disorders Bibliography Index
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Depression in adolescence -- Popular works.
Manic-depressive illness in adolescence -- Popular works.