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Depression: A Teen's Guide to Survive and Thrive

Jacqueline B. Toner Claire A. B. Freeland



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Magination Press
15 October 2016
Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Paediatric medicine; Clinical psychology; Health & Self-Help
If you have picked up this book, you probably want nothing more than to understand why you feel the way you do and how to feel better. You want those depressed thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to just go away, right? Inside you'll read about what depression is, how it can derail you, and effective ways to take care of yourself if you are depressed. Full of useful information, helpful self-reflection quizzes, easy-to-do exercises, and based firmly on cognitive-behavioral principles, this book will provide you with a concrete plan that could make huge difference in your health and well-being - a difference that lasts.
By:   Jacqueline B. Toner, Claire A. B. Freeland
Imprint:   Magination Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   1
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 10mm
Weight:   227g
ISBN:   9781433822742
ISBN 10:   1433822741
Pages:   208
Publication Date:   15 October 2016
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Claire A. B. Freeland, PhD, and Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD, are clinical psychologists in Baltimore, Maryland with more than thirty years each in private practice working with children and parents. They are the authors of several self-help books for young people.

Reviews for Depression: A Teen's Guide to Survive and Thrive

The design allows readers to pick and choose areas of interest. Each chapter ends with a journal idea and a list of topics previously addressed. VERDICT Readers looking for help for themselves or a friend will find that this slim volume is chock-full of easy-to-implement ideas for those living with depression. --School Library Journal In their balanced approach, Toner and Freeland off information in a supportive, noncondescending way and treat depression like the serious issue it is, all while maintaining an ultimately positive outlook. --Booklist Well written, easily understood, and jargon-free. The authors have appealed directly to the teen in a manner that empowers rather than stigmatizes. --James M. Foley, DEd, Licensed Psychologist; author of Danny and the Blue Cloud: Coping With Childhood Depression This engaging and well-written book offers a user-friendly, accessible version of CBT for adolescent depression. It provides up-to-date and practical information on what depressed teenagers can do right now to start feeling better. --Paul Rohde, PhD, Licensed Psychologist; Senior Research Scientist, Oregon Research Institute

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