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978-1-57886-552-9 • Hardback • December 2006 • $75.00 • (£58.00)
978-1-57886-553-6 • Paperback • December 2006 • $44.00 • (£34.00)
Dr. Marcel Lebrun is a professor of education at Plymouth State University, New Hampshire, and teaches classes in special education, counseling, learning disabilities, and emotional behavior disorders. He has worked with teachers, students, and school communities for many years.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Who Are These Individuals?
Chapter 2 Depression Unmasked: A Look Into Their Inner World
Chapter 3 Causes of Depression
Chapter 4 Observations, Symptoms, and Checklists
Chapter 5 Prevalence: What Do the Statistics Say?
Chapter 6 Assessments: How Is Depression Measured and Reported?
Chapter 7 What Is Influencing Youth Today?
Chapter 8 Sexual Orientation and Depression
Chapter 9 Personnel Needed for Support
Chapter 10 What Teachers Can Do
Chapter 11 What Parents Can Do
Chapter 12 Strategies to Consider for Depression in the Classroom
Chapter 13 Relationship of Depression to Other Disorders
Chapter 14 Self-Help Measures for Depressed Students
Chapter 15 Medications and Therapies
Chapter 16 Online Depression, Warning Signs, and Interventions
Chapter 17 Suicide: Warning Signs and Interventions
Chapter 18 Thirteen Guidelines to Success
Chapter 19 A Personal View of Depression
Chapter 20 Epilogue: Looking to the Future
Chapter 21 References
[Lebrun] describes the types of depression and their relative incidence, the inner world of the student with depression, causes, symptoms, prevalence, assessments, influences such as sexual orientation, what teachers and parents can do for students, what students can do for themselves, medications and therapies, 'online depression,' signs of impending suicide, and future possibilities for diagnosis and treatment. He includes sample checklists.
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