College of the overwhelmed: the campus mental health crisis and what to do about it

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Jossey-Bass, Sep 24, 2004 - Education - 296 pages
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Written for parents, students, college counselors, and administrators, College of the Overwhelmed is a landmark book that explores the stressors that cause so many college students to suffer psychological problems. The book is filled with insights and stories about the current mental health crisis on our nation?s campuses and offers a hands-on guide for helping students overcome stress and succeed in a college environment. Authors Dr. Richard Kadison?a national expert on the topic of campus mental health?and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo examine the effects of such commonplace stress factors as identity development, relationships, sexuality, roommate problems, academic pressures, extracurricular demands, parental expectations, and racial and cultural differences that affect self-worth. The book includes the personal stories of students under stress and describes how they overcame a variety of problems. The authors discuss the warning signs and symptoms of common problems, including depression, sleep disorders, substance abuse, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, impulsive behaviors, and suicide.

College of the Overwhelmed offers parents, college health services staff, and administrators a way to confront and deal with this ongoing crisis, showing them how to understand and recognize symptoms and act before it?s too late. The book includes a how-to chapter for parents and shows how parents can be involved and proactive in guarding their college-aged children?s mental health. In addition, this vital resource offers students checklists, tips, and advice for reducing the day-to-day stresses of college life.

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Mr. Kadison presents research in a conversational manner, making this book a recommended read for educators, parents, and students alike. There is a chapter for parents and a chapter for students at the end of the book addressing each group uniquely. Read full review

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An astute and relatable book for college-aged students. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Richard Kadison, M.D., is the chief of the Mental Health Service at Harvard University Health Services. A board-certified psychiatrist, Kadison has specialized in campus mental health and student mental health treatment throughout his career.

Theresa Foy DiGeronimo is the author of more than thirty-five books in the fields of education and parenting. She is the coauthor of How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things and Launching Our Black Children for Success, both from Jossey-Bass.

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