Raising a Moody Child: How to Cope with Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Every day can be an ordeal for families struggling with the difficult, moody, "impossible" behavior that may point to childhood depression or bipolar disorder. Effective help for kids does exist, but it often requires a customized combination of medication, therapy, coping skills, and support. From esteemed professionals, this indispensable book explains how treatment works and what additional steps parents can take at home to help children with mood disorders--and the family as a whole--improve the quality of their lives.
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Difficult Temperamental Impossible The Challenge of Raising a Moody Child
Whats Wrong with My Child?
Why My Child?
The First Step in Getting Good Treatment Is Getting a Good Evaluation
Getting the Big Picture
What Do Medications Offer?
What Should I Expect from Therapy?
Mood Disorders in the School Setting What You Need to Know to Help Your Child Cope
HELPING YOUR FAMILY LIVE WITH A MOOD DISORDER
How Mood Disorders Affect Family Life
How Can You Help Siblings?
How to Take Care of Yourself
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