PACTS # 15: Depression and Attempted Suicide in Adolescence

ISBN13 : 9780864316967

Author(s) : Edited by Martin Herbert

Publisher : ACER Press, 2004

SKU : 0864316968

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The Parent, Adolescent and Child Training Skills (PACTS) is a series of highly practical guides designed for use by all practitioners who work with children and their families - community health workers, psychologists, doctors, social workers, teachers, parent educators, therapists, maternal and child health nurses and school counsellors.

The aim of this guide is to provide the practitioner with a description of depression, explanation of factors that can contribute to mood disorders and guidance on their assessment and treatment in adolescents.

In addition, it aims to provide a framework for the assessment and management of adolescents who have threatened or attempted suicide.

PACTS # 15: Depression and Attempted Suicide in Adolescence focuses on:

  • Depression - clinical features, epidemiology, assessment
  • Treating depression and interventions
  • Attempted suicide - motivation, method lethality personality and disorder related factors
  • Management of suicide risk
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