Preschoolers with Depression Benefit from Therapy That Helps Regulate Emotions (Study)

Preschoolers with Depression Benefit from Therapy That Helps Regulate Emotions (Study)

Yes, some preschoolers suffer from depression. A community-health based therapy that empowers parents to help children regulate negative feelings has been shown to help very young children with depression, a new study has found. The study, conducted by researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine and published Thursday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, focuses on the effectiveness of a therapy that helps parents help their children develop and regulate their emotions. The study looked at preschoolers and young children under the age of 7. Known as Parent-Child Interaction Therapy - Emotion Development (PCIT-ED), the program gives parents tools...

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