Depression in Children: the Parenting Guide for Your Child’s Long-Term Happiness - MedCircle

Depression in Children: the Parenting Guide for Your Child’s Long-Term Happiness

  • Childhood Depression Majorly Impacts Adulthood. Here's How to Prevent It

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  • 1
    Childhood Depression, or Just a Bad Temper? Here’s the Key Difference
  • 2
    What Causes Depression in Children? (Nature vs. Nurture)
  • 3
    How to Spot the 8 Major Signs of Depression in Children
  • 4
    Crucial Parenting Tips for Your Child’s Depression Screening Process
  • 5
    Depression Treatment in Kids: How It Works & What You Should Know
  • 6
    How to Effectively Prevent Depression Relapse in Your Child

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Depression in children looks completely different than it does in adults - and it leads to complex mental health problems later in life. The good news is that with the education that this series provides, it can be properly treated, managed, and even prevented. Psychiatrist Dr. Domenick Sportelli kicks off this 6-episode series by explaining what constitutes depression in children: when does a “bad temper” or agitation in your child signal actual clinical depression? Dr. Dom then dives into the causes: is depression in children caused by genetics, parenting styles, the environment, or something else? He breaks down the 8 major signs of depression in children you need to know, crucial support strategies that parents should use during the screening process for childhood depression, and how to navigate the tricky road of finding the right depression treatment for your child. He even enlightens parents on some of the latest cutting-edge research on depression treatments for children. Dr. Dom ends the series with the tried-and-true crucial strategies for preventing depression relapse in your child. These strategies will ensure that you’re setting your child up for successful maintenance of their mental wellness as they grow older. This is your parenting toolbox for tackling depression in children early.


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