This book is a practical and authoritative guide to diagnosis and treatment of child and adolescent depression in various clinical settings, health care systems, and cultures. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based precepts for treatment. The contributors address current controversies surrounding the potential risks of medications in children and discuss other biological treatments and psychotherapies. Key take-home points are listed at the end of each chapter. Flow charts and tables summarize treatment recommendations, and tables summarize evidence of effectiveness and quality of evidence. Also included in this book are lists of other resources for clinicians, patients, and families.
Table of Contents
GENERAL ASPECTS OF DEPRESSION Depression in Children and Adolescents Joseph M. Rey and Philip Hazell Depression: Causes and Risk Factors Daniel J. Pilowsky Clinical Assessment of Children and Adolescents with Depression Carlo G. Carandang and Andres Martin PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT Introduction to Treating Depression in Children and Adolescents Joseph M. Rey and Boris Birmaher Engaging, Involving, Educating, and Supporting Patients, Families, and Schools During Treatment Sally N. Merry and Elizabeth McCauley How to Use Medication to Manage Depression Graham J. Emslie, Rongrong Tao, Paul Croarkin, and Taryn L. Mayes Using Other Biological Treatments: Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, and Light Therapy Garry Walter and Neera Ghaziuddin How to Use CBT for Youth Depression: A Guide to Implementation David A. Langer, Angela Chiu, and Joan Rosenbaum Asarnow How to Use Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents (IPT-A) Laura Mufson, Helena Verdeli, Kathleen F. Clougherty, and Karen A. Shoum Using Family Therapy Leonard Woods Dynamic Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Depression in Youth Rachel Z. Ritvo How to Use Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments Joseph M. Rey Managing Acute Depressive Episodes: Putting It Together in Practice Raphael Kelvin, Paul Wilkinson, and Ian M. Goodyer Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Side Effects of Medication Stanley Kutcher, Ainslie McDougall, and Andrea Murphy Managing Crises and Emergencies in the Course of Treatment Ava T. Albrecht Treatment Resistant Depression Boris Birmaher and David Brent Managing Young People with Depression and Comorbid Conditions Maryann Hetrick, Kirti Saxena, and Carroll W. Hughes Managing Adolescents with Comorbid Depression and Substance Abuse Benjamin I. Goldstein Managing Adolescent Depression in Primary Care Amy Cheung and Rachel Zuckerbrot Prevention of Depression and Early Intervention with Sub-Clinical Depression Judy Garber PARTICULAR ISSUES ABOUT TREATMENT IN SPECIFIC GROUPS Treating Depression in Children and Adolescents with Chronic Physical Illness Roberto Ortiz-Aguayo and John V. Campo Treating Depression in the Developmentally Disabled: Intellectual Disability and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Bruce Tonge, Michael Gordon, and Glenn Melvin Depression in Immigrant and Minority Children and Youth Andres J. Pumariega, Eugenio Rothe, and Kenneth Rogers Childhood Depression: International Views and Treatment Practices F. Neslihan Inal-Emiroglu and Rasim Somer Diler