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This award-winning booklet was created with the help of teens who deal with depression every day. It describes the experience of depression from an adolescent's perspective and provides support and tips for coping.
Topics covered in the booklet include self-worth, medications, friendships and family support, typical emotions, sources of help, therapy, taking control of recovery, and suicide. Features and benefits of this product include:
Benefits of this Booklet to Your Patient
This booklet was written with input from teenagers who have suffered from depression and have successfully overcome it. This peer review offers a unique vantage point to the reader who can connect with the feelings of others and through that connection provide hope that depression can be overcome.
The booklet is divided into two separate sections. Part one includes thoughts, feelings tips and wisdom offered by teenagers of all kinds ranging from taking medication to hanging out with friends. Part two is devoted to how to recognize the signs of depression and what actions can be taken to control it, including building a safety plan.
Provide hope and meaningful guidance to your patient through the advice and collective wisdom of those who have experienced depression and have overcome it. The techniques for identifying symptoms and courses of action recommended are those offered by Mayo Clinic to its patients. It's proven therapy that you can bring to your patient.
When you purchase Mayo Clinic patient education materials, proceeds are used to further medical education and research at Mayo Clinic. You not only get the answers to your questions, you become part of the solution.
Patients should review this educational material with their physicians to ensure it is consistent with a medically approved treatment plan. Pharmaceutical and medical device companies that wish to use this material in conjunction with an educational program must contact Mayo Clinic for approval. Mayo Clinic does not sponsor or endorse third party products and/or services.