Maladies et problèmes de santé
Assessing depression in children and teens
Road, accidents, school shootings, wars, terrorist attacks. The images we see on television are more and more explicit and children are exposed to these despite our best efforts. The 24-hour news channels like Newsworld, Fox and CNN broadcast very graphic and lasting images of tragedies and it’s not always easy to control what your child sees. If he asks questions, how should you react?
Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.
The typical two- to six-year-old will be afraid of, among other things, animals and loud noises, monsters and ghosts.
Understand your teen and communicate effectively.