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Mental illness in teen books has become more abundant in the last few years, in part because of how discussion of mental illness has grown more mainstream culturally. Teen books about depression in particular are offering a space for seeing the myriad shapes and forms that the illness can take. Although I myself was not diagnosed with depression clinically until I was an adult, I struggled with it throughout my teen years. Depression, despite having a few markers that are common among those who struggle, is not a universal experience. For some, depression is all-consuming. For others, it can be more of a background noise in the day-to-day of their lives. Teen books about depression will hit with readers in different ways, too.
More than just feeling down or having a bad day, depression is a mood disorder that affects the way you think, act, and feel. It can take different forms and affect individuals in different ways. Read about depression and how it affects people, and what treatments and lifestyle changes improve symptoms, and how more people can get the help they need. There are quite a few resources out there. The following books each offer a unique perspective.
Teen Books About Depression
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W hen Johann Hari was 18 he took his first antidepressant. That morning he had visited a doctor and explained how, ever since he was small, he had battled with feelings of overwhelming sadness. And so he prescribed some pills that would restore the balance. What was making him sad? What changes could be made to make life more tolerable?
Today, empowered patients e-patients become experts in their own condition. And what better place to start learning more about clinical depression than by buying or borrowing a good book or two to help you get started. Depression is a serious mental illness. Most people benefit from a combined treatment approach to depression, which includes both psychotherapy and medication. A book on depression may be of help, or to help you being your journey of recovery from depression. He argues that no single theory can adequately explain the causes and no single treatment plan can successfully be applied universally to depressed patients.