Child Depression
American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Volume 5, Issue 6-1, November 2017, Pages: 62-62
Received: Oct. 10, 2017; Accepted: Oct. 12, 2017; Published: Oct. 13, 2017
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Author
Klara I. Sarbu, Medical Doctor in Familiy Medicine, Dermatovenerology, Cabinet Medical Individual Targu Neamt, Mures, Romania
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Abstract
The depressive disorder in children can be defined as a transitory stage of irritability or transitory depressive stage for at least one year, the certain diagnostic setting being done by adding two more depression symptoms that are present all the time, for at least half of the year under analysis.
The increase or decrease of the appetite, insomnia or hypersomnia, low level of energy or fatigue, low self-esteem, difficulties in focusing or making decision, feelings of uselessness are some of the frequent symptoms.
We tried to emphasize the role of the nurse in teaching the patient prone to depression about the long term risks of the disorders and the role of the behavioral interventions, as well as in training the social and interpersonal skills that may be of great help as treatment adjuvants.
Keywords
Nurse, Depression, Patient Teaching
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Klara I. Sarbu, Child Depression, American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. Special Issue: “In and out of Your Mind” Abstracts of 1st Eastern European Conference of Mental Health. Vol. 5, No. 6-1, 2017, pp. 62-62. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpn.s.2017050601.72
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