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Keywords

Grief therapy; Depression in adolescence--Treatment;

Abstract

Grief is an obstacle that every child and adolescent experiences at some point. Grief can cause or worsen depressive states. The number of children and adolescents that experience grief related depression has been rising at an alarming rate for the past few decades. Studies show that the frequency of grief and associated depression increases progressively from preschool years through adolescence. Approximately 5% of all adolescents are affected by depression. Grief is not the only cause of depression; however, grief related depression is an issue that warrants notice. It is important that school staff members are aware of the signs and symptoms of grief and depression, and that they have the resources to help students deal with these issues effectively.

Year of Submission

2007

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education

First Advisor

Linda J. Nebbe

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Date Original

2007

Object Description

1 PDF file (19 pages)

Language

EN

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application/pdf

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