Navigation Links
Author Kathleen Keena Releases New Book, ‘Adolescent Depression’
Date:8/22/2013

East Windsor, CT (PRWEB) August 23, 2013

Successful therapist Kathleen Keena has penned her first book "Adolescent Depression: Outside/In" (published by iUniverse) that showcases her experiences as an adolescent and a therapist.

Keena interweaves first-person narrative with poetry and prose to share with the reader the experience of her depression-plagued adolescence and how she overcome it to eventually become an effective practitioner.

Depression, especially among teenagers, is often misdiagnosed and ignored. Shame and lack of understanding on the part of others often drive a person deeper into despair. In "Adolescent Depression," Keena portrays herself as two characters, one her anguished adolescent self and the other her adult self at the age of 50.

"Adolescent Depression" traces the several stages of depression in well-organized chapters. Keena hopes the book helps parents, adolescents and medical professionals gain a better understanding of the challenges faced by depressed adolescents.

An excerpt from "Adolescent Depression: Outside/In":

Depression should always be taken seriously. It can be, and is, deadly when a young person despairs of getting better. For all the underachievers staring out classroom windows, for all the distracted, lost young adults who ?nd themselves fearing a compromised future, I urge you to believe that depression is treatable. A supportive circle of family or friends and counseling, education, and psychiatric attention are components of compassionate care. Recovery is possible. You deserve it.

"Adolescent Depression"
By Kathleen Keena
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 132 pages | ISBN 9780595359936
E-Book | 132 pages | ISBN 9780595804443
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Kathleen Keena holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Saint Joseph College and is a licensed mental health counselor. She worked as a therapist for a dual diagnosis treatment facility serving adolescents and adults from 1993 to 1998, until she was promoted to clinical director, remaining in that post through 2003. Her poetry can be found at http://www.authorsden.com/kathyakeena.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/KathleenKeena/AdolescentDepression/prweb11051354.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The Tourism Authority of Thailand Showcase Thailand’s Health and Wellness Industry
2. Author Francisco J. Palacios Helps Readers Refine Their Behavior
3. Texas Company Becomes Authorized Distributor of MyForce, Inc.
4. Author Gustave Sorensen Sheds Light on the Phenomenon of Hypnosis
5. Is there a "Code" To Crack For Permanent Weight Loss? Best-Selling Author Jennifer Nicole Lee Says Yes in Her Book "Crack The Code: Unlock Your Fat Burning & Weight Loss Potential"
6. ERT’s SITEpro® Tablet is Authorized to Administer Key Respiratory Quality of Life Assessments
7. Author Delivers 25 Life-Building Tools for Recovering Addicts in New Book
8. Past Life Regression Therapy: Valid Treatment or Ridiculous Foo Foo; Researcher and Author Dr. Heather Friedman Rivera on Dr. Carol Francis Radio Talk Show
9. ASU Startup Viomics Wins $250,000 in Funding from Arizona Commerce Authority
10. Author and Survivor Holly Reese Explains Why Western Medicine Isn’t Enough
11. Chopra Center Launches Online Workshop “Manifesting: Living the Life of Your Dreams” – Featuring World-Renowned Teacher and Best-Selling Author Dr. Jean Houston
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... , ... March 24, 2017 , ... The iaedp Foundation, ... other medical professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating, ... as eating disorders professionals from nearly all 50 states and several countries converged on ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... Assili, announce that they are now offering treatments for sleep apnea and TMJ ... dental offices. Sleep apnea , specifically the obstructive type, is increasingly being ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... of enhancements, upgrading their training and leads programs. , In February, 2017, Empower ... elite sales agents, Performance Partners is designed to teach how to maximize their ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... ... inspiring stories about real people of God in congregations across the United States. ... a Presbyterian minister ordained in 1964 who has served congregations in seven states ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Alexandria, Virginia (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 ... ... quality public health services to their communities, 16 more public health departments have ... This week’s decisions bring another 4.5 million people into the expanding network of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/24/2017)... Global Ampoules Market report provides ... applications and industry chain structure. The Ampoules market analysis ... competitive landscape analysis, and major regions, development status. ... ... providing 10 company profiles and 183 tables and figures ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... $850 million in its U.S. operations in 2017. ... enterprise, including research laboratories, manufacturing sites, and general ... by demand for Lilly products, as well as ... targeting cancer, pain, diabetes and other unmet medical ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... and GENEVA , March ... on World Tuberculosis Day revitalizes efforts to develop sutezolid ... On World Tuberculosis Day, TB Alliance and the ... the clinical development of sutezolid, an antibiotic drug candidate ... pertains to the development of sutezolid in combination with ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: