Depression

Treatments for Child Depression

Psychotherapy –
Psychotherapy –

In psychotherapy the patient undergoes various counseling sittings and then tries to work upon the problems. As children are delicate and they do not know much of the emotional side, their therapies are very different.

Cognitive Therapy:
Cognitive Therapy:

This therapy is to control the behavior of the child. In this therapy the aim of the therapist is to make the child find out the distortions of thoughts by himself and figure out how to deal with it.

Family Therapy:
Family Therapy:

The family is the therapist in this treatment. Many researchers have proved that, with the involvement of the family helps the patient to recover fast. There are many negative outcomes which have come into light if the family is not participating. Both the child and the parents are dealt by the therapists.

Medication –
Medication –

The other major type of treatment is by medication. This is also known as clinical treatment. Antidepressants are used in this treatment. Sometimes medicines like mood stabilizers are also used in organize the distorted thoughts of the child.

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