College of the Overwhelmed by Richard D. Kadison
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College of the Overwhelmed
By Richard D. Kadison

College of the Overwhelmed

The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About it

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College of the Overwhelmed by Richard D. Kadison

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Written for parents, students, college counselors, and administrators, College of the Overwhelmed is a landmark book that explores the stressors that cause so many college students to suffer psychological problems. The book is filled with insights and stories about the current mental health crisis on our nation's campuses and offers: A hands--on guide for helping students overcome stress and succeed in a college environment. An examination of the effects of such commonplace stress factors such as: identity development, relationships, sexuality, roommate problems, academic pressures, extracurricular demands, parental expectations, and racial and cultural differences that affect self--worth. Personal stories of students under stress and describes how they overcame a variety of problems. The warning signs and symptoms of common problems, including depression, sleep disorders, substance abuse, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, impulsive behaviors, and suicide. Order your copy now.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787981143
ISBN-10: 0787981141
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 23-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard D. Kadison

Richard Kadison, M.D., is the chief of the Mental Health Service at Harvard University Health Services. A board-certified psychiatrist, Kadison has specialized in campus mental health and student mental health treatment throughout his career. Theresa Foy DiGeronimo is the author of more than thirty-five books in the fields of education and parenting. She is the coauthor of How to Talk to Your Kids About Really Important Things and Launching Our Black Children for Success, both from Jossey-Bass.

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