ERIC Number: EJ1049170
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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A Journey through the Labyrinth of Mental Illness
Cowan, Katherine C.
Phi Delta Kappan, v96 n4 p14-18 Dec 2014-Jan 2015
Behind every student dealing with a mental health problem is a family trying to grasp what's happening to their child and struggling to do its best. This personal story shares the journey of a family as it confronts a child with Generalized Anxiety and Panic Disorder and describes the many starts and stops and confusion of diagnosing and treating a mental illness.
Descriptors: Mental Health Programs, Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Phenomenology, Family Problems, Child Rearing, Coping, Family Environment, Personal Narratives, Stereotypes, Labeling (of Persons), Parenting Skills
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