ERIC Number: EJ612628
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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In My Own Words.
Reaching Today's Youth: The Community Circle of Caring Journal, v4 n1 p4-7 Fall 1999
Describes one youth's account of her experiences with depression and recounts her earliest feelings of being an outsider. Remembers what it was like to be diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and to take Ritalin. Her experiences with self-mutilation in middle school eventually led to hospitalization and electroconvulsive therapy. This treatment eventually helped her to turn her life around. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Special Issue: "The Quiet Ones: Depression in Children." For related articles, see CG 555 780-792.