Importance of Respect

Respect is also important. Health professionals should attempt to lessen inequality in status by respecting the young person as an expert in their disease (10). They after all are the ones with the condition! The reported discrepancies between adolescent and parental ratings of pain, disability, and health-related quality-of-life (55,56) highlights the importance in listening to both equally valid perspectives,. Parents will vary in their awareness, sensitivity, and tolerance of adolescent health concerns. In the clinical setting it remains imperative to consider, acknowledge, and actively believe in both perspectives, particularly as discordance may be associated with depressive symptoms in the adolescent (55).

How to Stop Your Depression Now

How to Stop Your Depression Now

Finally, Retired Clinical Counsellor Reveals the Secrets Successful Psychiatrists and Psychologists Don't Want You to Know. How to Stop Your Depression Now Reclaim Yourself and Live Again Get the Depression Busting Tools You Need To Win the War Against Depression. Depression is an illness that many people often sweep under a rug. However if depression is left untreated... Your life can become a living nightmare. Depression is a growing epidemic in the US, but it never gets the urgent attention it deserves. You need help and you need it now.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment