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College of the overwhelmed : the campus mental health crisis and what to do about it

Author: Richard Kadison; Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2004]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kadison, Richard, 1949-
College of the overwhelmed.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2004
(OCoLC)644149619
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kadison; Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
ISBN: 0787974676 9780787974671 0787981141 9780787981143
OCLC Number: 54825907
Description: iv, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Normal developmental issues --
Pressure and competition : academic, extracurricular, parental, racial, and cultural --
Financial worries and social fears --
Crisis on campus : feeling hopeless and helpless --
What are colleges doing about the crisis? and what more should be done? --
What can parents do? --
For students only.
Responsibility: Richard Kadison, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo.

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Written for parents, students, college counselors, and administrators, this book offers an action plan for confronting the serious psychological crisis among students. It also includes insights and  Read more...
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"Kadison and DiGeronimo do a commendable job.... Parents will find sensible suggestions for helping their children deal with college life." ("Publishers Weekly, August 30, 2004) Kadison, chief of Read more...

 
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