Bringing the Family Together when a Parent has Depression

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On its own -- parenting can be an extraordinarily difficult job. By being a parent who struggles with depression, an entirely new set of worries evolve. Dr. William Beardslee, who has treated families with depression for 30 years, shares his advice for fostering a healthy home emotionally. Children from families with a parent who has depression may be at an increased risk of it themselves, but there are specific steps a parent can take to help their children.

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