Dyslexia and Depression: The Hidden Sorrow (Psychiatry-Theory, Applications and Treatments)

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The book begins by reviewing past empirical research into dyslexia, its symptoms and diagnosis into how it affects individuals at school, at home and lastly in the workplace. Such a review was felt to be needed to enlighten the reader to the historical aspect of a condition which many believe to be 'medical in cause, but educational in treatment'. Whilst dyslexia may have been recognised by many medical minds for over a century, it has only been fully recognised by educationalists for less than a decade, thus the study of secondary manifestations due to a lack of recognition by teachers is the basis for this book. A review is also given of four of the authors own published works, of which two form pilot studies for this book. The main study of N=29 adult dyslexics used both qualitative (Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis-IPA) and quantitative methodologies. IPA was found to be beneficial in understanding the life experiences and secondary manifestations of participants. The majority of participants were only diagnosed as dyslexic after leaving school and this the author finds typical of the many dyslexics he has encountered. Whilst the study set out to investigate depression as a sub-factor, it turned out to be a main focus of the study as the majority of those who took part were depressed at some points in their child and adult lives. Gender also turned out to be an important variable in understanding how male and female dyslexics cope with the educational experiences they encountered.

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This book is the culmination of fifteen years of the author's research into dyslexia. As a dyslexic himself, the author grew up with many difficulties in dealing with both family and school life. As an adult he wanted to understand more about dyslexia, how it affects individuals and be better prepared if dyslexia affected his own children. So he began an academic study of the emotional effects, rather than educational interventions, based on the collection of the neurological deficit symptoms defined as dyslexia.

The book begins by reviewing the cause and effects of depression, starting from anxiety and leading through defensive mechanisms to depression. Parallels were made to other learning disability groups who also suffer from depression, suggesting that groups that experience exclusion from mainstream society are at higher risk of depression.

The book also investigates dyslexia, by reviewing past empirical research into its symptoms and diagnosis, into how it affects individuals at school, at home and lastly in the workplace. Such a review was felt to be needed to enlighten the reader to the historical aspect of dyslexia, which many believe to be `medical in cause, but educational in treatment'. Whilst dyslexia may have been recognised by many medical minds for over a century, it has only been fully recognised by educationalists for less than a decade, thus the study of secondary manifestations due to a lack of recognition by teachers is the basis for this book. A review is also given of several of the authors own published works, of which two form pilot studies for this book.

The main study of N=29 adult dyslexics used both qualitative (Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis-IPA) and quantitative methodologies. IPA was found to be beneficial in understanding the life experiences and secondary manifestations in participants.

The majority of participants were only diagnosed as dyslexic after leaving school and this the author finds typical of the many dyslexics he has encountered. Whilst the study set out to investigate depression as a sub-factor, it turned out to be the main focus of the study, as the majority of those who took part were depressed at some points in their child and/or adult lives. Gender also turned out to be an important variable in understanding how male and female dyslexics cope with the educational experiences they encountered.

In the discussion chapter, three hypothetical models of how dyslexics cope are suggested based on parenting type and style, through an investigation of cause and effect, leading to proposed interventions to tackle helplessness developing from mainstream education.

This book is a suitable reference book for a range of individuals, beginning with researchers in the field; to educationalists looking to understand the secondary and long-term effects of the condition; to parents of dyslexics looking to understand their children; and finally to dyslexics themselves, who are looking to understand their condition better. It is hoped that dyslexics who read this book will realise that their feelings of being an outsider are typical of those living with a `hidden' disability or disorder that touches every part of their lives.

This book has been an emotional journey for both the author and those who took part in the study. Many participants noted that they knew very few, if any, dyslexics and their interview was the first time they had taken time to understand and discuss their dyslexia and how the effects of their childhood and school experiences had manifested themselves into lifelong secondary psychological and emotional affects.

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The book title has changed many times, from `Depressed Dyslexics: What is the cause? An investigation of cause and effect'. To the current one `Dyslexia and Depression:
The Hidden Sorrow. An investigation of cause and effect' What do I mean by `cause and effect'? This I take it to mean, the study of what causes a condition or a phenomena. What is the cause of Cancer is a hard one? But, what caused little Jonny to break his arm is an easier one to answer. How would we investigate this? Well we would begin by asking Jonny questions and if the answer is not easily gained, begin to delve deeper and to ask those around Jonny to why they think he broke his arm? Asking questions is the key, however ones own past experience is a guidance to what questions to ask.

This book is an investigation of what has caused some dyslexics to suffer from depression. If dyslexia is a fixed condition and depression is the effect, one needs to ask what happened to cause the depression? Or why are some dyslexics resilient to depression?

There are many questions to ask in such an investigation and this book aims to assist in answering them.
If one begins with gaining an understanding of what depression is, then through gaining an understanding of the mechanisms of depression, it will be easier to understanding how the experiences (the cause) of dyslexics as children, at school, at university, in the workplace and as adults might trigger depression in some dyslexics (the effect).

In the discussion chapter, three hypothetical models of how dyslexics cope are suggested, with an investigation of the cause and effects leading to depression, with seven proposed interventions suggested to tackle helplessness developing in young dyslexics.

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