Depression is a common disorder, but it is surrounded by ignorance, fear and prejudice. As a clinical psychologist, Gwendoline Smith has worked with many depressed people, but it wasn't until she suffered depression herself that she fully appreciated how these factors can prevent effective treatment. In Depression Explain... read more
|Author:||Nicola L. Ridgeway|
|Author:||David B. Wexler|
A breakthrough book offers women an overview of the ways men typically express signs of depression, providing strategies they can use for improving communication, dealing with relationship complications, and coping with men's physical symptoms related to depression, such as insomnia and sexual dysfunction. First published 2005.
People with 'soft' bipolar disorder, also known as Bipolar II, have frequent episodes of depression along with anxiety, irritability, and restless sleep. This guide helps you discover if you or someone you love may have a nonmanic form of bipolar disorder and shows how to work with doctors to safely treat the condition.
Interweaving personal stories of depression and recovery with practical information on overcoming this debilitating illness, this resource will be easily read and understood by people experiencing depressive illness, those supporting them and professionals working in the field. A list of support organizations also adds va... read more
Depression is the worldÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂs biggest health problem ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ probably more sufferers even than with AIDS. There are billions spent on treating the illness as well as lost days of work and sometimes life. Richard OÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂConnor demonstrates how to replace depressive patterns of thinking and relating with ne... read more
According to the Office of National Statistics, depression occurs in 1 in 10 adults in Britain at any one time. But what constitutes depression? And what role have the pharmaceutical companies played in creating an idea of depression that turns human beings into neurochemical machines? Where does that leave the human spirit? ... read more
The actress and a medical reporter describe what it is like to live with manic depression, the latest findings on its probable causes, its wide range of symptoms, and its most effective treatments.
A guide to releasing inner tensions, letting go of anxiety and frustration, coping with pressured and stressful situations and getting on with enjoying life. The author of this work explains how her straightforward method can be used to improve virtually every aspect of life.
|Author:||Julie A. Fast|
At last, a groundbreaking, comprehensive program to help those with Bipolar Disorder - and those who care about the - gain permanent control of their lives. Most people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder are sent home with the name of a doctor and a bag of medications. However, only 20% of those with the illness are able to gain... read more
Renowned nutrition expert Jack Challem isolates the nutritional triggers of bad moods, providing solutions that will help you stabilize your moods, gain energy, sleep better, handle stress, and be more focused. He lays out a clear cut, four step plan for feeding the brain the right nutrition, presenting advice on choosing the... read more
|Author:||David H. Rosen|
In TRANSFORMING DEPRESSION, Dr. Rosen offers depressed individuals, their families, and therapists a life-saving course in healing the soul through creativity. He applies Carl Jung's method of active imagination to treating depressed and suicidal individuals and shows that when people learn to confront the rich images and sym... read more
|Author:||Martin M. Antony|
Social anxiety disorder is the fear of situations that involve interaction with other people
In this book, Sam Keen guides us on an enlightening journey across the emotional landscape of our own inner psyches. Using self-tests and practical advice, Inward Bound teachers us to master the art of emotional literacy -- how to understand what our minds and bodies are really telling us through the ups and downs of our ... read more
|Author:||Jon G. Allen|
Distilling years of experience in educating psychiatric patients and their families about depression, Jon Allen has written a practical book that addresses the challenges depressed patients face on the road to recovery. Allen advocates approaching depression by focusing on the importance of hope, and he helps patients underst... read more
"Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness" is a self-help manual for this common problem, which explains why it happens and sets out practical methods of resolving it. Everyone sometimes feels foolish, embarrassed, judged or criticised, but this becomes a problem when it undermines their confidence and prevents them doing what t... read more
We all need some stress to get us going, but too much can disrupt our lives almost without our realising it. The impact on health, relationships and work can be extreme, but it isn't inevitable. We can learn to understand and cope with stress, and greatly improve our quality of life. Using well-developed methods of Cognitive ... read more
|Author:||Susan M. Orsillo (Boston University)|
Anxiety constrains the lives of millions, leaving sufferers exhausted, stressed, and overwhelmed. And the things most people do to try to feel better--avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind--only make the problem worse. Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer provide a powerful new alternativ... read more
|Author:||David A. Brent|
Grounded in decades of research and the clinical care of thousands of depressed and suicidal teens, this highly accessible book will enhance the skills of any therapist who works with this challenging population. The authors describe the nuts and bolts of assessing clients and crafting individualized treatment plans that comb... read more