Author(s): Michael Yapko
Offers the skills for understanding and ultimately averting recurring cycles of depression, including structured activities that show how to solve problems and use self-knowledge to stay out of hurtful situations.
"If depression has you in its grip, if your spirits need lifting, if tomorrow holds no promise of a better day, don't waste another minute: there's an antidote to feeling lousy and it's this book, "Breaking the Patterns of Depression," Michael Yapko will help you unravel the mystery of depression and, more important, he will show you what you can do today to feel better immediately."
--Michele Weiner Davis, author of "Change Your Life and Everyone in it" and" Divorce Busting"
"Dr. Yapko has brought this book to all of us who battle the enemy of joy and peace--depression. And it is a wonderful guide. In it, he will teach you, as he has taught me, how to understand depression and how to defeat it. He will teach you how to look at yourself, the world, and the future in a new way. He will teach you that you can have a peaceful and meaningful life, and he will teach you how to do that."
--Dr. Lynn D. Johnson, Ph.D., director of the Brief Therapy Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, and author of "Psychotherapy in the Age of Accountability"
"From the Hardcover edition."