A revised edition of this bestselling user-friendly guide for sufferers of depression and those who care for them.
What is depression? -- Depression, a common experience -- Classification of depression -- Clinical depression -- Unipolar and bipolar disorders -- General features of depressive and bipolar disorders : the experience -- Postnatal mood disorders -- Grief : the experience -- Stress and depressive subtypes -- Personality styles and non-melancholic depression -- Four vignettes -- The biology of depression -- Professional assessment -- Drug treatments -- Electroconvulsive therapy and transcranial magnetic stimulation -- Cognitive therapies -- Interpersonal therapy -- Psychotherapies and counselling -- Anger management -- Matching the treatment to the depression -- Living with someone with depression -- Appendix: Mood disorders, the artistic temperament and worldly success.
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1