Dealing with Depression

Cover - Dealing with Depression
  • Dealing with Depression
  • Volume 392
  • Editor: Justin Healey
  • Print book ISBN: 978 1 922084 84 2
  • E-book ISBN: 978 1 922084 85 9
  • Year: 2015
  • E-book: $26.00

Are you, or someone you know, experiencing low moods? One in five women and one in eight men will experience depression at some time in their life. Depression is often not recognised and can persist for months or even years if left unaddressed. Depression is treatable and effective treatments are available. Dealing with depression early can help you address problems quickly and avoid symptoms becoming worse. So what are the signs and symptoms of depression? This book examines the myths and explains the facts in relation to the major types of depression, and offers helpful general advice on diagnosis, treatment and management from trusted mental health organisations. Learn to find ways to beat the blues and deal with depression.

Chapter 1: Understanding depression

Chapter 2: Diagnosis, treatment and management

Worksheets and activities; Fast facts; Glossary; Web links; Index