Beating Depression provides expert advice and guidance on how to find a mental health professional, what pharmacology and therapy approaches are available, and a host of skills that you can use each day to conquer depression.
"This is an easy-to-read, up-to-date book full of useful information from three of our country's most respected researchers/practitioners in the area of depression. It carries a powerful message of hope for those who suffer with depression, for their families and friends."--Rosalynn Carter
The latest advancements in therapy, medication and self-treatment provide depression sufferers with an array of newfound hope!
If you or someone you care about are one of the nearly 10 million Americans who suffer from untreated depression, this book is a first step to alleviating the pain and misery depression can bring. The newest approaches to treating depression mean you are just a proper diagnosis and the right treatment plan away from rediscovering the lifestyle you want to lead.
In Beating Depression, nationally recognized practitioners/researchers at UCLA, Maga Jackson-Triche, Kenneth B. Wells and Katherine Minnium, equip you with the knowledge and tools to get the upper hand on those feelings of hopelessness. Beating Depression provides expert advice and guidance on how to find a mental health professional, what pharmacology and therapy approaches are available, and a host of skills that you can use each day to conquer depression. You'll also find self-assessment tools to help you gauge your depression, as well as many inspiring true stories from people of all walks who have tackled there own depression problems.
Beating Depression assures you that you're not alone in your battle and arms you with the insight into everything you'll need in the quest to regain the happiness and joy in your life.
Maga E. Jackson-Triche, M.D., M.P.H., is on the faculty of the UCLA School of Medicine. She is also a member of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute's Health Services Research Center. Dr. Jackson-Triche and her coauthors participated in a landmark depression treatment study funded by the prestigious RAND Institute.
Kenneth B. Wells, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the UCLA School of Medicine, director of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute's Health Services Research Center, and a senior scientist at RAND.
Katherine Minnium is a research manager and public relations director for the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute's Health Services Research Center.
Those who suffer from depression are treated with respect and caring, and are truly given hope along with solid and trustworthy information.
Having spent decades trying to understand and accept my own depression without shame and hopelessness, this book has helped me become proactive in my treatment. The concepts unpacked in this book are now as familiar to me as they are to my doctors and therapists, and I can ask for help in an empowered way. This is the most hopeful news I can pass on to anyone who has suffered from depression.