Living with Depression: Why Biology and Biography Matter along the Path to Hope and Healing
One out of four Americans will experience mental illness in their lifetime; major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the United States for ages 15 through 44. However, only a fraction of those suffering will seek treatment; 25 percent will seek treatment for symptoms. Stigma claims the other 75 percent, wedging depressed individuals into a life of silent suffering.
In Living with Depression, Serani outlines the various forms of depression, describes the different treatments, and outlines methods for living with depression and getting the help you or a loved one needs. Tips on how to choose a good therapist, negotiate the labyrinth of healthcare, and minimize stigma are addressed, as is learning how to use biology and biography as tools of empowerment. Listings of national and global resources make this a ready resource for everything you need to know about depression.
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Living with Depression by Deborah Seranti is a must read for anyone who has depression and for those who treat depression. I believe that it would also be helpful to have friends and family of anyone ... Read full review
Living with Depression: Why Biology and Biography Matter Along the Path to Hope and HealingUser Review - Deborah Bigelow - Book Verdict
Psychologist Serani shares her own experience and related research in an effort to help all those suffering from depression to understand the disease and negotiate the labyrinth of health-care options ... Read full review
CHAPTER 2 UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION
CHAPTER 3 TREATMENTS FOR DEPRESSION
CHAPTER 4 THE INSIDE TRACK
CHAPTER 5 YOUR DEPRESSION
CHAPTER 6 THE 5 RS
CHAPTER 7 PREVENTING SUICIDE
CHAPTER 8 UNDERSTANDING STIGMA
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