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Depression

A Deeper Shade of Blue

This book discusses depression within the context of women's health across the childbearing years, rather than focusing only on postnatal depression.

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Beating the Blues: A Self Help Approach to Overcoming Depression

Beating the Blues

This book has been reprinted many times and is still one of the most useful books around which deals with depression.

 

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Dealing with Depression: Practical Steps to Understanding and Overcoming It

Dealing with depression

This book outlines a holistic approach to this condition offering advice and information about antidepressants and complementary therapies and the benefits of counselling and psychotherapy.

 

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Depression: Out of the Shadows

Depression: out of the shadows

One of the books in the popular Australian Women's Weekly Health Series, this up to date guide provides information for anyone experiencing depression.

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Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

Feeling good

This much lauded and reprinted book offers help and advice about how to rid yourself of depression and depressive moods using cognitive behaviour therapy techniques rather than drugs.

 

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Fight Your Dark Shadow: managing depression with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Fight Your Dark Shadow

An easy to read and understand guide aimed squarely the sufferer and written by a sufferer together with a psychologist and CBT expert.

 

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Hand-Me-Down Blues: How to stop Depression From Spreading in Families

Hand me down blues

This book takes issue with the much held belief that depression is simply a chemical imbalance. It describes how the family can play a role in the development of emotional and mental health issues.

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Help for Depression and Anxiety

Help for depression and anxiety

Another very helpful, user friendly book from this popular Australian doctor. Dr Cabot explains why we become vulnerable to depression, how to recognise the illness and the various treatments now available, which includes a brief overview of modern anti depressant medications as well as alternative treatments.

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It’s Not All in Your Head

It's not all in your head

This book discusses the links between physical and mental health problems to outline how frequently physical health problems can be misdiagnosed as mental or emotional ones and vice versa.

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Sharing the Load: What To Do When Someone You Love is Depressed

sharing the load

This book offers an excellent introduction to depression for the lay person who not only has to deal with the diagnosis, but the fear, ignorance and prejudice which often surrounds it.

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