This book has been reprinted many times and is still one of the most useful books around which deals 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.
An easy to read and understand guide aimed squarely the sufferer and written by a sufferer together with a psychologist and CBT expert.
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.
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.
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.