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Growing from Depression, second edition

By Neel Burton

Paperback
Feb 2017 , 190 pp
ISBN 9780992912765
Price: £8.95, $14.99

Things are not all they seem. This is a book about how depression can have benefits as well as costs, and how to reap those benefits.

Part 1: Understanding depression

1. What is depression?

2. Who suffers from depression?

3. What causes depression?

4. How is depression diagnosed?

5. A philosophy of depression

 

Part 2: Formal treatments

 

6. Talking treatments

7. Antidepressant drugs

8. Electroconvulsive therapy

 

Part 3: Modular self-help

 

9. The 10 basic dos and don’ts of depression

10. Correcting thinking errors

11. Depressive realism

12. Managing stress

13. Managing anxiety

14. A philosophical cure for anxiety

15. The search for meaning

16. The happiness trap

17. The philosophy of happiness

18. Practising phenomenology

19. The psychology of boredom

20. The Buddhist angle

21. The psychology of gratitude

22. Chicken soup for the soul

23. Better sleep in 10 simple steps

24. Releasing endorphins

25. Coping with psychotic symptoms

26. Coming off alcohol and drugs

27. Fighting thoughts of self-harm

28. Fighting suicidal thoughts

29. A King Solomon legend

30. The philosophy of suicide

31. The philosophy of hope

32. Building relationships

33. Dealing with insults and put-downs

34. The 7 types of love

35. Building self-esteem

 

Part 4: Mental health services and the law

 

36. A guide to mental health services

37. The Care Programme Approach (CPA)

38. The Mental Health Act

39. Driving and depression

40. Social benefits

41. Advice for carers

 

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ISBNs: 9780992912765 978-0-9929127-6-5 Title: growing from depression second edition