Bringing Books of Hope In Association With Amazon.com


 

Medical & Antidepressant Therapies / DepressionBookstore.com


       

Overcoming Depression
Overcoming Depression:
The Respected Reference for the Millions who Suffer Depression and Manic Depression and for their Families
       

This definitive resource has become one most often recommended by doctors to their patients.

  • Written clearly & sympathetically
  • State-of-the-art medical advice
  • Empowers patients & families to actively participate in diagnosis & treatment
    .

by Demitri F. Papolos, M.D. & Janice Papolos

Paperback

ISBN:
0060927828

3rd Edition
432 Pages

Pub 2/1/97

       

Revised edition includes:

  • the latest info on Prozac & other antidepressants
  • expanded section on methods & benefits of psychological treatments
  • detailed instructions on charting mood disorders
  • recent studies giving clues to possible causes of these depressive disorders
       

~~~ Table of Contents ~~~

Preface to the Revised Edition

Preface to the First Edition

ONE: About the Illness

  • 1. The Personal Experience
  • 2. Diagnosing the Disorders
  • 3. The Search for Genetic Markers
  • 4. What Causes These Disorders ?

TWO: About The Treatment

  • 5. The Somatic Therapies: Medications and ECT
  • 6. Working Through: Denial, Acceptance, and the Psychotherapies
  • 7. Charting Mood Disorders: The Course of Illness
  • 8. Special Aspects of the Disorders:
    • Seasonal Affective Disorders
    • Mood Disorders in Children and the Elderly
    • Mood Disorders and Pregnancy
  • 9. How to Get Good Treatment

THREE: Living With The Illness

  • 10. The Family and the Illness
  • 11. Coping with Hospitalization
  • 12. Underwriting the Illness: The World of Insurance
  • FOUR: Coming Full Circle
  • 13. Recovery and the World Outside

Appendices:

  • 1. Cycle Chart
  • 2. The Affective Disorders Questionnaire
  • 3. Organizing and Publicizing a Manic-Depressive Support Group
  • 4. Support Organizations

Bibliography

Index


Bookstore Home

Medical Home

Page Up | 3/20/05 | Webmaster

Copyright© 1997-2009 by Melody Clark, Meadow Lark Press