Managing your Depression

Managing your Depression

What You Can Do to Feel Better

Book - 2013
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As a physician who personally suffers from depression, Susan J. Noonan draws on her own expertise and empathy to create a guide for people who suffer from the disease. Explaining the basics of mental health--including sleep hygiene, diet and nutrition, exercise, routine and structure, and avoiding isolation-- Managing Your Depression empowers people to participate in their own care, offering them a better chance of getting, and staying, well. Noonan's depression management strategies draw on the best available educational resources, psychoeducational programs, seminars, expert health care providers, and patient experiences.

The book is specifically designed to be highly readable for people who are finding it difficult to focus and concentrate during an episode of depression. Cognitive exercises and daily worksheets help track progress and response to therapy and provide valuable information for making treatment decisions. A relapsing and remitting condition, depression affects nearly 15 percent of people in the United States. Managing Your Depression will bring depression management strategies to people who do not have access to mental health programs or who want to learn new skills.

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland :, The Johns Hopkins University Press,, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781421409467
1421409461
9781421409474
142140947X
Branch Call Number: 616.8527 N737m 2013
Characteristics: xi, 161 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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