Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison gives us a way of understanding our depression which matches our experience and which enables us to take charge of our life and change it. Dorothy Rowe shows us that depression is not an illness or a mental disorder but a defence against pain and fear,nbsp;which we can use whenever we suffer a disaster and discover that our life is not what we thought it was. Depression is an unwanted consequence of how we see ourselves and the world. By understanding how we have interpreted events in our life we can choose to change our interpretations and thus create for ourselves a happier, more fulfilling life. Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison is for depressed people, their family and friends, and for all professionals and non-professionals who work with depressed people.
Renowned nutrition expert Jack Challem isolates the nutritional triggers of bad moods, providing solutions that will help you stabilize your moods, gain energy, sleep better, handle stress, and be more focused. He lays out a clear-cut, four-step plan for feeding the brain the right nutrition, presenting advice on choosing the right foods and supplements as well as improving lifestyle habits to help regulate mood swings.
Millions of people suffer from depression in silence, afraid to admit to their family, close friends or GP that they feel beaten and cannot find a way out.
Alexandra Massey has been through the hell of depression and come through the side. Her bestselling book offers a practical, jargon-free and realistic lifeline to help sufferers overcome the worst aspects of the condition without the use of medication.
Beat Depression offers hope and empowerment with:
* 5 suggestions of what you can do when you are too depressed to move
* 5 suggestions for when your head is just above the water
* A 14-day workplan that offers a step-by-step recovery you take at your own pace
* ridding yourself of negativity and aiding recovery
* advice on dealing with your children when you are depressed
* dealing with feelings of deep-seated anger and grief
* confronting depression head-on without medication
Dorothy Rowe, the internationally renowned psychologist and expert on depression, brings together in this work what 25 years of research have shown her about depression, and shows us how we can take charge of our life and find the way to happiness and freedom.
Being depressed often leaves you feeling paralysed into inaction. Climbing back out of the pit of gloom seems almost impossible. You need help, and that is what this book offers - practical, humane and spiritual help. Sue Atkinson has suffered years of depression herself. She does not write as an expert on depression or as a depression counsellor, but as someone who knows the feelings from close personal experience. As a result, her book contains a varied menu of hints, quotations and illustrations, not page after page of unbroken text. This is a book to dip into as fits your mood and need, making a dependable guide to the climb.
Feelings of anxiety and depression confront us all from time to time, and can vary in their severity. Recognising the symptoms, understanding their causes and effects, and knowing what help is available can be very reassuring and help overcome the condition. Professor Robert Priest has written this book especially to provide help for those feeling anxious and depressed. In particular he covers the practical self-help methods to reduce stress and offers an explanation of the causes and effects of anxiety and depression. The book provides up to date information on the professional help available and details the action and side-effects of medications.
In clinical practice, patients with comorbidity of mood and anxiety disorders are arguably the norm. This volume, part of a series on anxiety disorders and depression, focuses on social anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders. The text emphasizes how these disorders correlate in the patient, so mental health professionals can recognize them and
Dancing in the Dark is brimming with tried-and-true suggestions, helpful hints, and up-to-date resources for anyone whose life is affected by the depression of another. Authors Bernadette Stankard and Amy Viets offer compassionate wisdom, reflective quotations, and practical assistance based on their personal experience of life with depressed partners.
Pregnancy is often assumed to be a happy time in a woman's life.
The prospect of having a baby together with the 'bloom' of pregnancy all combine to a general feeling of excitement and fulfillment.
But it isn't always like this. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 mothers suffer from antenatal depression, where uncontrollable crying fits, mood swings and irrational fears dominate their pregnancy. And it doesn't just affect the mother: recent research has shown that antenatal depression can affect the fetus, in some cases causing low birth weight and premature delivery.