100 Questions & Answers About Depression

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, May 2, 2008 - Medical - 216 pages
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Approximately 35 to 40 million Americans will deal with severe depression at some point in their lives. Whether you’re a newly diagnosed patient, or a friend or relative, this book offers help. The only volume available to provide the doctor’s and patient’s view, 100 Questions and Answers About Depression gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, advice on coping with depression, sources of support, and much more. Written by two prominent psychiatrists, Drs. Ava T. Albrecht and Charles Herrick, with commentary from both a patient and a family member, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the medical, psychological, and emotional turmoil of this debilitating condition.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Diagnosis
27
Risk Prevention Epidemiology
53
Treatment
71
Associated Conditions
131
Special Populations
145
Surviving
169
Appendix A
191
Appendix B
195
Glossary
199
Index
209
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