Taming the Black Dog

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HarperCollins Publishers, 2000 - Psychology - 128 pages
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Don't want to get out of bed in the morning? Feeling as though the light is fading at the end of the tunnel? You may be suffering from depression, a condition Winston Churchill referred to as the Black Dog. taming the Black Dog is a simple guide to managing depression, which an estimated 1 in 5 people will suffer in one form or another at some time in their lives. Modelled on Bev Aisbett' s successful LIVING WItH It, tAMING tHE BLACK DOG has a unique blend of wit and information and is an invaluable guide for both chronic sufferers of depression as well as anyone with a fit of 'the blues'.

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User Review  - Meganara - LibraryThing

This has been a great help to me..quick to read and easy...good when your not feeling so great. It is a start to help you on your way to learning more. If I didn't start with this book I think other ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

In 1991 Bev Aisbett launched a full-time freelance career in cartooning and illustration. Around this time, she experienced an ordeal commonly known as anxiety disorder. Out of this experience she developed the character 'IT' which led to the successful publication of LIVING WITH IT, LIVING IT UP and LETTING IT GO. Bev has also published the successful TAMING THE BLACK DOG: A GUIDE TO DEPRESSION, as well as THE LITTLE BOOK OF IT and RECOVERY: A JOURNEY OF HEALING. She is the co-author of GET REAL, dealing with body image and eating disorders. Bev is a trained counsellor, and runs a recovery program for sufferers of anxiety.

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