Living With Depression: Why Biology And Biography Matter Along The Path To Hope And Healing

Living With Depression: Why Biology And Biography Matter Along The Path To Hope And Healing

  • Publish Date: 2012-10-16
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Deborah Serani
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In Living with Depression, Deborah Serani writes about her lifetime struggles with unipolar depression and suicidal thinking, and how finding the right combination of treatments can lead to health and healing. Saved by psychotherapy, Serani studied psychology and became a specialist who treats mood disorders in children and adults. This dual perspective of being both patient and doctor makes this a most unique book.Serani outlines the various forms of depression andtreatments, highlights methods for living with depression, and ways of finding the help you or a loved one needs. Tips on how to choose a good therapist, negotiate the labyrinth of healthcare, and minimize stigma are addressed, as is learning how to use biology and biography as tools of empowerment. Listings of national and global depression resources make this a go-to manual on how to heal depression. Living with Depression wasawarded the 2011BOOK OF THE YEARSilver Medal in Psychology by Foreword Reviews.

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