Almost Depressed: Is My (or My Loved One's) Unhappiness a Problem

Almost Depressed: Is My (or My Loved One's) Unhappiness a Problem

by Jefferson Prince, Shelley Carson
     
 

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We all experience unhappiness—but for some of us, sadness, stress, and negative thoughts can become a regular part of our lives, no matter how well things may be going. There is a place between ordinary sadness and diagnosed clinical depression called “almost depression.”

Through engaging case studies told with professional insight,

Overview

We all experience unhappiness—but for some of us, sadness, stress, and negative thoughts can become a regular part of our lives, no matter how well things may be going. There is a place between ordinary sadness and diagnosed clinical depression called “almost depression.”

Through engaging case studies told with professional insight, Jefferson Prince, MD, and Shelley Carson, PhD, outline the symptoms of depression, the role that stress plays, and many of the physical conditions that can mimic depression. Then, drawing from the latest clinical research, they offer step-by-step guidance for making positive changes to help alleviate and reverse “almost depression.” Through this informative book, you will
assess whether your or a loved one’s unhappiness is a problem gain insight on how to intervene with a struggling loved one
discover proven strategies to change unhealthy feelings of sadness
gauge the physical, psychological, and social impact of your symptoms determine when and how to get professional help if needed

Many pathways can lead you out of “almost depression” toward brighter days ahead. Almost Depressed will show you the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616491925
Publisher:
Hazelden Publishing
Publication date:
10/22/2013
Series:
The Almost Effect Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
600,501
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Jefferson B. Prince, MD is child psychiatrist and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and is a staff member of the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Shelley Carson, PhD is a Harvard research psychologist and lecturer, whose research focuses on the interface between psychopathology, creativity, and resilience.

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