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Offers new hope to the more than 17 million Americans who suffer from depression
Written by nationally recognized experts in the field, Beating Depression arms sufferers and their families with the knowledge and tools they need to recognize depression and make informed choices about its treatment and management. The authors explore the latest findings on the causes of depression and the treatments currently available, including medications and psychotherapeutic approaches. Readers get checklists, quizzes, and other powerful self-assessment tools to help determine if they are actually suffering from depression and to what clinical degree. And they get expert guidance on how to find help and work with physicians and mental health professionals to develop a treatment plan and to cope with problems that can arise during treatment.
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About the Author
Maga E. Jackson-Triche, M.D., M.P.H., is on the faculty of the UCLA School of Medicine. She is also a member of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute's Health Services Research Center. Dr. Jackson-Triche and her coauthors participated in a landmark depression treatment study funded by the prestigious RAND Institute.
Kenneth B. Wells, M.D., M.P.H., is a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the UCLA School of Medicine, director of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute's Health Services Research Center, and a senior scientist at RAND.
Katherine Minnium is a research manager and public relations director for the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute's Health Services Research Center.