Depression: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Depression: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

by Lee H. Coleman


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Depression is the most common mental health condition in the United States. In fact, up to one in five women and one in ten men will experience it in their lifetimes. Because it’s so prevalent, it’s sometimes called the common cold of psychiatric illnesses. Of course, this flip attitude is completely misguided. If you suffer from depression, then you know how debilitating it is, and how it can drastically affect your day-to-day life.

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with depression, you probably have a few questions about the road to recovery that lies ahead. You might wonder what the best treatments are for your symptoms, how to tell if you’re making progress, and who, if anyone, you should tell about your diagnosis.

In Depression: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, you’ll find which treatments are right for you and learn what you can expect from the recovery process. You will discover simple changes to your sleep and nutrition habits that can really make a difference and learn how to monitor your progress as you start feeling better so you can adjust treatment as needed. With this guide helping you along in your recovery, you can be among the millions of people who have come back from depression stronger, healthier, and happier than before.

This book is a part of New Harbinger Publications' Guides for the Newly Diagnosed series.The series was created to help people who have recently been diagnosed with a mental health condition. Our goal is to offer user-friendly resources that provide answers to common questions readers may have after receiving a diagnosis, as well as evidence-based strategies to help them cope with and manage their condition, so that they can get back to living a more balanced life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608821969
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 05/03/2012
Series: The New Harbinger Guides for the Newly Diagnosed Series
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 781,989
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lee H. Coleman, PhD, ABPP, is a clinical psychologist specializing in clinical work, outreach, supervision, and consultation to university populations. He is currently assistant director and director of training at the California Institute of Technology’s student counseling center.

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Depression: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I finally just opened my eyes put thr knife down and moved on with my life
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yes please. I cant tell her because its hard to.