Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998020402
Publisher: RML Press
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Edition description: Updated
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

A graduate of Texas Christian University, Mark Litzsinger is the former chairman of Follett Corporation. Now retired, he spends time sailing and traveling. Mark shows his Samoyeds, Sanibel and Aston, as well as his collection of antique cars, including a 1935 Packard Twelve 1207 Coupe Roadster. In addition, he invented the Leash Grip, which gives a dog walker a firmer, more comfortable handle, and the Leash Grip Extender, which allows one person to walk multiple dogs. Mark also gives talks about his experiences with depression. He is a firm believer in giving back to society. Out of the Shadows is his first book.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction xi

Part I The Disease 1

Chapter 1 A Brief History of Depression 3

Chapter 2 Depression's Stigma 12

Chapter 3 Depression's Impact on Children, Teens, and College Students 22

Chapter 4 Depression's Impact on Patients 37

Chapter 5 Depression's Impact on Families 40

Part II The Doctors 49

Chapter 6 Doctors and Depression 51

Chapter 7 Patients, Doctors, and Depression 57

Chapter 8 Families, Doctors, and Depression 60

Part III The Treatment 65

Chapter 9 Depression Treatments in the Twentieth Century 67

Chapter 10 Depression Treatments in the Twenty-first Century 81

Chapter 11 Depression Treatments of the Future 96

Chapter 12 Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy and Depression 112

Chapter 13 Talk Therapy and Depression 122

Chapter 14 Animal Therapy and Depression 132

Chapter 15 Exercise and Depression 138

Chapter 16 Nutrition and Depression 146

Chapter 17 Patients and Depression Treatment 155

Chapter 18 Families and Depression Treatment 159

Part IV The Recovery 163

Chapter 19 Patients and Recovery from Depression 165

Chapter 20 Families and Recovery from Depression 168

Conclusion 174

Resources 176

Bibliography 182

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