When Someone You Know Has Depression: Words to Say and Things to Do

When Someone You Know Has Depression: Words to Say and Things to Do

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421420158
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2016
Series: A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 549,986
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Susan J. Noonan, MD, MPH, a part-time Certified Peer Specialist at McLean Hospital, is a consultant to Massachusetts General Hospital and CliGnosis, Inc. She is the author of Managing Your Depression: What You Can Do to Feel Better. Additional resources can be found on her website, www.susannoonanmd.com. Timothy J. Petersen, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD, is an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital. Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Table of Contents

List of Charts and Tables
Foreword, by Timothy J. Petersen, PhD, Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD,and Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. What Are Mood Disorders?
2. Signs of Depression to Look For
3. Support and Communication Strategies
4. Helpful Approaches
5. Finding Professional Help
6. What You Can Do Now
7. Anticipating Recovery—Skills to Have in Place
8. Caring for the Caregivers
9. Dos and Don'ts
Conclusion
Glossary
Resources
References
Index

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Helen Lavretsky

Dr. Noonan has dedicated her life to carrying the message of help for severe mood disorders. This unique, well thought-through book offers a comprehensive framework and management tool that can be shared by people with depression and their support networks.

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