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The depression workbook : a guide for living with depression and manic depression
Copeland, Mary Ellen.
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, [2001]

Physical Description:
xiii, 333 pages ; 28 cm
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Central Library RC537 .C683 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize

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From best-selling author Mary Ellen Copeland comes the second edition of The Depression Workbook,which includes new, research-based self-help strategies for taking charge of depression and developing a wellness recovery action plan.

Author Notes

Mary Ellen Copeland, MA, MS, is a distinguished teacher, writer, and lecturer from Brattleboro, VT. She is the author of The Depression Workbook, Living Without Depression and Manic Depression, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain, Winning Against Relapse, and The Worry Control Workbook. Her audiotape, Living With Depression and Manic Depression, and her videotape, Coping With Depression, are widely used by therapists and depression clinics.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Getting Startedp. 1
Part I A Clearer Picture
1 An Overview of Depression and Manic Depression--with contributions from John Preston, Psy.D.p. 11
2 Taking Chargep. 27
3 Experiencing Depressionp. 39
4 Experiencing Maniap. 45
5 Taking Responsibility for Your Own Wellnessp. 51
6 Possible Causes of Mood Disordersp. 57
7 The Way Out of Depressionp. 61
8 Coming Down from Maniap. 85
9 Using a Chart to Keep Your Moods Controlledp. 113
10 Developing and Using a Wellness Recovery Action Planp. 121
Part II Support Is Essential
11 Building a Strong Support Systemp. 141
12 Finding Appropriate Health Care Professionalsp. 147
13 Support Groupsp. 155
14 Family Supportp. 167
Part III Developing a Lifestyle That Enhances Wellness
15 Taking a Look at Your Lifestylep. 179
16 How About Counseling?p. 187
17 Building Self-Esteem and Self-Confidencep. 197
18 New Ways of Thinkingp. 203
19 Using Relaxation to Stabilize Moodsp. 239
20 Dietp. 261
21 Exercise: Do Itp. 269
22 Light, Electromagnetic Radiation, and the Biological Clockp. 277
Part IV Looking at Suicide
23 Suicide: The Tragedy of Mood Instabilityp. 289
24 Preventing Suicidep. 301
Resource Listp. 311

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