Depression Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

  • Amy L. Sutton
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812581
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812581
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 640 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Basic consumer health information about the symptoms, causes, and types of depression, including major depression, dysthymia, atypical depression, bipolar disorder, depression during and after pregnancy, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and seasonal affective disorder; along with facts about depression and chronic illness, treatment-resistant depression and suicide, mental health medications, therapies, and treatments, tips for improving self-esteem, resilience, and quality of life while living with depression, a glossary of related terms, and resources for additional help and information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction to Mental Health Disorders and Depression.
2: What Are Mental Health Disorders?.
3: Brain Function, Biology, and Mental Health Disorders.
4: Myths and Facts about Mental Health Disorders.
5: Depression: Symptoms of the Most Common Mental Health Disorder.
6: Statistics on Depression and Related Mental Health Disorders.
7: Types of Depression.
8: Major Depression.
9: Dysthymia: Chronic Depression.
10: Atypical Depression.
11: Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depressive Illness).
12: Depression During and After Pregnancy.
13: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder.
14: Psychotic Depression.
15: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
16: Who Develops Depression?.
17: Men, Women, and Depression.
18: Depression in Children and Adolescents.
19: Depression in College Students.
20: Depression in Older Adults.
21: Mental Health Problems in Minority Populations.
22: Depression Related to Occupation.
23: Caregivers and Depression.
24: Mental Health Problems in Prison Inmates.
25: Causes and Risk Factors for Depression.
26: What Causes Depression?.
27: Stress, Resilience, and the Risk of Depression.
28: Trauma as a Risk Factor for Depression.
29: Unemployment, Poverty, and Depression.
30: Other Mental Health Disorders and the Relationship to Depression.
31: Depression, Substance Use, and Addiction.
32: Other Depression Risk Factors.
33: Depression and Chronic Illness.
34: Chronic Illness, Pain, and Depression.
35: Depression and Autoimmune Diseases.
36: Depression and Brain Injury.
37: Depression and Cancer.
38: Depression and Diabetes.
39: Depression and Heart Disease.
40: Depression and Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
41: Depression and Multiple Sclerosis.
42: Depression and Neurological Disorders.
43: Depression and Stroke.
44: Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression.
45: Depression Screening Self-Assessment.
46: Diagnosing Depression.
47: Paying for Mental Health Care.
48: Finding and Choosing a Therapist.
49: Therapy for Depression.
50: Mental Health Medications.
51: Combination Treatment.
52: Light Therapy for Seasonal Affective Disorder.
53: Alternative and Complementary Therapies Used for Depression.
54: Treating Depression in Children and Adolescents.
55: Treatment-Resistant or Relapsed Depression.
56: Strategies for Managing Depression.
57: Understanding Mental Illness Stigma and Depression Triggers.
58: Improving Your Quality of Life: Exercise, Nutrition, and Lifestyle Changes to Combat Depression.
59: Building Resilience.
60: Building Self-Esteem and Self-Image.
61: Dealing with Workplace Depression.
62: Getting Through Tough Economic Times.
63: Dealing with the Effects of Trauma.
64: Grief, Bereavement, and Coping with Loss.
65: Coping with the Holidays and Family Celebrations.
66: Mental Health Support Groups.
67: Helping a Family Member or Friend with Depression.
68: Suicide.
69: Suicide in the United States.
70: Suicide in Children, Teens, and Young Adults.
71: Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors Among Adults.
72: Older Adults: Depression and Suicide Facts.
73: Warning Signs of Suicide and How to Help.
74: Coping After Someone You Love Has Attempted Suicide.
75: Additional Help and Information.
76: Glossary of Terms Related to Depression.
77: Directory of Organizations That Help People with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts.