Understanding Depression, 1st Edition

  • Rudy Nydegger
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  • ISBN-10: 1440842337
  • ISBN-13: 9781440842337
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 109 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Straightforward and easy-to-read yet thorough and accurate, this book provides a complete overview to depression that describes the historical background of clinical depression, the various types of mood disorders, and their impact on the health and well-being of people and society. Provides up-to-date information based on current scholarly and clinical materials presented in a very clear and understandable presentation that is ideal for high school and undergraduate students as well as general readers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Psychology Briefs.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Is Depression?.
2: Who Can Develop Depression and What Causes It?.
3: The Different Types and Manifestations of Depression.
4: Gender and Depression.
5: Life Cycle Issues and Depression.
6: Special Groups and Depression: Race, Ethnicity, and Sexual Orientation.
7: Treatment of Depression: Psychological Therapies.
8: Treatment for Depression: Medical and Alternative Methods.
9: Pulling It All Together: What Do We Know?.
About the Author.