Overcoming Depression

A Cognitive Therapy Approach Therapist Guide
Author: Mark Gilson,Arthur Freeman,M. Jane Yates
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195300009
Category: Psychology
Page: 211
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This therapist guide is designed to give mental health professionals the necessary tools to assess and treat a broad range of mood disorders, particularly depression. Based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy, the Taming the BEAST (TTB) program helps patients develop a set of coping strategies and skills to proactively manage their depressed mood.Using the acronym BEAST, treatment modules address biology, emotions, activity, situations, and thoughts. Each module comes complete with step-by-step instructions for delivering treatment including outlines and lists of materials needed. In-session exercises as well as home assignments help motivate the patient and allow for the monitoring of progress.Written by experts in the field, this guide comes complete with chapters on assessment, socialization, and termination. The TTB program offers both therapist and patient a roadmap for overcoming the depression 'beast.'TreatmentsThatWorkTM represents the gold standard of behavioral healthcare interventions! DT All programs have been rigorously tested in clinical trials and are backed by years of research DT A prestigious scientific advisory board, led by series Editor-In-Chief David H. Barlow, reviews and evaluates each intervention to ensure that it meets the highest standard of evidence so you can be confident that you are using the most effective treatment available to date DT Our books are reliable and effective and make it easy for you to provide your clients with the best care available DT Our corresponding workbooks contain psychoeducational information, forms and worksheets, and homework assignments to keep clients engaged and motivated DT A companion website (www.oup.com/us/ttw) offers downloadable clinical tools and helpful resources DT Continuing Education (CE) Credits are now available on select titles in collaboration with PsychoEducational Resources, Inc. (PER)

Overcoming Depression

One Christian's Perspective
Author: Marilyn Okoye
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1599269252
Category: Self-Help
Page: 62
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Overcoming Depression - One Christian's Perspective is a personal testimony that details a depressive episode in my life that spanned 2= years. There were a number of factors that led to this depressive episode in my life. I could not eat, I cried a lot, and I felt worse than sad. There were some days I could not get out of bed, and I began to have thoughts of suicide. Nevertheless, I would not let the emotional despair of depression take hold of my life without taking a stand; so, I purposed in my heart to take this journey to overcome depression leaning and depending on the everlasting arms of Jesus Christ. This particular time in my life was an emotional roller coaster I had never ridden before. So, as I tell my testimony of overcoming depression and how God delivered me from going down into the emotional pit of depression, it is my prayer that you would also purpose in your heart to overcome because greater is He that is in us than he that is in the world (Jn. 4:4).

Overcoming Depression Without Drugs

Mahler's Polka with Introductory Funeral March
Author: John A. Snyder,Nancy Steffen-Fluhr
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1468549618
Category: Self-Help
Page: 332
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In this revolutionary new book on music and emotion, Dr. John A. Snyder shows us how not to get depressed. Drawing on 40 years of clinical experience as a psychotherapist, he demonstrates that antidepressant pills are dangerous, addictive, and don't work. What does work is listening to feelings and moving toward the very feelings we object to most. Snyder illustrates the special relationship between music and emotion by exploring the inner life of composer Gustav Mahler (1860-1911). Often wrongly portrayed as neurotic, Mahler was actually quite resilient, despite the many tragedies of his short life--a strength that came from his ability to listen to his darkest feelings. Overcoming Depression explains how all of us can access that same emotional strength in our own lives. Written in a direct, conversational style and filled with personal stories from Snyder's life and practice, the book is designed to be a bedside companion to which readers can return again and again for insight and support. Dr Snyder forcefully challenges what is currently being taught in professional schools and to the public about feeling states. His insights are invaluable for any person interested in how we understand and integrate feeling into our daily lives. I especially recommend this book to any professional who works with people suffering from depression." - Dr. William Packard, psychiatrist "Interwoven with Mahler's riveting life story, Dr. Snyder has another agenda: a sweeping analysis of how sadness--which should be viewed as a normal part of the life experience-- has been hijacked and given a new identity as a Disease" requiring "Treatment" with a drug, courtesy of the pharmaceutical industry. -Dr. Donald Kushon, psychiatrist " Like Leonard Bernstein in his Young People s Concerts," John Snyder makes Mahler come alive. He traces the emotional threads that are woven through Mahler's life-in-music, creating a tapestry that helps us better understand our own 'life symphony' and how to orchestrate it. The book's lively and straightforward style makes even subtle concepts easy to grasp." -Dr. Judith D. Fisher, psychiatrist "

A Woman's Guide to Overcoming Depression


Author: Archibald Hart,Catherine Weber
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781441202093
Category: Self-Help
Page: 240
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Depression in women is epidemic. It's particularly frustrating for believers who are told that Christians shouldn't feel depressed. What is a biblical perspective on depression? What causes it in women? How do you treat it? A Woman's Guide to Overcoming Depression is an up-to-date and comprehensive resource for women experiencing mild to moderate depression. It addresses types of depression, proven treatments, strategies for wellness, and God's plan for wholeness. Hart and Weber redeem depression as an opportunity for growth and change, helping readers not only to find healing but also to build resilience. A practical and inspirational resource, this book contains exercises that encourage proactive, intentional living. A special chapter for loved ones and friends helps those readers better understand depression and how to be supportive.

Overcoming Depression

The Victory Over the Darkness Series
Author: Neil T. Anderson,Joanne Anderson
Publisher: Gospel Light Publications
ISBN: 9780830733514
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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"Overcoming Depression" will provide healing and freedom for millions of Christians who suffer silently from depression. This Christ-centered road-map to recovery balances spiritual and physical symptoms, leading those with depression and those in the Church who must help them to both a thorough understanding and a comprehensive treatment. Now is the time to get "Overcoming Depression" into the hands of Christians everywhere, helping those who are desperately in need of its powerful and life-changing message.

Overcoming Depression, 3rd edition


Author: Demitri Papolos
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060927828
Category: Psychology
Page: 432
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More than 20 million Americans will suffer an episode of depression or mania during their lifetimes, and one in five American families will feel its impact directly. For these families, Overcoming Depression is the essential resource. Since its first publication in 1987, it has become the book most often recommended by doctors to their depressed patients because it clearly and sympathetically presents state-of-the-art medical information and the solid, practical advice that patients and their families need to participate actively in diagnosis and treatment. Now featuring all-new data on the latest drugs, research, treatment, and medical insurance, it also includes a frank discussion of psychiatric therapy in the era of managed care.

Elf-help for Overcoming Depression


Author: Linus Mundy
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497688450
Category: Self-Help
Page: 80
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Elf-help for Overcoming Depression shows how to look into your own heart and soul, as well as to others, for help in managing emotions. Linus Mundy has written a number of books for children and grown-ups, as well as articles for the religious press. The founder of the popular CareNotes and CareNotes for Kids booklet series from Abbey Press, he has written Slowdown Therapy and Keep-life-simple Therapy, and several books on prayer and spiritual growth. Linus and his wife, Michaelene, wrote the Bringing Religion Home newsletter for a number of years. R. W. Alley is the illustrator for the popular Abbey Press adult series of Elf-help books, as well as an illustrator and writer of children’s books. He lives in Barrington, Rhode Island, with his wife, daughter, and son. See a wide variety of his works at: www.rwalley.com.

Feeling Terrific

Four Strategies for Overcoming Depression Using Mood Regulation Therapy
Author: Namir F. Damluji,Michele LaPorte Downey,Renee Robinson Sievert
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595355080
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 260
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If you've ever experienced depression, you know how difficult it can be to recover. Even after treatment, the moodiness, low motivation, negative thinking, or communication troubles can come back. That's because current treatment methods generally focus on a single dimension, when life is multi-dimensional and complex. Feeling Terrific: Four Strategies for Overcoming Depression Using Mood Regulation Therapy presents an exciting new approach to depression recovery. In Feeling Terrific, authors Namir Damluji, Renee Robinson Sievert, and Michele LaPorte Downey help you to: * Discover how your mind, body, and spirit interact with your emotions, thoughts, and the environment * Examine the mood regulation concept and the four dimensions that influence it * Explore biological strategies to improve your physical and emotional self * Identify cognitive strategies that will change the way you think * Recognize ways to interact socially to enhance your well-being * Learn how spirituality can make life more meaningful * Set goals to help you refocus, re-think, and rediscover a life of "feeling terrific" More than 30 percent of today's population reports having experienced some form of depression. If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, Feeling Terrific should be the first step on the path to recovery and beyond-guiding you in setting goals that will help you refocus, re-think, and rediscover life.

Overcoming Depression For Dummies


Author: Elaine Iljon Foreman,Laura L. Smith,Charles H. Elliott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119997526
Category: Self-Help
Page: 392
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Up to 1 in 5 people in the UK suffer from diagnosable depression (bbc.co.uk) – that’s approximately 12 million people. Depression takes multiple forms, including seasonal affective disorder, bipolar disorder, and postnatal depression. Research by the BBC claims that up to 75% of sufferers are not receiving any form of professional medication or therapy, which strongly suggests that self-help is often a preferred course of action. Overcoming Depression For Dummies outlines practical methods for recognising and managing the symptoms of depression for those readers who might be too scared to go to their GP, who want to know more about the illness before they seek professional medical guidance, or for those who are just curious about depression and what it means. Overcoming Depression For Dummies: Is written by an expert team of clinical psychologists and provides step-by-step guidelines on proven therapeutic exercises and ways to implement positive psychology methods Provides sound advice on nutrition, relaxation and support, to help make those vital first steps towards a happier life Gives comprehensive information on the wide variety of prescription medication and complementary therapies available, including their effectiveness and side effects Is aimed at people suffering from depression looking for straightforward, realistic advice and also loved ones and parents of those suffering from depression wanting to better understand the condition and find out how they can help.

Overcoming Depression

A Books on Prescription Title
Author: Paul Gilbert
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1849011559
Category: Psychology
Page: 160
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Overcoming app now available via iTunes and the Google Play Store. A Books on Prescription Title Break free from the hell of depression If you suffer from depression you are far from alone. Depression is very common, affecting over 300 million people around the world. Written by Professor Paul Gilbert, internationally recognised for his work on depression, this highly acclaimed self-help book has been of benefit to thousands of people including sufferers, their friends and families, and those working in the medical profession. This fully revised third edition has been extensively updated and rewritten to reflect over ten years of new research on understanding and treating depression, particularly the importance of developing compassionate ways of thinking, behaving and feeling. It contains helpful case studies and new, easy-to-follow, step-by-step suggestions and exercises to help you understand your depression and lift your mood.

Exercise for Mood and Anxiety

Proven Strategies for Overcoming Depression and Enhancing Well-Being
Author: Michael Otto,Jasper Smits, Ph.D.
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199791007
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 235
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Exercise for Mood and Anxiety provides readers with step-by-step guidance on how to start and maintain an exercise program geared towards improving mood, with a particular emphasis on understanding the relationship between mood and motivation.

Overcoming Depression


Author: Paul A. Hauck
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664249694
Category: Self-Help
Page: 141
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Describes the major causes and characteristics of depression and suggests methods for overcoming emotional pain

A Cancer Patient's Guide to Overcoming Depression and Anxiety

Getting Through Treatment and Getting Back to Your Life
Author: Derek Hopko,Carl Lejuez
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608822494
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 248
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Modern medicine has developed solutions that allow cancer patients to live longer lives, but depression and anxiety often make these years painful and difficult. This book develops the techniques of behavior activation therapy into practical activities people recovering from cancer can use to recognize and overcome problems with depression and anxiety. Relieved from these two sources of emotional pain and limitation, readers of this book will be able to live life fully and apply their energy to the task of getting better. Successes build on one another, creating a model for ever more positive feelings in the future. The key to success, though, is to keep focusing on engaging in enjoyable behaviors without getting bogged down by pain, frustration, and worry. Keeping on track is easy with the step-by-step approach offered in the book.

Overcoming Depression


Author: Tim Cantopher
Publisher: Presbyterian Publishing Corp
ISBN: 1611646022
Category: HEALTH & FITNESS
Page: 118
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Positive Psychology for Overcoming Depression

Self-help Strategies to Build Strength, Resilience and All-Round Happiness
Author: Miriam Akhtar
Publisher: Watkins
ISBN: 1786781476
Category: Self-Help
Page: 264
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One in two people in the developed world will experience depression in their lifetime. This book is aimed at the millions suffering mild-to-moderate depression as well as those who want to protect themselves against persistent low moods. It explains key strategies to help you not only overcome depression but also reduce the chances of it occurring or recurring. As you practise the simple yet highly-effective exercises that positive psychologist Miriam Akhtar suggests, you will find your mood lifts naturally, your confidence, resilience, positivity and strength grow, and your outlook becomes more optimistic. These strategies come not only from the author's professional practice as a positive psychologist and coach, but also her background as someone who has suffered from depression herself. The book begins by explaining the principles of Positive Psychology, which is the scientific study of optimal functioning - what it takes to feel good, function well and flourish. It then goes on to focus on how its simple but profound techniques, from savouring positive events, consciously expressing gratitude for everyday experiences, practising meditation, and working on developing optimism and cultivating resilience in the face of difficulties, can help to prevent depression arising or, if you are already experiencing the blues, reduce your symptoms and allow the sun to shine on your life once more. Throughout the book she brings these concepts to life by providing real-life case studies that show you how you can work her ideas into your daily routine.

Overcoming Depression and Spirit of Confusion


Author: Betty Mephors
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1493103962
Category: Self-Help
Page: 42
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Overcoming depression and Spirit of confusion is a tried and true formula of escape from the demons causing those infirmities as well as a triumphant song secret on the journey after healing takes place. This book also takes you through a journey of extraordinary unexpected spiritual awakening in the end and you will never be the same after reading this book. No other book on depression has this potent combination of spiritual medicinal regiment to deliver from either or both depression and or confusion.

The Chemistry of Joy

A Three-Step Program for Overcoming Depression Through Western Science and Eastern Wisdom
Author: Henry Emmons, MD
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743282396
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 304
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The classic book that New York Times bestselling author Dr. Larry Dossey called “a valuable guide for anyone wishing to find greater exuberance and fulfillment in their life,” The Chemistry of Joy offers a unique blend of Western science and Eastern philosophy to show you how to treat depression more naturally and effectively, and what you can do TODAY to create a happier, more fulfilling life for yourself. The Chemistry of Joy presents Dr. Emmons’s natural approach to depression—supplemented with medication if necessary—combining the best of Western medicine and Eastern teaching to create your body’s own biochemistry of joy. Integrating Western brain chemistry, natural and Ayurvedic medicine, Buddhist psychology, and his own joyful heart techniques, Dr. Emmons creates a practical program for each of the three types of depression: anxious depression, agitated depression, and sluggish depression. The Chemistry of Joy helps you to identify which type of depression you are experiencing and provides a specific diet and exercise plan to address it, as well as nutritional supplements and “psychology of mindfulness” exercises that can restore your body’s natural balance and energy. This flexible approach creates newfound joy for those whose lives have been touched by depression—and pathways for all who seek to actively improve their emotional lives.

Taming the Black Dog: A Guide to Overcoming Depression


Author: Bev Aisbett
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
ISBN: 0730493318
Category: Psychology
Page: 128
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Don't want to get out of bed in the morning? Feeling as though the light is fading at the end of the tunnel? You may be suffering from depression, a condition Winston Churchill referred to as the Black Dog. taming the Black Dog is a simple guide to managing depression, which an estimated 1 in 5 people will suffer in one form or another at some time in their lives. Modelled on Bev Aisbett' s successful LIVING WItH It, tAMING tHE BLACK DOG has a unique blend of wit and information and is an invaluable guide for both chronic sufferers of depression as well as anyone with a fit of 'the blues'.

Overcoming Depression and Anxiety for the Average Joe


Author: Jeff Fredericks
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1450071007
Category: Self-Help
Page: N.A
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Book Summary (Web Site) Overcoming Depression and Anxiety for the average Joe is about how author Jeff Fredericks did just that. He draws from his personal experiences and insights to identify traits, behaviors, and illusions created in childhood and how they can effect the present. He also then shares the navigation skills he developed to deal with them. He writes a story that starts with his humble beginnings to the dark time in his life, then to the now. Jeff hopes to help others by sharing his story with them. the book opens with the evening of his breakdown. He then flashes back to the past to explain things leading up to that point. From there he takes us through the work he did in therapy and the discoveries he makes along the way to his full recovery.

Step on a Crack

Overcoming Depression, a Memoir
Author: Jill Byrne
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1604941715
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 252
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Jill Byrne's inspirational memoir "Step on a Crack" shows how her indomitable spirit and sense of humor helped her survive childhood neglect, divorces, chronic and clinical depression, a psychotic episode, and a revolving door of therapists. Following her completion of the Hoffman Quadrinity Process, she removed the psychiatric gum from her shoe forever. In "Step on a Crack, " Jill tells of her recovery and offers hope to the millions in America who suffer from depression's anguish. About the Author Author Jill Byrne of Tulsa, Oklahoma, met her coauthor, Mike Ransom, through the Iowa Summer Writing Festival. Mike and his wife, Jeanine, live in Rochester, Minnesota.