You Can Beat Depression by John Preston
A Guide to Prevention & Recovery (Third Edition)

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Here's an all-new, revised and updated edition of the most readable book on depression. Folks who are feeling really depressed don't feel much like reading, but YOU CAN BEAT DEPRESSION is a very reader-friendly self-help guide. This important resource has been recognized by the National Institute of Mental Health D/ART program and the National Mental Health Association. Readers will find helpful material on prevention of depression, prevention of relapse after treatment, brief therapy interventions, exercise and other non-medical approaches, the Prozac controversy, and much more. Includes an up-to-date consumer guide to medications. Pays for itself with its comprehensive approach to self-assessment, carefully guiding readers to figure out when and how they can help themselves, when they need to seek professional treatment, and what to expect along the way. The American Library Association Booklist calls this "an excellent self-help guide... [which] could help anyone beat the blues quickly and effectively.
 

About John Preston

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John Preston, PsyD, is a board certified psychologist and the author of ten books including Survivors, You Can Beat Depression, Integrative Brief Therapy, and Life is Hard (audio). He is on the faculty of Alliant University and the University of California, Davis, Medical School. He is the recipient of the Mental Health Association's President's Award for contributions to the mental health community. Dr. Preston has lectured widely in North America and abroad.
 
Published June 1, 2001 by Impact Publishers. 192 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction