Depression tends to be something we keep to ourselves. Yet it is estimated that one in four adults is affected at some time in their lives. What is depression, and what can we do about it? Why all the fuss about antidepressants - and is medication the only answer? In Dealing with Depression respected expert Dr Caroline Shreeve answers all your questions, describes how to recognise the symptoms, and discusses the physical and psychological causes of depression. Once you've got a basic understanding, learn how to arm yourself against depression with Dr Shreeve's highly effective personal self-help programme. You will discover:* What depression really is, and why it strikes* How counselling and psychotherapy can help* How antidepressants can work wonders - and when to take them* How complementary therapies and yoga can help mind and body* Techniques for coping and relaxing* Advice for families and work colleagues* And much more.
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Author Biography - Dr. Caroline Shreeve
Dr Caroline Shreeve is a GP and trained in the UK as a psychiatrist. She is the author of sixteen books, including titles on depression, premenstrual syndrome, the menopause, and the Alternative Dictionary of Symptoms and Cures, which was a runner-up for the 1987 Booker Health prize. She has been a regular contributor to popular newspapers, periodicals and medical journals for more then 20 years, including the Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Cosmopolitan, Here's Health and the British Journal of Complementary Medicine. She has also appeared on Pebble Mill, the Gloria Hunniford Show, TV-AM and most UK regional radio stations. She lives in west Wales with her three cats and Maestro, her pug.