A comprehensive self-help guide for people with depression and low mood that also gives invaluable advice for families and other supporters Depression and low mood affect a significant portion of the general publication. Sadly, those with depression often experience other problems such as low self-esteem, relationship problems and sleeping problems. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an extremely effective treatment for depression and low mood and is used widely in the NHS.
The companion book to the popular Complete CBT Guide for Anxiety, this practical self-help book provides essential information about the nature of depression and covers a range of topics including insomnia, relationships, bipolar disorder and postnatal depression. It also contains provides information on some of the latest treatments such as Mindfulness, Behavioural Activation and Compassion-Focused Therapy.
The chapters on individual techniques or problem areas are written by the leading experts in that field.
Includes individual chapters on:
Low self-esteem by Melanie Fennell
Insomnia and sleep problems by Colin Espie
Rumination by Ed Watkins
Relationship problems by Donald Baucom
Bipolar Disorder by Warren Mansell
Depression in the elderly - Ken Laidlaw
Postnatal Depression - Peter Cooper &; Lynne Murray
Depression and ill health - Stirling Moorey
Behavioural Activation by David Richards
Compassion - Paul Gilbert
Mindfulness - Willem Kuyken &; Halley Cohen
Imagery - Ann Hackmann &; Jon Wheatley