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Overcoming depression: a self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques

Overcoming depression: a self-help guide using cognitive behavioral techniques

Gilbert, Paul, 1951 June 20-

This book provides a guide to recovering from sadness, loss and depression. It explains how the mind and body interact and how our thinking affects our brains. Case histories are used to show how others have overcome their problems

Paperback, Book. English.
New ed.
Published London: Robinson, c2009
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Paul Gilbert
ISBN: 1849010668, 9781849010665
Note: Previous ed.: 2000.
Note: Books on Prescription.
Note: Book Prescription Scheme.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xxix, 594 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Cognitive therapy Popular works.; Depression, Mental Popular works.; Depression, Mental Treatment Popular works.
Added Entry: Book Prescription Scheme.; Books on prescription

Author note

Professor Paul Gilbert is the author of Overcoming Depression: Talks With Your Therapist; The Compassionate Mind and Compassion. Previously Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Head of Speciality, Adult Mental Health, for the Southern Derbyshire Mental Health Trust, he is currently based at the Mental Health Research Unit, Kingsway Hospital, Derby.

Reviews

Highly recommended.
The Sunday Times||It's an excellent guide to finding the way out of the misery for those affected, their friends and family.
My Weekly||This is a book that is highly accessible to the intelligent layperson, very readable and extraordinarily useful.
Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy||I strongly recommend this book as a workbook to accompany therapy or as a first choice for bibliotherapy for depressed patients.
Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy||A comprehensive approach
Counselling at Work

Back cover copy

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 includes:

· Helpful case studies
· Easy-to-follow, step-by-step suggestions and exercises to help you understand your depression and lift your mood

PROFESSOR PAUL GILBERT is the author of the bestselling book The Compassionate Mind. Previously Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Head of Speciality, Adult Mental Health, for the Southern Derbyshire Mental Health Trust, he is currently based at the Mental Health Research Unit, Kingsway Hospital, Derby.

Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical.

Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper

READING WELL
This book is recommended by the national Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome.
www.reading-well.org.uk