The Resource Essential guide to depression, American Medical Association

Essential guide to depression, American Medical Association

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Essential guide to depression
Title
Essential guide to depression
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American Medical Association
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Language
eng
Summary
(Publisher-supplied data) In clear, nontechnical language, the American Medical Association explains the latest findings on depression, the complex mood disorder that affects nearly 17 million Americans each year. Distinguishing depression from the everyday "blues," this comprehensive guide provides solid, detailed answers to such questions as: What is depression? Characteristics and symptoms of depressive illnesses are fully explained, including major depression, bipolar or manic depression, dysthymia, seasonal affective disorder, and more; Who is at risk for depression? Age, gender and personality factors are discussed, as well as physiological, genetic, emotional, and environmental causes; What are the latest treatment options? The full spectrum of prescription medications is profiled, as well as the wide range of psychotherapeutic and complementary approaches; Who can treat depressive illness? A section on medical and mental health professionals and their qualifications provides guidelines for choosing the best care; How can I help a loved one? Here is expert advice on how to encourage a family member to seek help handle destructive or suicidal behavior know when hospitalization is needed recognize depression in children and older people and much more. With a listing of mental health organizations and resources and a glossary of medical terms, the American Medical Association Essential Guide to Depression presents all the information you need to help yourself or others manage this serious but highly treatable illness
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.85/27
Index
index present
LC call number
RC537
LC item number
.E77 1998
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
  • 2010 H-916
  • WM 171
Essential guide to depression, American Medical Association
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Essential guide to depression, American Medical Association
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Depression defined -- Types of depressive illness -- Major causes of depressive illness -- Other causes of depressive illness -- Getting help for depression -- Treatments for depressive illness -- Helping a loved one with depression
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21 cm
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Extent
xi, 238 pages
Isbn
9780671010164
Lccn
98019507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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  • (Sirsi) i9780671010164
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