The Depression SourcebookPaperback - 1998
This guide, written for those who suffer from mood disorders, helps readers evaluate and make sense of their conditions and the variety of treatment options available. It discusses how the disorders develop, what effect the depression has on family members, types of psychotherapy and effective psychoanalysis, antidepressants and how they alleviate symptoms, dosage, frequency of use, and unwanted effects of the drugs. There is also a section on natural compounds and alternative procedures, such as amino acids, electroconvulsive and bright-light therapies, and medicinal plants. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Lowell House ; Lincolnwood, Ill. : NTC Contemporary Books, c1998.
Characteristics: xi, 266 pages ;,23 cm.