Hand-Me-Down Blues: How To Stop Depression From Spreading In Families
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Hand-Me-Down Blues: How To Stop Depression From Spreading In Families

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A powerful, family-based approach to understanding and treating depression that goes way beyond Prozac

Many people have been led to believe that depression is caused simply by a chemical imbalance in the brain, and as a result they look to science for convenient answers, hoping that "a capsule a day will keep depression away." Unfortunately, this narrow focus on biology and...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 14th 2000 by Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press (first published February 15th 1999)
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Stephanie
I recommend this one to a lot of clients. Yapko always does a little bit of tooting his own horn at the beginning of his books (he is a bright man, I've been to his conferences). But, if you can get past that, there are a lot of skills one can use to combat depression and understand why it runs in families and most important how NOT to pass it on to your kids!!
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