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Understanding Depression: What We Know and What You Can Do about It

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From a leading medical expert at Johns Hopkins, here is an up-to-the-minute, definitive guide to what s known about depression and how it can be treated.

Around ten percent of North Americans suffer from depression at some point -- and more than half haven t even sought help. Now, Dr. Raymond DePaulo, one of the world s foremost authorities on depression, provides a sensit
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published February 18th 2002 by John Wiley & Sons (first published February 1st 2002)
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Katrina
Oct 26, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This was an incredibly informative book - I highly recommend for anyone who loves someone who suffers from depression. It really explained a lot and gave me new insight and strategies for helping people with this disease. The author is the head of the psychology department at Johns Hopkins and it shows!
Micki Levin
Dec 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: People with depression and their loved ones
Excellent book which does a great job of explaining the biochemical aspects of depression. Micki. PhD
Pam
Apr 14, 2008 rated it really liked it
This is a good book for educating oneself about depression. Dr. Raymond Depaulo is full of information and incite for anyone dealing with depression themselves or who has a loved one who deals with it. However, its copyright date is 2002, and I'd be curious to read an even more current book on the topic to see if there's been any breakthroughs in the last five years.
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Great and informative book. Unfortunately it suffers from a severe lack of editing.
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