Overcoming Depression: A Books on Prescription Title

Overcoming Depression: A Books on Prescription Title

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By (author) Prof Paul Gilbert

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  • Publisher: Robinson Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 624 pages
  • Dimensions: 134mm x 197mm x 37mm | 506g
  • Publication date: 24 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1849010668
  • ISBN 13: 9781849010665
  • Sales rank: 18,184

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A Books on Prescription Title 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 contains helpful case studies and new, easy-to-follow, step-by-step suggestions and exercises to help you understand your depression and lift your mood.

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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.

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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. -- Robert L. Leahy 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. -- Ed Watkins, Institute of Psychiatry, London Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy A comprehensive approach Counselling at Work