Depression 2001

Depression 2001

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Part of a series of expert reviews on health topics in fields where significant developments are occurring. As a reference source, it allows those working in other specialities and younger clinicians and scientists to update their knowledge in important and well-defined subject areas. The text includes: written and computer-based self-help treatments for depression; developments in understanding the psychosocial aspects of depression; information about depression, suicide and deliberate self-harm in adolescence; insights from neurobiology; and the link between depression and sexual more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 190 x 246mm | 531g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • figs.tabs.
  • 0199224870
  • 9780199224876

Table of contents

Preface; Classification, disability and the public health agenda; Recent developments in understanding the psychosocial aspects of depression; Cultural factors and international epidemiology; Depression, suicide and deliberate self-harm in adolescence; Depression - emerging insights from neurobiology; Depression and sexual dysfunction; Cognitive therapy for depression; Counselling and interpersonal therapies for depression: towards securing an evidence-base; Written and computer-based self help treatments for depression; Meta-analytical studies on new antidepressants; Developments in mood stabilisers; Treatment delivery and guidelines in primary care; Lay attitudes to professional consultations for common mental disorder: a sociological perspective; Stigma of depression - a personal viewshow more