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Depression Workbook 2ND Editionby Mary Ellen Copeland
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Depression can feel like a downward spiral, pulling you down into a vortex of sadness, fatigue, and apathy. Based in the latest research in neuroscience, this book offers dozens of little things you can do every day to rewire your brain and create an upward spiral towards a happier, healthier life.
Completely revised to contain the latest research, an indispensible guide to overcoming depression features interactive exercises that provide guidance on vital coping skills and assist readers in making positive changes in their lives, and includes Internet resources, treatment strategies, and a ne
From best-selling author Mary Ellen Copeland comes the second edition of The Depression Workbook,which includes new, research-based self-help strategies for taking charge of depression and developing a wellness recovery action plan.
Depression can feel like a downward spiral, but its the little things that can add up to make a huge impact on recovery. In the breakthrough book, The Upward Spiral, neuroscientist Alex Korb demystifies the neurological processes in the brain that cause depression and offers readers small yet effective ways to ease their worst symptoms. Readers will discover there isnt one big solution” that will solve their depression. Instead, they will learn that there are dozens of tiny steps they can take every day to reshape their brain and create an upward spiral towards a happier, healthier life.
From the best-selling author, Mary Ellen Copeland, comes the Second Edition of The Depression Workbook. Learn to practice the latest research-based self-help strategies to relieve depression and address other mental health issues including how to:
A new chapter guides readers through developing your own plan for managing symptoms and staying well. This process, known as the Wellness Recovery Plan (WRAP), was developed by a group of people who experience depression, or manic depression and/or have other mental health concerns and who now report that this plan helped them relieve their symptoms and improve the quality of their lives.
This edition is updated in all areas including new medical and holistic perspectives and extensive lists of helpful resources and Web sites that will assist you in your journey to wellness. By letting you share more than a hundred case stories and empowering you with the most current therapeutic strategies, The Depression Workbook, Second Edition will give you insight, energy, and hope.
The best-selling Depression Workbook offers interactive exercises that help you take responsibility for your own wellness. It teaches you skills you need to cope with depression: tracking and controlling moods; building a support system; increasing self-confidence and self-esteem; avoiding conditions that can exacerbate mood swings; and using relaxation, diet, and exercise to stabilize moods.
This edition includes a chapter that details a step-by-step process to help you develop your own plan for managing depression symptoms and staying well. It also contains an updated list of resources, including an extensive list of helpful Web resourcesóand expanded material on specific treatment strategies. The book includes updated depression resources for mental health professionals.
About the Author
Mary Ellen Copeland, MA, MS, is a distinguished teacher, writer, and lecturer from Brattleboro, VT. She is the author of The Depression Workbook, Living Without Depression and Manic Depression, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain, Winning Against Relapse, and The Worry Control Workbook. Her audiotape, Living With Depression and Manic Depression, and her videotape, Coping With Depression, are widely used by therapists and depression clinics.
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