Beat Depression and Reclaim Your Life

Beat Depression and Reclaim Your Life

by Alexandra Massey (Author)


Millions of people suffer from depression in silence, afraid to admit to their family, close friends or GP that they feel beaten and cannot find a way out. Alexandra Massey has been through the hell of depression and come through the side. Her bestselling book offers a practical, jargon-free and realistic lifeline to help sufferers overcome the worst aspects of the condition without the use of medication. Beat Depression offers hope and empowerment with: * 5 suggestions of what you can do when you are too depressed to move * 5 suggestions for when your head is just above the water * A 14-day workplan that offers a step-by-step recovery you take at your own pace Plus * ridding yourself of negativity and aiding recovery * advice on dealing with your children when you are depressed * dealing with feelings of deep-seated anger and grief * confronting depression head-on without medication Now with a chapter by Majorie Wallace, Chief Executive of Sane, the UK's leading mental health charity, on the wider issues of depression in society and Sane's counselling and support services, Massey's sensitive yet workable solutions could be beneficial to anyone living with depression.


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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Virgin Books
Published: 10 Feb 2005

ISBN 10: 075350989X
ISBN 13: 9780753509890
Book Overview: The bestselling guide to coping with depression without the use of anti-depressants

Media Reviews
Alexandra gives inspiration and hope to those trying to beat depression and her common-sense tangible suggestions could make a difference to many people's lives. -- Marjorie Wallace * Chief Executive, SANE *
A brilliant new book. * Daily Mail *
Offers a practical lifeline to depression sufferers. * OK! *
This jargon-free book can offer real hope * Scottish Sunday Post *
Author Bio
Alexandra Massey has counselled hundreds of people in her role as Chairman of a 12-step fellowship that assists adult children of alcoholics and dysfunctional families. When she was diagnosed as being depressed several years ago, she decided to find a way to help herself out of the condition without resorting to prescribed drugs. Marjorie Wallace is Chief Executive of SANE - one of the UK's leading mental illness charities.