Overcoming Mood Swings

Overcoming Mood Swings

by Prof Jan Scott MD FRCPsych (Author)


Most people know what it is like to experience high or low spirits. For some individuals, however, emotional extremes can seriously disrupt their lives, either because they happen too frequently or because the mood swings are intense and are accompanied by other symptoms of depression or mania. This book is a self-help manual for those who have experienced mood swings and gives background information on depression and mania. The author uses tried and tested practical techniques that will help people identify and manage their mood more effectively, and achieve a more stable emotional state. Contains a complete self-help programme and monitoring sheets.


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More Information

Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Robinson
Published: 26 Apr 2001

ISBN 10: 1841190179
ISBN 13: 9781841190174
Book Overview: A complete self-help programme for preventing excessive highs and lows

Media Reviews
Cognitive behavioural techniques are, in my opinion, the most effective form of psychological therapy for emotional disorders Dr James Le Fanu, GP, Medical columnist for The Daily Telegraph This is an excellent self-help book. It is clear, user-friendly, encouraging and non-condescending. I would recommend my patients to read this book. Dominic Lam, Institute of Psychiatry, London, British Journal of Clinical Psychology
Author Bio
Jan Scott, an internationally renowned expert in the use of CBT in the treatment of depression and bipolar disorder, is the author of Overcoming Mood Swings. Head of Glasgow University's Department of Psychiatry, she is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapists. She is also a trustee of the Mental Health Foundation.