Overcoming Depression : a Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Overcoming Depression : a Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

by Prof Paul Gilbert (Author)


Serious depression can make the world a hostile place, full of frustration and disappointment. This internationally acclaimed book explains what is known about all kinds of depression and shows how mind and body can interact to provoke it. The book is in three sections: the first explains the causes of depression, the second provides provides step-by-step strategies and the third considers related issues such as shame, anger, approval, perfectionism and guilt.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 392
Edition: New Revised
Publisher: Robinson
Published: 25 May 2000

ISBN 10: 1841191256
ISBN 13: 9781841191256
Book Overview: Revised and updated edition of a unique and successful guide to beating the blues

Media Reviews
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 Highly accessible to the intelligent layperson, very readable and extraordinarily useful. Robert L Leahy, Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, USA
Author Bio
Professor Paul Gilbert is the author of the bestselling Overcoming Depression and was previously Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Head of Specialty, Adult Mental Health for the Southern Derbyshire Mental Health Trust. He is currently based at the Mental Health Research Unit, Kingsway Hospital, Derby.