Depression

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Gilbert, P. 2009. Overcoming Depression: A Self-Help Guide to Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques. Constable and Robinson.
Overcoming Depression includes new research on understanding and treating depression, particularly the importance of developing compassionate ways of thinking, behaving and feeling. There are helpful case studies and step-by-step suggestions and exercises to help the reader understand their depression and lift their mood.

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Williams,C. 2015. Overcoming Depression and Low mood: A Five Areas Approach. CRC Press.
Overcoming Depression and Low Mood explains the affects low mood can have; why people may feel low, anxious, angry or guilty; and offers practical advice. Using cognitive behavioural therapy techniques and interactive questions and worksheets, the book teaches people experiencing low mood and depression how to develop coping skills and strategies. Having the support and encouragement of others is seen as important and the book also offers advice for friends, family and caregivers.

Control Your Depression
Lewinsohn, P. 1992. Control Your Depression. Simon & Schuster.
Control Your Depression provides a clear understanding of the nature of depression; what it is, what it isn’t, and how much is known about this widespread problem. Filled with dozens of examples, it provides the reader with ways to gauge their progress, maintain the gains they make, and also determine whether they need further help.

 

Ending the Depression CycleBieling, P. & Anthony, M. 2003. Ending the Depression Cycle: A Step-by-Step Guide for Preventing Relapse. New Harbinger.
This book focuses on the period following recovery from a depressive episode. In this book, leading researchers provide the most up-to-date information, effective strategies, and practical advice to help the reader stay free from depression. The program outlined supports the reader to map their depression cycle, cope during stressful times, overcome day-to-day obstacles, and understand medication options.

 

Mind Over MoodGreenberger, D. & Padesky, C. 1995. Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think. Guildford Press.
Mind over Mood outlines cognitive behavioural therapy techniques for overcoming depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance use and relationship problems. Mind Over Mood is a hands-on workbook designed to help readers understand their problems and make fundamental changes to their lives.