The Good News About Depression

The Good News About Depression

Cures and Treatments in the New Age of Psychiatry

Book - 1987
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Ten years ago pioneering biopsychiatrist Mark S. Gold, M.D. wrote a visionary guide to the effective new medical therapies emerging for the treatment of depression. Now, in this newly revised edition of his classic book, Dr. Gold does it again. The new Good News reveals how, in just a decade, sophisticated new research and drug therapies have revolutionized the care of all types of depression. This essential resource includes: -New treatments for depression and manic depression for 1995 and on the horizon for approval -New diagnostic guidelines for different types of depression,including crucial tests many physicians omit -The most common illnesses that mimic depression -New tools to treat depression, such as light therapy and hormone therapy -An all-new chapter on Prozac and other state-of-the-art medications -New information on depression in women, children, and seniors -Vital new approaches to relapse prevention. Plus a complete guide to self-help, and indepth advice on getting and evaluating the proper treatment.
Publisher: New York : Villard Books, 1987
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394540399
Branch Call Number: 616 .8527 G618g
RC537 .G64 1987
Characteristics: xix, 328 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Morris, Lois B.


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