Depression Reading List

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For those with the disorder and families:

The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns, Plume, 768 pages.


How You Can Survive When They're Depressed: Living and Coping with Depression Fallout by Anne Sheffield, Harmony, 306 pages.

Living Without Depression and Manic Depression: A Workbook for Maintaining Mood Stability 1994. by Mary Ellen Copeland, New Harbinger Publications, 263 pages.

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Talking to Depression: Simple Ways To Connect When Someone In Your Life Is Depressed: Simple Ways To Connect When Someone In Your Life Is Depressed 2004. by Claudia J. Strauss & Martha Manning, NAL Trade, 224 pages.

This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression 1994. by Karen Kleiman & Valerie Raskin, Bantam, 320 pages

I Don't Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression 1998. by Terrence Real, Scribner, 384 pages.

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think 1995. Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky, Guilford Press, 250 pages

Understanding Teenage Depression: A Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management (2003). Maureen Empfield and Nick Bakalar. Diane Pub Co, 250 pages.

For Clinicians/Professionals

Cognitive Therapy of Depression 1987. Aaron Beck, John Rush, Brian Shaw and Gary Emery. Guilford Press, 425 pages

Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood

Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression: A Brief, Focused, Specific Strategy (The Master Work Series)

Skills Training Manual for Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Depression: Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy

Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, Third Edition: A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual

Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders

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