RECOMMENDED SELF HELP BOOKS FOR PATIENTS

 

 

Depression

 

            Taming the black dog: a guide to overcoming depression. Aisbett, Bev.

            Breaking the patterns of depression. Yapko, Michael D.

            Depression and how to survive it. Milligan, Spike.

            Beating the blues: a self help approach to overcoming depression. Tanner, Susan.

            Darkness visible: a memoir of madness. Styron, William.

            Understanding Depression: what we know and what you can do about it. De Paulo, J. Raymond, MD.

            Beat Depression. Hinds, David, M.

            Getting your life back: the complete guide to recovery from depression. Wright, Jesse, H.

            The depression sourcebook. Quinn, Brian.

            The Australian Medical Association home medical guide to depression. McKenzie, Kwame.

            Life on a rollercoaster: living well with depression and manic depression. Kelly, Madeleine.

            When words are not enough: how to choose what's right for you. Raskin, Valerie Davis.

            Gas smells awful: the mechanics of being a nutcase. Razer, Helen.

            When someone you love is depressed: how to help your loved one without losing yourself. Rosen, Laura Epstein.

            Beating the blues: self help for depression. Mcconville, Brigid.

            Surfing the blues: a guide to understanding and coping with mood disorders. Rzecki, Catherine.

 

 

Anxiety / Panic

 

            In stillness conquer fear: overcoming anxiety, panic and agoraphobia. Mckinnon, Pauline.

            Embracing uncertainty: say "no" to worry and "yes" to peace of mind. Jeffers, Susan.

            Working through panic. Fox, Bronwyn.

            Power over panic: freedom from panic / anxiety related disorders. Fox, Bronwyn.

            Master your panic and take back your life! : Twelve treatment sessions to overcome high anxiety. Beckfield, Denise.

            Living it up: the advance survivors guide to anxiety free living. Aisbett, Bev.

            Letting it go: Attaining awareness out of adversity. Aisbett, Bev.

            Don't panic! Overcoming anxiety, phobias and tension. Page, Andrew.

            Living with anxiety: a practical research-based plan for managing anxiety problems. Montgomery, Bob.

            Feel the fear and do it anyway. Jeffers, Susan.

            Instant Calm. Wilson, Paul.

            Worry. Hallowell, Edward, M.

            Overcoming shyness & social phobia. Rapee, Ronald, M.

            Panic Anxiety (Sound Recording) the power of meditation. Fox, Bronwyn.

 

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

 

            ...nine, ten dot it again. A guide to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I'Anson, Kathryn.

            Getting Control. Overcoming your obsessions and compulsions. Rapoport, Judith, L.

            Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. New help for the family. Gravitz, Herbert, L.

 

 

Post-Natal Depression

 

            The hidden feelings of motherhood: a guide to coping with stress, depression, and burnout. Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen, A.

            This isn't what I expected: recognising and recovering from depression and anxiety after childbirth. Kleiman, Karen.

            Coping with postnatal depression. Barnett, Bryanne.

            Banish post-baby blues. Sapsted, Anne-Marie.

            Depression after childbirth: how to recognize and treat postnatal depression. Dalton, Katarina.

 

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