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Am I Depressed and What Can I Do about It? by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 616.8527
Publication Date: 2015
This self-help guide is designed for young people. It will answer all of your questions in an engaging and accessible writing style. Based on current research and best practice, this book includes case studies you can relate to, interactive exercises to help you day by day, and guidance on where to go for additional help. If you are feeling low, this book will guide you through the key concepts of depression and start you on your road to recovery.
Can I Tell You about Depression? by
Call Number: ebook
Meet Julie - a women who suffers from periods of depression. Julie and her family help readers to understand what depression is, what it is like to feel depressed and how it can affect their family life. She explains how coping with depression can sometimes be very difficult but there is support and help available that can relieve the feelings of depression.
Darkness Visible by
Call Number: Craiglockhart Main stock 616.85270092 STY
This is a story of depression a condition that reduced William Styron from a person enjoying life and success as an acclaimed writer, to a man engulfed and menaced by mental anguish. With profound insight and remarkable candor, Styron tracks the progress of his madness, from the smothering misery and exhaustion, to the agony of composing his own suicide note and his eventual, hard-won recovery.
I Had A Black Dog by
Call Number: Craiglockhart Main stock 616.8527
There are many different breeds of Black Dog affecting millions of people from all walks of life. It was Winston Churchill who popularised the phrase Black Dog to describe the bouts of depression he experienced for much of his life. Matthew Johnstone, a sufferer himself, has written and illustrated this moving and uplifting insight into what it is like to have a Black Dog as a companion and how he learned to tame it and bring it to heel.
Mind over Mood by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 616.891425 GRE
Written by two clinical psychologists, this manual shows you how to improve your life using cognitive therapy. Step-by-step worksheets teach you specific skills that have helped thousands of people conquer depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger, guilt, and relationship problems.
Overcoming Depression 3rd Edition by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 616.852706 GIL
Publication Date: 2021-03-02
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.
Overcoming Depression and Low Mood by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 616.8527 WIL
This book covers all the issues that are known to be problematic in depression in a clear, user-friendly format. Using the proven cognitive behaviour therapy evidence-based approach it is empowering and supportive, helping you to make changes in a planned and achievable way.
Reasons to Stay Alive by
Call Number: ebook
Aged 24, Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him and learned to live again. A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive, Reasons to Stay Alive is more than a memoir. It is a book about making the most of your time on earth.
Podcast: The Dark Place
The Dark Place is a podcast hosted by Joel Kutz, where everyday people share stories about depression, anxiety, trauma, mental illness, and any pain that feels too taboo to talk about elsewhere.
Podcast: The Hilarious World of Depression
The Hilarious World of Depression is a series of frank, moving, and, yes, funny conversations with top comedians who have dealt with this disease, hosted by veteran humorist and public radio host John Moe.
Roman Kemp: Our Silent Emergency
This is a deeply personal and candid film following Roman as he explores the mental health and suicide crisis affecting young men in the UK. In August 2020, Roman’s life changed dramatically with the sudden and unexpected death of his best friend, radio producer Joe Lyons. This timely documentary sees Roman taking a closer look at the urgent issue of young men’s mental health, exploring why increasing numbers are taking their own lives and the reasons why so many of them never ask for help. Wanting to find some answers in a difficult time, Roman explores what can be done to encourage people to seek help, what preventative action we need to be taking, and the lasting impact mental health and suicide can have on friends and families.