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Self-help books for depression

  • N. D. Macaskill (a1)
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Depressed patients and their families can benefit enormously from being given appropriate information about their illness, their treatment and the steps that they and their families can take to cope with and overcome the problem. All too frequently, the doctor or psychiatrist, through lack of time, may pay too little attention to this aspect of treatment. Self-help books provide a useful solution to the problem, and not surprisingly the market has been flooded with books which cover, with varying degrees of success, the many facets of depression and its treatment.

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BJPsych Bulletin
  • ISSN: 0955-6036
  • EISSN: 1472-1473
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Self-help books for depression

  • N. D. Macaskill (a1)
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