Getting Your Life Back: The Complete Guide to Recovery from Depression
by Jesse H. Wright, Monica Ramirez Basco
ISBN 0743200500 (ISBN13: 9780743200509)
This new self-help program shows you how to blend the best methods of scientifically tested treatments to win the battle against depression. By following the step-by-step instructions, you will be able to develop a Personal Plan for Recovery that you can use to get well and stay well.
The flexible plan lets you learn about and master the Five Keys to Recovery in the sequence that's best for you. Some people may want to work through all five keys; others may find they are able to achieve the level of health they want with just a few. Whether you learn the self-help strategies of cognitive-behavior therapy, rely on prescription antidepressants, try herbal remedies, work on mending relationships, focus on spiritual growth, or use a combination of methods, the Personal Plan for Recovery is a breakthrough tool that allows you to take control of your own treatment.
Conversational and filled with guided exercises and strategies that work, Getting Your Life Back is an empowering book that maximizes each person's strengths and potential.
Breaking Free from Depression: Pathways to Wellness
by Jesse H. Wright, Laura W. McCray
ISBN 1606239198 (ISBN13: 9781606239193)
When it comes to treating depression, one size definitely doesn't fit all. How do you find the science-based treatment that will work for you? What can you do to restore the fighting spirit and motivation that are so essential for overcoming this illness? Leading psychiatrist-researcher Jesse Wright and his daughter, Laura McCray, a family physician, have helped many thousands of depressed patients discover effective pathways to wellness. Here they describe powerful treatment tools and present a flexible menu of self-help strategies you can try today or turn to in the future. Dozens of reproducible worksheets and forms are included for you to complete in the book or download and print for repeated use. Learn proven ways to break the cycle of negative thinking, restore energy and a sense of well-being, strengthen your relationships, and make informed decisions about medications. You can beat depression and keep your life headed in a positive direction. This book shows how.