Depression

1st Edition

Your Questions Answered

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780443072901

Key Features

  • Popular question and answer format
  • Covers both commonplace and rarer issues
  • Includes useful information on websites, associations
  • Sections on patient's frequently asked questions

Table of Contents


1. Introduction

2. What is depression

3. Diagnosis of depression

4. Different types of depression

5. Depression in special groups

6. Depression and sleep

7. Depression and food

8. Depression and sex
9. Treatment of depression

10. Suicide and self-harm

11. Mental Health Assessment and the Mental Health Act
12. Appendices: useful organisations and websites

13. Further reading

14. List of abbreviations

15. Index

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443072901

About the authors

Cosmo Hallstrom

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Consultant Psychiatrist, Charing Cross Hospital; Medical Director, Charter Clinic, Chelsea; Senior Lecturer, Institute of Psychiatry and Imperial College Medical School, UK

Nicola McClure

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal in General Practice, Shepherds Bush, London