Drugs, psychotherapy, and other treatments leave more than half of depressed patients with only partial or no recovery; an expanded model of assessment and treatment is presented in order to improve these outcomes.
- Covers historical developments and various cultural issues that are a factor in the prevalence of depression
- Describes possible causes of depression and the connections between depression and other chronic diseases
- Bob Hedaya outlines how he treats depression, including interview questions, assessment techniques, and clinical interventions; he presents 4 case studies
“The perfect book for psychiatrists, primary care doctors, nurses, and other health professionals who want to understand depression. This monograph is a remarkable, immensely readable, and authoritative review of one of the most disabling conditions facing mankind.”
- Louis E. Kopolow, MD, DFAPA, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, The George Washington University
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First Edition, 2008