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Download Depressive Illness: The Curse of the Strong Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3.0188679245283 out of 53.0188679245283 out of 53.0188679245283 out of 53.0188679245283 out of 53.0188679245283 out of 5 3.02 (53 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tim Cantopher Narrator: Lynsey Frost Publisher: Matrix Digital Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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If you suffer from depression you are not alone it affects 15.5 million in the US, and more than 3 million in the UK and, you are much stronger than you think. This best-selling book, written by a leading consultant psychiatrist, explains that people with depression do battle with pressures and stresses that other people would run away from, until their bodies can take no more. In this book, depression is placed authoritatively as a physical illness, from which recovery is possible.

Dr Cantopher provides a comprehensive, accessible overview of depressive illness, guiding the reader through the nature of depression, its history, symptoms, causes and treatments, as well as myths along the way. Warm and supportive, this new edition, which also includes the latest on medications, stresses that sufferers should not blame themselves, but can take hope from the fact that there is meaning in their illness, and that getting better is a real option.

Generously supplied with illuminating anecdotes and insights, it has specific advice on how to read the book if you are currently unwell, as well as valuable information for carers, medical professionals, or anyone interested in this destructive illness which is set to become the second biggest health burden in the world after heart disease.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by wueasa | 11/18/2013

    " Easy to read. Particularly liked the section about staying well. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Hanna Fawcett | 10/19/2013

    " Tedious! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sunflower 57 | 7/23/2013

    " Excellent little book; very insightful - not only for sufferers but anyone living with someone prone to depressive episodes. Very readable, and highly recommended ! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Linda Hayes | 8/10/2012

    " I really liked this book because it has a much different perspective of depression than most other books. It really helped me see things in a new light. "

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