Depression (First Steps Out Of Series)
Being depressed can leave you feeling completely paralysed. Getting out of it seems impossible. You need help, and that is what this book offers: simple, compassionate help. Unlike clinical books that approach the subject from a distance, First Steps Through...
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Being depressed can leave you feeling completely paralysed. Getting out of it seems impossible. You need help, and that is what this book offers: simple, compassionate help. Unlike clinical books that approach the subject from a distance, First Steps Through Depression is written by someone who has suffered from depression herself ? who understands that it?s not just about ?cheering up?. Whether you are wondering for the very first time whether you?re depressed, or whether you are someone who has suffered from depression before, this book will help guide you out of the pit, one step at a time.
First Steps is a new series of short, affordable self-help on a range of key topics. Depression is wide-spread in today's world, with statistics suggesting that 1 in 5 of us will experience it at some stage in life. In First Steps out of Depression, successful author Sue Atkinson draws on her experiences as someone who has suffered - and recovered - from depression, to guide sufferers through the first stages of recovery themselves. Other titles in the First Steps series include: Anxiety, Bereavement, Eating Disorders, Gambling and Problem Drinking.
Sue Atkinson is a writer, teacher, mother and former depression-sufferer. She is the author of Building Self-Esteem, Climbing out of Depression, Breaking the Chain and Pathways Through Depression and also of several successful books on teaching mathematics at primary level. Her husband is a Church of England bishop near Norwich and has authored In Times of Need: Words of Comfort with her. They have four grown-up children.-Editorial Review.