Margaret Wehrenberg, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist in private practice and a popular public speaker. She is also the author of The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques and The Anxious Brain. Visit her Web site at www.margaretwehrenberg.com.
"The 10 Best-Ever Depress/on Management Techniques is a thoughtful book that provides immediate help for people suffering from depression. I highly recommend it.-DANIEL G. AMEN, MD, author of Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
"A well-researched book with clearly-written brain science for the non-scientist. Its life-changing, self-motivating techniques, many of which can be practiced outside the treatment room, will benefit anyone who suffers from depression and everyone who treats them. The appendix of practices alone is worth the price!"-AMY WEINTRAUB, author of Yoga for Depression
Why is depression one of the most pervasive of all mental health complaints? What makes the lethargy, mental rumination, loss of concentration, unassuageable negativity, and feelings of inadequacy so stubbornly resistant to treatment and so hard to shake off? What can I do to alleviate my symptoms and move in the direction of full recovery?
In order to answer these questions-and understand your depression-you must first understand your brain. Drawing on cutting-edge neuroscience research presented in a reader-friendly way, Margaret Wehrenberg provides a strategy-filled handbook to understand, manage, and conquer your depression, skillfully describing what happens in the brain of a depression sufferer, and what specific techniques can be used to alter brain activity and control its range of disabling symptoms.
All practical, take-charge tips from a seasoned clinician, this book presents the I0 most effective strategies for moving from lethargy into action, taking charge of your brain, and breaking free from depression to find hope and happiness.