Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Useful books:

Depression the common sense approach
Tony Bates
Dublin:  Gill and Macmillan, 1999

Overcoming Depression
Paul Gilbert
London:  Constable & Robinson, 2009

Overcoming Mood Swings
Jan Scott
London:  Constable and Robinson, 2001

Coping with Depression in Young People
Carol Fitzpatrick & John Sharry
Chichester:  John Wiley, 2005

Coping with Postnatal Depression
Sandra L:  Wheatley
London:  Sheldon Press, 2005

Surviving Post-natal Depression : at home, no one hears you scream
Cara Aiken.
London : Jessica Kingsley, 2000.

Taming the Black Dog
Patrick Ellverton.
Oxford : How To Books, 2004.

Talking to Depression : simple ways to connect when someone in your life is depressed
Claudia J. Strauss
New York : New American Library, 2004.

Seeing Beyond Depression
Jean Vanier.
London: SPCK, 2001.

Depressive Illness :  the curse of the strong
Tim Cantopher.
London : Sheldon, 2005.

Paul Hauck.
London : Sheldon, 1979.

Coping with Depression and Elation
Patrick McKeon.
London : Sheldon, 1995.

The Mindful Way Through Depression : freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness
Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal & Jon Kabat-Zinn.
New York : Guilford, 2007.

The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Depression : using acceptance & commitment therapy to move through depression & create a life worth living
Kirk D. Strosahl, Patricia J. Robinson.
Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger ; 2008.

Living with Bipolar Disorder
Neel Burton.
London : Sheldon, 2009.

The Bipolar Relationship : how to understand, help, and love your partner
Jon P. Bloch with Bernard Golden and Nancy Rosenfeld.
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media , 2009.

Facing Bipolar : the young adult's guide to dealing with bipolar disorder
Russ Federman and Thomson J. Anderson.
Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger ,  2010.

Visit the library catalogue to see where these titles are held.

Useful websites:
Aware: helping to dereat depression
Mental Health Ireland
General teen mental health and information
A US site with articles and tips on dealing with bipolar disorders.


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