Battenhausen, Leo J     
Defeating depression : the calm and sense way to find happiness and satisfaction

Borchard, Therese Johnson     
Beyond blue : surviving depression & anxiety and making the most of bad genes

Coleman, Lee H     
Depression : a guide for the newly diagnosed

Emmons, Henry     
The chemistry of joy workbook : overcoming depression using the best of brain science, nutrition, and the psychology of mindfulness

Farrington, Tim     
A hell of mercy : a meditation on depression and the dark night of the soul

Ghaemi, S Nassir     
On depression : drugs, diagnosis, and despair in the modern world

Kahn, Jeffrey P     
Angst : origins of anxiety and depression
This path-breaking new book uses everyday language to show that humans still have biological instincts that evolved to hold ancient herd-like social communities together. But unlike other animals, our consciousness allows us to defy those instincts--leading to Anxiety and Depressive disorders.

Knaus, William J     
The cognitive behavioral workbook for depression, second edition : a step-by-step program

Lawlis, G Frank     
The stress answer : train your brain to conquer depression and anxiety in 45 days

Rossman, Jeffrey     
The mind body mood solution : the breakthrough drug-free program for lasting relief rom depression

Serani, Deborah     
Living with depression : why biology and biography matter along the path to hope and healing

Sisson, Mark     
The primal connection : reclaim your health, balance and well-being you deserve
Explores the genetic reasons behind why people feel depressed and unfulfilled in spite of positive outward circumstances, outlining simple lifestyle strategies for promoting personal contentment.

Stankard, Bernadette     
Dancing in the dark : how to take care of yourself when someone you love is depressed
Filled with practical suggestions, opportunities for reflection, and up-to-date resources for anyone whose life is affected by the depression of another.

Thomson, Brian     
Managing depression with CBT for dummies
Rise above depression with CBT Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviours and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions.

Wehrenberg, Margaret     
The 10 best-ever depression management techniques : understanding how your brain makes you depressed & what you can do to change it

Wright, Jesse H     
Breaking free from depression : pathways to wellness
"Leading psychiatristresearcher Jesse Wright and his daughter Laura McCray, a family physician, have seen thousands of depressed patients in their practices--and have learned that a range of different treatments work. Infused with warmth, optimism, and clinical know-how, this book presents simple yet powerful depression-fighting strategies that sufferers can try on their own. Drs. Wright and McCray offer a flexible menu of treatment ideas plus clear guidance for creating a personalized anti-dep

Biographies & Memoirs
Aron, Wendy     
Hide & seek : how I laughed at depression, conquered my fears and found happiness: a neurotic's hilarious journe

Falk, John     
Hello to all that : a memoir of war, Zoloft, and peace
The personal story of a journalist who reported from the front lines of Sarajevo describes his Long Island childhood, struggle with debilitating depression, anti-depression therapy, and efforts to establish himself as a correspondent.

Forney, Ellen     
Marbles : mania, depression, Michelangelo, and me : a graphic memoir

Jamison, Kay R     
An unquiet mind

Lukas, Christopher     
Blue genes: a memoir of loss and survival
The author describes growing up with a family legacy of depression, bipolar disorder, and suicide as he details his own battle with bouts of depression and his struggle with grief over the suicide of his brother, Pulitzer Prize-winning author J. Anthony Lukas.

Martini, Adrienne     
Hillbilly gothic : a memoir of madness and motherhood
An account of the author's struggles with multi-generational depression and postpartum psychosis describes how she and the other women in her Appalachian Pennsylvania family suffered devastating breakdowns after becoming mothers.

Pantoliano, Joe     
Asylum : Hollywood tales from my great depression: brain dis-ease, recovery, and being my mother's son
The popular actor challenges stigmas about mental illness in a personal account about his own struggle with clinical depression that discusses such topics as his mother's schizophrenia, his battles with addiction, and his efforts as an activist.

Shenk, Joshua Wolf     
Lincoln's melancholy : how depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness

Styron, William     
Darkness visible : a memoir of madness
The author chronicles his descent into depression, discussing not only his own experience and recovery but also how others can find help.

Gordon, James S     
Freedom from depression : a practical guide for the journey [sound recording]
For over 40 years, Dr. James S. Gordon has helped thousands of people to engage rather than withdraw from their feelings and their lives, and to realize that the path through depression is a liberating, spiritual journey.

Downloadable ebooks
Burgess, Wes     
The depression answer book [electronic resource] : professional answers to more than 275 critical questions about medication, therapy, support, & more

Noonan, Susan J     
Managing your depression [electronic resource] : what you can do to feel better

Downloadable audiobooks
The mindful way through depression [electronic resource] : freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness
For anyone who has struggled with depression or knows someone who has, take heart: mindfulness practice is a simple, powerful way to naturally break depression's self-feeding cycle. With The Mindful Way Through Depression, four internationally renowned researchers present insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern meditative traditions and cognitive therapy on how to triumph over this illness--and cultivate an abiding sense of joy that will allow you to keep from getting drawn back into the down

Amen, Daniel G     
Change your brain, change your life : [the breakthrough program for conquering anxiety, depression, obsessiveness, anger, and impulsiveness] [electronic resource]
Brain prescriptions that really work. In this breakthrough bestseller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Here are just a few of neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen's surprising--and effective--"brain prescriptions" that can help heal your brain and change your life: To quell anxiety and panic: use simple breathing techn

Amen, Daniel G     
Healing anxiety and depression [electronic resource]
Dr. Amen has pioneered the clinical use of brain SPECT imaging in psychiatry. His clinics' signature brain scans have discovered that the illnesses of anxiety and depression are, in large part, the result of brain dysfunction. Scans have also determined that anxiety and depression often occur together, and there are seven distinct types of disorders. Healing anxiety and depression reveals the major anxiety and depression centers of the brain and offers guidelines and tools to determine the speci

Krugman, Paul R     
End this depression now! [electronic resource]
Krugman pursues the questions of how bad the "Great Recession" really is, how we got stuck in what can now be called a depression and, above all, how we can free ourselves.

Cry for help [DVD]
Features first-person stories from adolescents who are confronting depression, anxiety, and mental illness. Provides a rare and important look at mental illness among young adults through their stories, emotional struggles, and their lives in crises. Explores treatments, mental health testing, and community healing programs to give parents and educators a basis for recognizing the warning signs of teens in trouble.

Depression : out of the shadows [DVD]
"Depression: out of the Shadows tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depession. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." From container.

The devil and Daniel Johnston [DVD]
The turbulent life of a genius musician battling manic depression. A favorite with artists such as Sonic Youth, Nirvana, Beck, and many others, view the singer-songwriter-artist through his art and interviews, and in the eyes of his fans.

Yoga for health. Depression & gastro intestinal ailments [DVD].
A series of Programs based on Hatha Yoga tradition, designed to improve the quality of life of those who are in search of an alternative path of healing, well being, beautiful body and peace of mind. Each program is set up with an easy to follow class participation from the comfort of your home. This enhanced and revised edition includes yoga to combat Depression and another program for Gastro Intestinal Ailments.

  Olympia Library Staff - August 2013