Feeling Good - David D. Burns (Paperback)

The New Mood Therapy

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A drug-free guide to curing anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other depressive disorders uses scientifically tested methods to improve mood and stave off the blues. Reprint.

Product Details

Barcode
9780380810338
Department
Books
Released
30 Dec 2008
Supply Source
USA

Book

Authors
David D. Burns
David D., M.D. Burns
Aaron T. Beck (Introduction by)
Subtitle
The New Mood Therapy
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Harpercollins
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Number of Pages
706
Dimensions
171 x 108 x 32mm (340g)

Annotation

A drug-free guide to curing anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other depressive disorders uses scientifically tested methods to improve mood and stave off the blues.

Summary

The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other "black holes" of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist, David D. Burns, M.D., outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition, Dr. Burns adds an All-New Consumer′s Guide To Anti-depressant Drugs as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about the many options available for treating depression.

- Recognise what causes your mood swings

- Nip negative feelings in the bud

- Deal with guilt

- Handle hostility and criticism

- Overcome addiction to love and approval

- Build self-esteem

- Feel good everyday

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Self Help
BISAC Subject 1
Self-Help / Depression
BISAC Subject 2
Psychology / Cognitive Psychology
BISAC Subject 3
Self-Help / Depression
BIC Classification 1
Popular psychology
BIC Classification 2
Family & health
Library Subject 1
Depression, Mental.
Library Subject 2
Cognitive therapy.
Library Subject 3
Popular works
Academic Subject 1
Mental Depression
Academic Subject 2
Cognitive Psychology
Dewey Classification
616.85/2706

Author Bio

David D. Burns, M.D., a clinical psychiatrist, conveys his ideas with warmth, compassion, understanding, and humor unmatched by any other writer in the self-help field. His bestselling Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy has sold more than three million copies to date. In a recent national survey of mental health professionals, Feeling Good was rated number one-from a list of more than one thousand-as the most frequently recommended self-help book on depression. His Feeling Good Handbook was rated number two in the same survey.

Dr. Burns's entertaining teaching style has made him a popular lecturer for general audiences and mental health professionals throughout the country as well as a frequent guest on national radio and television programs. He has received numerous awards including the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Through the Media Award from the Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. A magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College, Dr. Burns received his medical degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is currently clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine and is certified by the National Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Review Quotes

"A BOOK TO READ AND RE-READ!" -- Los Angeles Times "A book to read and re-read!"
"-Los Angeles Times"