Books On Depression
Resources And Studies On Treating Depression, Anxiety And Stress

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Books On Depression


Postpartum Depression
Panic Attacks and Anxiety

Resources On Depression

The following is a list of books, journals, scientific studies and research on depression, including postpartum depression. It also includes recommended reading on coping with panic attacks, anxiety and stress. It includes personal stories from people who have suffered from depression and come out the other end of the tunnel; as well as feel good handbooks and daily workbooks and journals.


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Beyond the Blues: A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression by Shoshana S. Bennett, PhD, and Pec Indman (Moodswings Press, 2006). Written by, and published in both English and Spanish, this concise guide describes mood disorders in pregnancy and the postpartum period, and gives you information on what to do about them.
Breaking the Bonds, Dorothy Rowe (Harper Collins, 1994). Dorothy Rowe's earlier book Depression - The Way Out of Your Prison was a classic text which was often recommended by therapists dealing with depression. She writes with a tremendous empathy for the sufferer, and pinpoints some key beliefs and values which serve to maintain depression.

Coping with Depression and Elation. Patrick McKeon (Sheldon Press, 1995). This book presents practical ways to cope with depression and manic depression. It is particularly useful in describing different types of mood swings and how they can best be treated.
Eastern Body - Western Mind, Celestial Arts, Judith, Anodea, California 1996. Examines the spiritual symbolism of the chakra system.
The Grand Design, Patrick Francis, Auricle Books 1995.
Full Catastropby Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Delacorte Press 1990.
Going Mad? Understanding Mental Illness by Michael Carry and Ame Tubridy, Newleaf, Dublin 2001. A book for those seeking to understand what madness is - or is not - and which looks at alternative ways of treating it.
Healing Ceremonies: Creating Personal Rituals for Spiritual, Emotional, Physical and Mental Health. By E. Hammerschlag and H. Silverman, Publishing Group, 1997.
How To Survive Menopause Without Going Crazy by L.L. Lee (2001). See also, menopause depression for more information.
Malignant Sadness, Lewis Wolpert (Faber and Faber, 1999). This book is perhaps the most personal of all mentioned in this short review. It provides an excellent short account of all the various approaches to depression and discusses most informatively and clearly the biological understanding of depression and the importance of medication.
Manage Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide by Gillian Butler and Tony Hope (Oxford University Press, 1998). This is a wonderfully written book covering all aspects of staying mentally healthy and building up your self-confidence. It draws together the best of psychological research to show how problems of daily living including depression and anxiety can be tackled.
Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian Weiss MD, North Atlantic Books, California 1995.
Meditation as Medicine: Activate the Power of Your Natural Healing Force. D.S. By Khalsa and Stauth, Pocket Books, 2001. One psychic healer's map of the spiritual realm.
Overcoming Depression. Paul Gilbert (Robinson Publications, 1997). This book provides a more in-depth exploration of depression and how it is to be overcome than either of the above. It is written with great sensitivity and describes in some detail when and how medication might be important, the social as well as psychological causes of depression.
Overcoming Depression, Paul Gilbert, Robinson Publications, 1997.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Aphrodite Matsakis PhD, New Harbinger Publications, California 1994.

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumphs from the Frontiers of Brain Science. By Norman Doidge, Penguin Group, 2007. The case for psychotherapy instead of pharmaco-therapy.
The Depression Workbook: A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression. By Mary Ellen Copeland (New Harbinger Publications, 1992). This workbook is the result of a study made by the author of the coping strategies and experiences of 120 depressives and manic depressives, and also draws very explicitly on what Mary Copeland learned from her own struggles with these difficulties. It is a series of exercises dealing with such issues as understanding depression, setting goals, accessing the support you need, changing your lifestyle so that it promotes wellness, learning new ways of thinking.
The Drama of Being a Child. Alice Miller (Virago Press, 1997).This is a book to be read when one is well on the road to recovery and is interested in exploring the possible childhood origins of their depression, and strong enough to do so.
The Feeling Good Handbook. Dr David D. Burns (Plume/Penguin, 1990). This is the sequel to David Burns's best-seller on depression, Feeling Good. The earlier book described a cognitive therapy approach to depression, and was notable for its enthusiasm. The later Handbook was written to explain more clearly to the reader how to apply these techniques to their particular problems.
The Molecules of Emotion, Candace Pert PhD., Simon and Schuster, London 1997.
The Path With Heart, Jack Kornfield, Bantam Doubleday Dell 1993.

Stress management: A randomized study of cognitive behavioural therapy and yoga. Cognitive Behavior Therapy 35(1), 3-10,2006. Granath, J., et al.
Treatment of depression and anxiety in infertile women: cognitive behavioral therapy versus fluoxetine. Journal of Affective Disorders 108(1-2):159-64, May 2008. Epub October 23,2007. M Faramarzi.

Postpartum Depression

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After the Stork: The Couple's Guide to Preventing and Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Sara Rosenquist PhD and Michael Yapko PhD (2010). Also, see postpartum depression prevention.
More Than Baby Blues: Unmasking Postpartum Depression Starring Various (2008).
Mother Shock: Tales from the First Year and Beyond, Loving Every (Other) Minute of It. Andrea Buchanan, Seal Press, 2003. This personal account of the challenges of new motherhood is at times humorous. It provides an honest look at many things, including ambivalent feelings about motherhood need, changing your lifestyle so that it promotes wellness, learning new ways of thinking. See also, postpartum depression treatment for another viewpoint.
Postpartum Depression Demystified: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Overcoming the Most Common Complication after Childbirth by Joyce A. Venis RNC RNC and Suzanne McCloskey (2007).
Postpartum Depression For Dummies by Shoshana S. Bennett Ph.D. and Mary Jo Codey (2007).
The Birth of a Mother: How the Motherhood Experience Changes You Forever. Daniel Stern and Nadia Bruschweiler-Stern (Basic Books, 1998). This book, approaches the psychological and emotional changes and experiences associated with becoming a mother.
The Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Depression Support Book by Sandra Poulin (2006).
The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for living with Postpartum Depression by Karen R. Kleiman (2001).
This Isn't What I Expected: Overcoming Postpartum Depression by Karen Kleiman and Valerie Raskin (1994).
When Baby Brings the Blues: Solutions for Postpartum Depression by Ariel Dalfen (2009).
Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me? True Stories of New Motherhood, Melanie Bowden, 2006. In this book, which is compiled by Melanie Bowden, first-time moms tell what worked and what didn't as they adjusted to parenting, including info on conflicts with relatives, colic, single-parenting, C-sections, and babies who are ill.

Panic Attacks And Anxiety

Healing and the Mind by Bill Movers (Doubleday, USA, 1993).
Homeopathic Psychology Philip Bailey,MD, North Atlantic Books, California 1995. Portraits of the common constitutional remedies.
Hyperventilation Syndrome by Dinah Bradley, Celestial Arts, California 1991. A clear and simple self-help book on the dynamics behind this breathing pattern.
Many Lives, Many Masters. Brian Weiss MD, North Atlantic Books, California 1995. A psychiatrist's introduction to past lives through one patient's experience under hypnosis.
Mind, Body and Immunity: How To Enhance Your Body's Natural Defences by Rachel Charles (Cedar, 1993).
Mind, Stress and Health by Richard Totman (Souvenir Press, 1990).
Mind-Body Medicine: How to Use Your Mind for Better Health edited by Daniel Goleman and Joel Gurin (Consumer Reports Books, USA, 1993).
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Aphrodite Matsakis PhD, New Harbinger Publications, California 1994. An academic look at post traumatic stress.
Quantum Healing Deepak Chopra, Bantam Books 1989. The role of quantum consciousness in healing.
Stress: An Owner's Manual by Arthur Rowshan (Element Books, 1993).
Stressmanship by Or Audrey Livingstone Booth (Severn House, 1985).
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund Bourne PhD, New Harbinger Publications, California 1990. An excellent, practical DIY for stress and anxiety.
The Drama of Being a Child. Alice Miller, Virago 1982. This little gem looks at the childhood as a conditioning process.
The Grand Design. Patrick Francis, Auricle Books 1995. One psychic healer's map of the spiritual realm.
The Molecules of Emotion. Candace Pert PhD, Simon and Schuster, London 1997. A scientific explanation of how our feelings are chemically created.
The Path With Heart by Jack Kornfield, Bantam Doubleday Dell 1993. A heartfelt look at meditation with many beautiful exercises.
The Relaxation Response Herbert Benson,Fount Paperbacks, London 1977. The father of the relaxation response describes its uses in stress reduction.
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra, Bantam Books 1996. A masterpiece of spiritual writing. Seven simple steps to mindbody-spirit living.
The Turning Point by Fritjof Capra, Simon and Schuster 1982. The bridge between quantum pbysics and mysticism.
Vibrational Medicine by Richard Gerber MD, Bear and Co, New Mexico 1998. A cutting-edge tome on the emerging role of energy in medicine.


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ABC Relaxation Therapy: An Evidence-Based Approach. New York: Springer 2007.
Principles and Practice of Stress Management, third edition. New York: Guilford Press, 2007.
Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by James Wilson and Jonathan V. Wright (2001).
Stress - Proof You: How To Deal With Stress And Be Stress Free For Life by Sam Wenzel (2011).
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A Stitch in Time: Self-Regulation and Proactive Coping. Psychological Bulletin 121 (1997). By Aspinwell and Taylor.
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A New View on Hypocortisolism. Psychoneuroendocrinology 30 (2005): 1010-16. Fries, Eva, Judith Hesse, Julianne Hellhammer, and Dirk Hellhammer.
A Phylogenetic Journey through the Vague and Ambiguous Xth Cranial Nerve: A Comment on Contemporary Heart Rate Variability Research." Biological Psychology 74, no. 2 (February 2007): 301-7. Porges, Stephen W.
A User's Guide to the Brain: Perception, Attention, and the Four Theaters of the Brain. New York: Vintage, 2002. Ratey, John]., MD.

Affiliative Responses to Stress: A Social Neuroscience Model. In Foundations of Social Neuroscience op. cit.: 454-73. Gian C. Gonzaga.
Are There Gender-Specific Pathways from Early Adolescence Psychological Distress Symptoms Toward the Development of Substance Use and Abnormal Eating Behavior?" Child Psychiatry and Human Development 37 (2007): 193-203.
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Biology and Therapy of Fibromyalgia Stress, Stress Response System, and Fibromyalgia. Arthritis Research Therapy 9, issue 4 (2007): 216. Martinez, Manuel.
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Childhood Maltreatment Predicts Adult Inflammation in a Life Course Study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2007), 104, 1319-24.
Chronic Insomnia and the Stress System. Sleep Medicine Review 2, no. 2 (June 2007): 279-9l.
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Consistent Sex Differences in Cortisol Responses to Psychological Stress. Psychosomatic Medicine 54 (1992): 648-57. Kirschbaum, Clemens, Stefan Wurst, and Dirk Hellhammer.
Coping Strategies, Stressful Life Events, Problem Behaviors, and Depressed Affect. Anxiety, Stress, and Coping 19, issue 3 (September 2006): 241-57.
Coping Style & Immunity in Animals: Making Sense of Individual Variation. Brain Behavior and Immunity 22 (2008): 662-67. Koolhaas, J. M.
Cortisol Levels During Human Aging Predict Hippocampal Atrophy and Memory Deficits. Nature Neuroscience 1 (1998): 69-73.
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Dissociation between Reactivity of the HPA Axis and the Sympathetic Adrenal Medullary System to Repeated Psychosocial Stress. Psychosomatic Medicine 65 2003): 450-60.
Diurnal and Acute Stress-Induced Changes in Distribution of Peripheral Blood Leukocyte Subpopulations. Brain Behavior and Immunity 8 (1994): 66-75.
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Endocrinology of the Stress Response. Annual Review Physiology 67 (2005): 259-84.
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Estrogen Action in the CNS. Endocrine Reviews 20, no. 3 (1999): 279-307.
Estrogen, Cognition, and Female Aging. Human Reproduction Update 13, no. 2, 175-81. Genazzani, Andrea Riccardo, Nicola Pluchino, Stefano Luisi, and Miehele Luisi.
Estrogens Effects on the Brain: Multiple Sites and Molecular Mechanisms. Journal of Applied Physiology 91 (2001): 2785-2801.
Four-Year Follow Up of a Sample of Regulatory Disordered Infants. Infant Mental Health Journal 14, no. 4 (February 2006): 330-43.
Gender Difference in Neural Response to Psychological Stress. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience 2, no. 3 (2007): 227-35.
Gender Specific Gene Environment Interactions on Laboratory Assessed Aggression. Biological Psychology 71: 33-41.
Gene Profiling Reveals Unknown Enhancing and Suppressive Actions of Glucocorticoids on Immune Cells. The FASEB Journal 16 (January 2002): 61-71.
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Greenberg, Jerrold S. Comprehensive Stress Management. New York: McGraw Hill, 2004.
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Molecular Components of the Mammalian Circadian Rhythm. Human Molecular Genetics 15, Review Issue 2 (2006): R271-R277. Caroline H. and Joseph S. Takahashi.
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Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, third edition. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2007. Bear, Mark E, Barry W. Cannos, and Michael A. Paradiso.
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Organization of the Stress System and Its Dysregulation in Melancholic and Atypical Depression: High vs. Low CRHINE States. Molecular Psychiatry 7 (2002): Gold, P. W., and G. P. Chrousos.
Overcoming Destructive Beliefs, Feelings, and Behaviors. Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, 2001.
Passion and Reason: Making Sense of Our Emotions. New York: Oxford University Press, 1954. Bernice N. Lazarus.
Persistent Effects of Cognitive-Behavioral Stress Management of Cortisol Responses to Acute Stress in Healthy Subjects-A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Physiological Metabolic Functions of Melatonin. Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry 60, no. 1 (2004): 61-72. Barrenetxe, J. P., and J. A. Martinez Delagrange.
Physiology and Neurobiology of Stress and Adaptation: Central Role of the Brain. Physiological Review 87 (2007): 873-94.
Prenatal Psychosocial factors and the Neuroendocrine Axis in Human Pregnancy. Psychosomatic Medicine 58 (1996): 432-46.
Protective and Damaging Effects of Mediators. JAMA vol. 338, 3 (1/15/1998).
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Psychological Stress and Susceptibility to the Common Cold. In Psychosocial Processes and Health: A Reader. Ed. Andrew Steptoe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. David Tyrell, and Andrew P. Smith.
Psychopathology in Women and Men: Focus on Female Hormones. American Journal of Psychiatry 154, no. 12 (December 1997). Seeman, Mary V., MD.
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Seasonal Patterns of Stress, Immune Function, and Disease. Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Several Daily Measurements Are Necessary to Reliably Assess the Cortisol Rise after Awakening: State and Trait Components.Psychoendocrinology 32 (2007): 80-86.
Sex Differences and Hormonal Influences on Acquisition of Cocaine Self-administration in Rats. Neuropsychopharmacology 32 (2006). Jackson, Lisa R., Terry E. Robinson, and Jill B. Becker.
Sex Differences in Glucocorticoid Sensitivity of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Production after Psychosocial Stress. Psychosomatic Medicine 63 (2001): 966-72.
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Sex Specific Associations between Common Glucocorticoid Receptor Gene Variants and HPA Axis Responses to Psycho-Social Stress. Biological Psychiatry 67 (2007): 863-69.
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Stress and Emotion: A New Synthesis. New York: Springer Publishing, 1999.
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Stress Dysfunctions as a Unifying Paradigm for Illness: Repairing Relationships Instead of Individuals as a New Gateway for Medicine. Medical Hypothesis 68 (2007): 697-704. Yun, Anthony J., and John D. Doux.
Stress Hormones and Human Memory Function across the Lifespan. Psychoneuroendocrinology 30 (2005): 225-42.
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Stress May Add Bite to Appetite in Women: A Laboratory Study of Stress-Induced Cortisol and Eating Behavior. Psychoneuroendocrinology (2001): 26,37-49.
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The Blood Brain Barrier! Neurovascular Unit in Health and Disease. Pharmacological Review 57 (2005): 173-85. Hawkins, Brian T., and Thomas A. Davis.
The Brain that Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science. New York: Penguin, 2007. Doidge, Norman, MD.
The Circadian Cycle: Daily Rhythms from Behavior to Genes. First in the Cycles Review Series. European Molecular Biology Organization Reports 6,
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The End of Sex as We Know It. In Cerebrum, The Dana Forum on Brain Science 7, no. 4, Fall 2005. Elizabeth Norton Lasley
The End of Stress As We Know It. Washington, DC: Joseph Henry Press, 2002. Elizabeth Lasly.
The Endocrine System at a Glance, second edition. Maiden, MA.: Blackwell Publishing 2006, 2008. Greenstein, Ben, and Diane Wood.
The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Conciousness. New York: Harcourt, 1999. Damasio, Antonio.
The Handbook of Stress: Theoretical and Clinical Aspects, second edition. New York: Free Press, 1992. Goldberger, Leo, and Shlomo Bretznitz.
The Impact of Maternal Childhood Maltreatment on Obstetrical Outcome: Evidence of Early Transgenerational Effects. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Abstract 13, 47th Annual Meeting, vol. 33, 12/2008.
The Integrative Neurobiology of Affliation. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999. Carter, C. S., B. Kirkpatrick, and I. Lederlender. (eds).
The Metabolic Significance of Leptin in Humans-Gender Based Differences in Relationship to Adiposity Insulin Sensitivity, and Energy Expenditure. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 82, no. 4: 1293-300.
The Metabolic Syndrome-a Neuroendocrine Disorder? British Journal of Nutrition 83, Suppl. 1 (2000): S49-S47. Bjoprntop, Per, and Roland Rosmond.
The Mirror Neuron System: New Frontiers. In Foundations of Social Neuroscience op cit.: 193-98. Keysus, Christina, and Luciane Fadiga.
The Neurobiology and Control of Anxious States. Progress in Neurobiology 70 (2003): 83-244.
The Neurobiology of Stress and Emotions. UCLA Mind Body Collaborative Research Center. Winter 2001. May, Eneran A., MD.
The Psychobiology of Burnout: Are There Two Different Syndromes? Neuropsychobiology 55 (2007): 143-50.
The Psychology of Relaxation. In Principles and Practice of Stress Management, third edition, Jonathan Smith.
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