The A-Z Guide to Good Mental Health : You Don't Have to be Famous to Have Manic Depression Paperback
Get real about depression with The A-Z Guide to Good Mental Health by Jeremy Thomas and Tony Hughes.'Everything you have always wanted to know about mental health but were afraid to ask' - Stephen FryAre you plagued with these questions? --HOW CAN I COPE WHEN LIFE THROWS ME OFF COURSE?HOW CAN I SEEK HELP?HOW CAN I SUPPORT A LOVED ONE?Our mental health is at times robust, at times incredibly vulnerable, and always essential to our very being.
This informative and entertaining insider's guide is a rich and truthful exploration of mental health - informative but at the same time full of humour, candour and hope.
The unique combination of dialogue between the authors - one a sufferer from manic depression, the other his doctor - alongside a comprehensive A-Z section, provides a fascinating insight into the subject, and contains a wealth of information on prevention, treatments, and advice on how and where to get help.
Topics include: the symptoms of illness, denial, relationships, self-esteem, suicide, creativity, alcoholism and addiction; handled with warmth and humanity throughout.
Ultimately, Jeremy Thomas and Tony Hughes hope that The A-Z Guide to Good Mental Health will simply help a few people in the same boat.Jeremy Thomas is a novelist and has written screenplays for television and film.
He lives in West London and Greece with his wife and black Labrador, Ecco. www.jeremythomas.co.ukDr Tony Hughes is a General Practitioner.
After postgraduate hospital work he went to Australia and held a post as senior house officer in psychiatry.
He also lives in West London. www.drtonyhughes.co.uk
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 27/03/2008
- Category: Popular medicine & health
- ISBN: 9780141032177