The A-Z Guide to Good Mental Health : You Don't Have to be Famous to Have Manic Depression, Paperback Book

The A-Z Guide to Good Mental Health : You Don't Have to be Famous to Have Manic Depression Paperback

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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

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular medicine & health
  • ISBN: 9780141032177

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