Table of Contents for Managing Your Depression : What You Can Do to Feel Better


List of Tables and Forms
vii
Foreword ix
Timothy J. Petersen
Jonathan E. Alpert
Andrew A. Nierenberg
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction 1(4)
Chapter 1 Mental Health Basics
5(28)
The Basic Steps
5(2)
Sleep and Depression
7(1)
Sleep Hygiene
8(2)
Diet and Nutrition
10(8)
Physical Exercise
18(6)
Routine and Structure
24(2)
Avoiding Isolation
26(7)
Chapter 2 Mood Disorders
33(14)
Depression and Bipolar Disorder
33(6)
Fatigue and Depression
39(3)
Symptoms of Depression
42(1)
Symptoms of Elevated Mood
42(3)
Mood Chart
45(2)
Chapter 3 Defining Your Baseline
47(10)
What Is Your Baseline?
47(10)
Chapter 4 Managing Your Mood Disorder
57(14)
Following Your Treatment Plan
57(3)
The Relationship with Your Therapist
60(3)
Managing Depression and Bipolar Disorder
63(8)
Chapter 5 Relapse Prevention
71(16)
Overview of Relapse Prevention
71(3)
Triggers
74(1)
Warning Signs
75(2)
An Action Plan for Relapse Prevention
77(10)
Chapter 6 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
87(18)
Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors
87(5)
Should Statements
92(1)
Challenging and Changing Your Thoughts
93(6)
Evidence For and Against
99(3)
Pleasure and Mastery
102(3)
Chapter 7 Strategies to Get You through the Tough Times
105(22)
Coping and Stress
105(5)
Mindfulness
110(3)
Distress Tolerance
113(3)
Communication Skills
116(1)
Dealing with Family and Friends
117(5)
Talking with Your Doctor
122(2)
Tips for Family and Friends
124(3)
Chapter 8 Pulling It All Together
127(4)
Chapter 9 Collective Wisdom
131(16)
Advice from Some Remarkable People
131(11)
Books of Interest
142(3)
Conclusion
145(2)
Glossary 147(4)
References 151(8)
Index 159