Getting Your Life Back (Paperback)

The Complete Guide to Recovery from Depression

By Jesse Wright, Monica Ramirez Basco, Ph.D.

Free Press, 9780743200509, 400pp.

Publication Date: April 9, 2002

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In this powerful new self-help program, Wright and Basco show you how to blend the best methods of scientifically tested treatments to win the battle against depression. By following their step-by-step instructions, you will be able to develop a Personal Plan for Recovery that you can use to get well and stay well.
The flexible plan lets you learn about and master the Five Keys to Recovery in the sequence that's best for you. Some people may want to work through all five keys; others may find they are able to achieve the level of health they want with just a few. Whether you learn the self-help strategies of cognitive-behavior therapy, rely on prescription antidepressants, try herbal remedies, work on mending relationships, focus on spiritual growth, or use a combination of methods, the Personal Plan for Recovery is a breakthrough tool that allows you to take control of your own treatment.
Conversational and filled with guided exercises and strategies that work, Getting Your Life Back is an empowering book that maximizes each person's strengths and potential.

About the Author

Jesse H. Wright, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of psychiatry at the University of Louisville and medical director of the Norton Psychiatric Center. He developed the first multimedia program for computer-assisted therapy of depression and is the founding president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

Praise For Getting Your Life Back: The Complete Guide to Recovery from Depression

Mike Maza The Dallas Morning News Refreshingly global...Straightforward about coping with everything from suicidal thoughts to lingering blues.