ERIC Number: ED462646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Jan
Stories of Depression: Does This Sound Like You?
National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.
Information in this guide is simply presented to give adults a clear understanding of depression. Personal narratives are included to demonstrate how depression affects people's lives. Sections are included on the four steps for understanding, recognizing the symptoms, and getting help for depression. A discussion is included on suicidal thoughts, something common with depression. Treatment options with psychotherapy or medications are briefly described. Information is included on national helping organizations for further information. (JDM)
Descriptors: Adults, At Risk Persons, Depression (Psychology), Mental Health, Outcomes of Treatment, Personal Narratives, Pharmacology, Psychotherapy, Stress Variables, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Office of Communications and Public Liasion, Information Resources and Inquiries Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, 6001 Executive Blvd., Rm. 8184, MSC 9663, Bethesda, MD 20892-9663. Tel: 301-443-4513; Tel: 301-443-8431 (TTY); Fax: 301-443-4279; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nimh.nih.gov. For full text: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/depstory01.cfm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Bethesda, MD.
Note: Adapted by Melissa Spearing from "Depression" (CG 031 588).