Buena Salud Guide to Overcoming Depression and Enjoying Life (Buena Salud Guides) (Paperback)

Buena Salud Guide to Overcoming Depression and Enjoying Life (Buena Salud Guides) By PhD Delgado, Jane L. Cover Image

Buena Salud Guide to Overcoming Depression and Enjoying Life (Buena Salud Guides) (Paperback)


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"In her book, Dr. Jane Delgado inspires us with the stories of men and women who have experienced depression, provides advice we can use for treating and managing it, and challenges all of us to end the stigma associated with this serious disorder."

--From the Foreword by Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady and Founder, Carter Center Mental Health Program

This authoritative and accessible guide explains everything readers need to know about depression and its many forms. It answers the most asked questions about depression, debunks common myths, offers information on treating and managing this condition, and addresses:

  • how to recognize and seek help for depression, including overcoming social and cultural barriers
  • the relationship between depression and chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis
  • Dr. Delgado's 10-point program for good health and emotional well-being
  • a quick reference guide to all current treatments, including medications and therapy options
  • real-life stories illustrating the differences in how men and women deal with depression
  • key questions to ask your health care provider, and advice on choosing a psychotherapist tools for tracking mood, sleep, medication, and physical activity to help treat and manage depression
  • best online sources for information in both English and Spanish
Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S. is the President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's largest organization of health and human service providers to Hispanics. Delgado came to her position at the Alliance after serving in the Immediate Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

A practicing clinical psychologist, Delgado is the author of "The Latina Guide to Health" ("La guia de salud") and the "Buena Salud(TM) Guides" series. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband Mark and daughter Elizabeth.
Product Details ISBN: 9781557049728
ISBN-10: 1557049726
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: November 1st, 2011
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Buena Salud Guides