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Summary: This documentary is an intimate look at how depression affects its victims and their families. The film explores through first-hand accounts how depression can happen to anyone regardless of age, race, or socioeconomic background. One by one the topics are addressed in candid detail: symptoms; suicide; the stigma and lack of understanding; the stress in families and relationships; the loss of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IronZeal Films 2010

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MIS

Summary: "Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." --Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DEP

Bullmore, Edward T.

Summary: "In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor of Psychiatry Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain. He explains how and why we now know that mental disorders can have their root cause in the immune system, and outlines a future revolution in which treatments could be specifically targeted to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

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Emmons, Henry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 150 EMM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.852 EMM

Brogan, Kelly

Summary: Depression is not a disease, it is a symptom. Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use, with one in four women starting their day with medication. These drugs have become the panacea for everything from grief, irritability, panic attacks, to insomnia, PMS, and stress. But the truth is, what women really need can't be found at a pharmacy. According to Dr. Kelly Brogan,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8 BRO

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 BRO

Harkness, Joe

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2019

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Burns, David D.

Summary: Offers a tool for achieving and maintaining self-confidence and an optimistic outlook in ten days, suggesting ten practical steps to build genuine self-esteem and find greater fulfillment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 BUR

Summary: Many Americans are keeping an important, potentially deadly secret: depression. Approximately 15 million adults in the U.S. struggle with this devastating neurological condition, which affects all ages, races, genders, and socioeconomic groups. Through the voices and stories of people living with depression as well as interviews with doctors and scientists, this film provides an unflinching...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Rottenberg, Jonathan.

Summary: "Why are we losing the fight against depression? In this groundbreaking work, psychologist Jonathan Rottenberg explains that despite advances in pharmaceutical science, progress has been hampered by our fundamental misunderstanding of depression as a psychological or chemical defect. Instead, Rottenberg introduces a surprising alternative: that depression is a particularly severe outgrowth of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8527 ROT

Summary: "Depression: out of the Shadows tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease." From container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc De

Hivert-Carthew, Annick.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Snowy Creek Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8527 HIV

Summary: Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Armstrong, Heather B

Summary: From New York Times bestselling author and blogger Heather B. Armstrong comes an honest and irreverent memoir-reminiscent of the New York Times bestseller Brain on Fire-about her experience as one of only a few people to participate in an experimental treatment for depression involving ten rounds of a chemically induced coma approximating brain death. For years, Heather B. Armstrong has alluded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2019

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Summary: Clinical depression and ignorance are a dangerous combination. Myths surrounding the disease-for example, the notion that it affects only adults-often prevent depressed young people from seeking help. This video shatters common misconceptions about depression, helping young viewers recognize its outward and internal symptoms. The latest forms of treatment are also explored. Interviews with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: We all get depressed or feel stressed once in awhile. But today, teenagers have more stress in their lives than ever before. Divorced parents, substance abuse, lack of adult supervision, abusive family situations, unemployment, and a sense that the world may not be getting any better..are all factors which cause many teenagers to feel alone and desperate. Most teenagers successfully deal with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Clinical depression affects 19 million Americans, of whom two-thirds are women. This program from The Doctor Is In addresses the good news about depression: it is a diagnosable and treatable illness. Valerie Davis Raskin, a therapist and research psychiatrist whose practice is solely dedicated to women, and Ardis Olsen, a physician and researcher at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Goldstein, Elisha

Summary: Goldstein believes that overcoming depression and uncovering happiness is in harnessing our brain's own natural antidepressant power and ultimately creating a more resilient antidepressant brain. In seven simple steps, she shows you how to take back control of your mind, your mood, and your life --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 GOLD

Summary: Many feel that, in today's society, the needs of the mentally ill have fallen completely by the wayside-with the most tragic results, perhaps, occurring among young people. This program features first-person stories from adolescents and young adults who are confronting depression, anxiety, and mental illness. From depressed, suicidal teens to parents unaware of what may be troubling their own...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: According to the World Health Organization, depression is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. today, with an economic cost exceeding

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This is the story of a young man, David, who at 16 years of age survived a suicide attempt. Now 22, he shares the events of his life leading up to the attempt, including how low self-esteem led to drug addiction, and how the addiction encouraged the sense that life was no longer worth living. David goes on to describe the suicide attempt, his recovery from addiction, and how he has since...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Sisson, Mark

Summary: Explores the genetic reasons behind why people feel depressed and unfulfilled in spite of positive outward circumstances, outlining simple lifestyle strategies for promoting personal contentment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Primal Nutrition 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8527 SIS

Summary: The Samaritans, a British suicide intervention organization, fields 2.5 million phone calls per year. Using dramatized scenarios and commentary by healthcare professionals, this program replaces myths with facts about suicide: who is at risk, how warning signs are displayed, what some of the triggers are, and how to intervene. Of special emphasis is the vital need for the medical staff to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In this program, Dr. Dennis Charney, of Yale University; Lydia Lewis, of the National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association; and other mental health professionals discuss the types, symptoms, and triggers of depression as they relate both to adolescents and to adults. Promising antidepressants such as selective norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitors, Substance P antagonists, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: It leads to anxiety, personality changes, substance abuse, and suicidal depression. Considering the symptoms, it's easy to see how PCS, or post-concussion syndrome, could be the most under-diagnosed condition affecting young people today. Athletes in high-impact sports are the most at risk, but which other groups are vulnerable? What actions should be taken when the disorder is suspected? How...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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