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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 BUL

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

Hivert-Carthew, Annick.

Summary: Annick Hivert-Carthew had stoically braced for her battle with breast cancer, only to find her foundation rocked by another crisisa life-threatening depression. In Strategies to Overcome Depressionan uplifting, refreshing guideHivert-Carthew shares with readers the knowledge, tools, and techniques she acquired while fighting to reclaim her life. Highly endorsed by the medical community, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Snowy Creek Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 HIV

Noonan, Susan J.

Summary: "The book is meant for those who want to help a loved one with depression. The book details what depression is and what its main symptoms and manifestations are, followed by proven strategies for encouraging someone to get treatment and suggestions for how to tell when depressive symptoms are getting worse and may indicate a risk for suicide"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85 NOO

Dowrick, Christopher

Summary: Meet Julie - a women who suffers from periods of depression. Julie and her family help readers to understand what depression is, what it is like to feel depressed and how it can affect their family life. She explains how coping with depression can sometimes be very difficult but there is support and help available that can relieve the feelings of depression. This illustrated book is an ideal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

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

Stauffacher, Sue

Summary: "When 10-year-old Thomas's mother, who suffers from depression, disappears, he creates a fantasy narrative in which his mother is safe and sets in motion a path of healing, not just for himself, but for his father and aunt as well"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC STA

Parker, Morgan

Summary: Morgan can't count the number of times she's been the only non-white person at the sleepover, been teased for her "weird" outfits, and been told she's not "really" black. She's spent most of her summer crying in bed; it feels like the whole world is listening to the same terrible track on repeat, and Morgan sees life as a never-ending hamster wheel of agony. She knows why she's in therapy. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PAR

Emmons, Henry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 150 EMM

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.852 EMM

Paperny, Anna Mehler

Summary: "A personal story of depression, as well as a journalistic account of its role and ramifications in society today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2020

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Lord, Emery

Summary: Can seventeen-year-old Jonah save his family restaurant from ruin, his mother from her sadness, and his danger-seeking girlfriend Vivi from herself?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC LOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LOR

Kaufman, Caroline

Summary: A collection of poems explores themes of love, forgiveness, self-discovery, and life after depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 KAU

Phelps, James R.

Summary: "Though the DSM discusses the criteria for mood disorders in absolute terms--either present or absent--professionals are aware that while such dichotomies are useful for teaching, they are not always true in practice. Recent genetic data support clinicians' longstanding recognition that a continuum of mood disorders between unipolar and bipolar better matches reality than a yes/no,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.895 PHE

Lepage, Catherine

Summary: Thinly sliced and illustrated, emotions are much easier to digest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LEP

Summary: Sometimes what's in your head isn't as crazy as you think ... that's certainly true for Craig, a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic for some time out. What he finds instead is an unlikely mentor, a potential new romance and an opportunity to begin anew. Charming, witty and smart, it's a coming-of-age story that's kind of a funny story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2011

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ITS

Armstrong, Heather B

1 hold on 1 copy

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ARMSTRONG, HEATHER B ARM

Burgess, Wes.

Contents: Depression basics -- Symptoms of depression -- Diagnosis and causes -- Similar and coexisting disorders -- Newer antidepressant medications -- Classic antidepressants -- What if your antidepressant doesn't work? -- Finding a doctor -- Seeking therapy -- Choosing between psychotherapists -- Treating depression at home -- Good health habits -- Stress-reduction techniques -- Women and depression...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2009

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

Haslett, Adam

Summary: When Margaret's fiancé, John, is hospitalized for depression, she faces a choice: carry on with their plans, or back away from the suffering it may bring her. She decides to marry him. What follows is the unforgettable story of what unfolds from this act of love and faith. At the heart of it is their eldest son, Michael, a brilliant, anxious music fanatic, and the story of how, over the span of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAS

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAS

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

Summary: Middle schooler Liberty likes to make her own maps of the stars, in fact she is obsessed with them, especially since her family is falling apart; her parents are getting divorced, her nine-year-old sister will barely leave the house and carries a stuffedtiger at all times, her father is suffering from depression, but will not talk about it, and the brothers down the street, once friends, have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KIN

Schumacher, Julie

Summary: When her sixteen-year-old sister is hospitalized for depression and her parents want to keep it a secret, fourteen-year-old Elena tries to cope with her own anxiety and feelings of guilt that she is determined to conceal from outsiders.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SCH

Noonan, Susan J.

Summary: "Following on the success of Managing Your Depression, Susan Noonan's new book is for family members and friends of people with depression or bipolar disorder. A certified peer specialist at McLean Hospital (a comprehensive psychiatric hospital affiliated with Harvard University), Susan draws on her experiences providing support and education for those living with or caring for a person who has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2016

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

Brogan, Kelly

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Harkness, Joe

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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Buckman, Rob.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lebhar-Friedman Books 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.85 Buckman 2000

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