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Break free from the hell of depression  

If you suffer from depression you are far from alone. Depression is very common, affecting over 300 million people around the world. Written by Professor Paul Gilbert, internationally recognised for his work on depression, this highly acclaimed self-help book has been of benefit to thousands of people including sufferers, their friends and families and those working in the medical profession.  

This fully revised third edition has been extensively updated and rewritten to reflect over 10 years of new research on understanding and treating depression, particularly the importance of developing compassionate ways of thinking, behaving and feeling. It contains helpful case studies and new, easy-to-follow, step-by-step suggestions and exercises to help you understand your depression and lift your mood.

©2019 Prof Paul Gilbert (P)2019 Hachette Audio UK

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Excellent but you really need the hard copy

This is an excellent book and there is a lot of information in it. However while the audiobook is helpful I think you would really need the hard copy to make proper use of it. There are so many practical things that you will need to go back to and/or refer to which an audiobook isn’t best suited to. There are also worksheets that you really need to see in paper. If there was an accompanying summary/worksheet pdf to this audiobook it would make things easier. Otherwise if you’re strapped for cash buy the hard copy version.

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  • Oliver Dickie
  • 05-09-20

very helpful

Great insight into depression and has a lot of useful information and examples, very in depth