Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Dimensions: 736 pages, 2.76 × 1.72 × 0.49 in
Published: October 5, 1999
Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0380810336
ISBN - 13: 9780380810338
From the Publisher
The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self?esteem, and other "black holes" of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist, David D. Burns, M.D., outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition, Dr. Burns adds an All?New Consumer''s Guide To Anti?depressant Drugs as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about the many options available for treating depression.
From the Jacket
The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination,
low self-esteem, and other "black holes" of depression can be cured
without drugs. In FEELING GOOD, eminent psychiatrist, David D.
Burns, M.D., outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven
techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you
develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition,
Dr. Burns adds an ALL-NEW CONSUMER''S GUIDE TO ANTIDEPRESSANT DRUGS
as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about
the many options available today for treating depression.
-- Recognize what causes your mood swings
-- Nip negative feelings in the bud
-- Deal with guilt
-- Handle hostility and criticism
-- Overcome addiction to love and approval
-- Build self-esteem
-- Feel good every day
About the Author
David D. Burns, M.D., a clinical psychiatrist, conveys his ideas
with warmth, compassion, understanding, and humor unmatched by any
other writer in the self-help field. His bestselling Feeling
Good: The New Mood Therapy has sold more than three million
copies to date. In a recent national survey of mental health
professionals, Feeling Good was rated number one-from a
list of more than one thousand-as the most frequently recommended
self-help book on depression. His Feeling Good
Handbook was rated number two in the same survey.
Dr. Burns's entertaining teaching style has made him a popular
lecturer for general audiences and mental health professionals
throughout the country as well as a frequent guest on national
radio and television programs. He has received numerous awards
including the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Through the
Media Award from the Association of Applied and Preventive
Psychology. A magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of
Amherst College, Dr. Burns received his medical degree from the
Stanford University School of Medicine. He is currently clinical
associate professor of psychiatry at the Stanford University School
of Medicine and is certified by the National Board of Psychiatry
From Our Editors
Drugs aren't the only treatment for depression. David D.
Burns has evaluated a number of alternative techniques and
therapies in addition to looking into the various anti-depressant
drugs available; the result is Feeling
Good, an excellent comparative study of your options.
Don't suffer needlessly from pessimism, low self-esteem and anxiety
when this survey of available treatments lets you help yourself
"A book to read and re-read!"
"-Los Angeles Times"