First published in 1983 when it won the MIND book of the yearaward, this bestselling book has helped thousands of people to breakfree from the prison of depression. Dorothy Rowe writes with aclear, simple approach to a subject that is often clouded by jargon,and uses humour and stories from real life to illustrate both whatdefines depression and how it can be defeated through a trueunderstanding of its causes.
Depression and its allied problems are seen as the root causes of rising suicide numbers, marriage breakups, family breakdowns, misuseof drugs and many of the psychological problems that beset the modern world.
Depression: The way out of your prison
is a proven self-help guide as well as an invaluable sourcebook that enables professional helpers toenter the world of the depressed person. Its clear account of the feelingsand thought processes of those suffering from depression will enablethem to lead more people out of their prisons for ever.