Print ISBN: 978-1-63700-025-0
# of Pages: 400
# of Volumes: 1
Print List Price: $165
e-ISBN: 978-1-63700-026-7
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Principles of Health: Depression

September 2021

Depression is defined as a state of low mood and aversion to activity. This volume addresses factors that can contribute to depression, like certain life events and personality; how depression is measured; and life styles that are connected to depression, like alcoholism and creative thinking. In addition, content will cover management of the condition and how it affects global health. Included in this volume are essays on:

  • Bereavement
  • Physical abuse
  • Rapid mood changes
  • Medical treatments
  • Non-psychiatric illness
  • Antidepressants
  • Physical activity
  • Alternative treatments
  • Beck Depression Inventory

Essays are comprehensive and accessible to high school students, undergraduates, and general readers interested in learning more about the complex topic of depression. Each essay includes multiple subheads including an opening Summary and Further Reading. The volume ends with a Glossary, Bibliography, and Subject Index.