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Dr P Gilbert

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30 April 1992 0863772218 978-0863772214 1
First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Psychology Press; 1 edition (30 April 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0863772218
  • ISBN-13: 978-0863772214
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 15.6 x 3 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 926,491 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Professor Paul Gilbert is the author of the bestselling self-help guide Overcoming Depression and audio CD Overcoming Depression: Talks With Your Therapist. He is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Director of the Mental Health Research Unit, Derbyshire Mental Health Trust.

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About the Author

Paul Gilbert is the head of the Research Unit as well as Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby. He has a degree in Economics (Wolverhampton, 1973), Masters in Experimental Psychology (Sussex, 1975), PhD in Clinical Psychology (Edinburgh, 1980) and a diploma in Clinical Psychology awarded by the British Psychological Society (1980).

He was made a fellow of the British Psychological Society for contributions to psychological knowledge in 1993 and was president of the British Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapy in 2003. He has also served on the government depression NICE guideline committee.

Paul has published and edited 18 books and over a 100 academic papers and book chapters. He is currently a series editor for a compassionate approaches to life difficulties series. 

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I quoted this book in my research paper in Darwinian Medicine under Dr. Steven W. Rissing at Arizona State University and is without question the definitive evolutionary perspective on depression.
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