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Beyond Depression: A new approach to understanding and management (Oxford Medical Publications) Paperback – 7 Oct 2004

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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford (7 Oct. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0198526326
  • ISBN-13: 978-0198526322
  • Product Dimensions: 21.3 x 1.5 x 13.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,319,434 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Doctors can feel that depression just doesn't fit the box they have been taught to put it in. They can feel cynical, frustrated or irritated by their inability to make sense of this multi-faceted problem in conventional terms. At best, they may construe it as a complicated and difficult clinical challenge to which conventional diagnostic reasoning and treating don't do justice ... This book can help clinicians think differently about the problems which depressed patients present, and offers some reflections to inform that thinking ... Many readers might benefit from this book, but I would suggest it may be most valuable for novices in training who are interested in the problems of depression, or for those in service feeling overwhelmed or unsuccessful in managing depressed patients. (Family Practice Advance Access)

This is what psychiatry should be like in primary care, and for those who both suffer and treat depression it is simply inspirational. (Quarterly Journal of Mental Health)

At a time when many well meaning, but surely misguided, people are pushing for financial incentives to be offered for the medical management of depression within the UK general practitioner contract, this is a book that is both brave and timely. (BMJ)

Do you ever feel the idea of depression as a disease misses something? If so you may be interested in this intriguing book. It is based on a rejection of the concept of depression as a disease that should be diagnosed, and instead argues for an approach that is characterised by viewing people as unique selves whose distress has a particular meaning to them, based on their situation and valuesthis is a polemical book (Primary Care and Community Psychiatry, Vol. 10, No. 1)

The book is easy to read and relevant to day to day practice. The advice in the book is practical and I have since employed the suggestions successfully within my own consultations . . . With it's reference to literature, history and philosophy the book is a diverse and interesting read. I have recommended this book to colleagues in general practice and to GP registrars. It would also be relevant reading for anyone involved in the management or care of people with depression. (Reviewer on Amazon.co.uk)

Christopher Dowrick's thoughtful, sensitive and sometimes poetic book makes a good case for supposing that the present, perceived, epidemic of depression deprives from causes more closely related to the 'ecology' of our profession than the condition of our patients. (Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, Vol 97)

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A critical discussion of the current diagnosis and management of depression.

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