By Ian H. Gotlib PhD, Constance L. Hammen Phd

Bringing jointly the field's best professionals, this acclaimed paintings is greatly considered as the traditional reference on melancholy. The Handbook offers finished assurance of the epidemiology, direction, and end result of depressive issues; matters in evaluate and prognosis; mental and organic danger elements; powerful methods to prevention and therapy; and the character of melancholy in particular populations. each one bankruptcy deals a definitive assertion of present theories, tools, and study findings, whereas additionally picking key questions that stay unanswered. Reflecting major advancements within the box, the second one version is carefully up-to-date and encompasses a variety of new chapters and subject matters.


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