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154 million people globally suffer depression, which is just the tip of the mental illness iceberg. The vast majority receive no treatment, due to an immense lack of specialists, resources, and understanding. Dr. Pamela Stephenson Connolly offers simple self-assessment tools and down-to-earth information on a wide range of mental health problems—clinical expertise minus the professional jargon. She explains everything that can go wrong with your mind, and sets out easy steps to start feeling better straight away. This guide covers everything from mood, personality, and sleep disorders to anxiety, trauma, and addiction, and it addresses the effect of childhood experiences on later life, and how to deal with issues from the past. This helpful, practical, and positive guide will inspire readers to make manageable steps towards a more joyful life.
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Dr. Pamela Stephenson Connolly is a clinical psychologist, a Guardian sex columnist, and the author of Billy, Bravemouth, Murder or Mutiny, and Treasure Islands. She lives part of the time in New York City.Review:
'Pamela Stephenson Connolly has written just about the perfect companion to the mind, mental health, mood and personality...authoritative without being technical, simple without being simplistic, this is about as useful as a book can be.' -- Stephen Fry 'Covering everything from trauma to depression, this is a helpful guide, enriched by Stephenson's expertise and lucid writing style.' -- Psychologies magazine 'Popular books about mental health have an important role to play in the task of democratizing mental health and in helping to reduce the stigma attached to so-called mental illness... Pamela Stephenson Connolly's new self-help book is a good example of the genre.' -- Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110755312821
Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0755312821