Upon being diagnosed with depression, it is helpful to learn all you can about your particular type whether it is one of the 4 unipolar ones, bipolar, or manic. You will also need to find your best treatment program through working with your doctor, psychologist, psychiatrist, and insurance. Also you will want to find support and be selective about who you share your mental illness details with.
Self-help books are increasingly viewed as a valid and useful way of supporting people with mild to moderate mental health issues. Various schemes have been set up that now allow family doctors to prescribe books in much the same way they might prescribe medication, and the evidence suggests it works. The popularity of self-help books has…