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Helping Others with Depression

Words to Say, Things to Do

Mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder are biologic conditions of the mind and body that affect our everyday functioning, thoughts, feelings, and actions. Often devastating to the person, mood disorders can also be overwhelming to their family and close friends, who are frequently the first to recognize the subtle changes and symptoms of depression and the ones who provide daily support. Yet many feel unsure about how to help someone through the course of this difficult and disabling illness. This book is written for them.

In Helping Others with Depression, Dr. Susan J. Noonan speaks firsthand from her perspective as a physician who has treated many patients, as a mental health Certified Peer Specialist, and as a patient with personal experience in living with the illness. Her combined professional and personal experiences have enabled her to write an evidence-based, concise, and practical guide to caring for someone who has depression or bipolar disorder, including men, women, teens, and seniors.

In this compassionate book, Dr. Noonan

describes effective communication and support strategies to use during episodes of depression
combines sample narratives with concrete suggestions for what to say and how to encourage and support a loved one
offers essential advice for lifestyle interventions, finding appropriate professional help, shared decision making, and paying for treatment
helps readers understand how to navigate difficult situations, such as a loved one refusing treatment or grappling with suicidal thoughts
explains how caring for a person with a mood disorder creates unique challenges—and how to address those challenges
explores how concerned loved ones can use mobile applications and other technology to help
focuses on different populations, including teenagers, older adults, and people with substance abuse issues

She also covers ways to model resilience, explains the concept of recovery—while describing what recovery looks like—and explores how caregivers can and must care for themselves. Featuring tables, vignettes, and sidebars that convey information in an accessible way, as well as comprehensive references, resources, and a glossary, this companion volume to Dr. Noonan's patient-oriented Take Control of Your Depression is an invaluable handbook.

Praise for Other Books by Susan J. Noonan

"This practical and compassionate handbook is perfectly suited to individuals living with depression: in accessible language, it offers firm, specific advice and quick cognitive tests and self-assessment metrics that even those in the deepest of doldrums will find helpful and relevant . . . Noonan's is a valuable volume for those suffering from depression, as well as for loved ones who are fighting the fight by their side."—Publisher's Weekly

"This book offers useful insight for any health professional working within mental health . . . It is of enormous value to the layperson, hungry for knowledge about how best to interact and help their loved one face the dreadful ravages of depression."—Nursing Times

About the Author

Susan J. Noonan, MD, MPH, a part-time Certified Peer Specialist at McLean Hospital, is a consultant to Massachusetts General Hospital and CliGnosis, Inc. She is the author of Managing Your Depression: What You Can Do to Feel Better, When Someone You Know Has Depression: Words to Say and Things to Do, and Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Feel Better Now.

Reviews

"Helping Others with Depression is a powerful tool that we will use on a regular basis to help facilitators, families, and friends reach our mission of providing hope, help, support, and education to those living with mood disorders. The perfect companion to another favorite by Dr. Noonan: Take Control of Your Depression."—Jonah G. Sinowitz, Founder, DBSA Neptune / DBSA Freehold Boro

"A comprehensive and highly readable guide by a physician who has suffered and overcome her own depressive illness. A 'must have' book for anyone impacted by these common disorders whether in their family, friends, or themselves."—Bruce J. Schwartz, MD, Montefiore & Albert Einstein College of Medicine

"Depression is often a lonely and frustrating journey for those who suffer; so too for those trying to help. Written beautifully with empathy, accurate information, and invaluable strategies, Helping Others with Depression provides an ideal roadmap for supporting a friend or family member during a challenging time."—Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, Montefiore Medical Center / Albert Einstein College of Medicine

"Dr. Noonan has done it again with another eminently practical guide to managing serious depression, this time focusing on the role of family and friends. A comprehensive overview of signs and symptoms is followed by specific, detailed recommendations that family members can put into action to help their depressed loved one. This is a must-have book for any family dealing with serious depression and I can't recommend it highly enough. Bravo!"—Francis M. Mondimore, MD, Director, Mood Disorders Clinic, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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