A better response to depression

Cooper, Andrew and Rost, Felicitas (2010) A better response to depression. The Guardian . ISSN 0261-3077 Full text available

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Depression may be "invisible", but it can be known and understood (Editorial, 4 August). There is increasing evidence that mental health problems are developmental in nature, and up to three-quarters of adult difficulties start in childhood. Psychotherapy frequently reveals present and past losses, in keeping with known risk factors. Drugs and brief cognitive therapies can help greatly, but they do not engage our complex emotional histories, the rejections, separations and bereavements revived by current adversity...

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Published Saturday 7 August 2010. Also available on The Guardian's website.
Subjects: Disabilities & Disorders (mental & physical) > Depression
Department/People: Children, Young Adult and Family Services
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URI: https://repository.tavistockandportman.ac.uk/id/eprint/1418

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