What to Do When Someone You Love Is Depressed : A Practical, Compassionate, and Helpful Guide

What to Do When Someone You Love Is Depressed : A Practical, Compassionate, and Helpful Guide

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What to Do When Someone You Love is Depressed explains in full and compassionate detail the essential role of the caregiver, or "strengthened ally, " and how important you can be in guiding a loved one through depression. It also teaches you the warning signs of serious illness, how to distinguish between a real depression and a normal case of the blues, how to handle seasonal affective disorder or postpartum depression, how to comfort a depressed person, how to maintain intimacy and communication, how to deal with the mental-health community, the most successful forms of treatment, specific things to say and do that will help, when depression can be dangerous, and what to do if someone you love threatens suicide.

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