Debunking the myth that depression is simply a matter of personal weakness, Medina identifies patterns of the illness, from long-term to recurrent to single episode, and the complicating effects of substance abuse. He offers a rational, detailed overview of depression and gives information about how the millions who suffer from it can be treated. 150 color illustrations. 125 pp. Targeted print ads.
About the Author
JOHN J. MEDINA is a developmental molecular biologist. He is an affiliate professor in the department of bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also the director of the Brain Center for Applied Learning Research at Seattle Pacific University.