This comprehensive handbook synthesizes the full breadth of contemporary knowledge about depression. Bringing together leading depression researchers and clinical practitioners, the volume offers: in-depth coverage of the epidemiology, course and outcome of depressive disorders; current issues in classification, assessment and diagnosis; vulnerability and risk factors; models of depression, including psychological and biological perspectives; and effective approaches to prevention and treatment. The book describes: approaches to pharmacotherapy; advances in cognitive-behavioural, interpersonal, couple, and family treatments; and innovations in understanding and treating child and adolescent depression. Also addressed are culture and gender differences, depression in later life, and assessment and management of suicidality.
Gotlib, Hammen, Introduction. I.Descriptive Aspects of Depression. Kessler, Epidemiology of Depression. Boland, Keller, Course and Outcome of Depression. A.M. Nezu, C.M. Nezu, K.S. McClure, Zwick, Assessment of Depression. Ingram, Siegle, Contemporary Methodological Issues in the Study of Depression: Not Your Father's Oldsmobile. Klein, Durbin, Shankman, Santiago, Depression and Personality. Johnson, Kizer, Bipolar and Unipolar Depression: A Comparison of Clinical Phenomenology and Psychosocial Predictors. II.Vulnerability, Risk, and Models of Depression. Wallace, Schneider, McGuffin, Genetics of Depression. Thase, Jindal, Howland, Biological Aspects of Depression. Davidson, Pizzagalli, Nitschke, The Representation and Regulation of Emotion in Depression: Perspectives from Affective Neuroscience. Goodman, Depression and Early Adverse Experiences. Abramson, Alloy, Hankin, Haeffel, MacCoon, Gibb, Cognitive Vulnerability - Stress Models of Depression in a Self-Regulatory and Psychobiological Context. Joiner, Depression in Its Interpersonal Context. Monroe, Hadjiyannakis, The Social Environment and Depression: Focusing on Severe Life Stress. III. Prevention and Treatment of Depression. Munoz, Le, Clarke, Jaycox, Preventing the Onset of Major Depression. Gitlin, Pharmacological Treatment of Depression. Hollon, Haman, Brown, Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Depression. Weissman, Markowitz, Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression. Beach, Jones, Marital and Family Therapy for Depression in Adults. Kaslow, E.B. McClure, Connell, Treatment of Depression in Children and Adolescents. IV.Depression in Specific Populations. Tsai, Chentsova-Dutton, Understanding Depression Across Cultures. Nolen-Hoeksema, Gender Differences in Depression. Lewinsohn, Essau, Depression in Adolescents. Powers, Thompson, Gallagher-Thompson, Futterman, Depression in Later Life: Epidemiology, Assessment, Impact, and Treatment. Stolberg, Clark, Bongar, Epidemiology, Assessment and Management of Suicide in Depressed Patients. Hammen, Gotlib, Closing Comments and Promising Directions for the Next Decade.