Stress, Coping, and Depression is the latest volume based on the Annual Stress and Coping Conference held at the University of Miami. In this timely collection, leading researchers offer a variety of new perspectives on depression. They review the social, biological, and psychological processes that put adults and their children at risk and discuss innovative treatments grounded in empirical studies. Research findings are integrated across domains to construct more effective models of etiology and intervention. The contributors' thought-provoking ideas will provide inspiration for the ongoing efforts addressing the problems associated with this devastating disorder. Content highlights include: * novel information processing approaches to depression; * an overview of the neural pathways guiding moods; * empirical approaches for the treatment of bipolar disorders; * integrated models of biological and environmental influences on the transmission of depression to children; and * new perspectives on the relationship between personality and stress.
Contents: Preface. Part I: Child Development. T.M. Field, Infants of Depressed Mothers. E.Z. Tronick, M.K. Weinberg, Gender Differences and Their Relation to Maternal Depression. P.J. Marshall, N.A. Fox, Emotion Regulation, Depression, and Hemispheric Asymmetry. S.L. Johnson, T. Jacob, Moderators of Child Outcome in Families With Depressed Mothers and Fathers. Part II: Basic Adult Psychopathology. C. Hammen, Interpersonal Factors in an Emerging Developmental Model of Depression. P.H. Blaney, Stress and Depression: A Personality-Situation Interaction Approach. I.H. Gotlib, D.L. Neubauer, Information-Processing Approaches to the Study of Cognitive Biases in Depression. W.D. Scott, R.W. Winters, C.G. Beevers, Affective Distress as a Central and Organizing Symptom in Depression: Psychological Mechanisms. R.W. Winters, W.D. Scott, C.G. Beevers, Affective Distress as a Central and Organizing Symptom in Depression: Neurobiological Mechanisms. Part III: Treatment. R.J. DeRubeis, T.Z. Tang, L.A. Gelfand, M. Feeley, Recent Findings Concerning the Processes and Outcomes of Cognitive Therapy for Depression. M.H. Antoni, Effects of Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management Intervention on Depressed Mood, Distress Levels, and Immune Status in HIV Infection. K. Kilbourn, P. Saab, N. Schneiderman, Depression and Negative Affect in Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients: Assessment and Treatment Implications. A.M. Hayes, M.S. Harris, The Development of an Integrative Therapy for Depression. E.L. George, J.C. Friedman, D.J. Miklowitz, Integrated Family and Individual Therapy for Bipolar Disorder.