National Institute of Mental Health: National Institute of Health. 13 Sept 2006
This website provides descriptions on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of depression, as well as information on getting help and coping.
Additional resources on depression available from the Veterans Affairs website.
WebMD – Depression Health Center
Online articles on depression including signs and symptoms, treatment options, information on support and resources, and recent research findings.
Control Your Depression. Lewinsohn, Peter M., et al. Revised ed. New York: Simon & Schuster Inc., 1990.
This book provides readers with an understanding of the nature of depression, and offers an opportunity for readers to create their own personal program unique to their situation.
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy. Burns, David D. New York: Avon Books, 1999.
Teaches that by changing the way you think you can alter your moods, deal with emotional problems, and get rid of depression.
The Feeling Good Handbook. Burns, David D. New York: Plume, 1999.
A workbook that provides techniques and step-by-step exercises to cope with everyday problems.
Mind over Mood: Change How you Feel by Changing the Way You Think. Greenberger, Dennis and Christine A. Padesky. New York: The Guilford Press, 1995.
A manual that teaches readers how to change the thoughts that contribute to problems with depression.
Overcoming Depression One Step at a Time. Addis, Michael E. and Christopher R. Martell. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2004.
A workbook based on a behavioral activation approach to overcoming depression.
The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook. Davis, Martha, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, and Matthew McKay. 5th ed. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2000.
A workbook on stress management that provides various cognitive and behavioral techniques.
The Down and Up Show from DepressionIsReal.org
Podcasts on a wide range of topics related to depression, treatment, and cultural diversity are archived at www.depressionisreal.org. New shows are available for download each month.