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Talking to Depression by Claudia J. Strauss

Talking to Depression

  • Paperback $14.00

    Jan 06, 2004 | 224 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Jan 06, 2004 | 224 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Talking To DepressionForeword by Martha Manning
Preface

PART I—GETTING STARTED

Chapter One


An Overview of Depression: Frequently Asked Questions

Chapter Two
Where to Start: Deciding You Can Help

Chapter Three
Seeing Through Their Eyes: What Depression Feels Like

PART II—WHAT TO SAY

Chapter Four


Opening the Conversation: First Things to Say

Chapter Five
Words That Wound: What Not to Say

Chapter Six
Words That Work: What to Say

Chapter Seven
Dos and Dont’s: A Helpful Reference

Chapter Eight
Answering and Unanswerable: Responding to Difficult Questions

PART III—WHAT TO DO

Chapter Nine


Without Words: Using Body Language to Show Your Support

Chapter Ten
Some Practical Support: Ways You Can Help Keep Life on Track

Chapter Eleven
Gifting: What You Can Give to Help Healing Happen

PART IV—SUICIDE

Chapter Twelve


Warning Signs: What to Look For

Chapter Thirteen
Assessing Imminent Danger: What to Ask

Chapter Fourteen
Still Here: Moving Toward Survival

PART V—LIVING DAY TO DAY

Chapter Fifteen


Situation by Situation: One Thing at a Time

PART VI—KIDS AND TEENAGERS

Chapter Sixteen


Tips for Kids: When Someone in the Family Is Suffering from Depression

Chapter Seventeen
Tips About Kids: When They Are Depressed Themselves

PARTt VII—TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF

Chapter Eighteen


Talking to Yourself: Sustaining Your Strength

Afterword
Easing the Way

Resources
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