Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem
Publisher: British Psychological Society 2010
Number of pages: 422
People with a chronic physical health problem (e.g. cancer, diabetes) are three times more likely to develop depression. When they do, it is much more severe. Sets out clear recommendations for healthcare staff (based on the best available evidence) on how to diagnose and manage adults with a chronic physical health problem who have depression, in order to significantly improve their treatment and care.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Terri Tanielian - RAND Corporation
This monograph focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression, and traumatic brain injury. Unlike the physical wounds of war, these conditions are often invisible to the eye, remaining invisible to society in general.
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness classified by psychiatry as a mood disorder. Individuals with bipolar disorder experience episodes of an elevated or agitated mood known as mania alternating with episodes of depression.
- Royal College of Physicians
This guideline addresses: risk factors to identify people at risk of developing delirium; diagnosis of delirium in acute, critical and long-term care; pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for reducing the incidence of delirium; etc.
by Mark G. Winiarski - New York University Press
This volume provides a roadmap for mental health professionals who seek to develop new strategies aimed at increasing the longevity and quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as at controlling the future spread of the disease.