Depression, Your Questions Answered

Depression

Your Questions Answered

By Cosmo Hallstrom, MB, ChB, MD (Liverpool), MRCP (UK), FRCPsych, Formerly Consultant Psychiatrist, Charing Cross Hospital; Medical Director, Charter Clinic, Chelsea; Senior Lecturer, Instituteof Psychiatry and Imperial College Medical School; and Nicola McClure, MBBS, MRCGP, Principal in General Practice, Shepherds Bush, London



1. Introduction

2. What is depression

3. Diagnosis of depression

4. Different types of depression

5. Depression in special groups

6. Depression and sleep

7. Depression and food

8. Depression and sex
9. Treatment of depression

10. Suicide and self-harm

11. Mental Health Assessment and the Mental Health Act
12. Appendices: useful organisations and websites

13. Further reading

14. List of abbreviations

15. Index