13 Helpful Books About Depression

Some amazing books have been written about depression—from how-to-help advice books to autobiographies written by people battling the “black dog” (Winston Churchill’s name for his depression). If you’re interested in the topic, these books are worth checking out.
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The Mindful Way Through Depression

The book’s authors, Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn, promote mindfulness—awareness of your emotions, thoughts, and feelings in a moment without judging them—as more effective in dealing with depression than thinking your way out of it.

Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness, calls the book, "an invaluable resource not only for those who suffer from depression, but for anyone familiar with the downward spiral of negative thinking and self-doubt."

The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness ($9-41; amazon.com)

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