The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness

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Guilford Press, Jun 2, 2007 - Self-Help - 273 pages
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An easy-to-use self-help program that is based on methods clinically proven to reduce the recurrence of depression. Revealing the hidden psychological mechanisms that cause chronic unhappiness, this work guides readers through a series of exercises designed to break the mental habits that lead to despair.
 

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User Review  - GailL - LibraryThing

I've taken a number of course on Mindfulness, and believe it is an excellent tool. I found this book very negative & hard to read. Would not recommend it, for anyone who truly wants to improve their ... Read full review

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

I'm not gonna do anything silly like call this book "life-changing" before I've even actually done the course of exercises they recommend, but I will say that it was the thing I was reading when I ... Read full review

Contents

PART I
6
A First Taste
53
Gateway to Awareness
72
SIX Reconnecting with Our Feelings
117
SEVEN Befriending Our Feelings
140
EIGHT Seeing Thoughts as Creations of the Mind
161
Freeing Yourself
211
Further Reading Web Materials and Retreat Centers
245
Index
259
About the Authors
271
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Mark Williams, PhD,is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at University of Oxford, United Kingdom. With Drs. Segal and Teasdale, he authoredMindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, a bestselling book for professionals.

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John Teasdale, PhD,has held senior research appointments in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, and in the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Zindel Segal, PhD,is the Morgan Firestone Chair in Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto and Head of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

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Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD,is internationally known for his work as a bestselling author, scientist, and meditation teacher. He is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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