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(p. 1) Overview 

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Author(s):

Mark Gilson

, Arthur Freeman

, M. Jane Yates

, and Sharon Morgillo Freeman

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195371024.003.0001
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date: 25 October 2020

Chapter 1 presents general information about depression and this cognitive therapy program to treat depression. This includes a background on the program methodology and cognitive therapy (CT), what depression is (as well as major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, adjustment disorder with depressed mood, bipolar disorder), how to identify symptoms of depression, thoughts of self-harm and suicidal thoughts.

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