About the Book: Depression is afflicting the population in epidemic proportion and impairing the quality of life of millions. The entire book is structured intelligently to make the matter readable, useful and interesting. It initially describes the causes, the various types, features of depression and how it grips its victims. It then presents valuable information about tried and tested tools for combating depression elaborating on various modalities of treatment that are available and the ways in which therapies help in gaining control over the disorder. This book instils hope, the pathfinder, in the possibility of successfully overcoming depression. The book will be valuable to lay readers, healers and the caregivers.
About the Author: Dr. Mrs Andal Narayanan, an alumnus of the Queen Mary's College, Chennai and PhD from the University of Bombay, acquired an MS in Psychotherapy and Counseling from the Institute of Counseling and Management Studies, Mumbai. Having an extensive experience as a practising consultant in counselling, she could acquire the skills and knowledge to treat her patients fairly successfully and bring out more than four books on varied interdisciplinary subjects like Communication theories, the role of interpersonal communication in the treatment of mental health disorders etc. She has had extensive exposure to seminars and workshops on communication studies.