One: You Are Not Alone
Two: If You Need It, Get Help at Once
Three: There Is No Need to Suffer
Four: "I Can't Handle Anything Else!"
Five: "Why Bother?"
Six: It's Not Your Fault
Seven: It's Not Anybody's Fault
Eight: What Is Depression?
Nine: The Three Primary Types of Depression
Ten: The Symptoms of Depression
Eleven: Are You Depressed?
Twelve: You Can Be Depressed without "Feeling Depressed"
Thirteen: Seeking Treatment for Depression Does Not Imply a Lack of Character, Discipline, Common Sense, or Personal Strength
Fourteen: How Did Annie Hall Get Her Name?
Fifteen: Other Types of Depression
Sixteen: Delay Major Decisions— Depression Alters Perception
Seventeen: The Question of Suicide
Eighteen: The Power of Positive Thinking Crashes and Burns in the Face of Depression
Nineteen: God and Depression
Twenty: What Causes Depression?
Twenty-one: The Messengers of the Brain
Twenty-two: The Mind and Its Negative Thoughts
Twenty-three: Which Came First?
Twenty-four: Depression Can Be Hereditary and "Contagious"
Twenty-five: Depression Related to Age
Twenty-six: The Ain't-It-Awful Club
Twenty-seven: Physical Pain and Depression
Twenty-eight: Depression Affects the Length and Quality of Life
Twenty-nine: Depression is the #1 Cause of Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, and Other Addictions
Thirty: Eating Disorders
Thirty-one: Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders
Thirty-three: Depression Destroys Relationships
Thirty-four: Romanticizing Depression
Thirty-five: The Stigma of Depression
Thirty-six: Why Depression Must Be Treated
Thirty-seven: Treatment for Depression Is a Natural Process
Thirty-eight: Your Treatment Is Unique to You
Thirty-nine: Choose a Doctor
Forty: The Diagnosis of Depression
Forty-one: Antidepressant Medications
Forty-two: Side Effects
Forty-three: The Prozac Rumors
Forty-four: The Right Medication and Dosage
Forty-five: "You're Not Dealing with Your Pain!"
Forty-six: A Good Night's Sleep
Forty-seven: Nutritional Supplements
Forty-eight: Treat Your Body Well
Forty-nine: Psychotherapy As Education
Fifty: Cognitive Therapy
Fifty-one: Interpersonal Therapy
Fifty-two: Acknowledging Two Pioneers
Fifty-three: Psychiatrist, Psychologist,or Both?
Fifty-four: Books, Tapes, and Videos
Fifty-five: Personal Growth
Fifty-seven: Exaggerating Is Absolutely the Worst Thing You Can Do, and It Can Kill You If You Don't Completely Stop It— Right Now!!!
Fifty-eight: Observe Yourself
Fifty-nine: Heal Thyself First
Sixty: No One or No Thing Can Depress You Unless You Allow It
Sixty-one: "Yes" and "No"
Sixty-two: It's Okay to Feel—Anything
Sixty-three: Hurt, Resentment, and Guilt
Sixty-five: Positive Distractions
Sixty-six: Straighten Up! Head Up! Take a Deep Breath!
Sixty-seven: Get Things Done or Let Them Go
Sixty-eight: Affirmations and Visualizations
Sixty-nine: Light and Meditation
Seventy: Lighten Up—Life Is Funnier Than We Thought
Seventy-two: The Opposite of Depression Is Expression
Seventy-four: Your Healing Has Already Begun
Seventy-six: Think Big, but Not Huge
Seventy-seven: Healing Has Its Ups and Downs
Seventy-eight: Seek the Support of Others
Seventy-nine: Support Groups
Eighty: Twelve-Step and Recovery Programs
Eighty-one: Praise Yourself
Eighty-two: Give Yourself Time to Heal
Eighty-three: Be Gentle with Yourself
Eighty-four: View Problems As Creative Challenges
Eighty-five: Seek Comforting
Eighty-six: Relationships May Change
Eighty-seven: Enjoy the Good
Eighty-eight: Making Peace with Depression
Eighty-nine: Society and Depression (the Good News)
Ninety: Society and Depression (the Bad News)
Ninety-one: Giving to Others
Ninety-two: Thank You and Enjoy Your Journey
Ninety-three: For General Information on Depression