Good Mood: The New Psychology of Overcoming Depression
Julian L. Simon
(see also vita,
College of Business and Management, University of Maryland, College Park
- "Conquering Depression, Enjoying Life"
- "An Integrated Cognitive Theory Of Depression"
- How to Read this Book
- Part I: Why do People Get Depressed?
- The Causal Basis of the New Happiness Formula
- Chapter 1
- The Nature of the Trouble and the Forms of Help
- Chapter 2
- What is Depression? How Does it Feel to be Depressed?
- Chapter 3
- Negative Self-Comparisons, Combined with a Helpless Feeling, Are the Proximate Cause of Depression
- Chapter 4
- The Mechanisms That Make a Depressive
- Chapter 5
- The Hand of the Past in Depression
- Chapter 6
- The Creation and Collapse of Values
- Chapter 7
- And the Finger of the Day
- Chapter 8
- What Are Your Dimensions?
- Chapter 9
- The Rewards of Depression
- Part II
- Using the New Happiness Formula to Cure Depression
- Chapter 10
- Introducing Self-Comparisons Cognitive Therapy
- Chapter 11
- Planning and Executing a Strategy Against Your Depression
- Chapter 12
- Improving Your Numerator
- Chapter 13
- Sweetening Your Denominator
- Chapter 14
- Change Your Dimensions
- Chapter 15
- The Sound of A Numerator Clapping
- Chapter 16
- Religious Conversion Can Cure Depression
- Chapter 17
- Ways To Stop Feeling Helpless And Hopeless
- Chapter 18
- Values Therapy: A New Systematic Approach for Tough Cases
- Chapter 19
- Values Therapy and Religious Despair
- Chapter 20
- Summing Up
- "A Brief Manual of Ways to Overcome Depression"
- Appendix A
- Background Information for Researchers and Practitioners
- Appendix B
- Relationship of Self-Comparisons Analysis to Other Theory
- Appendix C
- Schematic Diagram of the Causation of Depression
- Appendix D
- Tests of the Efficacy of Therapy
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