Subject: Mental health. Publication date: 2010 (2nd edition). Condition: Slight edge wear and small dents on front cover - otherwise as new. Content: Bringing together the field's leading authorities, this acclaimed work is widely regarded as the standard reference on depression. The Handbook provides comprehensive coverage of the epidemiology, course, and outcome of depressive disorders; issues in assessment and diagnosis; psychological and biological risk factors; effective approaches to prevention and treatment; and the nature of depression in specific populations. Each chapter offers a definitive statement of current theories, methods, and research findings, while also identifying key questions that remain unanswered. This book will be invaluable to practitioners and researchers in clinical psychology, clinical social work, psychiatry, counseling, and related fields. It may also serve as a text in graduate-level courses such as Depression and Mood Disorders, Psychopathology/ Abnormal Psychology, Social Work and Mental Health, and Clinical Social Work.