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Depression and physical illness

£9.99

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Paperback in good condition with clean and bright pages. Front cover is slightly worn at corners, slightly bent at top corner, and bent and creased at bottom corner. Back cover has very very slight wear at corners. Top corner of half-title has been cut away to remove previous owner's name.

Depression and physical illness are intimately related. Depressed mood is thought to contribute to the development and progression of some illnesses, while physical illness can in turn increase the risk of depression. This book provides a critical overview of the evidence linking depression with several major health conditions, including coronary heart disease, diabetes, cancer, chronic pain, disability, chronic fatigue and obesity. It also explores the biological and behavioural processes underlying the association, discussing the role of neuroendocrine, immunological and inflammatory pathways, and the relationship between depression and health behaviours such as smoking, physical activity and adherence to medical advice. It combines a thorough analysis of the clinical, biological and epidemiological data with guidance to health professionals and patients on how to manage depression in people suffering from physical illness, pointing the way to an integrated approach to health care.

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Author(s):
Steptoe, Andrew (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
17.4 x 24.7 x 2 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521603609
ISBN-13:
9780521603607
Number of pages:
421
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Depression and physical illness

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Paperback in good condition with clean and bright pages. Front cover is slightly worn at corners, slightly bent at top corner, and bent and creased at bottom corner. Back cover has very very slight wear at corners. Top corner of half-title has been cut away to remove previous owner's name.

Depression and physical illness are intimately related. Depressed mood is thought to contribute to the development and progression of some illnesses, while physical illness can in turn increase the risk of depression. This book provides a critical overview of the evidence linking depression with several major health conditions, including coronary heart disease, diabetes, cancer, chronic pain, disability, chronic fatigue and obesity. It also explores the biological and behavioural processes underlying the association, discussing the role of neuroendocrine, immunological and inflammatory pathways, and the relationship between depression and health behaviours such as smoking, physical activity and adherence to medical advice. It combines a thorough analysis of the clinical, biological and epidemiological data with guidance to health professionals and patients on how to manage depression in people suffering from physical illness, pointing the way to an integrated approach to health care.

Author(s):
Steptoe, Andrew (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
17.4 x 24.7 x 2 cm
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521603609
ISBN-13:
9780521603607
Number of pages:
421
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Depression and physical illness

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