Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression

William Knaus, Ed.D.
Brain injury rehabilitation self-help workbook for families and adults helps them examine causes of depression and learn how to better manage situations and emotions triggering depression.

This is a practical workbook that will help families and adults struggling with depression understand its causes, effects and consequences for their daily lives. Because survivors of brain injuries and their family caregivers are at risk for depression and increased stress, this workbook can be a valuable tool for recognizing the early signs of depression and taking action to treat it. Readers will learn how to:

  • Develop a personalized plan for change
  • Understand the causes and symptoms of depression
  • Defeat depressive thought and beliefs
  • Overcome thoughts of helplessness, worthlessness, and self-blaming
  • Avoid perfectionism and frustration
  • Manage stress and depressive sensations
  • Use special cognitive and behavioral techniques for positive change
Pages 336 pages, 8½ x 11, softcover
Year 2006