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Depression and Anxiety

Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad, but these feelings are usually fleeting and pass within a couple of days. Similarly, the experiences of anxiety and fear are normal responses to threat or danger and are usually helpful. Both the experiences of sadness and anxiety may be unhelpful if they interfere with a person’s daily routine or prevent a person from doing things that he or she normally does. The resources in this section are designed to help you learn more about these problems and their treatment.


Resources

Title and LinkTypeMajor ApproachSpecific SectionsAccessibility
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy
(2008)
Book and eBook by David D. Burns, M.D. Cognitive therapy Aging populations Accessible to blind/bisually impaired and colorblind
Full Catastrophe Living
(2013)
Book by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. Mindfulness-based stress reduction approach N/A Does not have alternative accessibility formats
Moving Forward: Overcoming Life’s Challenges
(2010)
Website by Chris Nezu Ph.D. & Art Nezu, Ph.D. Problem solving therapy Veterans Accessible to deaf/hard of hearing and colorblind
Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life
(2005)
Book by Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D. & Spencer Smith Acceptance and commitment therapy N/A Does not have alternative accessibility formats
Breathe2Relax
(2013)
Mobile Application by The National Center for Telehealth and Technology Cognitive behavioral therapy N/A Accessible to deaf/hard of hearing
 


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