Depression Resources

Books you can take with you are in this number range:

616.8527

When searching our catalog use these subjects:

  • Depression, Mental
  • Postpartum depression
  • Depression in adolescence


Suggested online databases:

Health Reference Center--Facts on File
Facts On File’s Health Reference Center is a comprehensive encyclopedic database containing thousands of hyperlinked entries organized into four major categories: conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and body systems.It provides clear information on the causes, cures, key research, medical terms, symptoms, treatments and trends, and organizations in each field of study.

Health and Wellness- Gale
Use this Resource Center to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on: Fitness, Pregnancy, Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Prescription Drugs, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Source:Nursing/Academic Edition-Ebsco
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Featuring Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

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Instant Relief:

Games:

  • Falling Sand Game - Sand falls and you draw lines to manipulate it. Very zen.
  • Drift - You get to be a bunny frolicking in a sunny meadow hopping around balloons.
  • Loops of Zen - Try this addictive games where the only objective is to make shapes with all rounded borders.

Faking Happiness:

  • Defensive Pessimism - For some people, preparing for the worst makes them feel better. Take a quiz to see if this is your coping strategy.
  • Imposter Phenomenon - This article explains how some people feel a disconnect between outward success and inward anxiety.