Depression and physical illness are intimately related. This book details the evidence linking depression with major health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer. It explores the processes underlying the association, and provides guidance to health professionals and patients on how to break the connection between depression and physical illness.Table of Contents Part I. Introduction to Depression and its Determinants: 1. Depression in the medically ill Francis Creed and Chris Dickens2. Psychosocial factors, depression and illness Stephen Stansfeld and Farhat RasulPart II. Depression and Specific Health Problems: 3. Depression and the development of coronary heart disease Andrew Steptoe4. Depression and prognosis in cardiac patients Heather Lett, Andrew Sherwood, Lana Watkins and James Blumenthal5. The management of depression in patients with coronary heart disease Robert Carney and Kenneth Freedland6. Depression and physical disability Brenda Penninx7. Chronic pain and depression: twin burdens of adaptation Christina Van Puymbroeck, Alex Zautra and Peter-Panagioti Harakas8. The interrelationship of depression and diabetes Dominique L. Musselman, Angela Bowling, Natalie Gilles, Hannah Larsen, Ephi Betan and Lawrence S. Phillips9. Depression and chronic fatigue Peter D. White10. Cancer and depression Alice E. Simon, Steven C. Palmer and James C. Coyne11. Depression and obesity Lucy Cooke and Jane WardlePart III. Biological and behavioural processes12. Inflammation, sickness behaviour, and depression Robert Dantzer, Nathalie Castanon, Jacques Lestage, Maite Moreau and Lucile Capuron13. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis: cortisol, DHEA, mental and behavioural function Ian Goodyer14. Depression and immunity: biological and behavioral mechanisms Michael Irwin15. Smoking and depression Jon D. Kassel and Benjamin L. Hankin16. Depression and physical activity Andrew Steptoe17. Adherence to medical advice Douglas A Raynor, Rena R. Wing and Suzanne PhelanPart IV. Conclusions: 18. Integrating clinical with biobehavioural studies of depression and illness Andrew Steptoe.
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Titolo: Depression and Physical Illness
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2006
Finitura: Copertina flessibile