Depression: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed is a helpful pocket guide to navigating the first steps of treatment and getting symptoms under control right away. It addresses topics that people just diagnosed with depression want to know: Do I tell my friends and family, and if so, how? Should I take medication or try psychological treatments? How can I work up the motivation to change? This simple and straightforward guide answers all of readers’ questions and offers skills that are proven to help manage depression symptoms. Readers also learn how to find the help and support they need and prevent relapse once they recover from the condition. This concise guide is a must-read for anyone diagnosed with depression and serves as a handy pocket reference guide throughout the recovery process.