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The New Psychology of Depression by Danny Penman

The New Psychology of Depression

by Danny Penman

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From Oxford University comes this 3-hour series covering "The New Psychology of Depression". Dr. Danny Penman and Professor Mark Williams (co-authors of the book Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World) discuss the global health problem of depression and the current methods for treating it including medication and therapy. They then discuss Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) which Professor Williams co-developed. They describe what MBCT is and the success that it has had in preventing relapse of depression in the many studies that have been conducted throughout the world. Anyone who has experienced depression or knows someone who has should listen to this great series on the latest information about treating depression.

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  • What is depression?
    Fri, Oct 21, 2011

    Depression is expected to impose the second biggest health burden globally by 2020; greater even than heart disease, arthritis and many forms of cancer. Professor Mark Williams and Dr Danny Penman discuss the driving forces behind this startling trend.

  • How is depression treated?
    Fri, Oct 21, 2011

    Doctors and psychiatrists once believed that patterns of thinking played little or no role in depression, but this is now known to be wrong. Professor Williams and Dr Danny Penman discuss how the treatment of depression has evolved in recent years.

  • Can treatments such as Cognitive Therapy help?
    Mon, Nov 07, 2011

    Depression tends to return even if it has been successfully treated. Scientists now understand why this happens and have developed therapies that reduce the risks of relapse and help lift the burden of depression should it return.

  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: A new approach to treating depression
    Mon, Nov 14, 2011

    Mindfulness therapy is an extremely effective treatment preventing relapse in depression. But what does it entail and how does it work?

  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy on trial
    Mon, Nov 28, 2011

    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is especially good for people who have suffered the most debilitating forms of depression. The evidence for its effectiveness is overwhelming and continues to grow.

  • Mindfulness and the brain
    Mon, Dec 05, 2011

    In this final episode Professor Mark Williams and Danny Penman discuss how imaging studies show that Mindfulness may have numerous profoundly positive effects on the brain.

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