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Book Report/Review example - Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

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High school
Book Report/Review
Philosophy
Pages 4 (1004 words)
Many have read the book and were surprised on how practical and easy the tips are to follow and they have conquered their depression through the useful advice written in the pages of the book. Let us then try to evaluate the ethical messages contained in the book and see for ourselves what makes this self-help book a success in dealing with depression…

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Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

Depression is now seen as a disorder and many Americans both young and old suffer from it. Symptoms and signs that accompany depression include but are not limited to: Anxiety, Guilt, Negative feelings, Procrastination, Lack of Motivation, and Low Self-esteem

The book Feeling Good embanks its reader on the trail to eliminating depression in people though cognitive therapy. Cognitive therapy is also called “Thinking therapy” because it aims to change the view of the patient from a negativistic perspective to a more positive, and self-affirming one.
The book starts out by engaging and exposing the readers to Cognitive therapy and all the relevant research and theories that support or led to the creation of cognitive therapy as a technique in treating mood disorders. Chapter one discusses how we can categorize or “diagnose” our moods and understand it. This approach emphasizes that the self must first acknowledge that there is a problem, before prescribing any cure for the cure would not be effective if the self doesn’t realize that there is a problem that needs to be treated in the first place. Then in Chapter two, Dr. Burns discusses how to practically apply the concepts and theories stated in chapter one. He starts by encouraging the reader to build his/ her own self-esteem though focusing on the positives and seeing the negatives as learning points and not drawbacks. ...
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