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Acknowledgments. Foreword. Introduction. Part One: Understanding Depression. 1 The Experience of Depression. 2 The Experience of Mania: Bipolar Disorder. 3 Who Is at Risk for Depression? 4 Recognizing Depression in All Its Forms and Guises. 5 Stressful Events: When People Get Depressed. Part Two: Unraveling the Secrets. 6 What Do We Know About the Brain? 7 Genes and Depression: The Fateful Inheritance. 8 Hormones, Headaches, and Heart Attacks. Part Three: Depression and Mania and Destructive Effects on the Whole Person. 9 Depression, Manic Depression, and Relationships. 10 Destructive Behavior. 11 Facing up to Suicide.Part Four: Treatments for Depression. 12 Getting Help for Depression. 13 Making the Diagnosis Is the First Treatment. 14 Medical Treatment. 15 The Different Kinds of Drugs. 16 Psychotherapy: Treating the Person. 17 ECT, Light, and Other Medical Treatments. 18 Alternative Treatments. 19 Hospitalization: A Guide for Patients and Families. 20 Getting Back to Normal. 21 Going Forward. Appendix A: Insurance. Appendix B: Helpful Organizations. Appendix C: Helpful Books. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.