This article is from the Bipolar Disorder FAQ, by email@example.com (Barry Campbell) with numerous contributions by others.
Title: Waking Up, Alive
Author: Richard Heckler
Comments: A recommended book about the subject of suicide.
Title: The Way Up From Down
Author: Priscilla Slagle, M.D.
Comments: It stresses a nutritional approach heavy on the amino acid
tyrosine, and a complete vitamin supplement program. May work for
people with less difficult forms of depression.
Title: We Heard the Angels of Madness: One Family's Struggle with
Authors: Diane and Lisa Berger
Publisher/Year: Morrow, 1991
Comments: Forwarded by Alexander Vuckovic, M.D. Written by a
mother who had a son stricken by manic-depression at 19 and
the rough road they walked to get him the help he needed.
Title: What to do During Depression: A Reason to Live
Author: Melody Beattie (General Editor).
Publisher/Year: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.; 1992.
Comments: This is a book that explores reasons to live and reasons not
to commit suicide. It also contains suggestions for life-
affirming actions people can take to help themselves get
through those times when they're struggling to find a reason
Title: What You Need to Know About Psychiatric Drugs
Author: Stuart C. Yudofsky,M.D.; Robert E. Hales,M.D.; and Tom
Publisher/Year: Ballantine; 1991
Title: When the Blues Won't Go Away
Author: Robert Hirschfeld, M.D.
Comments: Concerns new approaches to Dysthymic Disorder and other
forms of chronic low-grade depression.
Title: Winter Blues: Seasonal Affective Disorder and How to Overcome
Author: Norman Rosenthal, M.D.
Publisher/Year: The Guilfold Press; 1993