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Women Conquering Depression: How to Gain Control of Eating, Drinking, and Overthinking and Embrace a Healthier Life Susan Nolen-Hoeksema

Women Conquering Depression: How to Gain Control of Eating, Drinking, and Overthinking and Embrace a Healthier Life

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema

Published January 5th 2010
ISBN : 9780805092226
Paperback
272 pages
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From the author of Women Who Think Too Much, a groundbreaking book that uncovers a hidden source of depression in women todayDepression is a common and debilitating problem among women, though it rarely occurs in a vaccum. As Susan Nolen-HoeksemasMoreFrom the author of Women Who Think Too Much, a groundbreaking book that uncovers a hidden source of depression in women todayDepression is a common and debilitating problem among women, though it rarely occurs in a vaccum. As Susan Nolen-Hoeksemas original research shows, overthinking--a tendency to ruminate on problems rather than to seek solutions--often co-exists with unhealthy eating habits and/or heavy drinking. In fact, 80 percent of women who report suffering from one of those also suffer from another. This groundbreaking book, written in a vivid narrative style that captures the complexities of womens lives today, explains how the three core problems of the Toxic Triangle reinforce one another, wreaking havoc on womens emotional well-being, physical health, relationships, and careers.Escape is possible, Nolen-Hoeksema assures us, for those who are already aware that they suffer from a serious problem as well as for the hundreds of thousands of others who have not yet examined the role that bingeing and purging--on negative thoughts, food, or alcohol--plays in their lives. Nolen-Hoeksema shows women how to harness their emotional and interpersonal strengths to overcome the stress caused by a destructive relationship with food, alcohol, and overthinking so that they can fashion effective, healthier strategies for living the life they deserve.