1 This study again points towards disruption of circadian rhythms as a link with depression. The recent introduction of expensive agomelatine may work for particular depressions characterised by circadian disruption but is not without its side effects:
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(18)30139-1/fulltext

2 Independent article tells us what we all should know:
https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/mental-health-help-how-change-awareness-causes-treat-a8357741.html
3 Self harm is an obvious area for concern, this study points to what may and may not work for adolescents who self harm:
https://tavistockandportman.nhs.uk/research-and-innovation/our-research/research-projects/self-harm-intervention-family-therapy-shift/

4 Ed Watkins (2016) book on rumination-focused cognitive behavioural therapy is a gift that keeps on giving, I keep on reading and getting little nuggets of advice from it regardless of whether I am practicing it in pure form.

 

About the Author moodcoach

I am an accredited cognitive behavioural therapist with particular interest in working alongside people with depression. I am committed to improving access to psychological therapies. I do this through helping people link with accredited therapists. I help people prepare better for therapy so as to reduce premature endings and to maximise early gains. I also work with a very small number of clients in therapy and offer therapy at an affordable price. My qualifications also include a Diploma in Couselling, I also have the following qualifications:- RGN, RMN, RNLD, MSc, BEd (Hons). My main area of inteets is mood disorders.

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