Depression: The Misunderstood Illness (New Edition)


Depression: The Misunderstood Illness (New Edition)

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“Professor Lim’s impeccably fluid and readable style is coupled with a treasure trove of knowledge between the pages. This comprehensive book contains up-to-date information on depression, an illness of tremendous morbidity to the patient and society. … I highly recommend this book to patients, their loved ones, caregivers, students and trainees of medicine, psychiatry, psychology, social work and all those interested in this very human condition.”


Associate Professor Tih-Shih Lee
Senior Consultant Psychiatrist
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Duke University Medical School, USA


Did you know that depression is a common disorder that afflicts more than 10 per cent of the world’s population? In Depression: The Misunderstood Illness, author Dr Leslie Lim provides extensive coverage of this ailment including topics such as clinical features and causes of depression, as well as treatment measures and options that may reduce the risk of depression. Case studies and the nature of the illness as it occurs in various age groups offer valuable and practical information, and a greater understanding of this condition. This relevant and insightful book brings hope to patients and their caregivers, assuring them that there is light at the end of the tunnel.


About the Author
Dr Leslie Lim is a practising psychiatrist with over 30 years’ experience in the public sector. He is a Clinical Associate Professor and an Adjunct Associate
Professor at two universities in Singapore. He is also the author of Victorious Living in a Depressed World, Mental Illness or Demonisation?, and Freedom from Fear: Overcoming Anxiety Disorders, all published by Armour Publishing.



ISBN: 978-981-18-3612-1
Size: 229 by 152 mm (closed)
No. of Pages: 224 pages
Release Date March 2022



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