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In this provocative and path breaking distillation of a career spent working with individuals seeking help with mood and motivation Eric Maisel reveals the implications of one of the era’s most dramatic cultural shifts In recent deca. I am not in a position to assess Maisel s contentions about depression The way the book is presented is probably uite misleading The impression created is that it is a self help book for the depressed In factit is a book about the significance of meaning and meaning making in a person s life It would be very helpful to someone who is experiencing a crisis of meaning in his or her life or finds it difficult to find or make meaning out of life Such a crisis might well lead to a person becoming depressed or be associated with a person s depression Maisel seems to euate depression and meaning crisis indicating t

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Des much of the unhappiness inherent in the human condition has been monetized into the disease of depression and related disorders Maisel persuasively critiues this sickness model and prescribes a potent new approach that updates the. This book was like a miracle to me Since reading it I ve learned new ways to cope with depression to the successful point where I ve been off all meds for months I can appreciate that for some people it hasn t been helpful to take a long honest look at how they make meaning in their lives But for me it was absolutely what I needed The only thing that bothered me in the book was his soapbox lecture reiterated too many times about how we ve bought into the medicate against feeling culture It may be true that we look to meds to change how we feel Some of us are OK with that and some of us aren t Five stars for

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Best ideas of modern psychology The result is a revolutionary reimagining of life’s difficulties and a liberating model of self care that optimizes our innate human ability to create meaning and seize opportunity in any circumstanc. Anyone who s struggled with depression should read this book and take heart from the existential formulations therein Depression isn t easy life can be hard and there s a lot to knock us around but by changing how we think of our emotions and our down days we can empower ourselves and start forming a new way of doing things On a personal level I found this book while in a very dark mental state and it helped me change my thoughts around and help form a new path of meaning I can t recommend it strongly enough

  • Paperback
  • 248
  • Rethinking Depression
  • Eric Maisel
  • English
  • 07 October 2017
  • 9781608680207

About the Author: Eric Maisel

Eric Maisel PhD is the author of than books in the areas of creativity coaching mental health and cultural trends He is a psychotherapist and creativity coach and writes for Psychology Today and Professional Artist Magazine and presents workshops internationally.



10 thoughts on “Rethinking Depression

  1. says:

    I am not in a position to assess Maisel's contentions about depression The way the book is presented is probably uite mislea

  2. says:

    Depression runs in my family This information took years to learn; there are still some deniers And I suppose Eric Maisel might be one of those

  3. says:

    Ok I tried I gave this book a chance This man has clearly never been depressed in his life and gives the impression that those who feel this way fall under a blanket of symptomsIf you feel depressed address it immediately with you doctor or co

  4. says:

    Losing labels finding meaningDepression or “depression”? According to the author the widespread diagnosis of depression has resulted in the medicalization pathologization and amplification of the natural human condition of unhappiness He agrees with Allan Horwitz and Jermone Wakefield who asserted in The Loss of Sadness that “Sadness is an inherent part of the human condition not a mental disorder Thus to confront

  5. says:

    This book was like a miracle to me Since reading it I've learned new ways to cope with depression to the successful point where I've been off all meds for months I can appreciate that for some people it hasn't been helpful to take a long honest look at how they make meaning in their lives But for me it was absolutely what I needed The only thing that bothered me in the book was his soapbox lecture reiterated too many times about h

  6. says:

    As someone who has suffered depression I appreciated the approach and understanding of this book While it's a bit venomous toward the industry of big medicine and pharmacology at first the book hits its stride when it comes to grips with its existential approach and humanistic psychology I found it really worthwhile and interesting

  7. says:

    I happened upon a book Rethinking Depression How to Shed Mental Health Labels and Create Personal Meaning by Eric Maisel Eric seems to believe there is no such thing as depression it’s just a sad mood relabeled a disorder by the pharmaceutical companies and therapists And there is some reason to believe this claim Although when someone hangs himself in the basement I have to think that is a little than sad mood But the funny

  8. says:

    This book is not worth the paper it's printed on

  9. says:

    Anyone who's struggled with depression should read this book and take heart from the existential formulations therein Depression isn't easy life can be hard and there's a lot to knock us around but by changing how we think of our emotions and our down days we can empower ourselves and start forming a new way of doing things On a personal level I found this book while in a very dark mental state and it helped me

  10. says:

    Please don't read this book while you're depressedI have a lot of criticism of the first part of this book Part One Rethinking Depression is jus

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