Coping with depression: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2005

The purpose of this guide is to clarify for consumers and carers the symptoms of depression and where to get help, the treatment options and an estimate of the costs, as well as advice on where to find further information and support.

Page last updated: June 2005

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The same publication in smaller sections:

Cover page (PDF 79 KB)
Copyright and contents (PDF 61 KB)
Key points about depression (PDF 52 KB)
Introduction (PDF 52 KB)
Do I need to get professional help? (PDF 55 KB)
What are the treatments for depression? (PDF 66 KB)
What does treatment cost? (PDF 41 KB)
Appendices (PDF 32 KB) - more information, websites, acronyms
Authors and acknowledgements (PDF 33 KB)
End page (PDF 74 KB)

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