How Unexpected Observations and Unintended Outcomes Shape the Science and Treatment of Depression
by Sarah Zabel
Pub Date 1 Feb 2021 | Archive Date 30 Oct 2021
Sarah Zabel Enterprises, LLC, Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), Members' Titles
Fighting Chance is a scientific journey inside depression, from its underpinnings in cellular neuroscience to the most modern treatments. Incorporating the voices of researchers making fundamental discoveries about depression, physicians fighting to bring advanced treatment options to their patients, and ordinary people struggling for relief from their illness, Fighting Chance is a compelling tale of ingenuity, resilience, and hope.
A Note From the Publisher
"An inherently fascinating and impressively informative medical history of treating chronic depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and related psychological ailments, Fighting Chance: How Unexpected Observations and Unintended Outcomes Shape the Science and Treatment of Depression is a truly seminal study that is exceptionally well written, organized and presented."
—Midwest Book Review
"Fighting Chance is an essential resource, particularly for those who encounter depressed individuals who may be at high risk for suicide... It is unusual to find a book on depression that is so well written, with clear takeaways of where the field is today and future directions."
—Blynn Garland Bunney, PhD, University of California, Irvine
"A comprehensive study of the history and science of depression, FIGHTING CHANCE examines the causes, symptoms, and treatments of this disease as research and understanding have evolved over time. Providing the perspectives of clinicians, researchers, and patients, Sarah Zabel deftly illustrates the physical and emotional toll of depression on those who suffer from it. An essential addition to the library of anyone impacted by this disease."