Part of a series which aims to provide authoritative coverage of a range of common medical problems. The book explains the condition to inform the patient, describes its symptoms, examines its causes, and analyzes the various treatments from self-help to medical intervention. All advice and information is based on scientific evidence and risks and controversies are exposed. "Depression" aims to give the patient more control and equip him or her to enter into a more informed dialogue with doctors and carers.
Netdoctor.co.uk is the most visited healthcare website and offers both consumers and healthcare professionals access to the most authoritative and expansive medical information resource online. An editorial team comprising GPs, medical specialists and pharmacists is behind the site's 4000 pages of content, all written and developed to reflect local healthcare issues. Its aim is to increase medical understanding among patients to empower them and untimately lead to improvements in quality of care.