Have you ever felt blue? Do you turn to food for comfort? Are you unable to sleep despite overwhelming exhaustion? You are not alone. 154 million people globally suffer depression, which is just the tip of the mental illness iceberg. The vast majority receive no treatment, due to an immense lack of specialists, resources and understanding. But this doesn't mean you have to suffer in silence. HEAD CASE gives you the clinical expertise, without the professional jargon. Dr Pamela Connolly offers simple self-assessment tools and down-to-earth information on a wide range of mental health problems. She explains everything that can go wrong with your mind, and sets out easy steps to start feeling better straight away. HEAD CASE is the most comprehensive book of its kind, covering everything from mood, personality and sleep disorders to anxiety, trauma and addiction. It addresses the effect of childhood experiences on later life, and how to deal with issues from the past. It is a helpful, practical and positive guide that will inspire readers to make manageable steps towards a more joyful life.
An Australian born in New Zealand, Dr Pamela Stephenson Connollyis famous for her starring role in Not the Nine O'Clock News" and other TV and film work. She and Billy live in the Highlands and Los Angeles, where Pamela works as a clinical psychologist. Since the publication of BILLY, she has embarked on an additional career -- that of bestselling author.