Eyes without sparkle: A journey through postnatal depression
by Elaine Hanzack
Published by: Radcliffe Publishing Ltd
This book made me feel that I’m not alone in my suffering and that other women are suffering the same as me. I am truly grateful to Elaine for giving such an honest account of what happened to her. It has given me hope for the future which I didn’t have before. In my opinion, every GP, health visitor, mental health worker and midwife should read this book).
Down Came The Rain: A Mother’s Story of Depression
by Brooke Shields
Published by: Michael Joseph Ltd
Brooke Shields writes about her battle with postnatal depression and her slow path to recovery. In this brave and warm memoir, she lifts the lid on this taboo subject that is still widely misunderstood, giving hope to the countless women who suffer from this debilitating illness.
Overcoming post natal depression: A five areas approach
by Chris Williams, Roch Cantwell & Karen Robertson
Published by: CRC Press
Uses the proven and trusted five areas model of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). By bringing together specialists in postnatal depression and with the use of self-help resources, this book addresses all the common challenges faced by women during times of low mood after having had a baby.
Coping with birth trauma and postnatal depression
by Lucy Jolin
Published by: Sheldon Press
Excellent information on birth trauma, its effects and adaptation to motherhood.
My journey to her world: How I coped with my wife’s post natal depression
by Michael Lurie
Published by: Grosvenor House
A rare and frank insight into the experience of the partner
by Mark Williams
Published by: AuthorHouse
Reaching out is an emotional and honest account of the experience that both Mark and his wife have had of depression.