Please note: This is a summary, analysis, and review of the book and not the original book.
Dr. David D. Burns offers practical advice to dealing with the thoughts that lead to depression, rather than going straight to medication to solve your problems in his groundbreaking look into mood and depression, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy.
This Sumoreads summary and analysis offers supplementary material to Feeling Good to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, Sumoreads is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes!
What does this Sumoreads summary and analysis include?
- Executive summary of the original book
- Editorial review
- Key takeaways and analysis from each section
- A short bio of the the authors
Original book summary overview:
In his book, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, David D. Burns explains the simple practices anyone can use to overcome anger, guilt, low self-esteem, "do-nothingism", and other debilitating aspects of depression. In an easy, reassuring tone, Burns offers practical insights that will make you feel better the moment you pick up this book
Before you buy: The purpose of this Sumoreads summary and analysis is to help you decide if it's worth the time, money, and effort reading the original book (if you haven't already). Sumoreads has pulled out the essence - but only to help you ascertain the value of the book for yourself. This analysis is meant as a supplement to and not a replacement for Feeling Good.