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Resources for Mental Health

The following resources are offered to help you learn more about issues related to mental and emotional health. This information is not meant to be comprehensive or guarantee the results you seek. If a particular problem persists, talk with your doctor or a mental health professional to get the help you need.

Here are some books and websites you might find useful:


A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook by Elisha Goldstein Ph.D., Bob Stahl Ph.D., & Saki Santorelli

Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Anxiety, Fear, and Panic by Jeffrey Brantley

Cancer Patient's Guide to Overcoming Depression & Anxiety: Getting Through Treatment and Getting Back to Your Life by Derek Hopko and Carl Lejuez

ChemoBrain: How Cancer Therapies Can Affect Your Mind by Ellen Clegg & Dr. Stewart Fleishman

Depression and Cancer by David W. Kissane, Mario Maj, & Norman Sartorius

* Fighting Cancer from Within: How to Use the Power of Your Mind for Healing by Martin L. Rossman

Finding Your Way through Cancer: An Expert Cancer Psychologist Helps Patients and Survivors Face the Challenges of Illness by Andrew Kneier

* Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

* Minding the Body, Mending the Mind by Joan Borysenko

* Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the 3-to-1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life by Barbara L. Fredrickson

* The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living by Russ Harris

* The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety by John Forsyth & Georg Eifert

* The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Depression by Kirk Strosahl & Patricia Robinson

* The Mindful Way through Depression by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, & Jon Kabat-Zinn

* Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation for Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

* This book is available for check-out in Touro’s Patient Resource Library

CDs & DVDs 

Center for Mindfulness—Stress Reduction Program CDs 
Duke Integrative Medicine—Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction CDs 

Health Journeys—Guided Imagery CDs 
Jon Kabat-Zinn—Mindfulness Meditation Practice CDs


American Cancer Society—Anxiety, Fear, and Depression

American Cancer Society—Emotional Side Effects

Center for Mindfulness at University of Massachusetts—Stress Reduction Program 

Cancer.Net (American Society of Clinical Oncology)—Depression and Anxiety 

Duke Integrative Medicine 

National Cancer Institute—Anxiety Disorder 
National Cancer Institute—Depression 
National Mental Health Association—Information 

New Orleans Center for Mind-Body Health 

Positivity Ratio—Take the Test 
Y-Me National Breast Cancer Organization—Depression 
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