Deborah Serani




"Depression in Later Life will be of invaluable help to those suffering from depression and also those who care for the depressed -- particularly those sufferers of advancing years with their unique and special needs. Dr. Deborah Serani has made a superb contribution to the management of this awful ailment." ~ Dick Cavett. Author, Actor, Former Television Host

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"DEPRESSION AND YOUR CHILD: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVES"  (2013) by Dr. Deborah Serani gives parents and caregivers a uniquely textured understanding of pediatric depression, its causes, its symptoms, and its treatments.

This book is a must-have for parent who has a son or daughter that suffers from depression." ~ Dr. John M. Grohol,

"Depression and Your Child by Deborah Serani is by far, the best and most comprehensive resource out there about depression and children." ~ Andy Behrman, author of Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania

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"LIVING WITH DEPRESSION: A WHY BIOLOGY AND BIOGRAPHY MATTER ALONG THE PATH TO HOPE AND HEALING"  (2011) by Dr. Deborah Serani highlights her own personal and professional experiences living with depression.

"I wish that Serani's Living with Depression had been around when I first began to deal with depression. Patients can benefit from the doctor's perspective and doctors can learn from their patients. That they are both the same gifted author is a blessing to all who deal with mental illness." ~ Delta Burke, Actress

"Living with Depression manages to explain depression in terms of human biology and experience without downplaying either aspect. While Living with Depression is not a medical or psychological treatise, it is perhaps something better: an easy, comprehensive explanation of depression and how to get help." ~ National Alliance on Mental Illness

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"Dr. Serani courageously reveals her own lifetime struggles with serious depression - and devastating thoughts of suicide. The book has nowhere to go but up from there, and it delivers - with details about her own depression and treatment woven into a useful primer geared to the suffering and their families." ~ Newsday


"Serani offers a guide book with a soul. She clearly writes of the trials of major depression and the promise of science. And she does so as a gutsy clinical psychologist who shares the wisdom made from her suffering, not just her training." ~ Dr. Patrick Corrigan, Dean of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology  


Dr. Deborah Serani "combines her own history of childhood depression with her vast experience as a child psychologist to create a insightful and practical guidebook." ~ Foreword Reviews


"Serani offers validity and help to those who suffer from mood disorders but feel ashamed or don't know where to turn for help. This is a valuable resource with the potential to save lives."  ~ Library Journal