About Dorothy Rowe

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Dorothy Rowe is a clinical psychologist, well known for her work on depression. She has written 12 books, each concerned with how we create meaning, and is a frequent contributor to newspapers, magazines, television and radio. Her website is www.dorothyrowe.com.au

Articles by Dorothy Rowe

  1. The Myths We Live By

    Listed in mind matters

    The author sheds light on how our assumptions about life and how it should be affect our behaviour, health and ability to cope with life challenges, using an example of a 40-year-ol...

  2. The Experience of Depression

    Listed in depression

    Each of us experiences depression in an image which is idiosyncratically our own, and yet which shares a meaning with all other people images of the experience of depression.

  3. What We Fear The Most

    Listed in depression

    Clinical psychologist Dorothy Rowe, well known for her work on depression and her many books on the subject, explores our fears about ill health and dying.

  4. A Balanced Life

    Listed in alexander technique

    Regular contributor Dorothy Rowe describes her experience of the Alexander Technique, having received her first Alexander lesson from her friend, Jeannie MacLean, an experienced tea...

  5. Escaping the Prison of Depression

    Listed in depression

    Dorothy Rowe, researcher and prolific author about depression for 35 years, writes in her column that many people who are depressed present images of being trapped and alone when as...

  6. Being Listened To

    Listed in holistic psychotherapy

    Dr Dorothy Rowe looks at how the elderly and mentally ill are looked upon by would-be helpers and family members. She writes of her own experience of growing old. Although she feels...

  7. Our Best Drug

    Listed in holistic psychotherapy

    This article points up the difference between old and new methods of psychiatric drug research. Most important is the way new methods emphasize the importance of placebos, following...

  8. Understanding Ourselves: Do You Deserve a Treat?

    Listed in holistic psychotherapy

    Fancy a cream cake? Could you buy one without feeling guilty? Should you have to establish first whether you deserve one? In this article, Dorothy Rowe relates our shiver of guilt a...

  9. Identity and Immunity

    Listed in immune function

    The author identifies that stressful situations like moving house or exams make one more likely to pick up every flu bug or cold. Research undertaken into the efficient functioning ...

  10. Extreme Ideas

    Listed in holistic psychotherapy

    This article looks into extreme beliefs, which the author says allows no exceptions, no matter what the circumstances. They never reflect reality and always lead to suffering. Our f...

  11. The Myth of Chemical Imbalance

    Listed in depression

    Dorothy Rowe discusses the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) report on the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant drugs (SSRIs such as Seroxa...

Book reviews by Dorothy Rowe

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