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The noonday demon : an atlas of depression

Author: Andrew Solomon
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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The book for a generation ... Solomon interweaves a personal narrative with scientific, philosophical, historical, political, and cultural insights ... The result is an elegantly written, meticulously researched book that is empathetic and enlightening, scholarly and useful ... Solomon apologizes that no book can span the reach of human suffering. This one comes close.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Case studies
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Solomon, Andrew, 1963-
Noonday demon.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002
(OCoLC)604653985
Online version:
Solomon, Andrew, 1963-
Noonday demon.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002
(OCoLC)605647424
Named Person: Andrew Solomon; Andrew Solomon; Andrew Solomon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Solomon
ISBN: 9780684854670 0684854678 068485466X 9780684854663
OCLC Number: 49391547
Awards: Lambda Literary Award, 2001
Description: 571 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Depression --
Breakdowns --
Treatments --
Alternatives --
Populations --
Addiction --
Suicide --
History --
Poverty --
Politics --
Evolution --
Hope.
Responsibility: Andrew Solomon.

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With uncommon humanity, candor, wit, and erudition, award-winning author Solomon conducts a definitive narrative of incomparable range and resonance on his family secret of mental illness. Drawing on  Read more...

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Martha Manning, Ph.D. Clinical psychologist and author of "Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface" Solomon is able to examine depression in its considerable darkness, with an unblinking look at Read more...

 
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