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Out of the blue : a memoir of workplace depression, recovery, redemption and yes, happiness

Author: Jan Wong
Publisher: [Canada] : J. Wong, ©2012.
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"At the high of her career in journalism, Jan Wong's world came crashing down. A sotry she wrote on a school shooting sparked a violent backlash, including death threats. her newspaper failed to stand by her, and for the first time in her life she spiraled into clinical depression. She found herself unable to write, but the paper's management through she was feigning illness, and fired her. Out of the Blue is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Wong
ISBN: 9780987868503 0987868500
OCLC Number: 792932321
Description: 263 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The demon of depression --
Tick tock --
L'affaire Wong --
A threat close to home --
The working wounded --
Crack-up --
The geographic cure --
Death by a thousand cuts --
Despair beyond despair --
Melancholia through the ages --
A darker shade of blue --
The music cure --
A new section called "life" --
Shrink-fit --
Relapse --
Running in the family --
Cipralex, Celexa, Effexor, Wellbutrin --
The upside of being down --
Fight or flight? --
Smile, you're on Candid Camera --
Berries --
Flight, again --
Year of the rat --
The art of war --
Fired up --
Hush money --
Eat bread. Butter, too --
Roses.
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Jan Wong wrote a story that sparked a violent backlash, including death threats. For the first time in her life she spiraled into clinical depression. Her newspaper accused her of feigning illness  Read more...

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Jan Wong knows how to tell a story, the fact that this is her story makes the telling that much more compelling. The trip through Depression is a sad and sorrowful journey. - Red Deer Advocate Read more...

 
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