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0571230784
Paperback:Malignant sadness, the anatomy of depression:2006
Author: Wolpert, L.
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Is depression a question of genetics, bad parental care, or distressing life events? This book presents in accessible terms what scientists and psychiatrists know about the subject. General adult
xix, 202 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1408808218
Hardback:Your voice in my head:2011
Author: Forrest, Emma
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Emma Forrest, an English journalist, was 22 and living in America when she realised that her quirks had gone beyond eccentricity. Lonely, in a dangerous cycle of self-harm and damaging relationships, she found herself in the chair of a slim, balding and effortlessly optimistic psychiatrist. General adult
214 p. ; 23 cm (hbk)
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0099277131
Paperback:The noonday demon, an anatomy of depression:2002
Author: Solomon, Andrew
Year: 2002
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: This work looks at the subject of depression, mental illness and the way we live. It digs deep into personal experience and also covers the wider picture - the historical, social, biological, chemical and medical aspects and implications of the disease. General adult
560 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0091917468
Paperback:The devil within:2009
Author: Merritt, Stephanie
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vermilion
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is Stephanie Merritt's unflinchingly honest memoir exploring areas of experience commonly associated with depression such as love, solitude and self-medication through the prism of her own experience. General adult
266 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0747572453
Paperback:Shoot the damn dog, a memoir of depression:2009
Author: Brampton, Sally
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Resource type: Physical
Note: Sally Brampton is an optimist. The founding editor of Elle magazine, a successful journalist and novelist, she loves gardening, friends and life. She is also a depressive. This book provides a memoir of her journey through depression. General adult
328 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0099285576
Paperback:Darkness visible, a memoir of madness:2001
Author: Styron, William
Year: 2001
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: Darkness Visible describes the author's devastating descent into depression. It is an intimate portrait of the agony of his ordeal as well as a probing look at an illness that affects millions but is still widely misunderstood. General adult
Title series: Vintage classics
85 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0330346512
Paperback:An unquiet mind, a memoir of moods and madness:1997
Author: Jamison, Kay Redfield
Year: 1997
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Picador
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this book, a world authority on manic-depression reveals her own struggle since girlhood with this cruel disease. She describes how she mastered it and how it shaped her life. General adult
223p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1844086232
Paperback:An angel at my table:2010:[New] ed.
Author: Frame, Janet
Author: Frame, Janet
Author: Frame, Janet
Author: Frame, Janet
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New] ed.
Publisher: Virago
Resource type: Physical
Note: This ed. originally published: 2008 Contents: To the is-land. Originally published: New York: G. Braziller, 1982; London: Women's, 1983 -- An angel at my table. Originally published: London: Women's, 1984 -- The envoy from Mirror City. Originally published: London: Women's, 1985 This autobiography traces Janet Frame's childhood in a poor but intellectually intense family, life as a student, years of incarceration in mental hospitals and eventual entry into the saving world of writers. General adult
Title series: Virago modern classics
xv, 523 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1860497926
Paperback:Girl, interrupted:1995
Author: Kaysen, Susanna
Year: 1995
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Virago
Resource type: Physical
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0007142722
Paperback:Giving up the ghost, a memoir:2004
Author: Mantel, Hilary
Year: 2004
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Giving Up the Ghost' is novelist Hilary Mantel's autobiography in fiction and non-fiction. It deals with childhood, ghosts (real and metaphorical), illness and family. General adult
252, 8 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141191481
Paperback:The scent of dried roses:2009:[New ed.].
Author: Lott, Tim
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.].
Publisher: Penguin
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'The Scent of Dried Roses' is Tim Lott's moving and disturbing personal inquest into the death of his mother. Why did she kill herself? What had he, her son, to do with it? General adult
Title series: Modern classics
ix, 275 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1844081516
Paperback:Skating to Antarctica:2005
Author: Diski, Jenny
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Virago
Resource type: Physical
Note: Sardonically funny and moving, Skating to Antarctica is a book about a journey into darkness and light, the colour white, fantasy and memory, families and sanity. General adult MIND book award
240 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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