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Description - Journeys with the Black Dog by Tessa Wigney

Depression can be a dark and lonely experience: sharing with a friend can make all the difference.In Journeys with the Black Dog many people share their stories of living with depression. Personal stories of first symptoms, the path to getting diagnosed, the confusion and frustration, and all the many ways of keeping depression at bay whatever it takes. Written with raw honesty and sharp humour, these stories demonstrate it is possible to gain control over depression. Journeys with the Black Dog is genuinely inspiring reading for anyone who suffers from depression and those who care for them.'These stories provide inspiration, wise counsel, and hope.' - Anne Deveson, AO, Writer, Broadcaster and Filmmaker'A wonderful book for anyone who has been depressed or who wants to understand depression better. It is insightful, compassionate, and invaluable.' - Kay Redfield Jamison, Professor of Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine'A most important addition to the growing library of books on depression. It is written by those who have lived and experienced depression for those who want to learn more. It cuts deep and speaks to the soul as well as the intellect.' - Professor Geoff Gallop, former Premier of Western Australia

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741752649
ISBN-10: 1741752647
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 125mm x 23mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Tessa Wigney

Tessa Wigney is a writer, with an Honours degree in Sociology. She is undertaking a PhD at the University of New South Wales, based at the Black Dog Institute. Kerrie Eyers is a psychologist and teacher, and is the Publications Consultant at the Black Dog Institute. She is editor of Tracking the Black Dog (UNSW Press, 2006). Gordon Parker AO is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales, and Executive Director of the Black Dog Institute. He is a mood disorders researcher with an international reputation. He authored Dealing with Depression (Allen and Unwin, 2004).