The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression Themes

Andrew Solomon
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Depression

Depression is highly misunderstood by many people. It is an illness just like any other and for this reason, needs to be treated. Besides the misunderstandings surrounding the disease, a large problem is also errors in treatment. Hardly any of those suffering from depression receive proper treatment, though the number of people who suffer from the illness is rising rapidly. Solomon describes in detail his own experience with depression, including three breakdowns and how he dealt with the symptoms during each. Solomon also includes examples of the experiences of people around him. Since he has explained that depression varies greatly from person to person as it interacts with differing personalities, the examples allow the reader to obtain a full understanding of the range of effects that can be associated with depression. The remarkable story of Phaly Noun and her unique yet extremely successful technique for rehabilitating women is...

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