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Scar A Personal History of Depression and Recovery

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ISBN-10: 1324001739

ISBN-13: 9781324001737

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mary Cregan

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At the age of twenty-seven, married, living in New York, and working in book design, Mary Cregan gives birth to her first child, a daughter she names Anna. But it's apparent that something is terribly wrong, and a two days later, Anna dies--plunging Cregan into suicidal despair.Decades later, sustained by her work, a second marriage, and a son, Cregan reflects on and attempts to make sense of this pivotal experience. Weaving together literature and research with details from her long-buried medical records, she writes of her own ordeal--and the still-visible scar of a suicide attempt--while considering it as part of a larger history of our understanding of depression. She investigates the…    
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List price: $16.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/19/2019
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 256
Language: English