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A cure for darkness : the story of depression and how we treat it / Alex Riley.

Available copies

  • 7 of 15 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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1 current hold with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library 616.85 R (Text) 39493110018217 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501198779
  • ISBN: 1501198777
  • Physical Description: xi, 452 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
What is depression? Is it a persistent low mood or a complex range of symptoms? Is it a single diagnosis or a diversity of mental disorders requiring different treatments? In A Cure for Darkness, science writer Alex Riley explores these questions, digging into the long history of depression and chronicling the lives of psychiatrists and scientists who sought cures for their patients.
Subject: Depression, Mental > History.
Depression, Mental > Treatment.
Depression, Mental > Treatment > Biography.
Depression, Mental > Biography.
Psychiatrists > Biography.
Depressed persons.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Personal narratives.

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