The Noonday Demon An Atlas of Depression Kindle ✓

The Noonday Demon An Atlas of Depression El demonio de la depresión ue aparece ahora en una versión aumentada y revisada es una obra fundamental ue obtuvo el National Book Award y fue finalista del Premio Pulitzer Solomon explora el fenómeno de la depresión a partir de su propia lucha contra la enfermedad y de entrevistas con otros enfermos médicos y científicos responsables políticos investigadores farmacológicos y filósofos; así revela la sutil complejidad y la intensa agonía ue la definenEste libro asume el reto de explicar la depresión y describe el amplio abanico de medicamentos disponibles la eficacia de las terapias alternativas y el impacto ue la enfermedad tiene en distintos grupos sociales en todo el mundo y a lo largo de la historia Solomon demuestra una sinceridad una inteligencia y una erudición extraordinarias a lo largo de este viaje al más oscuro de los secretos familiares Su contribución a nuestra comprensión de la enfermedad mental y también de la condición humana es asombrosa


About the Author: Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon writes about politics culture and health He lives in New York and London He has written for many publications such as the New York Times The New Yorker and Artforum on topics including depression Soviet artists the cultural rebirth of Afghanistan Libyan politics and deaf culture He is also a Contributing Writer for Travel and Leisure In 2008 he was awarded the Humanita



10 thoughts on “The Noonday Demon An Atlas of Depression

  1. says:

    hands down the best nonfiction book i've ever read the noonday demon is exhaustive in its examination of depression and mental illness weaving the author's and others' experiences with major depressive break


  2. says:

    Down so down oh The sorrow I could drownOverwhelming emotions crowding my mindIt gets me down this mundane grindLike groundhog day perpetual recurrenceDay in day out such annoyanceI'm starting with the man in the mir


  3. says:

    The survivors stay on pills waiting We go on You cannot choose whether you get depressed and you cannot choose when or how you get better but you can choose what to do with the depression especially when you come out of itThi


  4. says:

    After slogging through a large chunk of The Noonday Demon I've come to accept I just can't see it through to the end This book is lethal alternately depressing readers boring readers and making readers roll their eyes so hard they pop


  5. says:

    And this ladies and gentlemen is how you write about depression


  6. says:

    A piercing painful and oh so necessary book The Noonday Demon An Atlas of Depression examines depression through a cultural personal and scientific lens Andrew Solomon well known for his TED Talks and his varied publications reveals the agonizing depth


  7. says:

    This was a good book but I found it scholarly less readable and harder to get through than similar books such as Peter Whybrow's A Mood Apart and Lewis Wolpert's Malignant Sadness Perhaps this is because Solomon cites a lot of philosophers He has extensive not


  8. says:

    Probably the best book I have read for a long time The War and Peace of depression A compelling comprehensive personal tightly written passionate and well researched exploration of depression in all its darkness at noon dimensions I read it too fast in a few sittings be


  9. says:

    especially recommended for anyone who has ever dealt personally with depression the scope that solomon attempts is vast covering literature history psychology sociology politics anthropology etc etc though many uestions go unanswered from the start he is honest about the intenti


  10. says:

    ”If there is anything we’ve learned in the addiction field” says Herbert Kleber “it’s that once you get addicted — it doesn’t matter how you got there — you have a disease with a life of its own If you treat a depressed alcoholic with an antidepressant you produce a non d


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *