The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression

Andrew Solomon


Andrew Solomon’s nationwide publication Award-winning, bestselling, and transformative masterpiece on depression—“the publication for a iteration, elegantly written, meticulously researched, empathetic, and enlightening” (Time)—now with a huge new bankruptcy protecting lately brought and novel remedies, suicide and anti-depressants, being pregnant and melancholy, and lots more and plenty more.

The Noonday Demon examines melancholy in own, cultural, and medical phrases. Drawing on his personal struggles with the disease and interviews with fellow victims, medical professionals and scientists, coverage makers and politicians, drug designers, and philosophers, Andrew Solomon finds the delicate complexities and sheer soreness of the ailment in addition to the explanations for desire. He confronts the problem of defining the affliction and describes the titanic diversity of accessible medicines and coverings, and the effect the illness has on a number of demographic populations—around the area and all through background. He additionally explores the thorny patch of ethical and moral questions posed via organic motives for psychological disorder. With unusual humanity, candor, wit and erudition, award-winning writer Solomon takes readers on a trip of incomparable variety and resonance into the main pervasive of relations secrets and techniques. His contribution to our realizing not just of psychological disease but additionally of the human is really attractive.

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