The Resource The noonday demon : an atlas of depression, Andrew Solomon

The noonday demon : an atlas of depression, Andrew Solomon

Label
The noonday demon : an atlas of depression
Title
The noonday demon
Title remainder
an atlas of depression
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Solomon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author offers a look at depression in which he draws on his own battle with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, researchers, doctors, and others to assess the complexities of the disease, its causes and symptoms, and available therapies. This book examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. He confronts the challenge of defining the illness and describes the vast range of available medications, the efficacy of alternative treatments, and the impact the malady has on various demographic populations, around the world and throughout history. He also explores the thorny patch of moral and ethical questions posed by emerging biological explanations for mental illness. He takes readers on a journey into the most pervasive of family secrets and contributes to our understanding not only of mental illness but also of the human condition
Awards note
National Book Award, Nonfiction, 2001.
Cataloging source
CCD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Solomon, Andrew
Dewey number
616.85/27
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Solomon, Andrew
  • Solomon, Andrew
  • Depression, Mental
  • Depressed persons
  • Depressed persons
  • Depression, Mental
Label
The noonday demon : an atlas of depression, Andrew Solomon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Now with a new chapter"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Depression -- Breakdowns -- Treatments -- Alternatives -- Populations -- Addiction -- Suicide -- History -- Poverty -- Politics -- Evolution -- Hope -- Since
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
676 pages
Isbn
9781501123887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912553139
  • 1520490
  • (OCoLC)ocn912553139
  • 1520490
Label
The noonday demon : an atlas of depression, Andrew Solomon
Publication
Note
"Now with a new chapter"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Depression -- Breakdowns -- Treatments -- Alternatives -- Populations -- Addiction -- Suicide -- History -- Poverty -- Politics -- Evolution -- Hope -- Since
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
676 pages
Isbn
9781501123887
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912553139
  • 1520490
  • (OCoLC)ocn912553139
  • 1520490

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