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Armstrong shares her story of living with debilitating depression and the radical treatment she underwent to cure it. For years she controlled her depression with a mixture of prescriptions, but when…
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Scream: A Memoir of Glamour and Dysfunction
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"I could not put down this book—it is a triumph, a work of great honesty and insight. It is a necessary book for our time." —Karen E. Bender, author of Refund



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Van Gogh in Peppers: a self-portrait of male depression
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A cautionary memoir about a man's attempt to overcome depression without doctors, therapists, or medication, the results alternating…

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