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by William Styron

In 1985 William Styron fell victim to a crippling and almost suicidal depression that he chronicles in Darkness Visible.

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by Sharon O'Brien

This a touching memoir of the author's experience with depression woven into growing up in an Irish-American family.

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by Leslie Garis

A poignant memoir about Garis's journey from childhood into adulthood while learning about her father's struggles with mental illness and how it effected the entire family.

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by Michael Greenberg

Greenberg, a professional writer, describes with immense clarity the experience of watching his teenage daughter suffer an acute manic psychosis then proceed through various treatments with varying success.

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by Julie T. Johnson

From her experience, Julie Johnson outlines Eight Stages of dealing with someone who has a mental illness.

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by Rosalynn Carter and Susan Golant.

Describes the stages the caregiver progresses through, from first facing the illness or declining health of a loved one to the "long-term, hard-work phase of caregiving."

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by Susan Rose Blauner

Susan Rose Blauner talks opening about her history of suicidal thoughts, behaviors and hospitalizations, offering guidance to those who are coping with similar circumstances.

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By Michael Zitz

Doris Buffet’s biography

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by Nancy Rappaport

Rappaport was only four when her mother, a Boston socialite, died from an overdose. This Harvard Medical School assistant professor delves into her family's troubled history and her parents' turbulent marriage.

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