by Tessa Wigney, Kerrie Eyers and Gordon Parker (Edtors) - £8.99 Allen & Unwin (2007)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781741752649 | ISBN 10: 1741752647
Autobiographical stories written by sufferers of depression open the lid on this insidious and often silent disease and chart the journey from first onset to successful management. Inspiring and insightful reading from people who know exactly what it means to bring the black dog to heel.
Depression can be a dark and lonely experience: sharing with a friend can make all the difference.
In Journeys with the Black Dog many people share their stories of living with depression. Personal stories of first symptoms, the path to getting diagnosed, the confusion and frustration, and all the many ways of keeping depression at bay whatever it takes.
Written with raw honesty and sharp humour, these stories demonstrate it is possible to gain control over depression. Journeys with the Black Dog is genuinely inspiring reading for anyone who suffers from depression and those who care for them.
(Price & availability last checked: January 2016)