Undercurrents: A Therapists Reckoning With Her Own Depression

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Diane Publishing Company, Jun 1, 1994 - Psychology - 197 pages
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This is the memoir of an ordinary woman--a mother, a daughter, a psychologist, a wife--who tells the tale of her spiraling descent into a severe, debilitating depression. Undercurrents pioneers a new literature about women and depression that offers a vision of action instead of victimhood, hope instead of despair.

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User Review  - JLSmither - LibraryThing

I don't often read memoirs, and this one has a few problems similar to others (e.g., stories that don't directly relate to the central narrative, too many characters to keep straight). However, it ... Read full review

UNDERCURRENTS: A Therapist's Reckoning with Depression

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

It is strange to find small joys in a book about depression, but there are many in Manning's tale of her descent into hell. Among a spate of recent memoirs about depression, what defines Manning's ... Read full review

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