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The unwelcome visitor : depression and how I survive it

By: Welch, Denise

1529384540 / 9781529384543
Hardback
616.85270092
25/06/2020
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England
24 cm 261 pages
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'Though we have come a long way this crippling, debilitating, often terminal illness is still shockingly misunderstood.

This is my story that you have asked me to tell. Those who suffer from depression will understand and those who don't will hopefully learn how to.' This is the book that Denise Welch wished for as she found herself exhausted and defeated after yet another visit from The Unwelcome Visitor - the name she gives to the episodes of clinical depression she has suffered from over the past 30 years. For so many, understanding their mental health is a leap into the unknown, and they are left grappling with the physical and emotional fallout without any guidance or someone to tell them 'you're not alone and you can live a happy and successful life alongside your illness'.

Within these pages Denise reveals her ongoing journey from breakdowns to breakthroughs and through self-destruction to self-acceptance. Typically candid, Denise brings her trademark humour and honesty to a conversation that we urgently need to have, and shows readers it is brave and courageous to be open and vulnerable, and you too can take back control.

BIC:

BGFA Autobiography: arts & entertainment, BM Memoirs, VFJP Coping with anxiety & phobias

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