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Read online Il demone di mezzogiorno. Depressione: la storia, la scienza, le cure.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Il demone di mezzogiorno. Depressione: la storia, la scienza, le cure Colpito da una violenta crisi depressiva a venticinque anni a causa della morte della madre lo scrittore Andrew Solomon raccoglie in queste pagine non solo la sua esperienza personale ma soprattutto un indagine su una malattia dai contorni sfuggenti e dalle manifestazioni spesso ambigue e indecifrabili Andando alla caccia delle ragioni della propria sofferenza e riportando le testimonianze di altre presone passate attraverso la stessa esperienza Solomon offre al lettore una ricostruzione di tutte le implicazioni sanitarie culturali sociali e politiche della sindrome depressiva by Andrew Solomon

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Il demone di mezzogiorno. Depressione: la storia, la scienza, le cure
Title:Il demone di mezzogiorno. Depressione: la storia, la scienza, le cure
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ISBN:8804506857
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Number of Pages:569
Category:Non fiction, Psychology, Mental health, Memoir, Mental illness
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Far and Away: How Travel Can Change the World, Oleg Vassiliev: Memory Speaks (Themes and Variations), Verre ontmoetingen: reizen door een wereld in verandering, A Stone Boat, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, El Demonio de La Depresion, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, The Irony Tower: Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost, The Reckoning: Searching for Meaning with the Father of the Sandy Hook Killer, Far & Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years
Oleg Vassiliev was born in Moscow in and was one of the leading figures in the Russian unofficial art movement Since the artist lives and works in New York p In his art Vassiliev combines the traditions of Russian Realism of the th century with the Russian avant garde of the beginning of the th century Vassiliev s principal themes which were born while he was in Russia and continue to the present day are his memories of home and houses roads forests fields friends and family p p Oleg Vassiliev Memory Speaks Themes and Variations reflects the artist s career from to the present day p, Sometimes the legacy of depression includes a wisdom beyond one s years a depth of passion unexperienced by those who haven t traveled to hell and back Off the charts in its enlightening comprehensive analysis of this pervasive yet misunderstood condition i The Noonday Demon i forges a long brambly path through the subject of depression exposing all the discordant views and answers offered by science philosophy law psychology literature art and history The result is a sprawling and thoroughly engrossing study brilliantly synthesized by author Andrew Solomon p Deceptively simple chapter titles including Breakdowns Treatments Addiction Suicide each sit modestly atop a virtual avalanche of Solomon s intellect This is not a book to be skimmed But Solomon commands the language and his topic with such grace and empathy that the constant flow of references poems and quotations in his paragraphs arrive like welcome dinner guests A longtime sufferer of severe depression himself Solomon willingly shares his life story with readers He discusses updated information on various drugs and treatment approaches while detailing his own trials with them He describes a pharmaceutical company s surreal stage production involving Pink Floyd kick dancers and an opener la i Cats i promoting a new antidepressant to their sales team He chronicles his research visits to assorted mental institutions which left him feeling he would i much i rather engage with every manner of private despair than spend a protracted time there Under Solomon s care however such tales offer much more than shock value They show that depression knows no social boundaries manifests itself quite differently in each person and has become political And while it may worsen or improve depression will never be eradicated Hope lies in finding ways as Solomon clearly has to harness its powerful lessons i Liane Thomas i p, Sotheby s auction of avant garde Soviet art held in Moscow in introduced to the West a generation of painters and sculptors who for years had been unable to exhibit their works in public br br Solomon who covered the auction for a British magazine offers an intimate thoughtful glimpse of Moscow s and Leningrad s artistic vanguards walking on ice in the unpredictable thaw of glasnost Works range from Ilya Kabakov s obsessive re creation of a Moscow communal apartment citadel of misery to painter Larissa Zvezdochetova s witty kitschy demolition of communist propaganda This community of artists realizes that the new freedom may be rescinded overnight To Solomon their work is a warning a sustained message that says simply Beware and remember, No description available