The hilarious world of depression
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Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2020.
Format
Book
Physical Desc
xiii, 285 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781250209283, 1250209285, 9781250209566, 1250209560

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"For years John Moe, critically-acclaimed public radio personality and host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast, struggled with depression; it plagued his family and claimed the life of his brother in 2007. As Moe came to terms with his own illness, he began to see similar patterns of behavior and coping mechanisms surfacing in conversations with others, including high-profile comedians who'd struggled with the disease. Moe saw that there was tremendous comfort and community in open dialogue about these shared experiences and that humor had a unique power. Thus was born the podcast The Hilarious World of Depression. Inspired by the immediate success of the podcast, Moe has written a remarkable investigation of the disease, part memoir of his own journey, part treasure trove of laugh-out-loud stories and insights drawn from years of interviews with some of the most brilliant minds facing similar challenges. Throughout the course of this powerful narrative, depression's universal themes come to light, among them, struggles with identity, lack of understanding of the symptoms, the challenges of work-life, self-medicating, the fallout of the disease in the lives of our loved ones, the tragedy of suicide, and the hereditary aspects of the disease. The Hilarious World of Depression illuminates depression in an entirely fresh and inspiring way. Edit"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Moe, J. (2020). The hilarious world of depression (First edition.). St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moe, John. 2020. The Hilarious World of Depression. St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moe, John. The Hilarious World of Depression St. Martin's Press, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Moe, John. The Hilarious World of Depression First edition., St. Martin's Press, 2020.

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