a sad anthropomorphic brain holds up an umbrella that does nothing to prevent the rain because it is coming from inside the umbrella itself

This is Your Brain on Depression: Creating Your Path To Getting Better

by Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN Author

People who have never been depressed have no idea what it's like. And people who have know all too well how tough depression can be to live with. Dr. Faith explains the brain science behind depression (complete with Zuul references) and talks you through the different options out there for getting better. Because yes there are things you can do to feel good again (including drugs but avoiding spiraling successions of drug cocktails). If you need solid expert advice from someone who can also make you laugh your ass off, this book's for you!

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Note: The original zine is included as a chapter in Dr. Faith's book Unfuck Your Brain

Comments/Reviews

mon 5/13 11:18am

"Although Harper isn't exactly sanctimonious about language, her fabulous expertise on mental health makes this tiny book jam-packed with empathetic encouragement."

https://www.shelf-awareness.com/readers-issue.html?issue=793

thu 4/25 2:03pm

"Dr. Harper executes a balance between technically flawless writing and an unusually refreshing delivery. She transitions seamlessly between the snarky and the scientific, reinforces her points with clearly relevant examples, and maintains a compassionate tone throughout."

http://readerviews.com/reviewharperthisisyourbrainondepression

5/31/2018

a good beginner's resource for anyone who needs help and is unsure where to look for it.