Unparalleled Sorrow: Finding My Way Back from Depression


I can't remember going to bed the night before my first ECT. Or giving my permission or my wife giving her consent, but she did and for my part I was so confused I would've agreed to be shot at point-blank range by a firing squad. Try as I might I couldn't get comfortable that night; I remember the physical distress and the floating stomach and wriggling and rubbing and twitching of my feet in bed before they came to collect me at 6 am exactly. Soon I shall be given a shot of electricity to lift my mood, as they keep putting it. What on earth is wrong with sadness? In early 2008, Barry Dickins suffered from insomnia. He went to the doctor, who cited anxiety as the cause and, then, depression. Clinical and read more

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ISBN:

9781740668033

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

312

Dimensions:

19cm x 12cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir , Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 August 2009

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Barry Dickins