Major Depression, In The Vernacular

September 23, 2013

[1]Hour 1:          Of the public tragedies in our lifetimes, few threatened the emotional well-being of Americans like 9-11. We’ll talk this hour with writer David Guterson [2], whose despair over the 2001 attacks on the Pentagon, the Twin Towers and in the air above Pennsylvania became a major depressive disorder. He came through the emptiness to write “Descent: A Memoir of Madness” (Vintage, 2013).

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[2] David Guterson: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Guterson

[3] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/225493982/KERA_225493982.mp3

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