This compelling narrative of a woman's near-fatal deliberate overdose following the death of her husband provides an emotionally honest road map for using therapy to treat depression and restore hope. Honest, jargon-free, and written from a patient's perspective, this work explores a range of issues underlying depression, including child abuse, loss, long-term care-giving, and bereavement.
Terry L. Wise has spoken widely about effectively coping with grief, having survived child abuse, a near-fatal suicide attempt, and the loss of a spouse. She lives in Wayland, Massachusetts. Rabbi Harold S. Kushner is the author of "When Bad Things Happen to Good People". He is the Rabbi Laureate of Temple Israel in Natick, Massachusetts.