SILENT SOULS WEEPING

SILENT SOULS WEEPING JANE CLAYSON JOHNSON
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JANE CLAYSON JOHNSON
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Through the power of story, nationally recognized journalist Jane Clayson Johnson shines a light on the desperate, dark, and lonely reality faced by those who struggle with clinical depression. At once hopeful and heart-wrenching, Silent Souls Weeping examines the stigma and isolation associated with depression, as well as the dangers of perfectionistic tendencies and suicidal ideation.

Beginning with an open and frank exploration of her own experience with clinical depression, the author goes on to share stories gathered from interviews with more than 150 men, women, and teens all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have suffered from depression.

Within these stories is a plea to change the dialogue surrounding depression, particularly among Latter-day Saints, who face unique struggles as they try to fit a disease manifest through sorrow into a religion centered on a "plan of happiness."

"The worst part of depression," writes the author, "is the profound isolation it engenders, not just from the Spirit but from family, friends, and community." Sharing our stories is the first step toward ending that isolation. This important book opens the door for a new level of honesty and helpfulness, both for those who suffer from depression and for their family members, friends, and Church leaders


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A MUST READ
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Date: Apr2l 17, 2019
Every Member of the Church NEEDS TO READ THIS!!! So helpful & insightful! A huge thank you to all who shared their personal experiences with this little understood disease. Bless you Jane for taking this on and sharing this with the world.
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Everyone should read this book!
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Stephanie
Location: UT
Date: March 16, 2019
This book is a huge resource of information on depression, its signs, and different forms. I have more compassion for those who struggle with depression after reading this. It was also eye opening as I realized that symptoms that I experienced after having babies were actually signs of post partum depression. Great and much needed book!
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