The Beast: A Journey Through Depression
Thompson spent years struggling to repress the outward signs of her inner
turmoil, battling major depressive episodes to become a successful career
woman, but always hostage to a hidden fear that the Beast would prove more
powerful than she was. The Beast gives voice to the brain's dysfunction with
eloquence and unflinching honesty, and is a survivor's courageous inquiry
into the source and cure of an illness.