Out of the Nightmare: Recovery From Depression
and Suicidal Pain
David L. Conroy, Ph.D.
"Out of the Nightmare" presents a no-fault theory about depression and suicide.
It argues that we should not blame the victim, the family, the caregivers, or society
in general. It provides a detailed analysis of each of the barriers that stand between
suicidal pain and recovery, and provides those who suffer from depression with hundreds
of resources to find their way out of the nightmare. Recovery from depression is decomposed
into recovery from envy, shame, self-pity, grandiosity, fear, stigma, prejudice, and the
vicious circles of sucidal pain. The book helps sufferers find lasting relief from internalized