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A Useful List of Books About Depression by Someone Being Treated For Chronic Depression

"This list is for anyone who is suffering from depression, or for family and friends of the depressed. These books have given me the best understanding of what it is that I go through chemically, and how to empathize with the suicidal brain." (Click to continue.)

Melody Moezzi on bipolar disorder...

Iranian-American author Melody Moezzi on her life outside of mental illness, and love for her family and writing. She spoke to Azra Thakur. (Click to continue.)

A Better Way to Remember Robin Williams

While many have speculated that Robin Williams struggled with bipolar disorder, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who lost his life to suicide on Monday never publicly stated as much. (Click to continue.)

Interview with Jim Engster on WRKF 89.3 (starts at 33:40)

Melody Moezzi closes out the show to promote and discuss her memoir, Haldol and Hyacinths. With Candor and humor Moezzi, a manic-depressive Iranian-American woman, chronicles her experiences with both clinical and cultural bipolarity. (Click to listen; interview starts at 33:40.)

Interview with RadioMD

"Melody Moezzi joins Andrea Donsky and Lisa Davis to share her personal struggle with bipolar, as well as share the truth behind the media's sensationalism of violence and mental illness." (Click to listen.)

Interview with Triad Arts Weekend on 88.5 WFDD

"This week on the show, Iranian-American attorney, writer, and activist Melody Moezzi shares her book Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life, with Associate Producer Bethany Chafin. It’s been called '...blistering, brash and irreverent' by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, '...bold and courageous...' by Kirkus Reviews, and '...whipsmart but whimsical' by The Boston Globe”. Bethany Chafin finds out why and you get to come along for the ride. (Click to listen.)