-- This is the first book to look at depression as an illness that affects the entire family, not just the individual.
-- Just as The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce tracked the impact of divorce on children, "Out of the Darkened Room" examines the long-term effects of parental depression.
-- Major depression is one and a half to three times more common among immediate family members than among the general population.
-- Beardslee's 20-year longitudinal study has established the accepted protocol for treating families struggling with a parent who is depressed.
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