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Podcast Interview With Mary Cregan, Author of “The Scar: A Personal History of Depression and Recovery”

Play in new window | DownloadDan:I’m Dan Lukasik. Today’s guest is Mary Cregan, author of the book The Scar: A Personal History of Depression and Recovery.

Mary received her PhD from Columbia University and is a lecturer in English literature at Barnard College in New York City, where she lives with her husband and son. Welcome to the show, Mary.Mary:Thank you, Dan.Dan: Mary, where does the title of the book come from?Mary:The title is the origin of the story, really.

I have a scar from a suicide attempt I made in the very intense depressive episode that followed the death of my first child. That was when I was first diagnosed with major depression.

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