Dog medicine : how my dog saved me from myself / Julie Barton.

By: Barton, Julie (Julie H.) [author.]
Material type: TextTextDescription: 238 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781509834488 (paperback)Subject(s): Barton, Julie (Julie H.) | Dogs -- Therapeutic use | Pets -- Therapeutic use | Depression in women -- Treatment | Human-animal relationshipsDDC classification: 615.85158 Summary: At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie's incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio to New York and took her home. Psychiatrists, therapists and family tried to intervene, but nothing reached her until the day she decided to do one hopeful thing: adopt a Golden Retriever puppy she named Bunker. Dog Medicine captures in beautiful, elegiac language the anguish of depression, the slow path to recovery, and the astonishing way animals can heal even the most broken hearts and minds.
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"First published in the United States by Think Piece Publishing, 2015"--Title page verso.

At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie's incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio to New York and took her home. Psychiatrists, therapists and family tried to intervene, but nothing reached her until the day she decided to do one hopeful thing: adopt a Golden Retriever puppy she named Bunker. Dog Medicine captures in beautiful, elegiac language the anguish of depression, the slow path to recovery, and the astonishing way animals can heal even the most broken hearts and minds.

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