Lincoln's Great Depression


Subject:
Mental Conditions , Presidents by Name , Depression/Manic Depression , Lincoln, Abraham

Description:
This detailed article describes how "Abraham Lincoln fought clinical depression all his life. ... [and how] his condition ... gave him the tools to save the nation." Discusses Lincoln's depressive episodes in 1835 and 1840/41 and how "the suffering he had endured lent him clarity and conviction ... that helped him guide the nation" during the Civil War. From The Atlantic.

Creator:
Shenk, Joshua Wolf

Publisher:
The Atlantic Monthly Group

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200510/lincolns-clinical-depression


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