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Secular books

Books which are written by non Christians, or are not explicitly Christian in content.

Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface

Author: Martha Manning
Publisher: Harper San Francisco
ISBN: 0-06-251184-X

This book is written as a diary accounting a woman's slide into depression and back out again. It is reassuring to read and find out that you are not the only one to feel and react like you do.

When Words are Not Enough

Author: Valerie Davis Raskin M.D.
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0-533-06713-3

Raskin is one of America's leading experts on the effect of psychiatric drugs on women. This book looks at medication for depression and anxiety, and it's effect on women. It is easy to read and gives clear explanations of hormonal effects, impact on pregnancy and birth control, sex, sleep, and weight gain or loss. This is an excellent book for women with questions about their treatment.