"'Speaking of Sadness' is one of the first books to address depression from the perspective of family members. [It] promises no answers. That's all right. I've developed a deep distrust of books about depression that make such promises. What 'Speaking of Sadness' does provide is an open challenge to wrestle with the difficult questions."Karp, David A. is the author of 'Speaking of Sadness Depression, Disconnection, and the Meanings of Illness', published 1997 under ISBN 9780195113860 and ISBN 0195113861.