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Downing Street blues : a history of depression and other mental afflictions in British prime ministers / Jonathan Davidson.

Davidson, Jonathan R. T., 1943-
[2011], ©2011
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"Presenting an account of mental illness in British prime ministers from Sir Robert Walpole, generally regarded as the first to hold the position, to Tony Blair, this book reveals how depression, anxiety, dementia, and alcohol or drug use disorders have impacted British leaders over three centuries"--Provided by publisher.


Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2011], ©2011.

Physical description

xi, 216 pages ; 23 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • English

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  • 9780786448463
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