“Everything I’ve done… wine, women, song, religion, meditation – were all involved in that struggle to somehow penetrate this depression that was the background of all my activities.” Leonard Cohen

From Stories Done: Writings on the 1960s and Its Discontents by Mikal Gilmore. Simon and Schuster, Nov 11, 2008. The interview with Cohen from which this quotation is drawn took place in 2002. Photo by Anjani Thomas.

Also See Leonard Cohen’s Clinical Depression, Its Medical Treatment, & Its Resolution.

I am republishing selected posts from my former Leonard Cohen site, Cohencentric, here on AllanShowalter.com (these posts can be found at Leonard Cohen). This entry was originally posted Aug 6, 2013 at DrHGuy.com, a predecessor of Cohencentric.

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