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Death Grip Death Grip Chronicles A Top Climber S Near Fatal Struggle With Anxiety And Depression, And His Nightmarish Journey Through The Dangerous World Of Prescription Drugs Matt Samet Lived To Climb, And Craved The Challenge, Risk, And Exhilaration Of Conquering Sheer Rock Faces Around The United States And Internationally But Samet S Depression, Compounded By The Extreme Diet And Fitness Practices Of Climbers, Led Him To Seek Professional Help He Entered The Murky, Inescapable World Of Psychiatric Medicine, Where He Developed A Dangerous Addiction To Prescribed Medications Primarily Benzos, Or Benzodiazepines That Landed Him In Institutions And Nearly Killed Him.With Dramatic Storytelling, Persuasive Research Data, And Searing Honesty, Matt Samet Reveals The Hidden Epidemic Of Benzo Addiction, Which Some Have Suggested Can Be Harder To Quit Than Heroin Millions Of Adults And Teenagers Are Prescribed These Drugs, But Few Understand How Addictive They Are And How Dangerous Long Term Usage Can Be, Even When Prescribed By Doctors.After A Difficult Struggle With Addiction, Samet Slowly Makes His Way To A Life In Recovery Through Perseverance And A Deep Love Of Rock Climbing Conveying Both The Exhilaration Of Climbing In The Wilderness And The Utter Madness Of Addiction, Death Grip Is A Powerful And Revelatory Memoir.

Reading ➸ Death Grip  Author Matt Samet – Viagraonl1ne.us
  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Death Grip
  • Matt Samet
  • English
  • 20 October 2017
  • 1250004233

    10 thoughts on “Reading ➸ Death Grip Author Matt Samet – Viagraonl1ne.us


  1. says:

    Note I received a free advanced reading copy of this book from the publisher through the goodreads first reads program This has no influence over my rating or review This is perhaps a four star book if it were cleaned up a little Samet is a surprisingly good writer, and his story is an interesting one, but this book is in need of a good proof reader There were quite a few simple mistakes, especially near the end I don t read a lot of ARCs, so I don t know if that s standard and forgivable Note I received a free advanced reading copy of this book from the publisher through the goodreads first reads program This has no influence over my rating or review This is perhaps a four star book if it were cleaned up a little Samet is a surprisingly good writer, and his story is an interesting one, but this book is in need of a good proof reader There were quite a few simple mistakes, especially near the end I don t read a lot of ARCs, so I don t know if that s standard and forgivable In addition, Samet refers to the past and future in strange places in the narrative, which doesn t always have to be confusing, but in this case, it is There are a lot of climbing stories in this book, and therefore a lot of climbing lingo , which I wasn t familiar with, and were poorly or not at all defined A glossary would ve been helpful, but I also found most of the details of the climbs uninteresting Sometimes it fe...


  2. says:

    A very gripping read, especially in part 2 I love the richness of the language and complexity of ideas it s not written in your typical fluffy, cotton candy fashion I also never realized how addictive drugs like Xanax and Klonopin are and have fami...


  3. says:

    3 22 14 I did like a lot about the book, and I identified with some of the addiction stuff and with a lot of the depression, low self worth, mental illness struggles he describes BUT, his tone was often haughty and along with the unnecessary use of three dollar words, it made it often hard to feel any deep sympathy for or empathy with him and therefore identifying with and learning from his experience because he often ends up sounding like a snotty, overprivileged brat He may very well 3 22 14 I did like a lot about the book, and I identified with some of the addiction stuff and with a lot of the depression, low self worth, mental illness struggles he describes BUT, his tone was often haughty and along with the unnecessary use of three dollar words, it made it often hard to feel any deep sympathy for or empathy with him and therefore identifying with and learning from his experience because he often ends up sounding like a snotty, overprivileged brat He may very well NOT be any of those things, maybe he just didn t have a very good editor But it s also an attitude I m not unfamiliar with among the better male rock climbers I ve been around I don t know if they have the attitude before they become really good or if they just develop that sense of superiority as they master greater and greater climbing featsFor exa...


  4. says:

    A very personal narrative of the short comings of psychiatric care through the eyes of a professional climber Specifically, the results of misguided benzodiazepine prescription and treatment, and the resultant snow balling of inappropriate diagnosis in lieu of it Climbing metaphors end up being not trite, but perhaps the only appropriate personification here in Samet s vivid descriptions of finding out just how much ...


  5. says:

    Eating disorder memoirs are so unsettling sometimes, because even though the person is writing from a reflective place where they re recovered to some great extent, this weird energy around food and body size lingers in their words Like you ll be reading about some crazy diet debacle, and the narrator voice will say something about how still today bababa those kids with 3% body fat or something, and it s like, wait, what I can t tell if a sentence is in the old voice that s in the throws of Eating disorder memoirs are so unsettling sometimes, because even though the person is writing from a reflective place where they re recovered to some great extent, this weird energy around food and body size lingers in their words Like you ll be reading about some crazy diet ...


  6. says:

    This is a fascinating and painful read Fascinating because Mr Samet is an expressive writer who is reporting from inside the war zone of the drugged mind Painful because he is describing a medical culture in the thrall of drugs that alter neurochemistry not to mention many other types of body chemistry His description of the inpatient ...


  7. says:

    I am both a climber and a victim of psychotropic drugs, so this book really hit home for me Samet is a talented writer and he relays his experience in a way that summons compassion from the reader and opens the eyes of those who have no idea how dangerous prescription drugs can be I would recommend this book to anyone who is considering psychotropic drugs, as taking them could very well launch the user into a world of hell It s a sobering reminder that we should not put our full faith in the I am both a climber and a victim of psychotropic drugs, so this book really hit home for me Samet is a talented writer and he relays his experience in a way that summons compassion from the reader and opens the eyes of those who have no idea how dangerous prescription drugs can be I would recommend this book t...


  8. says:

    This book isabout rockclimbing than Benzodiazepine addiction and recovery Don t misunderstand, the writer is brilliant, but his overruse of four dollar words and over the top vocabulary will frustrate the average reader In some excerpts the author breaks away from the wordiness and gives us araw interpretation of his current set of circumstances, and this is much appreciated Overall it is a good read Definitely worth reading for anyone who has ever been polydrugged or struggl This book isabout rockclimbing than Benzodiazepine addiction and recovery Don t misunder...


  9. says:

    I read this for a first person account of withdrawal from anti anxiety medications, since I have family members on Klonopin and Ambien, but the book ended up sucking me in on so manylevels Part II, where you get an inside look at the climbing world and climbers strange eating disorders climborexia , is fascinating The book buildsandmomentum, offering astounding insight into the way society is pathologizing sadn...


  10. says:

    I received a free copy of this book from the publisher through the Goodreads First Reads program I signed up for the book because it was by and about a climber But Death Grip wasabout the author s battle with addiction than about climbing adventures The book was relatively well written and engaging enough that I kept on to the end While I found the discussion of widely prescribed drugs enlightening, I wouldn t describe it was an enjoyable read Readersinterested in the central to I received a free copy of this book from the publisher through the Goodreads First Reads program I signed up for the boo...

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