By Jill Nicholas

Looks can be so deceptive. It's a cliche of course but one that becomes a truism when linked to Lise Matchitt.

Even the most cursory of glances will tell you this is someone of Nordic heritage; her fair skin and hair are classically Scandinavian, she positively glows with vitality.

Yet there is a far more depth to this woman whose birthplace was Denmark than meets the eye. Below that radiant exterior lurks something much darker. Lise (pronounced Lisa) has dragged herself through the mud by which depression is now defined. She recognises she is one of the

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