Hidden Lives (BOK)

Lenore Rowntree

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In this ground-breaking collection, well-known and cutting-edge authors bring to light life with mental illness. These evocative essays, by writers who either suffer from or have close family members diagnosed with mental illness or a developmental disorder, aim to break down the stigma that surrounds one of the most devastating of human tribulations. The writers recount their experiences with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, clinical depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and dissociative identity disorder. What does it feel like to be psychotic? What sorts of thoughts go through your mind while you are killing yourself? How does a mother go on after her schizophrenic son throws himself into an unfinished construction site? The anthology drills to the core of compassion and disappointment -- transcending hope and sometimes finding beauty in insanity. With a foreword by physician and best selling author Gabor Mate, MD, 'Hidden Lives' gives readers a place to turn and communicates not despair but courage.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Lenore Rowntree
ISBN 9781926972961
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 14,2cm x 21,5cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 662 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Andrew Boden, Gabor Mate, Lenore Rowntree

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