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The Seven Shades of Darkness by Newton Fortuin
Price: Free! Words: 31,580. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
In every single waking moment we make simple choices that empower either a higher or lower reality for our lives. Much of the associated thinking taking place without our knowing. The Seven Shades of Darkness looks at the many reasons we in those moments consciously or unconsciously choose to walk the lower path. The path that takes us into the proverbial valley of the shadow of death.
The Yahweh Confidence Scheme by Jim Richards
Price: Free! Words: 102,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
This book contains most of the first five books of the Old Testament (the Jewish “Torah”), edited for easy reading, along with commentary. Reading this will make you more of an expert on the Torah (and the Old Testament) than most Americans. The Torah itself is clearly full of lies, nonsense and immorality, as this book makes clear.
Delight in Disorder: Ministry, Madness, Mission by Tony Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Devotional, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Delight in Disorder is the story of one pastor's battle with bipolar disorder. This spiritual memoir is a house of meditations where faith and mental illness co-exist, at times fueling each other to dangerous distortion, at times feeding each other to fruitful gain. It offers hope for those often neglected and shunned. It also fosters compassion for believers towards those with troubled minds.
Memoir of Madness: The Rise and Fall of a Bipolar Professional by Paul Stark
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 82,190. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Starting as a technological whiz kid, Paul Stark was recruited by a think tank to work for the Department of Defense, and was given a security clearance and access to some of this country's most sensitive secrets. Working his way up through the ranks Paul became a vice president of a 1,000 employee company. All the while he suffered from a major mental illness that grew ever more horrific.
The Autobiograghy of Rob Love: Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder by Rob Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by The Center for Self-Actualization, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Bi-polar disorder affects approximately 10% of American adults. It is conceivably one of the most misunderstood diseases. Perhaps, this book will help bring some understanding to those who are affected by this disorder
So You Think You're Crazy by Frank Machovec, PhD
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 56,710. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders
In these hectic times, many worry if they have stepped over the line and acquired a mental disorder. Are you really crazy, or is what troubles you simply a normal variant of universal human behavior? What behavioral traits must you learn to live with? Which can you change? What can your dreams tell you about your behavior? Dr. Frank Machovec offers answers to these questions and more.
Runaway Mind: My Race with Bipolar, New Edition with Maggie's Tips for Coping with Bipolar by Maggie Reese
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Runaway Mind, My Race with Bipolar, chronicles author, Maggie Reese's journey with bipolar disorder. In her memoir, Maggie reveals her battle with the illness, which came to light during her teen years as an Olympic hopeful competitive runner and almost claimed her life. She shares her harrowing struggle with being bipolar through her own words and her friends and family.
The Day the World Went Black A Spiritual Journey Through Depression by Eleanor Stoneham
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Intensely personal account, courageously told, of a spiritual journey through crippling, sometimes life threatening, depression and dissociation
Walks on the Margins: A Story of Bipolar Illness by Kathy Brandt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
2014 KINDLE BOOK AWARD Semifinal. Mother & son weave two narratives into a single compelling story of what it means to suffer from mental illness. Max takes us under the seas of psychosis as Kathy narrates her struggle to decode her son’s disease in a world beset by institutional failure. A fiercely candid story about the emotional turmoil and confusion of those who struggle with bipolar disorder
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope by Amanda LaPera
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,720. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Losing Dad, Paranoid Schizophrenia: A Family's Search for Hope is the compelling true story of a family’s struggle with the sudden onset of their father’s severe mental illness and subsequent homelessness. The perspectives of his three children, his spouse, and his own distorted reality combine to offer readers a glimpse of a world that will feel hauntingly familiar or dramatically eye-opening.
Standing In My Own Shadow by Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness(4.00 from 1 review)
This is my autobiography, the story of a life not unlike many others, except that I have carried within me from my earliest days a mental illness which at its worst is terrifying and debilitating, and at its best is a dark cloud which spreads its shadow over every aspect of my life. I have been for most of my life in the grip of Depression.
Malignant Narcissist Mother: The true story of criminal sexual exploitation that continues to this day by Susan Klingenberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
The true story of how a malignant narcissistic mother perverted and masked her evil for decades in full view of everyone while she abused her own family sexually, psychologically, and emotionally.There were no boundaries she would not break to prostituting children,incest, and more. A true mommy dearest story that is continuing to this day.This is how she did it and got away with it all.
In Sickness and in Mental Health: Living with and Loving Someone with Mental Illness by Diane Mintz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,160. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders
"In Sickness and in Mental Health" is a personal journey through the madness of living with mental illness and the uncommon discovery to the road back to health. Author Diane Mintz shares her terrifying experience with bipolar disorder and how a symptom of the disorder itself, coupled with various addictions, impeded her recovery for a decade. www.dianemintzauthor.com
Stress Fracture: A Memoir of Psychosis by Tara Meissner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This psychology memoir is about the things that break us and how we heal. A wife and mother is swallowed by psychosis, where she meets Jesus, dances with Ellen DeGeneres, and narrowly escapes eternity in the underworld. Recovery included psychiatric treatment and spiritual contemplation. Left scarred and damaged, health returns with grace and peace earned through acceptance of bipolar disorder.
Pangaea: Confessions of an Erstwhile Mermaid by Kathy Chiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
This memoir is my journey through psychosis, involuntary commitment and bipolar disorder.
She's Not Herself by Linda Appleman Shapiro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Young Linda grew up with a mother who was “not herself.” Years later, as a psychotherapist, the author looks back on her childhood in an effort to understand her mother’s mental illness and make sense of the effects of multi-generational traumas. The result is a memoir of love, loss, loyalty, and healing.
Schizophrenia by Alyse King
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
The symptoms during the on-set of schizophrenia were truly deceptive and confusing. They were unsuspecting and gradual, which made it impossible to detect them as the beginning signs of mental illness, until one day tragedy struck. My son's life was changed forever. My family's lives were changed forever. Read how I helped my son to cope and his dramatic recovery process.
Le Fobie by Emanuele Viesti
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,330. Language: Italian. Published: April 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
La fobia è una paura irrazionale e sproporzionata per oggetti, situazioni o attività che non rappresentano di per sé una reale minaccia e verso cui la maggior parte delle persone si confronta senza particolari difficoltà. Chi ne soffre, infatti, è sopraffatto dal terrore all'idea di venire in contatto con il proprio oggetto fobico, che si traduce in limitazioni di libertà anche gravi.
Ohana: Happiness is a Choice by Eva Blanco
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Ohana: Happiness is a Choice tells the powerful story of a woman who refused to allow anything to defeat her – not a man, not drugs or alcohol, and not even her own body.
Schizophrenia or Cyclothmia (Part 2) by Assaa'd Hanna
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
Mental illness is no longer a taboo subject, nevertheless its diagnosis, treatment and understanding still remain short of that required to improve the lives of those affected. Some symptoms overlap; for example depression can be found in schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder, other symptoms remain condition-specific such as the infamous hallucinations and paranoia found in schizophrenia.