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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.
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.
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.
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.
Stress Fracture: A Memoir of Psychosis by Tara Meissner
Price: $5.99 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.