Books tagged: asylums

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An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Forensic Dual Recovery
Price: Free! Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
FDR or Forensic Dual Recovery starts off with my admission that I was detained for ‎psychiatric reasons by the ex president of the World Psychiatric Association. From ‎there it goes on to talk about psychiatry at large and how the legalities of addiction to ‎drugs and psychiatric medications can have intermingled and tangled paths.‎
Reticent Rain
Price: Free! Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The spaces between the connect and the disconnect are in concert when a young psychiatric intern, Doctor Pierce, faces the many challenges that the state run institution of Westwood presents to him. There he meets Paige, a frail and catatonic patient, that changes both of their lives forever. Through cryptic passages and heavy metaphor, the story unfolds to a bewildering and unnerving ending.
North Black Asylum
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Revenge is bloody good!
Mending The Mind
Pre-release—available January 18, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,300. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Here is a fascinating perspective of mental illness in the 20th century. It was written by the psychiatrist Dr J. F. J. Cade who is world famous for his discovery of the lithium treatment of manic depression - now known as bipolar disorder. He also discusses schizophrenia, anxiety, epilepsy, melancholia, masturbational madness, ECT and leucotomy and describes the evolution of mental asylums.