Books tagged: stigma

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My Heartfelt Fight for Rights by Writing Wrongs
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
An impassioned personal essay dramatically conveying the leprous-like feeling of my first- hand, daily encounters on being afflicted with the stigma of mental illness. Relates and identifies well with discriminations of all others types in the universal language of wrongful injustices.
An Inmate's Daughter
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Jenna's mother forbids her to tell her friends that her dad is in prison. Prison reflects on wives and children. Keeping the fact of prison secret becomes more difficult when the newspaper runs a story about Jenna's "Good Samaritan" rescue at the McNeil Island Corrections Center. She just wants to fit in. As Jenna writes in her journal, children of prisoners are doing time too.
The Lumber Room: Mental Illness in the House of Medicine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
A lively, literate essay argues that, with progress in medicine, difficult, unruly mental illnesses vanish and re-emerge as quantifiable, often curable physical illnesses. Includes references to the DSM, epilepsy, lycanthropy, syphilis, cancer, the Capgras delusion, malaria, Alzheimer's disease, porphyria, multiple sclerosis, psychoanalysis, E.M. Forster, Samuel Johnson and Louis Pasteur.
Requiem for Locusts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mentally-ill young woman wanders through the backyards of her neighborhood, inadvertently opening up its inner sanctums. This story is about neighbors forced to confront the chaos in their own lives, prompted by the psychological chaos of one of their own. It is Frost’s "good fences make good neighbors" adage transformed into "good fences mask the inevitable connections all neighbors have."
The Colours of Schizophrenia
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Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Colours of Schizophrenia is a life journey with insights into the mind of a man with mental illness. The book describes the nature of paranoid schizophrenia, written with a fresh and balanced viewpoint. The poems are uplifting and sentimental, describing love, delusions, depression, recovery, and much more.
No Name Corpse
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A man jumps in front of James R. Tuisins' car in a tourist's town. What's the scoop when it turns out his identity is a fraud. Jimmy gets popular with Misa the most beautiful girl in the neighborhood because of what happens in this rich psychological thriller where you meet the characters and get to know the area's character too.
The Lighthouse
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Ann Barford, forty-two years old, divorced mother of two, estranged from her eldest daughter, returns to Hennerton Lighthouse to confront the ghosts of her past. The secret she has carried with her for the past thirty-two years, one that has shaped her life and tainted others, must be exposed and laid to rest. Most of all, justice must be served and Ann knows just how to make that happen.
Gerechtigkeit ist nur ein Wort
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Price: $1.32 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: German. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Auge um Auge, Zahn um Zahn Nicht immer ist das, was Recht ist, in den Augen der Menschen auch gerecht. Was, wenn wir plötzlich vor dieser großen Frage stehen: Was ist Gerechtigkeit?
Lost Raven #2
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
After learning that he has contracted the HIV virus, attorney Zak Raven leaves his practice behind to set forth on a mission of relaxation-– until his peaceful trip goes wildly astray, leaving Zak shipwrecked on what he thinks is a deserted island with only the words in his own journal to keep him company.
Lost Raven #4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Sex and health
Zak Raven is through with the 9-5 grind and is now an ex-attorney on a mission to relax. However a peaceful trip goes really wrong when he get shipwrecked on what he thinks is a deserted island. His only companions are his own words in his journal