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The Boon: Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission
By Eugene Uttley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Accompany Eugene Uttley on a mythological “hero's journey” to another world and back again, and join him as he articulates the prize that he won there – The Ultimate Boon. Through his struggles in coping with schizophrenia, Uttley has come to know what he wants. Now he just needs to figure out how to get it.
An Uncommon Casebook: The Complete Clinical Work of Milton H. Erickson, M.D.
By Bill O'Hanlon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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A summary and description of the clinical cases of the late psychiatrist and hypnotherapist, Milton H. Erickson, M.D., compiled by one of his former students, the psychotherapist Bill O'Hanlon.
Defying Mental Illness: Finding Recovery with Community Resources and Family Support
By Paul Komarek
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Church Basement Press. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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Revised and updated for 2014. Defying Mental Illness is a plain-language guide to recovery from mental illness. Its strengths-based approach makes mental health disorders and treatment understandable. Covers schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, autism, suicide prevention, childhood mental illness and more. "Provides what's needed most" --NAMI Advocate
Sixty Days to Sanity, A College Freshman's Struggle to Overcome Mental Illness
By Pete Barnes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
In the fall of 1989, Pete Barnes was a wide-eyed teenager bound for college. Less than a month later, he was fighting his way out of a padded room. Millions of people face the stigma from mental illness. Sixty Days to Sanity attempts to fight misconceptions of bipolar disorder by bringing the reader along for the ride.
The Empathic Brain
By Christian Keysers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
The discovery of mirror neurons caused unparalleled excitement amongst scientists. The Empathic Brain makes you share this excitement. Its vivid descriptions of experiments make it a captivating read. Through intellectually rigorous but powerfully accessible prose, Prof. Keysers makes us realize just how deeply this discovery changes our understanding of human nature.
Operators and Things: the inner life of a schizophrenic
By Barbara O'Brien
Price: Free! Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Psychedelic memoir of the healing power of schizophrenic hallucinations in the 1950s