Books tagged: mental illness

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Living The Zine Life
Price: Free! Words: 24,340. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An otherwise-doomed poet's life is saved when luck has it that he falls in with a crowd of people who understand everything he's talking about and who accept his extreme mental illnesses and bad health as completely normal. He finds his voice and begins narrating his own life and the lives of those around him. His supreme triumph is that he lives to tell his story in short prose passages.
The Question and Other Stories
Pre-release—available July 28, 2018. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Question and Other Stories contains several tales that concern young people who have to deal with hard-nosed teachers, fickle girlfriends, and death of family members, among other topics. Other tales concern adults who have to confront loneliness, rejection, and mental illness.
Autism: Instant and Delayed Gratification
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2018 by Breeding Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Human beings long for instant gratification. We do not always get instant gratification. People with autism may have trouble processing why gratification is not instant and must be delayed in some instances. This can making employment opportunities frustrating for them as we often do not get paychecks right away for a day's work. This book breaks down the gratification process to simplify it.
Talk to Me
Price: $4.95 $2.48 USD. (50% off!) Words: 65,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
What does it feel like to find out that you are having a mental illness at the peak of your life? Even a bright career and fully-funded study to London cannot bring happiness. 'Talk to Me' tells a story about the author's journey with the depression by finding a consolation in random conversations with strangers.
The Role of Mental Illness Identification and Screening in Firearm Background Checks - Thorough Exploration of Legal, Procedural, and Clinical Implications of Identifying Potential Mass Shooters
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Mental illness, broadly speaking, is a prohibiting criterion for individuals to purchase a firearm, yet there are several examples of individuals who have a history of mental illness and are able to legally pass a firearm background check. This thesis examines the tenuous relationship between mental illness and violence, and evaluates federal and state laws to assess the prohibited criteria.
My Wounds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A person's wounds are a very personal item, but here are some for your consideration. Take your pick.
Oft Made to Wonder
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Jia's powerful memoir takes the reader back to the seventies and the challenges of a young adolescent girl, the eighth born of ten children. Raised by a schizophrenic mother and an angry father, she gives an inside look into the Apple home where the neighbors might hear the sounds of family prayers and then the screams from beatings...all in the same night. Dennis Apple, M. Div, author
Autism: Sensory Overloaded by Emotions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2018 by Breeding Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by a sensual experience? Imagine magnifying that times 100. That is reality for many on the autism spectrum. This book talks about how people with autism balance sensory input issues with socializing and following unwritten social rules in the real world. The author examines how people with autism have physical and emotional sensory experiences throughout their life.
Autism: Fixations Obsessions and Special Interests
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018 by Breeding Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
This book breaks down the similarities and differences between Autism fixations, obsessions, and special interests. Travis shares his opinions on how the fixations and obsessions battle against the special interest. The negative against the positive. Travis feels he has greater control over what his special interest than what he fixates on. Travis works hard to eliminate the negative fixations.
You Could Be Prime Minister One Day Son - Memoir of a Baby-Boomer
Pre-release—available August 6, 2018. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: Australian English. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
Dennis is brutally honest, open and frank in this memoir. The big themes of family relationships, sense of spirituality and refusal to see himself as a victim are interweaved in the story and all told with great humour. The importance of male mentors to advance a boy into manhood can be observed as the story unfolds. Through their guiding hands and leadership wisdom is gained. Love wins through.