Books tagged: psychiatry

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Surviving Schizophrenia: My Story of Paranoid Schizophrenia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Depression, Anosognosia, Suicide, and Treatment and Recovery from Severe Mental Illness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Richard Carlson Jr. was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia when he was twenty-one years of age. His illness first manifested when he was an early adolescent. Modern psychiatry greatly failed Richard for over a decade. Then, after an incident involving the police, he truly understood that his diagnosis was real, and finally began the long process of recovery.
The Seed Of God (A Mini-Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Robert is living the archetypal American Dream. However, no matter how great his life seems to be on the surface, he can't help but feel an emptiness from within. Just when he is on the brink of giving up on ever filling the void, he is given a mysterious present that is able to solve his growing problem. But do the benefits outweigh the consequences that come from using this powerful gift?
The 13th Black Candle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A sacrificial devil-worshipping cult have developed a powerful network of followers. Through the psychiatric ward, the police department and the wider community they leave a trail of murder, deception and betrayal.
Silence of the Minds
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 148,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
True stories and evidence of corruption in the Mental Health System, Psychiatry and the Big Pharma Giants.
A Life Twice Given
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Joey’s parents, devastated by his death, accept the help of a scientific cabal to clone their son. His new life leads to love and a job with the CIA. When he learns the truth, Joey must face the mystery of his past and the uncertainty of his future. This masterwork of speculative fiction, inspired by Daniel’s personal loss, delivers a genuinely human portrait of a future both idyllic and dystopic.
Prescription for Guns, A
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Gilbert is a loser. He suffers for low self-esteem, high blood pressure, and inoperable social invisibility disorder. Doctor Mallet, Gilbert's psychiatrist, offers a different diagnosis: Why take responsibility for life's problems when you can blame everyone else instead. "A Prescription for Guns" is a short humor piece combining satire with commentary on a social propensity for violence.
The Spun Sugar Hole
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Dr. Scheckley never dreamed all four of his most critical mental patients would stroll out the gate — with his own mistress.
The Rubber Fence
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Dr. Joanna Bereza, a passionate intern, tries to stop an arrogant psychiatrist from shocking her patients, an old woman and a mute young mother accused of trying to kill her baby, she comes up against a system as stuck as the people it treats. And with her marriage in trouble, she's attracted to Sam, who looks more like a rock star than an aspiring shrink.
White Mythology: Two Novellas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dr. Ed's head is spinning: a long-lost 'son' has just been sent over to his office by the temp agency, his shopping-addicted wife seems to have disappeared, and the clinical trial that he is running for a revolutionary new anti-depressant might well be going off the rails. But Dr. Ed is in control of everything, including himself.
Brain Evangelists: How Psychiatry Has Convinced Us to Believe in Its Far-Fetched Science and Dubious Treatments
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,050. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Clinical psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Mood Disorders
In Brain Evangelists, renowned psychiatrist Gordon Warme, MD, blows the whistle on modern psychiatry, arguing that, in the long history of medicine, biological and chemical “abnormalities” in psychiatric patients have never been identified, and labels such as schizophrenia and depression are misleading metaphors that dehumanize patients.