Books tagged: schizophrenia

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I Want To Be Real
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Travis shares his desires for being a real person. Voices and hallucinations plague Travis and tell him he is not real because he is autistic. Travis relies on his one neurotypical best friend to keep him real and fight the voices. Voices are real to Travis and he shares how difficult it is to take on the voices and fight them on his own. He also shares how he works hard at becoming a real person.
Afraid of Dying
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Anxiety, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis writes about his upcoming fear of going under the knife and being put to sleep. He is terrified he will never wake up and if he does wake up he will not remember who he is or anything about his life. Travis is having brain surgery and he shares of his fears of the doctors implanting a tracking device or chip in his brain so that the CIA and government can track him to know what he is doing.
Becoming a Cheese Head
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
During an injury filled season for the Green Bay Packers Tim gets his call to play wide receiver and running back with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. An unlikely person to ask, Tim is given the chance to make his childhood dream of becoming a cheese head or a Packers player a reality. After never playing a game of high school or college football Tim takes the filed for the Packers with some pride.
Autism is Treatable
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis shares how autism is treatable and not curable. Many on the spectrum get defensive when a cure is talked about. He feels it is important to discuss interventions that treat autism but not focus so much on curing everyone's autism. Each person has their own unique set of needs. Few want to be cured while most just want to be helped. Travis shares what treatments are effective for his autism.
Imaginary Real Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares the creation of his make-believe world in response to the harsh reality mental illness has dealt him. Travis forms imaginary friendships with real people that are semily famous or with news anchors he sees on television. He talks of his imaginary friendships with real people like the Huntington North girls basketball team and Nicole Briscoe from ESPN Sports Center on the television.
Third Party Voices
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Travis describes a life torn from reality where third party voices control you. They try to influence your ever decision and action. Auditory and visual hallucinations complicate his daily life and cause simple tasks like waking up and showering to be a hundred times more challenging for him than the average person. Travis shares his journey with schizophrenia and defeating the third-party voices.
Losing Aaron: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,900. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2017 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Family tragedy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In Losing Aaron, Ingrid Blaufarb Hughes has written a compelling tale of a mother's struggle with her son's mental illness and suicide. She makes us understand how, when one person in a family suffers from the cruelty of schizophrenia, it informs and defines the lives of all those who love that person
The Man Who Mistook Himself For The Messiah: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,110. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This book, though not without a genuine sense of humour, contains the account of one man's life, before, during, and after severe psychosis. Tragic at times, and nothing short of heroic at other times, the story that is told outlines his experience of schizophrenia, in extensive detail. This memoir gives a voice to those who suffer from the disease, while also educating . . .
Beyond Quirky: The descent into the darkness, hallucinations, and delusions of schizophrenia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
Beyond Quirky is the story of the onset of schizophrenia for a young mom/college student.
To Those Afflicted
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,180. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
What is wrong with Kanyin? That is the question Snow—Kanyin’s little sister—reflects on in high school, college, and as young adult. The longing to confide in her sister is constantly disrupted as Snow enjoys academic and athletic accomplishments. It is only when Snow finds herself divorced and alone that she allows herself to open her eyes to the real reason for her sister's bizarre behavior.