Books tagged: schizophrenia

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Therapist Hacks: A glimpse at a shrink's cheat sheet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression
Anxiety, depression, addictions, trauma--one shrink breaks down complex solutions to these prevalent issues in bite-sized strategies. J. Durand Royer, an experienced psychotherapist, offers and expounds on ten important points necessary to get your life back where you want it. Time to grab the cheat sheet.
Ajar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Sixteen year old Gus Woodard is about to live the best summer of his life. Then something goes wrong. Something goes terribly wrong. Ajar is a coming of age story about sixteen year old Gus Woodard and his schizophrenic brother. Set during the 1970s in a small town in upstate New York, Gus must suffer the undeserved consequences when his delusional brother kills the local sweetheart.
You Must Punish Yourself for Being Autistic and Other Lies My Brain Tells Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Essay » Author profile
What I thought was Autism is really a mental illness. Voices, hallucinations, delusions, schizophrenia, and psychosis. Sometimes I must punish myself for being Autistic. I thought this was because I was autistic but my doctor and counselor say it is a mental illness. I want to share what it is like to live with this on a daily basis. Some days I am told to cut and burn myself but most days I don't
Pay Your Autism Bill or Die Mental Illness and Lies My Brain Tells Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
From a near suicide attempt to making my first friend for free without paying my Autism bill. This book is my journey and fight with mental illness. Autism is a beautiful thing. I love myself for who I am. It is the mental illness part that can be hard to cope book. This book series will be a story of how I am coping with and overcoming Mental Illness. Mental Illness impacts us all.
Autism Versus Mental Illness Part I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
If I had to choose between having autism and having mental illness it would be a no brainer. I would choose to have autism and be proud of it. I cannot imagine living without autism because it has become such a big part of who I am in life. Mental illness can make it very difficult to function for me so I would prefer to have autism. Travis shares which is easier to cope with in this great book.
An Apology to the Autism Community Mental Illness, Stealing, and Lying
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book will talk about the mistakes I have made and how I am working to correct them. In this boo I will share how I was so desperate for friendship I was willing to steal from and lie to the people that I loved and the ones who loved me the most in order to feel companionship and intimacy. Intimacy and companionship are challenging for people with autism but mental illness got the best of me.
How to Overcome Anorexia, Bed-Wetting, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Part I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Do you or someone you know experience issues with anorexia, bed-wetting, or obsessive compulsive disorder. This book is a first hand account of how one man lived through all three of those issues as a young adult. This book will follow Travis through his path with a serious eating disorder and follow all of his attempts to try to eat healthy and not starve himself. A rare perspective from a male.
Running from the Bears Life with Schizophrenia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This is a story about how Travis spends his life running from Bears. Most of the time they are not mean however he always lives in fear that the bears are going to hurt him. His doctor and everyone else tries to remind him that the bears are not real. To Travis the bears are very real and when he is alone they are there. This is a series that will follow Travis and his encounter with the bears.
How to Manage Separation Anxiety
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis experiences a lot of anxiety in all areas of his life. When it comes to being social and making friends Travis' anxiety is magnified to a level that is difficult to manage. Travis develops separation anxiety with his friends and finds it hard to be separated from his friend. Much like separation anxiety a baby has with it's mother, adults can suffer from separation anxiety with friends.
Light Yourself on Fire Voices of Mental Illness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In this book Travis describes what living with voices, hallucinations, and delusions is like. He will share one particular delusion and hallucination he has with the reader to help the reader understand what living with these psychotic symptoms is like. Travis shares how Bob tell shim to buy gasoline and put in his apartment and light a match so he catches on fire and burns himself alive and more.