Books tagged: schizophrenia

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Escaping Into Imagination Coping with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / social disabilities
Travis talks about escaping into imagination and using the make-believe world as a way of coping with autism. Travis' make believe world helped him get through high school and today he tries to use the make-believe world to help him cope with autism and employment. Holding a job is hard for Travis but he tries to use his imagination and make believe world to help him be successful in employment.
Hiding From Bears and Ghosts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
This is a book about having Schizophrenia. Travis is constantly trying to hide from the bears and ghosts that want to eat him or hurt him. Travis is afraid of the bears and does everything that he can to avoid becoming their next meal. Travis shares with the reader what his hallucinations are all about. Travis has both visual and audio hallucinations with bears and ghosts in this thrilling book.
Schizophrenia Voices Hallucinations and Employment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Essay » Author profile
In this book Travis shares how the voices and hallucinations have prevented him from being able to hold a real job. Travis loves to work and is a hard worker but when he is working he hears voices that others are out to get him and want him to die. Travis shares what it is like trying to take customer orders while you are hearing voices or seeing visual hallucinations when he is working his job.
Schizophrenia Visual and Audio Hallucinations Through Television
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders
Travis shares what it is like to have visual and audio hallucinations through the television. Travis cannot watch television anymore without feeling like the people on television have special messages for him. Travis feels that characters on television have a special message for him and are out to get him. Travis tries to watch television and enjoy it but the hallucinations make it impossible.
Daylight Dawns on the Fallen Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Sarah Haden entered the mental hospital and began the journey that would lead her toward a brighter future. The lessons learned on this road would forever effect how she treated people, how she lived her everyday life, and how she worshiped and prayed to God, her spiritual Father.
Chill and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Charles George Taylor is a payroll messenger in New York City. He grew up in rural Pennsylvania, served in the military and went to the city to live the gay life. These stories include lyrical memories of his childhood, reflections on religion, contemplation of existence beyond the physical world, gay romance—and a lot of baking. No, really, a lot of baking.
An Autistic Person Versus a Person with Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In this book Tom discusses and explains the debate between calling people with autism an autistic person versus calling them a person with autism. Many with autism take offense to being called an autistic person and yet some take offense to being called a person with autism. Tom shares how he wishes the community would not spend so much time debating trivial things and focus more on services.
How I Cured My Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Amber Ink Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Tom teaches the reader how he cures himself from autism through social skills coaching. Tom loves to get social skills coaching and learn how to be neurotypical just like other people are. While Autism will always be a part of who Tom is he realizes that learning social skills to survive in the real world is critical to his happiness and success in life. Tom overcomes autism with good coaching.
Becoming A Woman Because Of My Autism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual health
Travis talks about why he feels he has to have a sex change and become a woman because he has autism. Girls have never liked Travis and think he is creepy or weird and Travis thinks becoming a woman will help change the way other women think about him. He hopes that he will not be nearly as creepy being a woman than he is being a man. Creepy is a hurtful word that has really damaged Travis.
Everything I Love Restored: and Other Poems
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
Matthew Freeman's newest poetry collection presents a romantic vision wherein the environment can range from ecstatic to sinister. Steeped in urban shamanism, the poems reflect a desperate search for the American Sublime, the author’s search for the clarity of salvation, his love of language, and his hope that the poor and destitute will not be forgotten.