Books tagged: schizophrenia

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Creeping Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Are we really ready to see ourselves here in the west? Everyone else can see us. Babylon eats itself with a knowing smile 'cos not to worry everything's fine. Creeping Death is a short book of poems and pictures addressing topics like the innate dangers of normality and winning, freedom and staying in bed as a life choice. It asks how stupid and dangerous can things really get? And so what?
The Number of Obese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
How great is confidence really? Have we really come to this? And so what? The Number of Obese is a short collection of poems and pictures dealing with themes like George Romero as God, denial as survival strategy,a money paradox,,demonic possession and taking the real media serious. Neither living nor dead, Sick with a smile, Never underestimate, The power of denial. - excerpt from The Undead
Mending The Mind
Price: Free! Words: 32,340. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Here is a fascinating perspective of mental illness in the 20th century. It was written by the psychiatrist Dr J. F. J. Cade who is world famous for his discovery of the lithium treatment of manic depression - now known as bipolar disorder. He also discusses schizophrenia, anxiety, epilepsy, melancholia, masturbational madness, ECT and leucotomy and describes the evolution of mental asylums.
The Quartet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The short story revolves around four different individuals who are struggling psychologically. *Each character has its own color (Names were not used frequently to show that mental illness can happen to anyone and there are many people like these characters). All funds raised will be donated to the Crisis Centre!
Nillium Neems
Price: Free! Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Nothing is what it seems in this pyscho-thriller, a book about conspiracy, self-discovery, and insanity, which will leave you guessing until the very end, and perhaps far beyond it…
Basket Case: Stories of an Illness
Series: The Human Encounter. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,230. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Get off you dead ass, the author advises victims of schizophrenia. Seeing your doctor, taking your pills, and staring out the window are not enough. Do something. He skis, hunts, and fishes to get well. Forty years ago he was in a straight jacket. Today he plays in a handball league and attends theater. Work is his salvation. Life is good. Action cured him more than words.
Petunia and Sir Alfred
Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Al, a janitor at Lakeview Asylum, never noticed Petunia, a young schizophrenic patient, until Nurse Kathy nudges him into socializing with her. Little does he know he will get pulled into Petunia's bizarre metaphysical world. She claims to be a prophetess, filling one notebook after another with frantic scribbles. Intrigued by her strange religion, he becomes a neophyte initiate.
The Hotel Room Doll
You set the price! Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Allan and Sarah just came back from their honeymoon. Everything seemed fine. It all looked like it was going to be ok. What happened, could finally be laid to rest. Unfortunately, a miscarriage can have dangerous effects on a woman.
Delusions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Amanda Woods is a schizophrenic, long neglected by social services, and plagued by delusions, including one of her late mother, Rhoda Pruitt. New case worker Donna Rodriguez knows Rhoda is no delusion. She digs into Amanda's and Rhoda's past. Shocked by what she finds, Donna calls on Father Elias Antonelli. But when he meets Rhoda, he learns something that threatens everything he believes in.
Where Were You Jesus?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
In Where were you Jesus? Richard Magee takes the reader along a journey of the descent into and the coming to terms with a life affected by schizophrenia. As a promising student the author approaches his late teens with optimism until dark periods encroach upon his daily life.