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Hidden lives : true stories from people who live with mental illness

Boden, Andrew, (editor.). Rowntree, Lenore, 1950- (editor.). Maté, Gabor, (foreward.).

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  • 3 of 4 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Prince Rupert Library 362.19689 Hidd (Text) 33294002034460 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 1927366534
  • ISBN: 9781927366530
  • Physical Description: 279 pages ; 22 cm.
    print
  • Edition: Revised & updated edition.
  • Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia : Brindle & Glass, 2017.

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Formatted Contents Note: Wellspring -- Into the bell jar -- My brother, my sister -- Times long past -- Family constellation.
Summary, etc.: "In this groundbreaking collection, well-known and cutting-edge authors bring to light life with mental illness. These evocative essays, by writers who either suffer from or have close family members diagnosed with mental illness or a developmental disorder, aim to break down the stigma that surrounds one of the most devastating of human tribulations. The writers recount their experiences with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, clinical depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and dissociative identity disorder. What does it feel like to be psychotic? What sorts of thoughts go through your mind while you are killing yourself? How does a mother go on after her schizophrenic son throws himself into an unfinished construction site? The anthology drills to the core of compassion and disappointment, transcending hope and sometimes finding beauty in insanity. With a foreword by physician and bestselling author Gabor Maté, MD, Hidden lives gives readers a place to turn and communicates not despair but courage."--
Subject: Mental illness
Mentally ill -- Biography
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