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Stories And Poems About Mental Illness "FIGHT THE STIGMA! By elder johnson
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What is stigma? Stigma occurs when society labels someone as tainted or less desirable. Stigma involves three elements; a lack of knowledge (ignorance), negative attitudes (prejudice) and people... More > behaving in ways that disadvantage the stigmatized person (discrimination). Several health conditions are associated with stigma including some cancers, HIV, AIDS and skin conditions such as psoriasis. However the stigma related to mental health problems is particularly severe and widespread. This book discusses mental health stigma, its consequences and what can be done to reduce it.< Less
Insanity: Case Studies of Criminal with Mental Illnesses By Prisha C. Jonnalagadda
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Mental illnesses harm people who have them and the people around them. They can be developed through both nature and nurture. When these mental illnesses can cause people to become criminals, how do... More > we trace it back to the roots? How do we keep more people from falling prey to mental illness? In 'Insanity', five cases of criminals with mental illnesses are explored and discussed, trying to find the underlying connection that could help identify the roots of severe mental illness.< Less
Sleeping Beauty Isn't a Fairy Tale, or How Mental Illness Stole My Child,A Memoir By Regine Dubono
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The story recounts the life of a curator trying to juggle her career with home life when one child has a severe emotional illness. but it is also a documentary of the art life she brought to a small... More > college in Passaic County, New Jersey and has a lot to say about how art can revitalize a city, and help one overcome the stress of daily life and in particular the pain and torment caused by having a mentally ill child in the family.< Less
SLEEPING BEAUTY Isn't a FAIRY TALE, or How Mental Illness Stole My Child,A Memoir By REGINE DUBONO
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The story recounts the life of a curator trying to juggle her career with home life when one child has a severe emotional illness. but it is also a documentary of the art life she brought to a small... More > college in Passaic County, New Jersey and has a lot to say about how art can revitalize a city, and help one overcome the stress of daily life and in particular the pain and torment caused by having a mentally ill child in the family.< Less
The Mental Health Survival Guide By Brian D. Satterfield
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It's a memoir of Brian's severe struggles associated with coping with a multi-mental health diagnosis and is full of documented skills, tools and tips he developed as an action plan to cope and... More > manage. The first memoir in a series written to manage chronic illness of body and brain.< Less
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The "People Power" Disability - Serious Illness - Senior Citizen Superbook: Book 6. Special Education 1 (Mentally & Physically Disabled Children At School, Autism) By Tony Kelbrat
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There are several ways to have a limited ability to think: Born that way by genetics as with Down's Syndrome. Born that way by mother's bad habits as with fetal alcohol syndrome. Get hit in the... More > head, traumatic brain injury, concussion. Stress of life. Substance abuse, prescription drugs that alter brain chemistry Chemicals in ordinary objects like aspartame, lead, mercury, etc. Electro-magnetic waves Self-delusion, people get depressed, think too much, etc. My main purposes in writing this book are: To find all the conventional knowledge about mental challenges as I could and centralize it here. It is evident when a child is born with down syndrome or his or her performance seems slower than normal but everything else is someone's opinion as with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. People who diagnose these so-called disorders have no specific test that can with certainty say they have this disorder therefore need this drug.< Less
The Obsessive Chronicles: a novel By Josh Greenfield
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The Obsessive Chronicles is a coming of age story, told in a conversational first person voice, recounting a young man’s trials in overcoming mental illness. The novel follows Jordan Fineman's... More > descent into severe obsessive compulsive disorder while working in an Alaskan salmon cannery through his attempt to integrate into the New York City work force as a paralegal in the late 1980's. A tale as humorous as it is harrowing, sure to provide hope and encouragement to all who must follow a similar path, and to those who can identify.< Less
The Obsessive Chronicles: A Novel By Josh Greenfield
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The Obsessive Chronicles is a coming of age story, told in a conversational first person voice, recounting a young man's trials in overcoming mental illness. The novel follows Jordan Fineman's... More > descent into severe obsessive compulsive disorder while working in an Alaskan salmon cannery through his attempt to integrate into the New York City work force as a paralegal in the late 1980's. A tale as humorous as it is harrowing, sure to provide hope and encouragement to all who must follow a similar path, and to those who can identify.< Less
Perry By Nina Singh
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A story about a severly manic-depressive who finds a way forward in life. Author is working on future chapters and would like to hear if there is interest in such a story.

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