What could go wrong on a road trip? When you're an agoraphobic teenager...everything!
Eighteen-year-old Kyle Crane has spent most of his short life hiding from the world. With the help of modern... More > pharmaceuticals, a mettlesome girl named Angela, and a lackadaisical dog named Socrates, Kyle manages to bolster up enough courage to drive across the country to find the father that walked out on him years earlier.< Less
A compendium of a young girl's diaries after she's been subjected to a program of experimental psychiatric drugs and ECT. Then her continued treatment at first at home, then as she is committed by... More > one hospital to a psychiatric hospital, and finally to a group home.
There are also entries from her mother's diaries.< Less
This book is a compendium of diaries, letters, program leaflets, with a common thread of the topic of mental illness and its medical treatment component. It is designed to be an eye opener for all... More > those who value life and freedom.< Less
On Behavior is a book in 3 sections that deals with what makes people tick. Section one is my description of types of behavior, section two is personal interviews with real people about behavior and... More > section three is my observations of behavior as I have seen it.
None of this is new or ground breaking; it's my commentary on human behavior as I've seen it along with a large dose of interpersonal interviews tossed in.
I have an idea, I don't know if it's a theory so I'll call it an idea for now. That idea is that people are made up of bits and pieces of mental stuff like grains of sand scooped up from a sand pile and placed in a bucket and aged with a lifetime of experiences and spiced with emotions. Each grain of sand is a personality trait randomly selected and added to the pile to create a unique person with traits shared with but not in the same combination with everyone else. My instinct is to think that everyone would be for the most part alike when it comes to certain things.< Less
An assembly of essays, poems, short stories, letters, based on a stream of thoughts writing technique, similar to the stream of thoughts individuals with mental illness might experience. to... More > demonstrate the scale of continuity between conscious thought and unconsciousness, health and so called "illness", and art and science as it applies to healing and the medical arts.
Also a description of the program "ART, HISTORY AND MEDICINE", presented at Rutgers University in 1990 by Artists for Mental Health, a NP corporation in NJ, based in South Orange, NJ, of which Dubono was the chief founder and activist. The final essay entitled: An Urgent Letter to a Prescriber" deals with the ethics of psychiatric prescriptions, often containing duplicates, or medications that oppose each other's, and their side effects which are little understood by community residents and staff alike. At least patients in psychiatric hospitals were monitored. In the community, Serious Drugs side effects are often ignored.< Less
Dans cet ouvrage, l'auteur s'intéresse aux traitements médicamenteux de l'alcoolodépendance.
Grâce à une large revue d'études et d'essais cliniques (plus de... More > 200 références bibliographiques), le lecteur trouvera ici la vérité sur l'efficacité de nombreux médicaments du maintien de l'abstinence : Disulfirame (ESPERAL®), Acamprosate (AOTAL®), Naltrexone (REVIA®), Fluoxétine (PROZAC®), Sertraline (ZOLOFT®), Citalopram (SEROPRAM®), Buspirone (BUSPAR®), Ondansétron (ZOPHREN®), Topiramate (EPITOMAX®) et Baclofène (LIORESAL®).
Ce livre s'adresse tout autant aux personnes alcoolodépendantes souhaitant mieux connaître leurs traitements qu'aux familles confrontées au quotidien à ce problème dévastateur. Les médecins trouveront également ici de quoi les intéresser ; face à des patients qui leur réclament du Baclofène ou du Topiramate, les prescripteurs disposeront grâce à ce document d'informations concrètes sur les médicaments utilisés hors-AMM pour le maintien de l'abstinence.< Less