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Mental Disorder or Madness?

Erica Margaret Bates

Mental Disorder or Madness?

Alternative Theories

by Erica Margaret Bates

  • 19 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by University of Queensland Pr (Australia) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental Illness,
  • Mental health laws,
  • Psychiatry (General),
  • Psychology,
  • Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7774317M
    ISBN 100702213888
    ISBN 109780702213885
    OCLC/WorldCa6145432

      The subject discussed in ANOTHER KIND OF MADNESS is one many people can relate to: One of every four individuals, in any given year, will experience a type of mental disorder. Whether a family member, friend, colleague or loved one, it appears that everyone is acquainted with at least one person who has faced the symptoms of mental illness.   WINNER: Best Autobiography/Memoir, Best Book Awards, sponsored by American Book Fest. Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I’ve read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw’s story, written beautifully, from the inside-out.5/5(3).

      In his new book, A First Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness, Ghaemi lays out the argument that leaders with some mental illnesses, particularly mania or. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages ; 23 cm: Responsibility: Erica M. Bates, Paul R. Wilson.

    This book would not likely appeal to an adolescent struggling with evolving mental illness or a parent with questions about their child or adolescent. It would most likely appeal to an older adult with a history of bipolar disorder or a family member .   edit: the truth is that a particular book made me want to do this kind of video, but not only because of the book itself, but because it made me think of myself and how my mind often assault me of.


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