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The Split Mind: Schizophrenia from an Insider's Point of View
     

The Split Mind: Schizophrenia from an Insider's Point of View

by Kevin Alan Lee
 

A reference book and memoir hybrid, this enlightening account provides a general understanding of Schizophrenia and offers a new perspective on mental illness. Addressing social problems such as suicidal behavior, societal stigma, and the right to refuse medical treatment, this guide demonstrates that patients have common personal struggles. A firsthand account of

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A reference book and memoir hybrid, this enlightening account provides a general understanding of Schizophrenia and offers a new perspective on mental illness. Addressing social problems such as suicidal behavior, societal stigma, and the right to refuse medical treatment, this guide demonstrates that patients have common personal struggles. A firsthand account of the disease, this record also encourages political and social policymakers to provide more efficient modes of health care.

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"This is a valuable addition to the field as a view from inside the world of schizophrenia. The personal experiences are rich in detail giving a multi-faceted view of paranoid delusions. . . . The descriptions of his experiences are presented in an informative and objective way." —Keith Butler, cofounder of Buckinghamshire Early Intervention Service and a consultant clinical psychologist

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ISBN-13:
9781907284748
Publisher:
Nottingham University Press
Publication date:
02/23/2011
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Alan Lee was diagnosed with schizophrenia during his early college years. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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