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Breaking the Silence: Mental Health Professionals Disclose Their Personal and Family Experiences of Mental Illness

Breaking the Silence: Mental Health Professionals Disclose Their Personal and Family Experiences of Mental Illness

by Stephen P. Hinshaw
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ISBN-13: 9780195320268
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/08/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 1,029,093
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Stephen P. Hinshaw is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. An international expert in the field of developmental psychopathology, he has authored over 175 articles and chapters in the scientific literature as well as three prior books. He is Associate Editor of the journal Development and Psychopathology and is past president of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Society, the American Psychological Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Kelly. They have three boys ranging in age from 4 through 20.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Stephen P. Hinshaw
1. My Story is one of Loss, Laura B. Mason
2. Finding my Mind, Ruth White
3. A Field Agent in our Midst, Tara Peris
4. Laura's Story: Making Sense of and Deriving Meaning from her Life with Mental Illness, Elizabeth B. Owens
5. In My Voice: Speaking out about Mental Health and Stigma, Jeffrey Liew
6. Columbus Day, 1994: A New World, Kay S. Browne
7. The Meaning of Mental Health (and Other LessonsLearned), Mark S. Atkins
8. Memories of Parental Decompensation, Theodore P. Beauchaine
9. Weeping Mother, Jarralynne Agee
10. The Game with No Rules: A Sibling Confronts Mental Illness, Jessica Borelli
11. Reverberations, Peter E. Nathan
12. "He Just Can't Help It": My Struggle with My Father's Struggle with Bipolar Disorder, Esme A. Londahl-Shaller
13. Performing Human, Janet Lucas
14. The Legacy of Loss: Depression as a Family Affair, Carolyn Zahn-Waxler
Closing Thoughts. Stephen Hinshaw

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