David's Journey with Schizophrenia: Insight into Recovery

David's Journey with Schizophrenia: Insight into Recovery

by David LaChapelle

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Overview

In this book, the author details his personal insights into the inner workings of suffering with the onset of Schizophrenia: He describes his thoughts and fears with an uncanny outside perspective as he deals with many changes and challenges in his life circumstances. He experiences racing fearful thoughts that he tries his best to ignore and being paranoid not wanting to leave the house to go outside. Being a dependent in a strange small town, with very little financial resources, David sold most of his possessions and drained his life savings on his psychotic adventure. Having little support and few friends, David and his Dad decide to move to a nearby better town. As his health improves David talks about University and graduating with a psychology degree and moving out on his own after living with his Dad for 10 years. Then David has two hospital admissions because his newer anti-psychotic medications were not working for him. He finally recovers and works full time as a customer service representative for the summer, a job that he cannot handle, but tries to put his best foot forward. David then talks about his different medications and how they affected him to the spiritual insight and wisdom of Eckhart Tolle. Where he summarizes this false prophet's teachings, as David interprets how the ego is involved in Schizophrenia. To restoring his relationship with Christ, that trials in life are meant to dissolve your will and bring you to a broader place of blessing.David' Journey with Schizophrenia: Insight into Recovery is a book you will want to have in your collection. The information in this book contains valuable lessons to recovery. David's personal testimony is deeply rich and easy to understand. He connects with readers on a personal level and displays hope for those suffering from this disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500880071
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/18/2014
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.15(d)

About the Author

David LaChapelle overcame mental illness to earn a BA in psychology from Trent University. After growing up in Toronto and earning two diplomas in computer engineering from Seneca College, he left his dysfunctional family environment behind and attended Carleton University in Ottawa. It was during this time that he developed schizophrenia, an experience he has written about in memoirs David's Adventure with Schizophrenia: My Road to Recovery, and David's Journey with Schizophrenia: Insight into Recovery.

A born-again Christian, David currently resides in Peterborough, Ontario.

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