'THEY SAY I'M PARANOID... and what about schizophrenia?!' is a young woman's account of what it's like coming to terms with her diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia, the possible causes and the coping strategies she has put in place.
These memoirs reflect some of the turmoil and confusion that has happened to Kaye throughout her life, but it is also a journey of self discovery as being diagnosed with schizophrenia is NOT THE END!
It gears towards positivity as Kaye unravels the problems in her childhood and attempts to recover and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
This book will enlighten you into the world of the British mental health services if you are not familiar with them already, but also invites you to share an optimistic attitude for those who have experienced mental health difficulties, especially those with schizophrenia.
About the Author
Kaye Kidd is aged 36, born in Cambridgeshire in 1973. She is an emotional artist and a qualified Holistic therapist.
She studied Performing Arts at De Monfort University, graduating in dance in 1994.
Kaye considers herself not to be a professional artist but uses her skills therapeutically to combat her personal struggles with her mental health problems.
Kaye was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1997 and considers herself to be well but suffers with periods of depression and sometimes paranoia.