Investigative reporter Pfeiffer takes a critical look at the lack of treatment for the mentally that often results in imprisonment. Pfeiffer tells the story through six different subjects and the system that ties them together.
A clear straight forward explanation of brain disease and the stories of the homeless mentally ill.
Former journalist Pete Earley investigates the criminalized mentally ill. He also shares his experiences with his son's diagnosis of bipolar disorder.
Schiller presents her stunning story of courage, persistence and hope after trial ridden year's schizo-affective disorder.
The author shares her intimate story of living with schizophrenia and her triumphs and battles with mental illness.
First person narratives and information about mental illness, diagnosis, treatment and struggles from the author's personal experiences.
The Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the John Hopkins Hospital presents a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to depression, including the latest research in brain chemistry, psychology and pharmacology.
In this memoir, the author, an international authority on bipolar disorder, describes her own struggle since adolescence with the disorder, and how it has shaped her life.
Weaving together an in-depth psychological and scientific exploration of the subject, this book traces the network of reasons underlying suicide, including the factors that interact to cause suicide and the evolving treatments available from modern medicine. Includes a particular focus on suicide by adolescents and young adults.
A powerful and moving first-hand account of what depression feels like to the sufferer.
Written by an expert on suicide in young adults, this book looks at many examples of adolescent suicide and explores the complex factors that may contribute to it.
The title proposes a way to help an angry child, but the main emphasis of this thorough workbook is healthy parenting. It describes the communication and interaction that produce healthy children and families from infancy, identifying risk and patterns that determine behavior.
An Illustrated book that explains depression and suicide in child friendly language
Brief free-verse poems for younger readers, this therapeutic novel is great for children dealing with the loss of a parent or personal mental illness.
Illustrated and light hearted, this A-Z guide of mental problems for children will help them gain a better understanding of mental issues.