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Book: Notes in A Mirror by Helen Macie Osterman
Mary Lou is extremely sensitive. She begins dreaming about a woman in the early part of the century. The dreams tell a continuing story. Soon Mary Lou finds messages in mirror image writing from Margaret Montague, the woman in her dreams. She claims to have died at Hillside in 1911. If this entity does exist, what does she want from Mary Lou?
 
Book: First, Do No Harm (Brier Hospital Series) by Lawrence Gold
I ABSOLUTELY LOVED THIS BOOK FROM START TO FINISH - ByPrin "Prin" Normally I do not read novels, I prefer non-fiction..but I chose this b/c it was written by a Doctor and set in a hospital. The stories gripped me from the beginning and held me till the end. While it had a little romance it was not the steamy, trashy kind that I hate. I can't wait for a second book. Get busy writing Doc!! If you [...]
 
Book: Memoirs from the Asylum by Kenneth Weene
What is it like to work inside a state hospital or to be a patient in such a hospital? What is it like to live inside the mind of such a patient? This tragi-comedic novel takes the reader inside the asylum, inside the worlds of three central characters: a narrator who has taken refuge from his fears of the world, a psychiatrist whose own life has been damaged by his father's depression, and a [...]
 
Book: Surviving Mental Illness - My Story by Linda Naomi Katz
The Road to Recovery Written from the perspective of someone whose life has been challenged by mental illness, this book offers help, hope, and inspiration to others struggling with psychological disorders. It provides information about mental illness in general-and mood disorders in particular-valuable tips about treatment and medication, and resources and organizations dedicated to helping [...]
 
Book: Out of darkness (Brier Hospital) by Lawrence Gold, M.D.
Out of Darkness deals with the abhorrent problem of human trafficking, the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the 21st century, ranking second after drug smuggling. There are more young American girls entering the commercial sex industry an estimated 300,000 at this moment and their ages have been dropping drastically the average starting age is an alarming thirteen. Out of Darkness follows [...]
 
Book: No Cure for Murder (Brier Hospital Series) by Lawrence Gold, M.D.
*** Superb! January 14, 2013 By Dorothy I started and finished this book in one day. I am an avid reader of mysteries. As a retired nurse, medical mysteries grab my attention before all others. The plot for this book is not only superb, it is a 10 star work in that we have more than one mystery, and all of it is woven together so well, we never loose track. The characters are totally believable [...]
 
Book: A Tribute to the 109th Evacuation Hospital (SM) by Dr. James Van Keuren and Mark A. Walters
This is the untold story of the 109th Evacuation Hospital (SM) which provides the reader with a piece of history about evacuation hospital semi-mobile units and my father-in-law's experiences during World War II. The veteran's interviews painted a picture of teamwork close to the front lines. Here the danger was so palpable and close to our young soldiers, as told by a nurse: " The boys were only [...]
 
Book: The Sixth Sense (Brier Hospital Series) by Lawrence Gold
FROM FIVE STAR REVIEW: This is either the fifth or sixth of Dr. Lawrence Gold's books that I have read and I have loved each and every one of them. Dr. Gold never fails to keep my interest, nor does he fail to write a good book. This is a medical mystery. In this book you will learn things, get embroiled in a mystery, and have your funny bone tickled every so often. I started this book today and [...]
 
Book: The Caging at Deadwater Manor - An insane asylum psychological thriller inspired by true events by Sandie Will
A young adult insane asylum psychological thriller inspired by true events. A dad with a vendetta. An unsuspecting daughter. A psychiatric hospital known for questionable acts. And staff who keep secrets in the attic. FIRST PLACE - FLORIDA WRITERS ASSOCIATION - ROYAL PALM LITERARY AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT/NEW ADULT FICTION - RECIPIENT OF THE 2017 READERS' FAVORITE HONORABLE MENTION BOOK AWARD IN YA [...]
 
Book: The Syrup Maze - An Inspirational Journey Through Recovery From a Traumatic Brain Injury by Debbie Simpson
Miracles happen every day. This is one of them. From severe TBI to recovery. Just two and a half weeks after telling mom, "We are treating his body in case he wakes up," the doctor told her, "We weren't expecting this." They were amazed. Michael was in the wrong place, at the wrong time, caught between two cars that should not have been on the road. His mom started a CaringBridge account in order [...]
 
Book: Surrounded By Madness - A Memoir of Mental Illness and Family Secrets by Rachel Pruchno, Ph.D.
"What was the likelihood my adopted daughter would have my father's hazel eyes and my mother's mental illness?" In this fiercely candid memoir, Dr. Pruchno, a scientist widely acclaimed for her research on mental illness and families, shows how mental illness threatened to destroy her own family. Not once, but twice. As a child, she didn't understand her mother's episodes of crippling sadness or [...]
 
Book: To Err Is Common by Margot Terrence
It's 3AM. Do you know where your nurse is? It is a sad truth that each year around 200,000 people enter American hospitals for one reason and leave on a funeral-home gurney for a completely different reason. And while there have been many TV and movie portrayals of life in a hospital, much of what really happens remains a mystery. And a lot happens! Join Andrea Pastori, R.N., a bright, attractive [...]
 
Book: Not Our Brother's Keeper - The True Adventures of an Extraordinary Man by Melker Stec
From the day Melker Stec had his head smashed against his brother's by an abusive father, he suffered from visual and auditory hallucinations. But somehow, he managed to achieve a successful career as a Georgia state employee, including as a correctional counselor and governmental analyst. Along the way, he witnessed rampant corruption. In this memoir, Stec reveals how he overcame so many [...]
 
Book: It's Not Your Journey - Second Edition by Rebecca Ann Lombardo
Follow Rebecca Lombardo as she details two years of her twenty-five year battle with mental illness and what brought her to attempt to take her life in 2013. As she recovered from that attempt, she continued to write in the hopes that she would help purge some of the pain in her life. What she never expected was that she could help others as well. This book quite simply began as a blog and became [...]
 
Book: Once the Storm is Over - From Grieving to Healing after the Suicide of my Daughter by Nina Bingham
Winner of The Literary Critic Reviewer's Award, and the Reader's Favorite 5-Star Award. Reviewer Viga Boland for Readers' Favorite says: "With the alarming rise in suicides, especially sadly amongst teens, Nina Bingham's memoir about losing her beloved daughter to suicide is timely, but no doubt writing it was one of the hardest things Bingham has ever done. What courage it takes to bare a [...]
 
Book: Peter & Lisa by Linda Naomi Katz
A children's book about two different mental illnesses, depression and mania, Peter and Lisa makes it easier for children to understand these mental conditions. It is a story about two people affected with such illness and how they got better and recovered through the proper medication and necessary support by family and friends. Charles and Linda Baron Katz's Peter and Lisa: A Mental Illness [...]
 
Book: The Boon - Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission by Eugene Uttley
Riddled into this experimental open letter is the story of a man who made the "hero's journey" to another world and back again. The prize he won there, the ultimate boon, is knowing what he wants. "Wisdom warns against desire, but there is power in wanting - power that can fuel the will and keep lit that precious torch, hope." This line stands as a rare moment of profundity in a largely [...]
 
Book: Crazy by Linda Vigen Phillips
A compelling novel in verse about mental illness Laura is a typical fifteen-year-old growing up in the 1960s, navigating her way through classes, friendships, and even a new romance. But she's carrying around a secret: her mother is suffering from a mental illness. No one in Laura's family will talk about her mother's past hospitalizations or increasingly erratic behavior, and Laura is confused [...]
 
Book: Redemption Through Forgiveness - How God Used My Mental Illness to Save Me by Lisa Slaton
ADVANCE READER REVIEWS - "...the author's courage and faith are inspiring. Just amazing!" "Now, tell me God doesn't work in mysterious ways!" Diagnosed with Multiple Personality Disorder and other mental illnesses, Lisa created personalities as a child to help her survive trauma and abuse. As an adult, she finally meets her alters and finds that they are Christian alters whom God will use to help [...]
 
Book: Overcoming Anxiety - Self-Help Anxiety Relief by David Berndt, PhD
Psychologist David Berndt, Ph.D., in Overcoming Anxiety, outlines several self-help methods for relief from anxiety and worry. In clear language and a conversational style. Dr. Berndt talks with the reader like he might in a therapy session, and he shares what he has learned from his clients about how to make techniques for anxiety management more effective and helpful.. You will be able to [...]
 
Book: Reflections and Opinions of a Mental Health Professional by Henry Claude Barbot, M.D.
"Reflection and opinion of a mental health professional" is a collection of dynamic episodes that I have encountered during my 20 years working with the human mind. This literary work identified the impact of the devastation, which is inflicted to individuals suffering from mental illnesses and disorders. Sharing my insight, I have utilized poetry as the platform to discuss how mental illnesses [...]
 
Book: Challenges, Consequences & Commitment Therapy (CCCT) - for Borderline Personality Disorder by Nina Bingham
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) causes havoc in relationships, and difficulties for the therapist. If you're caring for someone with BPD, whether you are a spouse, family member, friend, or therapist to BPD clients, this book is for you. Nina Bingham, MS helps you understand why someone you care for has out-of-control emotions, and how to approach it effectively. Learn a 3-step method [...]
 
Book: Final Mental Adventure (Ultimo Mentis Valebat) - Elton's Ethereal Journey Through Schizophrenia by Kyle Robertson
How do you stop worldly obliteration? Jackson Quwelliks was a cutting edge computer programmer and renowned game designer. He created a game that defined an entire genre and had a promising future that is until these strange other-dimensional creatures began visiting him. Confiding in a co-worker got him sent to a mental health facility and summarily fired. Once out, his diagnosis of [...]
 
Book: Mental Models - Your Complete Guide to Decision Making, Problem Solving and Logical Analysis by Nathan Walker
Would you like to rise above the crowd and become exceptionally good at whatever you do? Everything in life is a result of a thought. Someone had to think about a chair before he was able to invent it; Someone had to think about a book before he could write it; and someone had to think of a smartphone to produce it in reality. But who are those people who think in such a brilliant way, that their [...]
 
Book: Thirteen West by Jane Toombs
Ever been inside a state psychiatric hospital? That's an experience Sarah Goodrow Fenz had hoped never to repeat. Years ago, as a young woman, she'd been a student nurse taking her psychiatric affiliation at the state hospital. Now, matured and affluent enough, with an adult daughter by her side, Sarah is suddenly compelled to pick up a drunken derelict off the streets of San Diego and take him [...]
 
Book: Times Pendulum Swings Again by Joy M. Lilley
Jenny is working as a nurse when she meets Seb. She is young, living with her mother, and has had a strict religious upbringing. Seb is a handsome successful surgical registrar that Jenny is incapable of resisting his charms, and eventually falls in love with Seb. They buy a flat and move into together much against Jenny's mother's wishes. It is then one day Seb confesses to Jenny that he is [...]
 
Book: Blessed and Betrayed by Sandy Appleyard
Victoria's life is a jigsaw puzzle. Her nightmares, unfeeling mother and a secret picture of her sister, are the puzzle pieces. The ghost of her nanny and her best friend begin to help her put the puzzle together. A near fatal accident reveals one of the missing pieces, but will Victoria solve the puzzle in time? Blessed with the love of her life and betrayed by the secrets of her past, Victoria [...]
 
Book: Never Too Late (Brier Hospital) by Lawrence Gold, M.D.
FROM FIVE STAR REVIEW: The author writes a story that makes you realize that it is never too late to fulfill your dreams. Isabel Kramer found that training for the Boston Marathon was no easy task. Ms. Kramer is a psychiatrist, 60 years of age and had always wanted to be a runner from a teenage. It just seemed that every time Isabel wanted to do something her mother stopped her. Isabel's high [...]
 
Book: Intricate Intentions by Jennifer Rayes
Blow after blow has tried to knock her down, but Gaia is determined to fight till the end. Now Queen of Ica, the tables have turned. The hunter becomes the hunted as the balance of justice is forced to shift. As her name and actions begin to spread across the kingdoms, she sets out to wage war against the corrupt, and be the voice of the oppressed. Is her will strong enough to withstand? Or will [...]
 
Book: Dancing with Rachel by Ken Montrose
Two very different narrators voice the novella Dancing with Rachel. Voices torment the first narrator, David an ex-football player just trying to make a life for himself. He calls his auditory hallucinations "The Chorus." They have names and even personalities. While naive staff members claim the voices aren't real, David knows otherwise. He can hear The Chorus clearly. He can point to where they [...]
 
Book: The Clone's Mother by Cheri Gillard
Nurse Kate has a date! An actual date, with a real person. Not just a Friday night with her finicky cat or a movie marathon with George Clooney. Mack is more than she could have ever hoped for. But there's one catch: Mack's lab partner, Kate's creepy gynecologist, is up to something. Something dark. Kate finds evidence that the unethical doctor has used his patients as guinea pigs to make a [...]
 
Book: Tortured Memory (Brier Hospital Series) by Lawrence Gold
Tortured Memory, a Brier Hospital series novel, is a mystery, suspense thriller involving Abbie Adler, a child and adolescent psychiatrist. Abbie, a victim of abuse herself, has the insights needed to make her an effective therapist. In addition, she treats adults in individual and group therapy sessions for a broad range of psychiatric problems including depression, personality disorders, [...]
 
Book: Priority One - The Life and Times of a Kiwi Paramedic by Mark Garner
Ever wondered what it's like to be an ambulance paramedic? Do they really just attend nasty accidents or is that just media hype? If not, what jobs do they really go to? What sort of people call for an ambulance? Why would anyone want to be a paramedic in the first place? All these questions (and many others) are answered in this light-hearted and humorous, real life account of a seasoned [...]
 
Book: How I Got Here by Hannah Harvey
River has been in hospital for a long time, nobody can get through to her, nobody has taken the time to understand. Until Oliver, a young doctor who is dedicated to finding out what's really happening with this reserved girl. Through a series of letters written by River to Oliver, she details the events leading up to her hospitalization, and slowly he starts to learn how she got to where she is [...]
 
Book: Blood Hybrid by Christy Summerland
Limited time special pricing! Something is attacking the city of Nashville, wreaking havoc in the halls of LaRoze Hospital. Expelled scientist Alexis Douglas finds herself sucked back in to pin down the cause and help the rapidly growing class of patients. An escaped inmate, an arrogant colleague, recent history and an evolving medical beast threaten the possibility of success. Will lightning [...]
 


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