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Book: Sensually Gone! by Alles VorLoren, Elerie Loren Crawley
In "Sensually Gone!", Alles Vorloren lightly fictionalizes her bipolar disorder diagnosis as a novel where a doctor and patient converse, tracing the roots of various mental illnesses. Alles Vorloren has created an unusual hybrid of a novel and self-help guide for those suffering from bipolar disorder or struggling with a borderline personality. The book is structured as a conversation between a [...]
 
Book: Living Bipolar - Learning To Live With Bipolar Disorder by Sylvia Meier
Review Author lays it all out! Superb book! As a reader who lost the love of my life to what doctors claimed was a "bipolar" disorder, I have remained very in the dark as to the the validity of merit regarding this "mental illness." After having the chance to read the author's short but hard hitting book I have decided that this was the one read that provided "real clarity" straight from the [...]
 
Book: Lotta Bipolar Bits - Survivors Diary Of Living Bipolar (My Bipolar World) by Sylvia Meier
Oftentimes with Bipolar disorder our lives simply don't make sense. It becomes commonplace to live them instead in bits and pieces for living them more than a moment at a time, living with bipolar syndrome more than a moment at a time, is simply too much. "Lotta Bipolar Bits: Survivors Diary Of Living Bipolar" continues on where "Bipolar Bits: Manic Madness To Depressive Depths" left off. Meier [...]
 
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: Bipolar Bits - Manic Madness To Depressive Depths (My Bipolar World) (Volume 2) by Sylvia Meier
Bipolar disorder can be chaotic, and cause you to live your life in bits and pieces. Anything more can be too much, and the disorder itself lends to falling to bits. Within the pages of "Bipolar Bits," author Sylvia Meier gives insight into bipolar disorder in a method that mimics the very disorder she lives with. In bits and pieces the life of a woman living bipolar is revealed. In both mania, [...]
 
Book: My Bipolar World - A Collection Of Works By Sylvia Meier by Sylvia Meier
Author Sylvia Meier brings to light her illness in "My Bipolar World" "My Bipolar World" is a compilation of Meier's recent books "Living Bipolar: Learning To Live With Bipolar Disorder," "Bipolar Bits: Manic Madness To Depressive Depths" and "Lotta Bipolar Bits: Survivors Diary Of Living Bipolar" which all discuss living with the disorder, and overcoming it. Discover within it's pages how to [...]
 
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: Walking Over Eggshells by Lucinda E Clarke
Walking Over Eggshells is an autobiography that tells the story of a mentally abused child, who married a "Walter Mitty" clone. They moved from England to Kenya, from Libya to Botswana and on again to South Africa. It took all her courage to survive in situations that were at times dangerous, sometimes humorous, but always nerve wracking. She had a variety of jobs, different types of homes, and [...]
 
Book: My Soul to Keep - Volume I by Ashleigh Grant
It has been called many things. It used to be called multiple personality, but the name itself was shrouded by layers of misconceptions. Now it has a more clinical-sounding name, one that I feel is even more woefully inaccurate. I still refer to it as a separated personality. This book became an integral part of my own healing process. It began it as a personal journal more than twenty years ago [...]
 
Book: Eye-locks and Other Fearsome Things - Learning to Love as a Bipolar Aspie by Ellen Stockdale Wolfe
Eye-locks and Other Fearsome Things: Learning to Love as a Bipolar Aspie opens with Ellen at a crossroads in her life. She has just lost her fiance and is starting a new job in the Columbia University Libraries. Here she will meet Danielle, the West Indian woman who is to change her life forever. And, many years later, she will meet Jimmy, the mid-Westerner whom she will one day marry. The book [...]
 
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: Polarity in Motion by Brenda Vicars
Fifteen-year-old Polarity Weeks just wants to live a normal life, but with a mother diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, that's rarely easy. Her life gets exponentially more disastrous when her sixth-period history classmates start ogling a nude picture of her on the Internet. Polarity would never have struck such a shameless pose, but the photo is definitely of her, and she's at a [...]
 
Book: Hopping Roller Coasters by Rachel Pappas
Rachel Pappas was an in your face mother, but loves her daughter more than life. She rolled up her sleeves when the neighborhood bully's taunting got way out of hand. She stood up to hard-nosed teachers that didn't get it something was wrong and Marina needed help. And she clapped till her palms hurt when her half Greek, half Jewish daughter took the podium at her predominantly African American [...]
 
Book: Wigs by Donna Lee Comer
Although there is no vulgarity, this fiction novel is recommended for age 16 + due to some violence. What happens to a person who suffers from D.I.D.? Psychologists say a traumatic childhood can cause dissociative identity disorder, or a split personality. Is one personality aware of the other? Can one personality control the other? Some may react violently. Philadelphia Police Detective Ben [...]
 
Book: What Grows in Your Garden? by Carolyn P. Schriber
"What Grows in your Garden" is a cozy mystery with a touch of romance. The main character is a Jewish woman just starting a career as a college history professor. The antagonist is a student with bipolar tendencies that sometimes make her violent. And the love interest is a police lieutenant with a law degree. This particular story will deal with poisonings and witchcraft--so there's also a cat! [...]
 
Book: The Secret Life - The Bond by Shay Mills
Experience the secret life of Aaron who suffers malicious hands of his stepfather and deals with disguising the abuse from his friends. Appreciate Aaron's highs and lows, along with his undiagnosed bipolar disorder and abusive home life, culminating in a journey of self-discovery. The Secret Life: The Bond transports you into the world fraught with danger, happiness, love, hate, vengeance, hope, [...]
 
Book: Trompe-l'oeil by Russell Bittner
'Trompe-l'oeil' literally means 'deceiving the eye'. Adoptive New Yorker, Daneka Sorensen, appears to be a woman any man might want: attractive, imaginative, charming, wealthy and successful in almost every aspect of her life. It's no wonder that fashion photographer Kit Addison falls madly in love with her. After their third chance meeting, they hesitantly find each other, then impulsively run [...]
 
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: 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: Moving to Oregon - A Bipolar Journey by James Townsend
The book is about a young man in crisis. His life is torn apart by bipolar illness, and he must endure great hardship to get to the next stage in his life. The story is also a reflection on growing up the child of an alcoholic, and the family drama in the plot bears that out. Ultimately, strong sibling bonds and the persistence of hope carried him through. I learned from writing this book that [...]
 
Book: Schizophrenia or Spirit Possession by Mike Williamson
While working as a medium over the past 35 years, I have met many people who thought they were mentally ill because they were hearing voices. There are people who will live their lives taking medication they don't need, because the medical profession don't believe people's brain can be affected by discarnate spirit. There are other causes for hearing voices and having mood swings etc. Like the [...]
 
Book: Family History by Hazel Hart
A locked house and a strangled woman. Town gossips say the sister did it. Crystal Sands Marshall is furious. The local historical society has chosen another family as the subject for a book on the town's beginnings. Crystal hires her own writer and then sets off to collect the necessary family records from her eccentric sister, Iris. When Iris, who has not left the house since their mother's [...]
 
Book: DEFUSING THE BOMB - A Guide To Understanding And Dealing With A Narcissist And Healing From Narcissistic Abuse by Charlotte Reed
What do you know about narcissism? Do you want to understand narcissism and narcissists? Are you a victim of narcissistic abuse and you're looking to heal? Narcissism is a modern day epidemic that keeps spreading its reach in the society. It is a personality disorder of grandiosity, inflated sense of importance and a fragile self-esteem. At one point or another, you may have come across a [...]
 
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: Write Your Way Out Of Depression - Practical Self-Therapy For Creative Writers (Writer's Craft Book 21) by Rayne Hall
Use your writing talent and your skill with words heal yourself. Author Rayne Hall and psychologist Alexander Draghici show fourteen practical strategies for self-therapy. Do you feel like you're trapped in a dark hole of morass, sinking deeper and deeper, the mud rising to your hips, your chest, your throat? Is despair smothering you like a heavy blanket? Is your own life moving past you like a [...]
 
Book: Defeat Attention Deficit Disorder - Causes and Remedies for ADD/ADHD by George J. McClelland
This book has been updated with information you need. Living with a person with Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is kind of like living with someone with Alzheimer's disease. It is extremely stressful and demanding. The causes behind ADD/ADHD are many. Among them are: Immunizations - Immunizations are a problem but there isn't much you can do about them. When [...]
 
Book: Restless Mind by JoAnna Santanen
Jenna Cooper is a twenty-five year-old real estate agent from Portland, Oregon. Jenna is successful, attractive, responsible and analytical. After suffering a car crash that lands her in a three-day coma, Jenna finds herself with extended periods of memory loss. She frequently wakes up in strange and disorienting situations. Jenna's life gets complicated when she finds out that she was attacked, [...]
 
Book: Correcting Learning & Behavioral Disorders Naturally! by Michelle Bever
This book is about the journey a mother took to not settle for her child to be labeled and have to be on prescription drugs for the rest of his life. My son's learning and behavioral disorders I learned were related to symptoms his body was expressing. Prescription drugs acted like a bandade and after the bandade was worn for a while it fell off. When it fell off all of the bad behaviors and [...]
 
Book: Love Never Quits - Surviving and Thriving After Infertility, Adoption and Reactive Attachment Disorder by Gina Heumann
WHACK... At three in the morning Gina was sound asleep, yet somehow she was smacked in the head. She looked over at her husband, thinking perhaps he accidentally rolled over and flopped his arm on top of her, but he was sleeping soundly and facing the opposite direction. She turned to the other side and glaring back at her was her eight-year-old child. "Did you just hit me?" "Yes, and I'd do it [...]
 
Book: Adenomyosis - A Significantly Neglected and Misunderstood Uterine Disorder by Maria Yeager
What is adenomyosis?? A lot of people will ask that question when they see the title of this book, and that is the reason it was written. I personally lived with this uterine disorder for seventeen years before I finally received a correct diagnosis after my hysterectomy. Adenomyosis is a disorder of the uterus that causes very heavy menstrual bleeding, painful abdominal cramping (comparable to [...]
 
Book: You Don't Have To Be A Jerk by Rita Marie, Cheryl Brunscheen
A guide to relationships and dating. Designed to encourage individuals to think through situations they are involved in. We present the problem; expose the jerky characters; define what real love is and offer the solution. Finally a set of test questions aids the serious-minded reader to evaluate his or her love relationship with a potential mate. It's all in an effort to find the right person.
 
Book: Handwriting of the Famous and Infamous by Sheila Lowe
Handwriting communicates much more than what is committed to paper. A quick note, a carefully composed letter, an autograph or a scribble also reveals a great deal about the personality of the writer. What are the clues to look for in a person's writing and what do they reveal? What do they tell experts that the writer might prefer to keep hidden? Join expert graphologist Sheila Lowe for an [...]
 
Book: The Narcissist by Mary Lee Tiernan
"You did what?" Jack's announcement that he'd spent their savings to buy himself a new truck pushed Emma to the breaking point. Explaining her frustration to Jack was useless. He never understood anything except his own point of view. Her only option to extricate herself from their deteriorating relationship was to leave and relegate Jack to her past. Unfortunately, the past doesn't always stay [...]
 
Book: Salted Lithium - A Short Story (Red Shorts Series) by Karen Jung
Salted Lithium was inspired by a documentary I saw many years ago when I still lived in Germany. It was about a man who woke up on a train in New York and didn't know how he got there. My story is different from the documentary I saw back then, but it has these elements of 'not knowing' and 'confusion'. I thought of different settings, but kept coming back to this image of an American road movie. [...]
 


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