Book: Matthew - How the premature birth of my son helped heal my bipolar disorder by Christopher Griffithcategories: Book, Hospital, Trauma, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Hope, Love, Marriage, Happiness, Despair, Perseverance, Premature Birth
Christopher Griffithabout this book: This book is about the events surrounding the premature birth of my son.
• What benefits does it offer my readers?
It's a book about mental illness, and how it can be assuaged not just with medication and talking treatments, but with subsequent real life events also
• What inspired me to write the book?
My wife and I endured a torrid time in this process, and for me certainly committing my experiences to paper was very therapeutic
• Who is it intended for?
It's intended for anyone who has suffered life crises, or indeed anyone interested in the subjects of mental illness and premature birth
• How long did I take to write it?
• Why did I choose this cover?
It's my first non-fiction book, so I wanted to mark it out as different from my other books
• What was the hardest part of writing the book?
Reliving some of the memories was really tough, keeping going with the narrative sometimes a tremendous struggle
• Did I do research for it?
I read the Bible whilst my wife was in hospital - I explain the relevance in the book!
• Did I learn anything from it?
From the experience, yes of course, that childbirth is a miracle, oh and that my wife is one tough cookie - again, it's in the book!
• What do I want to say to my readers?
I really hope you enjoy the book, and if so tell the world!!
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• Book Review: The Summer Called Angel - A story of hope on the journey through prematurity by Sola Olu|
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