In any given year, one in four Americans suffers from a diagnosable mental illnessaand yet there is still a significant stigma attached to being labeled as amentally ill.a We hear about worst-case scenarios, but in manyamaybe even mostacases, there is much room for hope. These frank, often intimate stories reflect the writersa struggles to overcomeaboth as professionals and as individuals, as current therapists and as former patientsathe challenges presented by depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, and other mental disorders. These dramatic narratives communicate clearly the rewards of helping patients move forward with their lives, often through a combination of medication, talk therapy, and common sense. Collectively, these true stories highlight the need for empathy and compassion between therapist and patient, and argue for a system that encourages human connection rather than diagnosis by checklist.On the back of her left hand was a homemade tattoo of an anchor. It was a drawing you would have expected from a threeyearold, but this was a nasty purple defacement on the hand of a nineteenyearold. aHi, Ia#39;m Dan, a I said. She looked up atanbsp;...
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|Publisher||:||Fourth Chapter Books - 2015-03-01|