Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04 - Publisher: Penguin
A dual memoir and journalistic investigation into the criminalization of America's mentally ill describes the author's battle with the shortcomings of the nation's mental health system after his son was declared ill, and exposes what the author learned throughout his year-long investigation into the Miami-Dade County jail. Reprint. 50,000 first
Crazy in America
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Basic Books
A critical exposé of the mistreatment of mentally ill patients in the American prison system reveals how an estimated quarter of a million inmates suffer from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, clinical depression, and other serious illnesses for which they are denied treatment and routinely subjected to punitive measures. Original.
Out of Her Mind
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Presents a collection of fiction, memoirs, letters, and other writings on mental illness by American and British authors, including works by Dorothea Dix, Margery Kempe, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sylvia Plath, Zelda Fitgerald, Kate Millett, Linda Gray Sexton, and others. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
A First-Rate Madness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-04 - Publisher: Penguin
This New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. In A First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi, director of the Mood Disorders
Another Kind of Madness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-20 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I’ve read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw’s story, written beautifully, from the inside-out. It’s a masterpiece." A deeply personal memoir calling