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Three Great Books to Read (besides mine)

Posted on September 24, 2016 with 0 comments
I am reading everything I can find on Schizophrenia.  The following three books are my favorites - great info, easy to read, and helped me a lot in my own journey.
1. Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia
This is the bible of Schizophrenia, but written so anyone can understand. Each chapter is written by different experts across the world and they cover everything you'd ever want to know about the illness.  It's worth the price and you won't be the same after reading it.  It changed me and I quote this book a lot in my book.
 

 Here's the link to where you can buy it on Amazon.com:
https://www.amazon.com/Clinical-Handbook-Schizophrenia-Kim-Mueser/dp/1609182375  
2. Growing Up with a Schizophrenic Mother, by Margaret J. Brown and Doris Parker Roberts
This book is amazing.  You will learn about how having a mom with the illness affects the kids.  I learned things I never knew, and how I was affected even more than I realized.  It has helped me know [...]
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Posted on July 28, 2016 with 0 comments
In the Fall of 2007 a friend of mine suggested I write a book about my life.  So I did.  Today, after many years of writing, enhancing, and editing, it arrived at my home in print.  My new baby is born.  It is the story of my life - how it was for me when my mom became sick from schizophrenia, and how I eventually learned to be healthy and have a healthy relationship with her.  Making my story known is pretty vulnerable, but worth it if it does help others.  It is my gift of love. 


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