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Real Life Diaries: Living with Mental Illness

Author: Lynda Cheldelin Fell

Publisher: AlyBlue Media

ISBN 10: 1944328505
ISBN 13: 978-1944328504

Depression. Anxiety. Bipolar. Schizophrenia. Trichotillomania. These are just a few of the many different mental disorders that affect millions worldwide. What really happens when you or someone you love is diagnosed with mental illness? What therapies work best? Can a cure be found? Will life ever return to normal?

In Living with Mental Illness, ordinary people who live with different mental illnesses invite readers inside their world and open up to give honest—and sometimes profound—answers to common questions. Confessing firsthand struggles, fears, and hopes, the collection of heartfelt stories offers refreshing insight into the diversity of mental illness from nonclinical perspectives, and highlights the unexpected ways ordinary people find strength, courage, and hope even when bound by societal stigma.