Tag Archives: mental illness

The Flawed Ones – Jay Chirino

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) We can never be defined by our shortcomings or the conditions we live in, but we can certainly fight and believe that love always conquers all. Our hearts are not touched by our flaws, and that … Continue reading

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Surviving Schizophrenia: My Story of Paranoid Schizophrenia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Depression, Anosognosia, Suicide, and Treatment and Recovery from Severe Mental Illness – Richard Carlson

(Reviewed by Jeyran Main) Surviving Schizophrenia is a memoir written by Richard Carlson, who was twenty one when he was diagnosed with this mental illness. The book revolves around his illness and recovery. It took ten years for the professionals … Continue reading

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Motherland Hotel – Yusuf Atilgan, (Translated from the Turkish by Fred Stark)

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “She was in the painting on the wall…It had gotten stiff again and he ran his fingers through the short hairs at the root. “Almost as big as the rest of you.” at tall woman, under … Continue reading

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