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Title Voices from the inside : readings on the experiences of mental illness / [edited by] David A. Karp, Gretchen E. Sisson.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.19689 V87i 2010    ---  Available
Description viii, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Giving voice to the mentally ill -- Part I, The illness experience. An unwelcome career / David A. Karp -- Flights of the mind / Kay Redfield Jamison -- The Eden express / Mark Vonnegut -- The center cannot hold / Elyn R. Saks -- The auto accident that never was / Judith Rapoport -- Denial and addiction / Caroline Knapp -- Part II, Caregivers speak. Everything falls apart / Clea Simon -- In sickness and in health / David A. Karp -- Part III, Hospitalization. The loony-bin trip / Kate Millett -- The quiet room / Lori Schiller -- Part IV, The meanings of medication. Prozac diary / Lauren Slater -- Teens talk / David A. Karp -- Part V, The reality of suicide. No time to say goodbye / Carla Fine -- Part VI, The stigma of mental illness. To tell or not to tell / Carol L. Owen -- Depressives in the lounge / Sharon O'Brien -- Part VII, In the community. The ninth floor / Pete Earley -- 9 Highland Road / Michael Winerip -- Part VIII, Recovering. Undercurrents / Martha Manning -- Wasted / Marya Hornbacher.
Subject Mentally ill -- Biography.
Mental illness -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Mental Disorders -- Personal Narratives.
Mentally Ill Persons -- Personal Narratives.
Added Author Karp, David Allen, 1944-
Sisson, Gretchen E.
ISBN 9780195370454 (alk. paper)
0195370457 (alk. paper)

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