TWO YEARS OF TRUMP ON THE PSYCHIATRIST'S COUCH 

By Dr David Laing Dawson, edited by Marvin Ross Print available at all booksellers and distributed by Ingram E-book in Kindle and Kobo
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SHOT IN THE HEAD A SISTER'S MEMOIR, A BROTHER'S STRUGGLE

A bittersweet memoir about life and loss. When her mentally ill brother developed lung cancer, author Katherine Flannery Dering had to overcome her reluctance to deal with the troubled man and step up to help in his care. More....

 

Love's All That Makes Sense: A Mother Daughter Memoir    

growing up with a mother with schizophrenia "This book will provide validation and   inspiration for families who face similar struggles, as well as provide mental health care providers with perspectives that can inform care."Dr Sarah Y Vinson.  More....

MY SCHIZOPHRENIC LIFE: THE ROAD TO RECOVERY FROM MENTAL ILLNESS

A Must have book on Schizophrenia Healthy Place
Winner of the Courage To Come Back Award - Mental Health BC for 2012 LIBRARY JOURNAL: "remarkably compelling.....will hold readers captive.....provides a surprisingly gripping narrative" More....

SCHIZOPHRENIA MEDICINE'S MYSTERY SOCIETY'S SHAME

"a powerful resource for anyone looking for answers and insight into the world of mental illness."  Schizophrenia Digest Magazine, Fall 2008.
Recommended by the World Fellowship For Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders
"a helpful and empowering guide" Abilities Magazine - Issue 77, Winter 2008/09 More...

THE ADOLESCENT OWNER'S MANUAL

  Recommended by Library Journal.  Your goal as a parent,  Dawson says, should be to get your adolescent child into adulthood, alive, healthy, preferably educated and skilled, without a major drug problem or criminal record or pregnancy. Anything more is icing and a pleasure to behold.
And, this book is your support and encouragement to do the right thing to achieve the above goal. More....

FICTION AND PLAYS DEPICTING MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTIONS 

From the pen of David Laing Dawson - a physician and artist as well as an accomplished writer whose books have been translated into 7 languages and positively reviewed in publications such as the Publisher's Weekly, Boston Globe, The Globe and Mail, Vancouver Sun
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Titles include books on mental illness, autism, the trauma of the Holocaust, novels and plays dealing with mental health by Dr David Laing Dawson 

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MIND YOU REFLECTIONS OF MENTAL ILLNESS 

By Dr David Laing Dawson and Marvin Ross - Print available at all booksellers and distributed by Ingram E-book in Kindle and Kobo
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UNFAITHFUL MIND -

When late-onset schizophrenia impacts a family  John and Marion struggled to hold their family together and to deal with an illness that usually strikes much earlier in life.This is their story of what happens to a family when the mind betrays. More.....

WHEN QUIETNESS CAME: A NEUROSCIENTIST'S  PERSONAL JOURNEY With SCHIZPOPHRENIA

The true story of a young woman studying neuroscience who, in her final undergraduate year, has a psychotic break, attempts suicide and ends up in hospital. Her struggles to get well and to pursue her PhD are described in this book. Her story is geared to  people from a variety of backgrounds. More....

WHAT A LIFE CAN BE: ONE THERAPIST'S TAKE ON SCHIZO-AFFECTIVE DISORDER

The story of the late Dr Carolyn Dobbins struggles with schizo-affective disorder who, after a 25 year career as a successful therapist, admits that she suffers with this disease. The book chronicles her descent into madness, homeless and jail and her struggles to obtain a PhD from Vanderbilt in clinical psychology. More...

AFTER HER BRAIN BROKE: HELPING MY DAUGHTER RECOVER HER SANITY

A Must have book on Schizophrenia Healthy Place)
Susan Inman's memoir describes her family's nine year journey to help her younger daughter recover from a catastrophic schizoaffective disorder.  "...one of the best accounts I have read of serious mental illness as told by a mother." and "Highly  recommended" E. Fuller Torrey, MD author of Surviving Schizophrenia.
Recommended by NAMI in the US, EUFAMI in Europe and The Mood Disorders Society of Canada. With an introduction by former Senator Michael Kirby, Chair Emeritus, Mental Health Commission of Canada. More....

WHEN AUTISM COMES TO ROOST: A FAMILY'S JOURNEY FROM DENIAL TO ACCEPTANCE

"Alicia Hendley has written a highly personal memoir of her struggle to come to terms
 with her son’s diagnosis as well as her own. Raw, honest, and poignant, the book stays with you long after you’ve finished reading.”
- Ann Douglas, author, Parenting Through the Storm 
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HOLOCAUST TRAUMA

WHEN THEIR MEMORIES BECAME MINE: MOVING BEYOND MY PARENTS' PAST

Exploring the impact of trauma and the transmission of trauma from generation to generation. A poignant and humorous coming-of-age memoir
"With a keen attention to detail, Pearl Goodman deftly weaves her parents' tragic stories and their aftermath, Canadian realities, and her own, to reveal how legacies of traumatic experiences are lived out from generation to generation. A compelling and insightful read."
Dr. Yael Danieli, Clinical psychologist and Director, Group Project for Holocaust Survivors and their Children. New York, NY More....