Same Time Next Week: True Stories of Working Through Mental Illness by Lee GutkindSame Time Next Week: True Stories of Working Through Mental Illness by Lee Gutkind

Same Time Next Week: True Stories of Working Through Mental Illness

EditorLee Gutkind

Paperback | April 14, 2015

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In any given year, one in four Americans suffers from a diagnosable mental illness-and yet there is still a significant stigma attached to being labeled as "mentally ill." We hear about worst-case scenarios, but in many-maybe even most-cases, there is much room for hope. These frank, often intimate stories reflect the writers' struggles to overcome-both as professionals and as individuals, as current therapists and as former patients-the challengespresented by depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, and other mental disorders. These dramatic narratives communicate clearly the rewards of helping patients move forward with their lives, often through a combination of medication, talk therapy, and common sense. Collectively, these true stories highlight the need for empathy and compassion between therapist and patient, and argue for a system that encourages human connection rather than diagnosis by checklist.
Lee Gutkind is the author or editor of numerous books and nonfiction anthologies about the medical and mental health communities, including Many Sleepless Nights: The World of Organ Transplantation; Stuck in Time: The Tragedy of Childhood Mental Illness; At the End of Life: True Stories About How We Die; I Wasn't Strong Like This When...
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Title:Same Time Next Week: True Stories of Working Through Mental IllnessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 8.4 × 6.32 × 0.81 inPublished:April 14, 2015Publisher:Underland PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1937163199

ISBN - 13:9781937163198

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