Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories Of Living With Mental Illness by Lee GutkindShow Me All Your Scars: True Stories Of Living With Mental Illness by Lee Gutkind

Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories Of Living With Mental Illness

EditorLee GutkindForeword byKaren Wolk Feinstein

Paperback | June 24, 2016

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Every year, one in four American adults suffers from a diagnosable mental health disorder. In these true stories, writers and their loved ones struggle as their worlds are upended. What do you do when your father kills himself, or your mother is committed to a psych ward, or your daughter starts hearing voices telling her to harm herself-or when you yourself hear such voices? Addressing bipolar disorder, OCD, trichillomania, self-harm, PTSD, and other diagnoses, these stories vividly depict the difficulties and sorrows-and sometimes, too, the unexpected and surprising rewards-of living with mental illness.
Lee Gutkind has been exploring the world of medicine through writing for over 20 years. He is the author ofMany Sleepless Nights: The World of Organ Transplantation, and the editor of four anthologies about health and medicine:Silence Kills: Speaking Out and Saving Lives;Rage and Reconciliation: Inspiring a Health Care Revolution;Heal...
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Title:Show Me All Your Scars: True Stories Of Living With Mental IllnessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.47 × 8.89 × 0.88 inPublished:June 24, 2016Publisher:Underland PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1937163253

ISBN - 13:9781937163259

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