That Was When People Started To Worry: Windows Into Unwell Minds

June 21, 2019|
That Was When People Started To Worry: Windows Into Unwell Minds by Nancy Tucker
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From the author of acclaimed The Time In Between - what mental illness is really like, and how we can all better understand the mentally unwell. In the waiting room, I see a lot of people who I could tell had real, serious problems. They deserve to be here. I don''t. I''m a fraud. A lazy wreck seeking an excuse for her incompetence. I''m useless.'' Abby, 24 Having conducted over 100 hours of interviews with 60 women aged 16-25, Nancy Tucker- the author of The Time In Between, an ''astonishingly good'' ( Sunday Times ) memoir of a life consumed by eating disorders- explores what it''s like to suffer from serious mental illness as a young woman. With raw honesty, sensitivity and humour, That Was When People Started to Worry examines real experiences of anxiety, self-harm, borderline personality disorder, OCD, binge eating disorder, PTSD and dissociative identity disorder. Giving a voice to those like Abby who can''t speak out themselves, Tucker presents a unique window into the day-to-day trials of living with an unwell mind.
Nancy Tucker is currently reading Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, after working as a nanny, classroom assistant and finally an assistant psychologist in an NHS mental health service. Eventually, she hopes to train as a clinical psychologist. Her first book with Icon, The Time in Between: A Memoir of Hunger and Hope...
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Title:That Was When People Started To Worry: Windows Into Unwell MindsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:7.86 X 5.17 X 0.78 inShipping dimensions:7.86 X 5.17 X 0.78 inPublished:June 21, 2019Publisher:Icon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:178578448X

ISBN - 13:9781785784484

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