Suggested Reading List for
General Mental Illness Education and Awareness
An Unquiet Mind; a Memoir of Moods and Madness – Kay Redfield Jamison
A Relentless Hope; Surviving the Storm of Teen Depression – Gary E. Nelson,
A Mood Apart; the Thinker’s Guide to Emotion and its Disorders Peter C. Whybrow, M.D.
Energize Your Life: Overcoming Fatigue and Stress Dwight L. Carlson, M.D.
I Am Not Sick; I Don’t Need Help; Helping The Seriously Mentally Ill Accept Treatment; Dr. Xavier Amador
I Hate You- Don’t Leave Me; Understanding The Borderline Personality ; Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D. and Hal Strauss
New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder –Neil R. Bockian. Ph.D.
Night Falls Fast – Understanding Suicide – Kay Redfield Jamison
Out of the Darkened Room; When a Parent is Depressed; Protecting the Children and Strengthening the Family William R. Beardslee, M.D.
Overcoming Depression – the Definitive Resource for patients and Families who live with Depression and Manic-Depression – Demitri Papolos, M.D., and Janice Papolos
Overcoming Hurts and Anger: Finding Freedom from Negative Emotions (book) Dwight L. Carlson, M.D.
Saving our Last Nerve; The Black Woman’s Path to Mental Health; Marilyn Martin, M.D., M.P.H. –
Shock; The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy – Kitty Dukakis and Larry Tye
Surviving Schizophrenia Dr. E Fuller Torrey;
Touched with Fire – Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament – Kay Redfield Jamison
When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness; Rebecca Woolen
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