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    'Oh do come in dear Doctor You are just in time for the patient's soothing tea and the end of the world' p 17'The HIDDEN

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    I first read this in 1966 when I was 13 and in the 8th grade and it became my favorite book and remained my favorite book throughout high school I reread it many times although it's been years since my last reading This is a story of a young woman ages 16 19 who is suffering from severe mental illness in the b

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    To get below the surface of this book one must invest himselfherself This I was willing to do As a fellow sufferer of mental illness I long for memoirs of those who've gone through the same as me It's easy to read a book without really gettin

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    This was a powerful and painful reading experience and not something I would have naturally gravitated to on my own I chose to read this upon

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    As someone who feels like they deal with mental illness on a daily basis it was hard for me to enter the mind o

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    When we meet Deborah she’s on her way to a mental hospital She’s two years short of finishing high school and she’s recently b

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    What a beautifully written semi autobiographical story of the struggle of a young girl attempting to refocus her energies

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    A moving thought provoking and inspiring account of a young girl's struggle with schizophrenia Following a suicide attempt Debra aged just 16 is committed to a mental hospital Over the next three years she works with her psychiatrist to understand her illness and explores the possibility of mental health Her precarious progress is punctuated by periods where she falls back into the terror of her illness I first read this book as

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    This is a brilliant book and perhaps deserves than three stars but there are certainly problems most having to do with our better understanding of schizophrenia in recent times As a historical document the book powerfully represents a world in which large industrial size mental hospitals were considered advanced state of the art facilities Seclusion rooms and cold packs trapping a patient in ice cold sheets

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    I like the fine old word asylum that suggests a haven a refuge a place where hospitality and restfulness prevail George A Zeller MD of Peoria State HospitalJoanne Greenberg was hospitalized for schizophrenia from 1948 to 1951 She was lucky This was before the introduction of the pharmaceuticals that are the sum total of psychiatr

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Give a picture of what being schizophrenic feels like and what can be accomplished with a trusting relationship between a gifted therapist and a willing patient It is not a case history or study I like to think it is a hymn to reality Joanne Greenber. What a beautifully written semi autobiographical story of the struggle of a young girl attempting to refocus her energies on the real world making the transition from being mentally ill and being mentally well as well as the stigma placed on those who have psychiatric diagnoses As someone with experience both as a mental health professional and a patient I can see both perspectives It is never easy to go from the safety of the hospital environment back into the world where one must live a productive life and move on from that point it seems easy at times to give up but I saw the triumph of the writer as she became successful in life Bumperhead trusting relationship between a gifted The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas therapist and a willing patient It is not a case history or study I like The Women on the Island to Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques think it is a hymn How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal to reality Joanne Greenber. What a beautifully written semi autobiographical story of Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (P.S.) the struggle of a young girl attempting Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, to refocus her energies on The Witchs Coven the real world making Supplementary Exercises for Introducing Biblical Hebrew by Allen P. Ross the Great Famine transition from being mentally ill and being mentally well as well as The Color of Night the stigma placed on What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings those who have psychiatric diagnoses As someone with experience both as a mental health professional and a patient I can see both perspectives It is never easy Pulse (Frank Quinn, to go from Obsession the safety of The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico the hospital environment back into Simply Napkins the world where one must live a productive life and move on from The Unconscious Civilization that point it seems easy at The Complete Tightwad Gazette times The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years to give up but I saw الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the Writing and Selling Magazine Articles triumph of The Strange Bird the writer as she became successful in life

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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden is the story of a sixteen year old who retreats from reality into the bondage of a lushly imagined but threatening kingdom and her slow and painful journey back to sanityChronicles the three year battle of a mentally. To get below the surface of this book one must invest himselfherself This I was willing to do As a fellow sufferer of mental illness I long for memoirs of those who ve gone through the same as me It s easy to read a book without really getting it and that s why the people in other reviews have given this book below five stars They re uick to say it s boring afraid of the cause the book gives for deep thinking which they probably haven t been able to grasp They re the ones who ve never gone through such mental illness and hopefully never will This book wasn t written for them so of course they d feel that way This book was meant for those of my ilkMy mind never created its own world gods gestures language like Deborah s and the author s did but the mental illness aspect is enough commonality The knowledge of being painfully different in a normal world peopled with humans who re so luckily hinged Titans the author calls them for being able to live the right way though they don t realize their strengthyes I have this The want for the Maybe but also the fear of itI have this too These depictions in the book reach out for those of us who ve gone through the sameThe strange intelligence of the mentally ill rings beautifully in this book though some of the things Deborah says are tough to get at times She speaks in metaphors and the meaning s not always clear Happily for her she has Dr Fried who knows just how to handle Deborah and is on level with her in a way most other doctors couldn t be At some point in the book Fried goes on a trip leaving Deborah in the hands of Dr Royson a man with totally different methods than Fried While Fried understood Deborah s need for Yr to be acknowledged as real as it WAS to Deborah Royson painfully tried to drive home the lie of its existence and Deborah can t handle his ways of therapy This instance shows that people can t just go out to a doctor and hope to find the right one It takes sometimes several tries to find someone on the right level which might seem obvious to some but others still don t realize this Fried was perfect for Deborah understanding the crucial need for Deborah not to be lied to Several times she said that the world would not be perfect Life would be unjust I never promised you a rose garden Saying these things early on and often led to Deborah being able to handle life s ups and downs eventually though she still had slip upsFried also was able to eventually track down each of Deborah s core problems to their source a miracle which doesn t happen often in psychology Fried saw that there was hope in Deborah because Deborah subconsciously realized that the defense she created from the real world Yr had become not just an escape but also a trap She cuts herself in her plea for help not in a suicide attempt and this leads her to being put in the hospital where she realizes she belongs almost instantly She has something in her that s fighting to get out and that s what leads to her being one of the few to overcome her illness Another part of the book I liked is Greenberg s showing not only Deborah s thoughts but the parents as well In their turmoil and love we see that it s not their fault that Deborah began to suffer So often we re uick to think that all problems stem from the home lifemaybe an alcoholic father a mother who doesn t listen That s not the case with Deborah s parents They re truly loving which is proof that mental illness can occur to those with even the best family life this is the case of me also Mental illness can stem from anything really and I hate that people think of instances leading up to it as being measurable using their personal opinions to judge whether the trauma is proportional to the mental suffering thereafter If they hear about a girl who had a bad surgery experience that was one of the core reasons for a later mental illness they re less likely to take the illness seriously I think this is a major fault with people today Mental illness can t be measured like this instances that might not affect some to much extent affect others greatly and we have no right to say one instance is worthy a reason for illness than any other Those who ve never had an illness like this are prone to this kind of thinkingthey d do well instead not to form an opinion at all The White Guns the story of a sixteen year old who retreats from reality into The Book of Football Quotations the bondage of a lushly imagined but Governess Gone Rogue (Dear Lady Truelove, threatening kingdom and her slow and painful journey back The Road Back Home to sanityChronicles The TV Time Travellers the The Prester Quest three year battle of a mentally. 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Summary Þ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Hannah Green

Ill but perceptive teenage girl against a world of her own creation emphasizing her relationship with the doctor who gave her the ammunition of self understanding with which to help herselfI wrote this novel which is a fictionalized autobiography to. This was a powerful and painful reading experience and not something I would have naturally gravitated to on my own I chose to read this upon the recommendation of a friend and I m very glad I did I have no idea what the author s history is but she did a marvelous job at getting inside the head of a very disturbed girl who has been committed to a mental hospital Reading this story reinforced my committment to never lie to my child It brought back memories of my own teenage years and the lies or illusions I told myself in order to survive loneliness insecurity and rejection It was incredible to read about the complex world this young girl created to escape the the escalating fear lack of control and pain present in her life As a parent reading this my thoughts turned to the huge difference in perception of events between children and adults It s very scary to imagine that a seemingly innocuous occurence can leave such long lasting scars on the psyche of a child By the end of the book I was left with an appreciation of the strength and resilience of human beings who suffer greatly and fight to come out the other side