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13 Jul 2018, 14:28
I believe we have so much to learn about many of the issues surrounding mental illness, and it sounds like this book is a valuable teaching tool. I appreciate your excellent review!
Thank you. I appreciate your beautiful comments too.
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Schizophrenia is such a misconstrued mental illness. The stigma surrounding it and how people treat people suffering from it is appalling. I am so happy that there are more and more books tackling what it means to have a mental illness and just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it isn't valid. Loved your review.
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Mental illness can be a very isolating part of the healthcare model, especially for the patient and their family members. It is very encouraging that more and more individuals are showing bravery by sharing their stories of mental illness and thereby helping other individuals who are experiencing mental illness to navigate their illness. From your review, it sounds as if this author has done an excellent job of bringing Steve's story to light with respect and sensitivity. It is further promising that the author uses language that is easy for the reader and not necessarily written in textbook form. I will definitely add this book to my list of book to read in the future.
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Yes indeed, just in time is a very interesting book to read. Well I think, people in general somehow already have this mindset of thinking that "people with mental illness can possibly hurt us anytime". People in our society mistreated them at times. It would be nice to read this book and gather some insights that will help us to understand people with these conditions...