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The new book "Fractured Lives" is an account of the experiences of two mental health patients in different decades.
The issue of psychosis is looked at in depth plus the possible diagnosis which may be made. Treatments and therapies are outlined together with the rights of the patient. These are explained in some detail.
The intention of the book is to give readers a very wide and rounded perspective on mental health, especially disorders which are connected with delusions. The times when the mind is disassociated from reality can be very frightening and depressing for sufferers and their family.
The efects on the family and friends, as well as wider society is explored. This includes laws relating to mental competence and the experience of stigma and prejudice.
This book is written in an easily readable style in order to engage and interest the reader. The author has over thirty years experience of working and lecturing in this field.
A welcome addition to the area of abnormal psychology for lecturers, students, health care professionals and those living with psychosis day by day.