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Reviewed by Dr Hina Agha
I always wondered how a person suffering from Dementia had felt. The literature and text books give a fair idea about the process of cognitive decline in Dementia. But how that person had felt ..... his own self , the whole person disappearing . . read more...
Reviewed by Nigel Gill
Imagine waking after twenty days in a coma to find that the only part of your body that you can move is your left eyelid. This book is a real life account of the one man’s experiences as he tries to make sense of his life after suffering a brain stem stroke that left him mentally alert but unable to move or speak... read more...
Reviewed by Dr Valerie Murphy
Despite the occasionally distressing reports, this book is also a reflection of the positive side to human beings and the compassion which led this country to develop a system which protects society but also aims to treat mentally ill offenders in a humane manner. read more...
Reviewed by Dr. Shahrina Nabi
This book is a collection of essays recounting the personal memories of established authors and poets who are based in Canada and America. Some of the writers had been diagnosed with a mental illness or a developmental disorder themselves, others have close family who were diagnosed. read more...
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All in all, I would say that the concept may have had potential (BDSM is not a common theme in books of this genre), but poor character development and amateur writing skills suggest this is more likely to aggravate than titillate , even in the context of a holiday read. read more...
Reviewed by Vasudevan Krishnan
Splendid piece of work consisting of 100 pages written in 1 paragraph.
Mainly these hundred pages are a vehicle for Bernhard's enchanting prose, his harsh pessimism and anger and his clever, if sardonic wit.
Reviewed by Chris Smart
The explicit aim of this engrossing book was to spur future thought and interest in the study of music and consciousness. The authors have achieved this with great ease. read more...
Reviewed by Sanju George
Francoise Sagan’s ‘Games of Chance’: A first person account of gambling addiction. read more...
Reviewed by Lucy Morley
This is a well written and easy to read book for those with anorexia, their carer’s and families. read more...
Reviewed by Tom Brown
This book is the product of the author's illness and her recovery. It is a collection of Lorraine’s poetry,artwork and photography. It is beautifully produced and contains within its pages stories and images expressing the range of emotions experienced in the depths of illness and on the recovery journey. The book is full of hope and completely devoid of bitterness.It resounds with the message that things can be different. read more...
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