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Out of the dark and into the depths of despair....

Advantages: An excellent read, hard to put down!
Disadvantages: I have some concerns - see the review.

Why I got the book This book had been on my Amazon wishlist for a long time, so when I joined BookMooch it was one of the first books I mooched. Although I'm generally drawn towards autobiographies, especially when they involve mental health ...

marymoose99 29.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Out of the Dark - Robin Royston, Linda Cain

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Suicide is Painless?

Advantages: A first hand insight into deep depression
Disadvantages: A Disturbing Read

“Out of the Dark” is an auto-biographical account of abuse by Linda Caine and co written by her psychotherapist and now friend Robin Royston. On the face of it, Linda Caine appears to have an idyllic lifestyle and have plenty of blessings that many pe ...

helencbradshaw 27.10.2004 · Read full review
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The Most Shocking Story Of Self-Discovery

Advantages: To learn about an African life, told with such imagination and colour
Disadvantages: To find out the extent to which an innocent young child can be abused

OUT OF THE DARK This autobiography was so popular when it was first published in paper back format in 2004 that it stayed on the list of best sellers for most of that year. It has sold almost a quarter of a million books in the UK alone! Linda Caine w ...

saraha007 17.07.2007 · Read full review
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Why am I depressed? I have a perfect life....

Advantages: enlightening insight into mental illness
Disadvantages: not a light read,distressing at times

This is a brave and frank insight into LInda Caine's darkest moments. In addition we are shown her deepest thoughts and those of her psychotherapist and practising psychiatrist who specialises in trauma based problems stemming from childhood. Linda ...

jenlaw 20.01.2005 · Read full review
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The family suffer too

Advantages: a fantistic read and understanding of mental illnesses
Disadvantages: very disturbing and emotional

This is a book by Linda Caine and her psychotherapist Robin Royston. It is an amazing book detailing Linda's life before the illness started affecting her and how it began affecting her and her family. The book starts with Linda's near perfect life, what ...

msty29368 09.10.2006 · Read full review
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