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Diamond review  Not a disease or defect, but a set of differences

Advantages: One of the few books I've seen examining it from an adult's point of view
Disadvantages: None to speak of

Why I read this book About three years ago, having battled with what I considered to be mild depression on and off over a long period of time, I found matters getting much worse after a combination of severe stress at work and major anxieties at ho ...

JOHNV 19.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Asperger Syndrome and Anxiety: A Guide to Successful Stress Management - Nick Dubin

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Just an Ambulance Driver? I Don't Think So.

Advantages: Raises some important issues
Disadvantages: A lot of ignorance, especially when it comes to mental illness

Most people have a vague idea of what paramedics do, although there will always be ignoramuses who dismiss them as "ambulance drivers" who merely take casualties to the doctors who do the "real" work. In fact, paramedics are highly trained - Stuart Gray, ...

DoubleFantasy11 20.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Life and Death on The Streets - Stuart Gray

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Help to start smiling again!

Advantages: Well worth a try. Works alongside tablets
Disadvantages: It won't work overnight

I am currently recieving help from a lady at my college who is trained in CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) to help me get over my Depression and Bulimia. One session she recommended this book to me, and lent me a copy to try. I have since bought a copy ...

chantelly 21.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-eating: A guide to recovery - Peter J. Cooper

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Because Patients Are People Too

Advantages: Easy to read, enlightening
Disadvantages: A bit too much local language at times

...Dennis O'Donnell spent 7 years working in a Scottish hospital and this is the account of his time there. It takes a special type of person to work in Mental Health services, and though O'Donnell ultimately leaves the Locked Ward, he clearly is one of t ...

zoe_page 14.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Locked Ward: Memoirs of a Psychiatric Orderly - Dennis O'Donnell

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