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Author Kaye, Randye.

Title Ben behind his voices : one family's journey from the chaos of schizophrenia to hope / Randye Kaye
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2011]
©2011
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Contents pt. 1. Warning signs -- pt. 2. Chaos, trial and error -- pt. 3. Dealing with catastrophic events -- pt. 4. Recovery and acceptance
Summary When readers first meet Ben, he is a sweet, intelligent, seemingly well-adjusted youngster. Fast forward to his teenage years, though, and Ben's life has spun out of control. Ben is swept along by an illness over which he has no control-one that results in runaway episodes, periods of homelessness, seven psychotic breaks, seven hospitalizations, and finally a diagnosis and treatment plan that begins to work. Schizophrenia strikes an estimated one in a hundred people worldwide by some estimates, and yet understanding of the illness is lacking. Through Ben's experiences, and those of his mother
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Subject Kaye, Benjamin, 1982- -- Mental health.
Kaye, Randye.
Paranoid schizophrenics -- Rehabilitation -- New York (State) -- New York.
Paranoid schizophrenics -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442210907
1442210915 (electronic bk.)
9781442210905
9781442210912 (electronic bk.)