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Author Love, Janet C.

Title Psychosis in the family : the journey of a psychotherapist and mother / Janet C. Love
Published London : Karnac, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 191 pages)
Series UKCP series
UKCP Karnac series.
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; PREFACE; NOTE TO THE READER; CHAPTER ONE Drawing the line; CHAPTER TWO Living in the shadows; CHAPTER THREE Disorder, disorder; CHAPTER FOUR Finding kindred spirits; CHAPTER FIVE Surrendering; CHAPTER SIX The wounded storyteller; CHAPTER SEVEN The power of themulti-generational psyche; CHAPTER EIGHT War and peace; AFTERWORD; APPENDICES OF RESOURCES; REFERENCES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary This is a book written not just by a professional transpersonal psychotherapist but by someone who has walked the heart-rending path and experienced the psychological trauma of loving someone in psychosis; psychosis which still remains the greatest taboo in society today, together with its implicit diagnosis of a lifelong sentence of medication and no cure. It is in the main a personal and moving narrative of a mother looking to help her son avoid such a lifelong sentence of medication whilst trying to research holistic resources and alternative approaches for treatment at the same time as neg
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Love, Janet M. -- Family
Parents of mentally ill children -- Great Britain -- Biography
Psychoses -- Patients -- Care -- Great Britain
Psychoses -- Patients -- Family relationships
Psychoses -- Patients -- Great Britain -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Social Scientists & Psychologists.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
Parents of mentally ill children.
Psychoses -- Patients.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1849408556