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The fog of paranoia : a sister's journey through her brother's schizophrenia / Sarah Rae.

Rae, Sarah, 1984- (Author).

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Franklinton Branch 616.89/Rae (Text) 20237845 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson County Public Library 616.898 R (Text) 39493107580427 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Macon County Public Library 616.898 R (Text) 39493107515514 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 02/25/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442220638
  • ISBN: 1442220635
  • Physical Description: vi, 237 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-235).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1 Life before the Diagnosis -- 1 Normal Children 9 -- 2 Growing Pains and Creative Outlets 17 -- 3 Hurtful Family Ties 25 -- 4 Breaking Free 33 -- 5 His Sister's Keeper 41 -- Part 2 Coming Apart -- 6 Turbulent Teens 57 -- 7 Arrest and the First Psychologist 69 -- 8 Living Together: Less Marijuana, More Beer 77 -- 9 Hurricane Katrina and a Broken Mind 91 -- 10 Abnormal Psychology and Unreturned Phone Calls 105 -- 11 Facing the Diagnosis 117 -- Part 3 Fallout -- 12 Denial 131 -- 13 Survivor's Guilt 141 -- 14 First Noncompliance 147 -- 15 Letters Never Sent 157 -- 16 No Family Is an Island 167 -- 17 Coming Together 175 -- Part 4 Steps toward Recovery -- 18 Fighting Stigma 187 -- 19 Facing the Future 199 -- 20 Relapse and Healthy Expectations 207 -- 21 Keeping the Friendship Alive 215.
Summary, etc.:
Describes how the author's brother was diagnosed with schizophrenia after alarming changes in his behavior, discusses how his illness affected the family, and encourages others to advocate for assistance for anyone suffering from mental illness.
Subject: Rae, Pat > Mental health.
Rae, Sarah, 1984-
Schizophrenics > Family relationships > Case studies.
Brothers and sisters > Mental health > Case studies.
Family psychotherapy > Case studies.
Genre: Case studies.

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