Calming the Bipolar Storm

A book review of Calming the Bipolar Storm: a Guide for Patients and Their Families by Robert Fawcett Stars: **** Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2021)Mental Health>Bipolar216 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Calming the Bipolar Storm: A Guide for Patients… Read More »

A Testament to My Ego

A book review of A Testament to My Ego by William Smoothwater Stars: **** Austin Macauley (2021)Self-Help182 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A Testament to My Ego is a thoughtful reflection on a part of the author’s life. While… Read More »

Kicking and Screaming

A book review of Kicking and Screaming: A Memoir of Madness and Martial Arts by Melanie D. Gibson Stars: ***** She Writes Press (2021)Memoir280 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Melanie Gibson was an independent woman with a good job,… Read More »

Bipolar Books

A book review of four Bipolar books by John Medl: Millions Like Me, Poems from a Bipolar Mind, The Last Day of July: 13 Years of Madness and The Entropy of Bipolar Disorder Stars: *** Createspace (2014-2021)Mental Illness-Bipolar66-166 pages Disclosure: I was sent these books for free. I decided to review them myself. This post… Read More »

Suspended Sentence

A book review of Suspended Sentence: a Memoir by Janice Morgan Stars: **** She Writes Press (2019) Memoir 320 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When Janice Morgan, a divorced college professor living in a small town in Kentucky, learns that… Read More »

Breakdown

A book review of Breakdown: A Clinician’s Experience in a Broken System of Emergency Psychiatry by Lynn Nanos, L.I.C.S.W. Stars: **** Lynn Nanos (2018) Mental Health Law/System 296 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When hospitals release seriously mentally ill patients… Read More »

A Mood Apart

A Mood Apart: Depression, Mania, and Other Afflictions of the Self by Peter G. Whybrow, M.D. Stars: **** Basic Books (2015) Psychology/Depression/Mental Illness 408 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: When first published in 1997 this groundbreaking work on the science of mood both redefined the field and—with compassion, understanding, and scientific rigor—made it… Read More »