Book cover: But Deliver Me From Crazy by Katie R. Dale
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Book Review: But Deliver Me From Crazy

But Deliver Me From Crazy by Katie R. Dale is a memoir of living with bipolar disorder. You may know Katie from her blog, Bipolar Brave. She also contributed a story about bipolar I to my book Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis. The book begins when Katie was in high school, when her illness first… Continue reading Book Review: But Deliver Me From Crazy

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Emerging Blogger Series: Heidi (Here Are My Brains)

This post is by Heidi of Here Are My Brains. © Heidi Seacrest Insanely Genius My experience with schizophrenia started with a curiosity for the truth. That curiosity for truth led me into a passion for knowledge, which led me down a road of spirituality and esoteric concepts. You could say there are two roads… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Heidi (Here Are My Brains)

book cover: My Beautiful Psychosis by Emma Goude
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Book Review: My Beautiful Psychosis

My Beautiful Psychosis by Emma Goude is a gripping, up close and personal look at what it's actually like to experience psychosis.  The author's honesty and complete openness quickly shatter any stereotypes of psychosis being frightening and dangerous. The book begins with the events leading up to the author's first episode of psychosis.  When she… Continue reading Book Review: My Beautiful Psychosis

perceived vs. objective reality: what's real and what's subjective? - graphic of superimposed lenses
Insights into Psychology

Perceived vs. Objective Reality

Our minds play all kinds of tricks on us. We've got all kinds of cognitive biases that influence what we do with our thoughts, and our brains do interesting things with the what it picks up through our senses. There's a philosophical argument as to whether or not there is a truly objective reality, but… Continue reading Perceived vs. Objective Reality

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Emerging Blogger Series: Higher Times

This post is by Higher Times. My first psychotic break I remained undiagnosed until I was 28 years old. However my troubles started in middle school. They couldn't understand why I was aceing all the tests but failing all my classes for not doing the homework. My mother, brother and I had to spend the… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Higher Times

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Emerging Blogger Series: Coconut Heels

This post is by Coconut Heels. Hospitalization & Hallucinations There’s such a fooled heart beating so fast in search of new dreams A love that will last between your within your heart I’ll place the moon within your heart.– As The World Falls Down by David Bowie The weight of all the world Can blind… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Coconut Heels

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Why Psychosis Scares People

People tend to fear the unknown.  Psychosis is arguably the group of symptoms that the average person finds the most frightening when it comes to mental health problems. There is stigma associated with many/most/all mental health conditions, but psychosis kicks it up a notch. What psychosis is As a quick explanation, psychosis refers to a… Continue reading Why Psychosis Scares People