With 'The Naked Bird Watcher' by Suzy Johnston along with that of her mother's account of the same experience in 'To Walk on Eggshells' by Jean Johnston (ISBN 0954809211), there is now an unusual and rare insight into mental illness - the combined insight from both the patient and her carer.
One of the many devastating weapons that depression wields against its victims is a soul-scouring paralysis that renders them unable to take action of any kind at all. Read morePublished on May 12, 2010 by The Cairn
I liked this book. I learnt a lot and it helped me understand my son's problems. It is the first book that has given me the hope that things will improve.Published on January 19, 2004
A damn good read! It had me laughing and it had me in tears. It is certainly not a service-user's normal account of depression. Read morePublished on January 16, 2004
I don't read much. This was good and said what I feel like sometimes and it made me feel better about it.Published on July 12, 2003