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A cynic would say that Norah Vincent took the "Goldilocks" approach to mental health, waltzing through three institutions and finding the last one (a kind of New Age... Read morePublished 21 days ago by Peter Baklava
I find it necessary to begin with responses to many of the unfounded criticisms of the book. To begin with, Norah makes it clear that she is not merely pretending to have... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Juniper Anzalone
First of all, I vehemently disagree with her disdain towards medication, and for that reason I hesitate to recommend it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Deena Sao
This book was confronting and initially quite off-putting.
The author immersed herself in the world of the mentally ill - although for only weeks at a time - to give her... Read more
My spouse has significant emotional health issues that I didn't understand. This book did a fantastic job at explaining the journey to healing and whats necessary. Read morePublished 11 months ago by story
Such a cool narrative I could feel the bed sheets and tile floors of all the mental institutes the journalist did a great jobPublished 20 months ago by john corrigan
Although this book has an extremely interesting concept the author is so blatantly biased against the mental health system it really takes away from the books realness and even... Read morePublished 22 months ago by vicky m
The author is certainly right about some things, eg, the corruption of big pharma, the politicization of the FDA, many bad docs who are ignorant or corrupted by pharma money, bad... Read morePublished on May 27, 2013 by wrldtrv
I read this book thinking it sounded interesting because immersion journalism usually is, and even if it wasn't completely that, books about "crazy people" are right up my... Read morePublished on May 26, 2013 by Tina