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Mental Health: Books on Depression, Schizophrenia and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Booklists for Adults

Breogin, Peter Roger. TALKING BACK TO PROZAC: WHAT DOCTORS WON'T TELL YOU ABOUT TODAY'S MOST CONTROVERSIAL DRUG.

Cronkite, Kathy. ON THE EDGE OF DARKNESS: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT CONQUERING DEPRESSION.

De Silva, Padmal. OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDERS: THE FACTS.

Dreyfus, Jack. A REMARKABLE MEDICINE HAS BEEN OVERLOOKED.

Foa, Edna B. STOP OBSESSING!: HOW TO OVERCOME YOUR OBSESSIONS & COMPULSIONS.

Gold, Mark S. THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT DEPRESSION: CURES AND TREATMENTS IN THE NEW AGE OF PSYCHIATRY.

Jonas, Jeffrey M. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PROZAC.

Kaysen, Susanna. GIRL, INTERRUPTED.

Keefe, Richard S. E. UNDERSTANDING SCHIZOPHRENIA: A GUIDE TO THE NEW RESEARCH ON CAUSES AND TREATMENT.

Klein, Donald F. UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ITS DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT.

Kramer, Peter D. LISTENING TO PROZAC: A PSYCHIATRIST EXPLORES ANTIDEPRESSANT DRUGS AND THE REMAKING OF THE SELF.

Laplante, Eve. SEIZED: TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY.

North, Carol S. WELCOME, SILENCE: MY TRIUMPH OVER SCHIZOPHRENIA.

Rapoport, Judith L. THE BOY WHO COULDN'T STOP WASHING: THE EXPERIENCE &
TREATMENT OF OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER.

Schiller, Lori. THE QUIET ROOM: A JOURNEY OUT OF THE TORMENT OF MADNESS.

Smyth, Angela. SAD: SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER: WHO GETS IT, WHAT CAUSES IT, HOW TO CURE IT.

Styron, William. DARKNESS VISIBLE: A MEMOIR OF MADNESS.

Torrey, E. Fuller. NOWHERE TO GO: THE TRAGIC ODYSSEY OF THE HOMELESS MENTALLY ILL.

SCHIZOPHRENIA AND MANI-DEPRESSIVE DISORDER: THE BIOLOGICAL ROOTS OF MENTAL ILLNESS AS REVEALED BY THE LANDMARK STUDY OF IDENTICAL TWINS.

SURVIVING SCHIZOPHRENIA: A FAMILY MANUAL.

Vonnegut, Mark. THE EDEN EXPRESS.

Wurtzel, Elizabeth. PROZAC NATION: YOUNG AND DEPRESSED IN AMERICA

 

Compiled by Caroline Young, Adult Services, Boston Public Library, 1995.