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Published: 17 January 2008

384 Pages

ISBN: 9780195320268

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Breaking the Silence

Personal and family accounts from mental health professionals

Edited by Stephen P. Hinshaw

  • Presents moving and inspiring narratives of serious mental disorder in individuals who have decided to focus their careers on mental illness in others
  • Through both personal narratives and accounts of their families, the contributors convey the serious impairments that can accrue to those with mental illness, the strength and courage that result from such experiences, and the ways in which these experiences have contributed to their own decisions to enter the mental health field

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