Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social...
Author:Saks, Elyn R.Summary:
When Charles Koivu, narrator of this story, entered his home after work nearly two years ago, he couldn’t locate his wife. He became worried when she said she had been in the bedroom hiding from the men in the black car. This was just...
In the town of Leamington, Ontario, a seventeen-year-old boy is suddenly stricken by a schizophrenic episode and wakes up in hospital. The boy’s name is Calvin, and he is plagued by hallucinations. As the hallucinations persist, Calvin...