• 8 Books That Take Place In Psychiatric Hospitals

    8 Books That Take Place In Psychiatric Hospitals0

    Prepare to be intrigued—and sometimes alarmed—by these 8 books that take place in psychiatric hospitals, also known as mental hospitals, mental asylums, psychiatric wards, or behavioral health hospitals. 1. The Comforts of Madness by Paul Sayer “Written while the author was working as a psychiatric nurse in Clifton Hospital in York, and drawing on his

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  • 5 Unforgettable Minor Characters In Fiction

    5 Unforgettable Minor Characters In Fiction0

    Get to know these 5 unforgettable minor characters in fiction. 1. Sandy Galanos, the pickpocketing soothsayer, in The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief by Marc Whelchel “Meet V.C. Almond, Mastermind Sleuth, Jack of Some Trades, and the Delmar Loop’s Private Investigator Ordinaire. His friend, merry prankster Jake Kennedy, has just committed suicide. The night of Jake’s funeral,

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  • 5 Must-Read Novels About PTSD

    5 Must-Read Novels About PTSD0

    Once known as “shell shock” and “combat neurosis”, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) afflicts 3.5 percent of American adults and develops after a person is exposed to a traumatic situation such as warfare. These 5 must-read novels explore PTSD through fiction. 1. The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson “For the past five years,

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  • 5 Must-Read Memoirs About Bipolar Disorder

    5 Must-Read Memoirs About Bipolar Disorder2

    These 5 must-read memoirs about bipolar disorder offer honest, brave, and insightful accounts from those whose lives have been impacted by manic depression. 1. Just Like Someone without Mental Illness, Only More So by Mark Vonnegut “Ultimately a tribute to the small, daily, and positive parts of a life interrupted by bipolar disorder, Just Like

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  • Fiction’s 5 Most Lovably Infuriating Sidekicks

    Fiction’s 5 Most Lovably Infuriating Sidekicks0

    Infuriating, yes. Lovable, yes. You will want to meet all 5 of fiction’s most lovably infuriating sidekicks. 1. Aldous Lewie from The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief by Marc Whelchel “Meet V.C. Almond, Mastermind Sleuth, Jack of Some Trades, and the Delmar Loop’s Private Investigator Ordinaire. His friend, merry prankster Jake Kennedy, has just committed suicide. The

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  • 10 Novels And Memoirs About Mental Illness

    10 Novels And Memoirs About Mental Illness0

    Gain knowledge about the issues associated with mental health by reading these 10 novels and memoirs about mental illness. 1. Furiously Happy: A Funny Book about Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson “In Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson regaled readers with uproarious stories of her bizarre childhood. In her new book, Furiously Happy, she

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