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Ben Behind His Voices - One Family''s Journey From the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor Randye Kaye is an actress, broadcaster, voice talent, and speaker. She served more than twenty years as a major radio personality in Connecticut, and continues to work in theater, TV, film, commercials, industrials, and audiobooks. She is also the Connecticut trainer of Family-to-Family Educators for the National Alliance of Mental Illness, and a diversity trainer for the Anti-Defamation League. Randye is a member of SAG, AFTRA, AEA, NAMI, The National Speakers Association, and Mensa. www.randyekaye.com Klappentext Ben Behind His Voices is the gripping story of one family's challenging experience when their firstborn is gradually struck down by schizophrenia and how they learned to love and support him throughout his eventual steps to recovery. This page-turning narrative will inspire and educate any family going through hard times with the mental illness of a loved one. It also provides valuable insight for others who want to understand how families are affected, and how they can move forward, when mental illness strikes. Foreword Introduction: 2010 Snapshot: The Turning Point Part One: Warning Signs Reflections 1. Beginnings 2. Ben Drops Out 3. There Must Be a Reasonable Explanation 4. The Wailing Wall 5. The Black Eye Part Two: Chaos, Trial and Error Reflections 6. Frightening Thoughts 7. Almost Arrested 8. The Last Resort 9. Psychic Vampires 10. Diagnosis Roulette Part Three: Dealing with Catastrophic Events Reflections 11. Almost Hospitalized 12. Finally, Sick Enough 13. Frozen: Hospitalization Number Three 14. Hospitalizations Four and Five Part Four: Recovery and Acceptance Reflections 15. He's Still in There 16. Baby Steps to Normal: Realistic Expectations 17. Ordinary Miracles 18. The Drum Circle 19. Relapse and the Road Back 20. You Can't Reason With Mental Illness 21. Love: the Positive "Second Hit" 22. No Secrets: Fighting Stigma 23. Never Give Up Hope Resources

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Randye Kaye is an actress, broadcaster, voice talent, and speaker. She served more than twenty years as a major radio personality in Connecticut, and continues to work in theater, TV, film, commercials, industrials, and audiobooks. She is also the Connecticut trainer of Family-to-Family Educators for the National Alliance of Mental Illness, and a diversity trainer for the Anti-Defamation League. Randye is a member of SAG, AFTRA, AEA, NAMI, The National Speakers Association, and Mensa. www.randyekaye.com

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Authors Randye Kaye
Publisher Rowman and Littlefield
 
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 16.10.2011
 
EAN 9781442210899
ISBN 978-1-4422-1089-9
No. of pages 320
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature > Letters, diaries
Humanities, art, music > Psychology > Theoretical psychology
Non-fiction book > Psychology, esoterics, spirituality, anthroposophy > Applied psychology

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