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The Ghost Garden: Inside the Lives of Schizophrenia's Feared and Forgotten (Full Online)

The Ghost Garden: Inside the Lives of Schizophrenia's Feared and Forgotten Hardcover \ Paperback

Author : Susan Doherty Pages : 360 pages Publisher : Random House Canada Language : eng ISBN-10 : 9780735276505 ISBN-13 : 9780735276505 A rare work of narrative non-fiction that illuminates a world most of us try not to see: the daily lives of the severely mentally ill, who are medicated, marginalized, locked away and shunned. Susan Doherty's groundbreaking book brings us a population of lost souls, ill-served by society, feared, shunted from locked wards to rooming houses to the streets to jail and back again. For the past ten years, some of the people who cycle in and out of the severely ill wards of the Douglas Institute in Montreal, have found a friend in Susan, who volunteers on the ward, and then follows her friends out into the world as they struggle to get through their days. With their full cooperation,


she brings us their stories, which challenge the ways we think about people with mental illness on every page. The spine of the book is the life of Caroline Evans (not her real name), a woman in her early sixties whom Susan has known since she was a bright and sunny school girl. Caroline has given Susan

The Ghost Garden: Inside the Lives of Schizophrenia's Feared and Forgotten (Full Online)

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The Ghost Garden: Inside the Lives of Schizophrenia's Feared and Forgotten  

A rare work of narrative non-fiction that illuminates a world most of us try not to see: the daily lives of the severely mentally ill, wh...

The Ghost Garden: Inside the Lives of Schizophrenia's Feared and Forgotten  

A rare work of narrative non-fiction that illuminates a world most of us try not to see: the daily lives of the severely mentally ill, wh...

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