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Author Love, Janet C.

Title Psychosis in the family : the journey of a psychotherapist and mother / Janet C. Love.

Imprint London : Karnac, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 191 pages).
Series UKCP series
UKCP Karnac series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This is a book written not just by a professional transpersonal psychotherapist but by someone who has walked the heart-rending path and experienced the psychological trauma of loving someone in psychosis; psychosis which still remains the greatest taboo in society today, together with its implicit diagnosis of a lifelong sentence of medication and no cure. It is in the main a personal and moving narrative of a mother looking to help her son avoid such a lifelong sentence of medication whilst trying to research holistic resources and alternative approaches for treatment at the same time as neg.
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; PREFACE; NOTE TO THE READER; CHAPTER ONE Drawing the line; CHAPTER TWO Living in the shadows; CHAPTER THREE Disorder, disorder; CHAPTER FOUR Finding kindred spirits; CHAPTER FIVE Surrendering; CHAPTER SIX The wounded storyteller; CHAPTER SEVEN The power of themulti-generational psyche; CHAPTER EIGHT War and peace; AFTERWORD; APPENDICES OF RESOURCES; REFERENCES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
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Subject Love, Janet M. -- Family.
Love, Janet M. -- Family.
Psychoses -- Patients -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Parents of mentally ill children -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Psychoses -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Psychoses -- Patients -- Care -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Love, Janet C. Psychosis in the family. London : Karnac, 2009 9781855755208 (DLC) 2010537941 (OCoLC)312626770
ISBN 9781849408554 (electronic bk.)
1849408556 (electronic bk.)