This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health: A journey into the heartland of psychiatry (Paperback)Nathan Filer (author)
Written with the grace of a novelist and the clarity of an expert, this timely and important book from a former mental health nurse and the bestselling author of The Shock of the Fall sheds light on one of the most misunderstood of conditions – schizophrenia – as well as reflecting on the problematic effects of diagnostic language on individuals and society alike.
A journey into the heartland of psychiatry. This book debunks myths, challenges assumptions and offers fresh insight into what it means to be mentally ill. And what it means to be human.
This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health was previously published in 2019 in hardback under the title The Heartland. Nathan Filer's podcast, Why do I feel?, is available to stream wherever you listen.
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 205 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm
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“A heartbreaking, powerful analysis of psychosis and mental health”
Former mental health nurse Nathan Filer is best known for his critically-acclaimed, Costa Prize-winning debut novel The Shock of the Fall, which took the world by storm in 2013. It was a sensitive, enlightening look... More
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