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Author Nathiel, Susan.

Title Sons of madness : growing up and older with a mentally ill parent / Susan L. Nathiel.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara : Praeger, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.89 N275S    Check Shelf
Description xii, 179 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface : "sons of madness": a club nobody would join if they had a choice -- Acknowledgments -- Mike: "Nobody cared until my family was destroyed." -- David: "My mother's lobotomy saved my life." -- Patrick: "Dad was like a dark shadow." -- Mark: "If you leave the house you'll be murdered." -- Ben: "our family code : protect dad at all costs." -- Thomas: "she must have hundreds of cuts on her body." -- Brian: "Just understand your father, for my sake." -- Robert: "I called them the "nightly shows" -- all violence." -- Tim: "Mom painted her bedroom midnight blue" -- Josh "It was emotional incest. mom said, "what's wrong with that?"" -- Randall: "My first memory? her trying to strangle me." -- Christopher: "I should have been able to save her." -- Conclusions.
Subject Mentally ill -- Family relationships.
Children of the mentally ill.
Children of the mentally ill -- Mental health.
Adult children of dysfunctional families -- Mental health.
Child of Impaired Parents -- psychology -- Personal Narratives.
Mentally Ill Persons -- Personal Narratives.
Adult Children -- psychology -- Personal Narratives.
Parent-Child Relations -- Personal Narratives.
Parents -- psychology -- Personal Narratives.
ISBN 9781440804281 hardcopy alkaline paper
1440804281 hardcopy alkaline paper
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