Psychiatry stories, books, poems, and more

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Psychiatric nurse Ashley Catell works at her father s hospital. One day, she s invited to a confidential meeting, and she s going to learn the family truth about a special ward which is subject to utmost secrecy. With every passing day, her horror grows because of the incidents in… Read More
ACP Ranjith was walking, frustrated. An insane lady escaped from NIMHANS, a lunatic asylum in Bangalore city and she was spreading terror all over the city. Read psychological suspense story Read More
He again took a deep breath. I can see that he is still shivering. I kept my hand on those shivering hands and made him feel that I can understand. Read More
Jacob treats a patient in hope of gaining answers, only to discover those answers will cost all... Read More
Connor's past seems to never leave as time reaches the almost anniversary of when it all happened. Self blame plagues his thoughts as he tries to move on. Read More

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"when I was institutionalized in the 50s, the treatment of mental illness was a shot in the dark. Because of that I write to warn others of the insidious nature of clinical psychiatry. This is my story, my struggle and my death at the hands of the psych ward." Quote… Read More
What can Kurt Godel a mathematician, M.C. Escher a graphic artist and Johann Sebastian Bach the famous composer have in common? Read More
It is not about existential angst. The feeling that our life may be meaningless. I don't mind meaningless. There's so much beauty in life, birds singing, a forest, a river flowing through it, the bugs in the earth. I love life so much that I don't want to damage it.… Read More

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Could you live with the horrors of a past unwilling to be forgotten? Daunting, taunting, haunting your sleepless nights and poisoning your endless days. How long could you go on in remembrance of the early terrors of your youth before you inevitably...snuff it out? Read More

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A man attempts to escape from his past. Read More
This is a short essay about my time spent in a psych unit at a French hospital. Read More
Confined in a psychiatric ward. Reasons unknown. Read More
The Happiness Index tells the story of 3 people with very different forms of unhappiness from all perspectives. It is a thought provoking piece about how a Psychiatrist discovers his depression and how he deals with it. This short read, in 3 parts, should have you thinking about the simple… Read More

Short Story / Non-Fiction

September 29, 2013

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A neurotic psychiatrist initiates a relationship with a troubled patient. Read More

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taken from my book, "The Flies Are Bothering The Pig!" Read More
The nonfiction book entitled Never Fail: Success Strategies is now available from amazon.com Read More

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taken from my book, "Breeding Is Not An Option" Read More
taken from my book, "Trying To Learn About My Madness" Read More

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taken from my book, "Trying To Learn About My Madness" Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 02, 2011

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A poem from my forthcoming collection, to be published by Survivors' Poetry. This poem was first published in Trespass Magazine. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 05, 2011

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taken from my book, "Hotwired Thoughts" Read More
This novel is about the life of a Christian psychiatrist, and about the people she comes into contact with: her patients, her family, and friends...not knowing that a single evening could change her life forever, and these people will all play a part in helping her regain her own sanity. Read More
This is a long essay i wrote in the psychiatry unit of Penticton General Hospital in Penticton, BC, Canada. It discusses my history of medications and reasons against that form of treatment of schizophrenia, as well as rants and ravings of an obviously manic individual, trying to make sense of… Read More

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All about love for better or for worse. When do you stop loving someone who is not well enough to love you back? Read More
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