Books on The Madness of Mental Illness
According to the World Health Organization, over 450 million people worldwide suffer from mental illness of some variety. From depression and mood disorders to paranoid schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder, countless books have been written about the subject in an effort to explore, understand or cope with it.
From informational texts like the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (The DSM) to autobiographies, to fiction, there is a fascinating array of books about mental illness to delve into. This list is just the beginning.