Mind Gone Awry - A Bipolar Recovery, describes the first signs of the author's bipolar disorder. It discusses his resistance to facing what was happening to him, to ultimately accepting that he had a mental illness. Finally seeking and accepting help, Donald Kern underscores the case for psychiatric intervention and medication, as well as psychological support. "Mind Gone Awry - A Bipolar Recovery," is an intimate story of how he coped with mental illness. It is not a guide, but rather the story of a 24-year journey from psychosis to health. From the author's story, the reader will learn tips on coping with mental illness. Donald Kern is a psychotherapist who also has bipolar disorder.
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Donald Kern has been a licensed psychotherapist for 15 years. He has a fulltime practice in Woodland Hills, and a part time practice in Thousand Oaks, California, and has been a guest on a local t.v. and radio show, lectured on mental illness, and has been published in professional and consumer magazines. His articles can be accessed on his web site and blog. He is not only a clinician specializing in bipolar disorder, but has a 35 year history of the illness as well, with a 25 year recovery.Review:
Mind Gone Awry - A Bipolar Memoir, describes in detail what bipolar disorder looks like from the inside. It describes the steps Mr. Kern took in addition to going on medication, to help him work his way out of madness and back to being a functioning, productive member of society. The tools used in this book can help others. --John Segal -
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Book Description Donald Kern/Isaac Nathan Publishing Company, Inc., 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0914615378
Book Description Donald Kern/Isaac Nathan Publishing Company, Inc., 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition. 261 pages. 8.30x5.40x0.80 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0914615378
Book Description Donald Kern/Isaac Nathan Publi, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110914615378
Book Description Donald Kern/Isaac Nathan Publishing Company, Inc., 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. /NEW/INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR TO A FRIEND ON THE TITLE PAGE/SAME AS PICTURED/. Signed. Bookseller Inventory # SKU0010573