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Rado, Jeffrey

Summary: In Living with Schizophrenia, Drs. Jeffrey Rado and Philip G. Janicak, specialists in treating people who have schizophrenia, offer an easy-to-read primer for people with the disorder, along with their families and other caregivers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.898 RAD

Wang, Esmé Weijun

Summary: "Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and Esmé Weijun Wang writes not just to her fellow members of the 'collected schizophrenias' but to those who wish to understand it as well. Opening with the journey toward her diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, Wang discusses the medical community's own disagreement about labels and procedures for diagnosing those with mental illness, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 WAN

Summary: David Haller is a troubled young man diagnosed as schizophrenic, but after a strange encounter, he discovers special powers that will change his life forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Baldwin, Cindy

Summary: Twelve-year-old Della Kelly of Maryville, North Carolina, tries to come to terms with her mother's mental illness while her father struggles to save the farm from a record-breaking drought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC BAL

Fischer, Nancy Richardson

Summary: "T. Lily Decker is a high school senior with a twelve-year plan: avoid stress, drugs, alcohol and boyfriends, and take regular psych quizzes administered by her best friend, Sawyer, to make sure she's not developing schizophrenia. Genetics are not on Lily's side. When she was seven, her mother, who had paranoid schizophrenia, tried to kill her. And a secret has revealed that Lily's odds are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Fischer 2018

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA FIC FIS
1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FIS

Mueser, Kim Tornvall.

Contents: pt. I. An overview of schizophrenia -- 1. Schizophrenia : the basics -- 2. Diagnosis and symptoms -- 3. Creating a vision of recovery -- 4. Comprehensive treatment of schizophrenia -- 5. Community resources -- pt. II. Special issues for family members -- 6. Parents -- 7. Siblings -- 8. Spouses and partners -- 9. Parenting and children -- pt. III. Preventing relapses -- 10. Medication -- 11....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guilford Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.89 Mueser

Kolker, Robert

13 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those years, there was an established script for a family like the Galvins--aspiration, hard work, upward mobility, domestic harmony--and they worked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

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Nasar, Sylvia.

Summary: The true story of John Nash, the math genius who was a legend by age thirty when he slipped into madness; through the selflessness of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community he emerged after decades of ghostlike existence to win a Nobel Prize; now a major motion picture--Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NASH, JOHN NAS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Nas

Summary: Follows the story of David Haller, a man who believed he was schizophrenic but discovered he might be the most powerful mutant in the world. With help from a team of specialists, David harnessed his unique abilities and learned he had been haunted by a malicious parasite. Now, David is all that stands in the way of Amahl Farouk from attaining infinite and world-ending power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: "A teenage boy struggles with schizophrenia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SHU

Summary: Legion follows the story of David Haller, a man who believed he was schizophrenic but discovered he might be the most powerful mutant in the world. With help from a team of specialists, David harnessed his unique abilities and learned he had been haunted by a malicious parasite. Now, David is all that stands in the way of Amahl Farouk from attaining infinite and world-ending power.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LEG

An, Na

Summary: Grace, sixteen, fears that she will succumb to the schizophrenia that took her mother away, while she and her father work for a genetics lab rushing to find a cure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC AN

Hyde, Spencer

Summary: Hospitalized for her OCD, Addie Foster and her new schizophrenic friend, seventeen-year-old Fitzgerald Whitman IV, escape the psychiatric ward and undertake a journey to find the elusive--and endangered--bird, the Kirtland's warbler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HYD

Powers, Ron

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 POW

Waterhouse, Steven

Summary: This project's research question was: what are the spiritual/emotional needs among evangelical relatives of persons with schizophrenia, and which Bible truths are effective in ministering to these needs and answering these questions? A book was written and tested by surveying Christians in the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). Results demonstrate evangelical families have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Westcliff Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 259.42 WAT

Sardy, Marin

Summary: Shares highly informed meditations into how the author's childhood in Anchorage, her literary career, and the lives of beloved family members have been impacted by hereditary schizophrenia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SARDY, MARIN SAR

Saks, Elyn R.

Summary: Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social stigmas. But she would not be defeated. With a strength and force of will that most can only imagine, Saks reclaimed her life and went on to achieve great success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.898 SAK

Summary: We know evil when we see it-or do we? This program follows three people who confront a particular version of evil every day. Viewers meet Roy Ratcliff, the minister who baptized serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer behind bars and continues the practice with other hardened criminals; Aya Schneerson, a UN aid worker who administers food and medical help in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Henry, April

Summary: When schizophrenic Adele, who possesses a paranormal gift, is implicated in an investigation that involves the murder of her ex-best friend Tori, Adele must work with Tori's ghost to find the killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEN

Serritella, Francesca Scottoline

Summary: "Cadence "Cady" Archer arrives on Harvard's campus searching for answers about her brother, a schizophrenic genius who leapt from his dorm room window the year before. Eric's brilliance overshadowed Cady growing up, but she worshipped and adored him--even as he became more unstable, retreating deeper into his secretive work on multidimensional spacetime and isolating himself from everyone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SER

Summary: Is today’s super-potent pot damaging young minds? Modern growing techniques have dramatically increased THC levels, ramping up the impact on the developing teenage brain. Some experts say that teens who start smoking marijuana heavily before the age of sixteen are four times more likely to become schizophrenic than those who don’t smoke it at all. This program explores scientific discoveries...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: In what may be the first documentary photographed and directed by someone with schizophrenia, John Cadigan details his descent into mental illness and the extreme challenges he has experienced as a result. Describing the psychotic breakdown that occurred during his senior year of college, Cadigan relates his subsequent journey: how he dropped out, cycled through a number of drugs and doctors,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Although one out of every hundred people in the world will likely wrestle with schizophrenia, the disease remains one of psychiatry's greatest therapeutic challenges. Enhanced by computer animations of the brain, this poignant program uses several case studies and expert commentary to promote a better understanding of schizophrenia: its causes and warning signs, current treatments, and how it...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Cook, Thomas H.

Summary: Horrified by the suspicious drowning death of her schizophrenic son, Diana exchanges e-mails with her brother that explore clues from ancient murders in order to build a case against Diana's husband, who never made peace with the boy's illness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC COO

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