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Ure of what being schizophrenic feels like and what can be accomplished with a trusting relationship between a gifted therapist and a willing patient It is not a case history or study I like to think it is a hymn to reality Never Promised You eBook #10003 Joanne Greenberg.. This is a brilliant book and perhaps deserves than three stars but there are certainly problems most having to do with our better understanding of schizophrenia in recent times As a historical document the book powerfully represents a world in which large industrial size mental hospitals were considered advanced state of the art facilities Seclusion rooms and cold packs trapping a patient in ice cold sheets were also considered constructive treatments as was intensive psychoanalysis for psychosis Greenberg s descriptions are poignant in this respect especially because she was herself a patient in real life She seems to have found the cold packs seclusion confinement in a prison li

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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Ill but perceptive teenage girl against a world of her own creation emphasizing her relationship with the doctor who I Never Epubgave her the ammunition of self understanding with which to help herselfI wrote this novel which is a fictionalized autobiography to give a pict. This was a powerful and painful reading experience and not something I would have naturally gravitated to on my own I chose to read this upon the recommendation of a friend and I m very glad I did I have no idea what the author s history is but she did a marvelous job at getting inside the head of a very disturbed girl who has been committed to a mental hospital Reading this story reinforced my committment to never lie to my child It brought back memories of my own teenage years and the lies or illusions I told myself in order to survive loneliness insecurity and rejection It was incredible to read about the complex world this young girl created to escape the the escalating fear lac

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I Never Promised Promised You PDF #9734 You a Rose Garden is the story of a sixteen year old who retreats from reality into the bondage of a lushly imagined but threatening kingdom and her slow and painful journey back to sanityChronicles the three year battle of a mentally. To get below the surface of this book one must invest himselfherself This I was willing to do As a fellow sufferer of mental illness I long for memoirs of those who ve gone through the same as me It s easy to read a book without really getting it and that s why the people in other reviews have given this book below five stars They re uick to say it s boring afraid of the cause the book gives for deep thinking which they probably haven t been able to grasp They re the ones who ve never gone through such mental illness and hopefully never will This book wasn t written for them so of course they d feel that way This book was meant for those of my ilkMy mind never created its own world


10 thoughts on “I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

  1. says:

    'Oh do come in dear Doctor You are just in time for the patient's soothing tea and the end of the world' p 17'The HIDDEN strength is too deep a secret But in the endit is our only ally' Dr Fried page 19'I'm a hundred suare yards sane'

  2. says:

    I first read this in 1966 when I was 13 and in the 8th grade and it became my favorite book and remained my favorite book throughout high school I reread it many times although it's been years since my last reading This is a story of a young woman ages 16 19 who is suffering from severe mental illness in the book she is diagnosed

  3. says:

    To get below the surface of this book one must invest himselfherself This I was willing to do As a fellow sufferer of mental illness I long for memoirs of those who've gone through the same as me It's easy to read a book without really getting it and that's why the people in other reviews have given this book below five stars They're uick to say it's boring afraid of the cause the book gives for deep thinking which the

  4. says:

    This was a powerful and painful reading experience and not something I would have naturally gravitated to on my own I chose to read this upon the recommendation of a friend and I'm very glad I did I have no idea what the author's history is but she did a marvelous job at getting inside the head of a very disturbed girl who has been committed to a mental hospital Reading this story reinforced my committment to never lie to my child It broug

  5. says:

    As someone who feels like they deal with mental illness on a daily basis it was hard for me to enter the mind of someone with schizophrenia I just couldn’t deal with the concept It was well written but just not for me at this time

  6. says:

    When we meet Deborah she’s on her way to a mental hospital She’s two years short of finishing high school and she’s recently been hospitalized for slitting her wrists Her mother at least is aware that there’s something not u

  7. says:

    What a beautifully written semi autobiographical story of the struggle of a young girl attempting to refocus her energies on the real world making the transition from being mentally ill and being mentally well as well as the stigma placed on those who have psychiatric diagnoses As someone with experience both as a mental h

  8. says:

    A moving thought provoking and inspiring account of a young girl's struggle with schizophrenia Following a suicide attempt Debra aged just 16 is committed to a mental hospital Over the next three years she works with her psychiatrist to understand her illness and explores the possibility of mental health Her p

  9. says:

    This is a brilliant book and perhaps deserves than three stars but there are certainly problems most having to do with our better understanding of schizophrenia in recent times As a historical document the book powerfully represents a world in which large industrial size mental hospitals were considered advanced state of the art facilities Seclusion rooms and cold packs trapping a patient in ice cold sheets were also co

  10. says:

    I like the fine old word asylum that suggests a haven a refuge a place where hospitality and restfulness prevail George A Zeller MD of Peoria State HospitalJoanne Greenberg was hospitalized for schizophrenia from 1948 to 1951 She w

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