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The collected schizophrenias : essays / Esmé Weijun Wang.

Wang, Esmé Weijun, (author., Author).
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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 616.898 WAN COL (Text) 34207002231828 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 05/06/2019
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch 616.898 WAN COL (Text) 34207002221597 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 616.8980092 WANG (Text) 34304000917548 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 616.898 WANG (Text) 39391006929978 Nonfiction Checked out 05/11/2019
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 616.898 WANG (Text) 30403002356087 Adult - Non-Fiction Checked out 05/07/2019
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 814 WEI (Text) 70621000223118 Adult - New Nonfiction Checked out 05/15/2019
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 616.898 Wang (Text) 31208912635366 new non-fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 616.898 Wang (Text) 78292000377650 Adult New Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781555978273
  • Physical Description: 202 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Greywolf Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Winner of the Greywolf Press nonfiction prize"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
Diagnosis -- Toward a pathology of the possessed -- High-functioning -- Yale will not save you -- The choice of children -- On the ward -- The slender man, the nothing, and me -- Reality, on-screen -- John Doe, psychosis -- Perdition Days -- L'Appel du Vide -- Chimayo -- Beyond the hedge.
Summary, etc.:
"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 then follows an arc that examines the manifestations of schizophrenia in her life. In essays that range from using fashion to present as high-functioning to the depths of a rare form of psychosis, and from the failures of the higher education system and the dangers of institutionalization to the complexity of compounding factors such as PTSD and Lyme disease, Wang's analytical eye, honed as a former lab researcher at Stanford, allows her to balance research with personal narrative"-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Schizophrenia.
Mental illness.

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