What Mental Illness Really Is… (and what it isn’t)

What Mental Illness Really Is… (and what it isn’t)

Non-Fiction, Health & Lifestyle, Illnesses & Conditions
Paperback Published on: 21/04/2022
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'A must-read... Fascinating' JO BRANDWe need to rethink the conversation around mental health - psychologist Lucy Foulkes explores how and why.How do mental health problems arise? How do we distinguish between the 'normal' challenges of modern life and actual illness? Is society really experiencing a new mental health crisis?In this urgently needed book, psychologist Lucy Foulkes investigates what we know about mental illness - and shines a light on what we don't. It offers a profound new approach to how we think, talk and help when it comes to mental health.(Previously published in 2021 in hardback under the title Losing Our Minds.)'Captivating...engaging and lucid' Sarah-Jayne Blakemore'Clear-headed, compassionate and, ultimately, optimistic' Mark Haddon'Thorough, wise...much needed' Mark Rice-Oxley

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781529113372
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 170g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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