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➮ [Read] ➪ The Ghost Garden By Susan Doherty ➺ – Qqpokerv.me A rare work of narrative non fiction that illuminates a world most of us try not to see the daily lives of the severely mentally ill who are medicated marginalized locked away and shunned Susan DohertRead The Ghost Garden By Susan Doherty pokervme A rare work of narrative non fiction that illuminates a world most of us try not to see the daily lives of the severely mentally ill who are medicated marginalized locked away and shunned Susan Dohert A rare work of narrative non fiction that illuminates a world most of us try not to see the daily lives of the severely mentally ill who are medicated marginalized locked away The Ghost PDF and shunned Susan Doherty's groundbreaking book brings us a population of lost souls ill served by society feared shunted from locked wards to rooming houses to the streets to jail and back again For the past ten years some of the peop

Le who cycle in and out of the severely ill wards of the Douglas Institute in Montreal have found a friend in Susan who volunteers on the ward and then follows her friends out into the world as they struggle to get through their days With their full cooperation she brings us their stories which challenge the ways we think about people with mental illness on every page The spine of the book is the life of Caroline Evans not her real name a woman in her early sixties whom Susan has known since she was a bright and sunny school girl Caroline has given Susan complete access to her medical files and her court records; through her we experience what living with schizophrenia over time is really like She has been through it all

ghost pdf garden ebok The Ghost ebok The Ghost Garden KindleLe who cycle in and out of the severely ill wards of the Douglas Institute in Montreal have found a friend in Susan who volunteers on the ward and then follows her friends out into the world as they struggle to get through their days With their full cooperation she brings us their stories which challenge the ways we think about people with mental illness on every page The spine of the book is the life of Caroline Evans not her real name a woman in her early sixties whom Susan has known since she was a bright and sunny school girl Caroline has given Susan complete access to her medical files and her court records; through her we experience what living with schizophrenia over time is really like She has been through it all

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  • Krista

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden Kindle I didn't set out to do this but I have inadvertently created a forum that allowed the psychologically afflicted medicated or self medicated the walking wounded to voice their truths Those who are ignored and stepped around on the streets the homeless who cycle in and out of wards and through rooming houses are hardly seen as human and are left to wander in a ghost garden – an interior haven where emotional pain can be suppressed In 2009 after author Susan Doherty spent months researching the history of mental illness treatment in the archives of Montreal's Douglas Institute she decided to give back to the facility by volunteering her time Doherty assumed she would be given some clerical duties and w


  • Bjørn

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleLife changing heart breaking importantThe mentally ill are so often seen by the society as walking diagnoses Doherty's book the stories of real people behind the diagnosis of schizophrenia is extremely unusual in its approach she talks about those diagnoses as if they were human It doesn't sound like a lotbut it isDoherty tells a story of Caroline a schizophrenic woman Caroline's family children life The dirty the raw the beautiful the heart breaking parts are all there as Doherty does her utmost best to avoid judging those who were let's say less kind towards Caroline than others But that's not all The author has been volunteering working with the mentally ill since 2009 She met a lot of people each of whom had – has – a story All of those lives share one characteri


  • Swaroop Kanti

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleThe Ghost Garden reminded me of another recently read good book The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksSusan Doherty's The Ghost Garden is a result of a lot of intense research patience and commitment This work of nonfiction follows many people who are living with mental illness with a particular focus on the story of Caroline


  • Lori Spence

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleI loved this book I normally prefer reading fiction as I normally find non fiction dry The Ghost Garden was anything but The story was gripping and ver


  • Ian Shaw

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleSusan Doherty's The Ghost Garden offers wonderful insights into the lives of people suffering from mental illness and does so in a way that does not demean them or devalue their humanity If anything Doherty elevates the people whose journeys she follows to a level where the average person can begin to understand them For a group that it is far too often shunned even by their families this is a blessing Thank you Susan Doherty for having the courage and the compassion to place yourself in the midst of those so marginalized by society and to tell their storie


  • Colette Connors

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleHaving just finished this amazing book I am so overcome with sadness that I cannot put my thoughts together to write a review at this moment I will highly recommend to all


  • Athena Paradissis

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleI sat down to read The Ghost Garden with anticipation here I was about to invite a new set of characters into my life and they in turn about to invite me into theirs What I did not anticipate is how much these characters would reflect different parts of me I have been Isabel Arthur Rosalind Ian and when I was much younger there's a part of me th


  • Jamie Moesser

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleNote I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review I read this book primarily as a way to do research for my own book a science fiction novel with a main character sent to a state mental hospital where he meets and spends a lot of time with a character who has schizophrenia Ghost Garden provided what my in person on foot research had not details about what it's actually like to live with the illness and what the inside of a mental hospital might look like More than that though it provided an amazingly deep view into the lives of people who suffer from schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses It did so with compassion for the sufferers and lack of judgement of the family membersHaving had a brother in law who succumbed to severe mental illness loving several people with moderate mental illness and having depression myself I know that


  • Christine

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleI read this book in one sitting which I rarely do Aside from the fact that it's compelling gripping and absolutely 'unputdownable' it also stirred emotions that have stayed with me long after I finished it In both my work and my personal life I spend a lot of time with people with severe mental health challenges; Susan's perspective has made me look beyond their illnesses to their selves I also applaud the Evans family for their courage in telling their story This is a Tour de Force do not miss it


  • Marilyn

    Kindle pokervme ã The Ghost Garden MOBI Ç The GhostPDF \ ghost pdf, garden ebok, The Ghost ebok, The Ghost Garden KindleWhat an extraordinary book Susan's compassion generosity and warmth for these tortured souls and their families is evident throughout The stories are sad at best and nightmarish at worst Yet Susan's insistence on hope and human touch save the book from utter despair Very glad I read this


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