Resources

Books and Articles

While the resources listed below have been placed in categories which correspond basically to the organization of this site, many of them are much broader than the square into which they have been place.

 

The Medical Model

 

Angell, M. (2011, June 23). The Epidemic of Mental Illness: Why?. The New York Review of Books. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/jun/23/epidemic-mental-illness-why/?pagination=false

 

Angell, M. (2011, July 14). The Illusions of Psychiatry. The New York Review of Books. Retrieved October 1, 2013, from www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/jul/14/illusions-of-psychiatry

 

Beck, A. T. (2009). Schizophrenia: Cognitive Theory, Research, and Therapy. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Bracken, P. et al. (2012). Psychiatry Beyond the Current Paradigm. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 201, 430-434. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://www.madinamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Bracken-et-al.pdf

 

Breeding, J. (2000). The Necessity of Madness. London, England: Chipmunkapublishing.

 

Breggin, P. (2012, January 1). Psychiatric Drug Facts with Dr. Peter Breggin. Psychiatric Drug Facts with Dr. Peter Breggin. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://www.breggin.com/

 

Colbert, T. C. (1996). Broken Brains or Wounded Hearts: What Causes Mental Illness. Santa Ana, California: Kevco Publishing.

 

Frances, A. (2013). Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-Control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life. New York, NY: William Morrow.

 

Insel, T. (2013, August 28). Antipsychotics: Taking the Long View. National Institute of Mental Health. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/2013/antipsychotics-taking-the-long-view.shtml

 

Jackson, G. E. (2012, November 2). Brain Repair. ISEPP Chronicles: Committed to Advancing Ethical, Best-Practice Mental Health Care. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://isepp.wordpress.com/brain-repair/

 

Levine, B. (2012, January 5). 7 Reasons America's Mental Health Industry Is a Threat to Our Sanity. Alternet | Alternative News and Information. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://www.alternet.org/story/153634/7_reasons_america%27s_mental_health_industry_is_a_threat_to_our_sanity

 

LifeForce Yoga - Yoga for Depression and Anxiety. (n.d.). LifeForce Yoga - Yoga for Depression and Anxiety. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://yogafordepression.com/

 

Luhrmann, T. (2012, June 1). Beyond the Brain. Wilson Quarterly. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://www.wilsonquarterly.com/essays/beyond-brain

 

Mercola, D. (2013, February 13). Publication Bias: The Hidden Systematic Flaw in Medicine. Natural Health Articles - Latest and Current Health News and Information by Dr. Mercola. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/02/13/publication-bias.aspx-e_cid=20130213_DNL_art_1&utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20130213

 

PsychDiagnosis.net - The Harm Suffered From Diagnosis. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://www.psychdiagnosis.net

 

Read, J., Mosher, L. R., & Bentall, R. P. (2004). Models of Madness: Psychological, Social and Biological Approaches to Schizophrenia. Hove, East Sussex [England: Brunner-Routledge.

 

Ridgeway, J. (2011, July 12). Mass psychosis in the US. Al Jazeera English - Live US, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Sports, Weather & Business News. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/

 

Steingard, S. (2013, July 7). A Paradox Revealed - Again. Mad in America - Science, Psychiatry, and Community. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from www.madinamerica.com/2013/07/a-paradox-revealed-again/

 

Tyrer, P. (2012). The End of the Psychopharmacological Revolution. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 201, 168. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/201/2/168.f

 

University, M. (2011, July 29). Patients Who Use Anti-depressants Are More Likely to Suffer Relapse, Researcher Finds. ScienceNewsline. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://www.sciencenewsline.com/articles/2011

 

Washington, G. (2013, January 21). Treat Depression … Naturally | Zero Hedge. Retrieved September 29, 2013, from http://www.zerohedge.com/contributed/2013-01-21/treat-depression-%E2%80%A6-naturally

 

Whitaker, R. (2011). Anatomy of Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America. New York: Broadway Books.

 

Alternative Treatments

 

Cornwall, M. (2011, October 22). An Integrative Approach To Transformative Madness. The Icarus Project | Navigating the Space Between Brilliance and Madness. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from http://www.theicarusproject.net/alternative-treatments/integrative-approach-to-transformative-madness-michael-cornwall

 

Lake, J. (2009). Integrative Mental Health Care: A Therapist's Handbook. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

 

Luhrmann, T. (2012, June 1). Beyond the Brain. Wilson Quarterly. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://www.wilsonquarterly.com/essays/beyond-brain

 

Monti, D. A., & Beitman, B. D. (2010). Integrative Psychiatry. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Mueser, K.T., Jeste, D.J., (2011) Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia

 

Muskin, P. R. (2000). Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Psychiatry. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.

 

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. (n.d.). National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Retrieved September 30, 2013, from http://nccam.nih.gov/

 

Stastny, P. & Lehmann, P. (2007). Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry. Berlin: Peter Lehmann Publishing.

 

Stradford, D., Vickar, G., Berger, C., & Cass, H. (2012). The Flying Publisher Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Psychiatry (2012 ed.). Düsseldorf: Flying Publisher & Kamps.

 

Open Dialogue

 

Hall, W. (2010, January 4). Open Dialogue — Alternative Care for Psychosis In Finland Developed By Jaakko Seikkula. Beyond Meds. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://beyondmeds.com/2010/01/04/alternative-for-psychosis/

 

Seikkula, J., & Olson, M. E. (n.d.). The Open Dialogue Approach to Acute Psychosis: Its Politics and Micropolitics. The Icarus Project. Retrieved October 2, 2013, from www.theicarusproject.net/files/OpenDialog-ApproachAcutePsychosisOlsonSeikkula.pdf

 

Siekkula, J., Open Dialogue as a System of Psychiatric care:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RN6qy3HVpc&feature=youtu.be

 

Unger, R. (2010, October 24). Finding Out More About the “Open Dialogue” Approach on the Web. Recovery from "Schizophrenia" and Other "Psychotic Disorders". Retrieved October 2, 2013, from http://recoveryfromschizophrenia.org/2010/10/finding-out-more-about-the-open-dialog-approach-on-the-web/

 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

 

Beck, J., Brinen, A., & Grant, P. (n.d.). Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Schizophrenia. Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Retrieved October 3, 2013, from http://www.beckinstitute.org/cbt-for-schizophrenia/

 

Beck,A., Grant, P. (Oct. 3, 2011) Severely Impaired Schizophrenics Enter Dynamic Cycle of Recovery After Cognitive Therapy, Archives of General Psychiatry http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/10/111003161702.htm

 

Bellack, A. S. (2004). Social Skills Training for Schizophrenia: A Step-by-Step Guide (2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

 

Kingdon, D., & Turkington, D. (2006, June 20). The ABCs of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Schizophrenia. Psychiatric Times. Retrieved October 3, 2013, from www.psychiatrictimes.com/schizophrenia/abcs-cognitive-behavioral-therapy-schizophrenia?pageNumber=2

 

Kingdon, D. G., & Turkington, D. (2005). Cognitive Therapy of Schizophrenia. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Knaus, W. J. (2008). The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety: A Step-by-Step Program. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

 

Tai, S., & Turkington, D. (2009). The Evolution of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Schizophrenia: Current Practice and Recent Developments. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35(5), 865-873. Retrieved October 3, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/P

 

Turkington, D., Kingdon, D., & Weiden, P. (2008). Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Schizophrenia. Focus, 6(2). Retrieved October 3, 2013, from http://focus.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=52623

 

Psychoanalysis

 

Eigen, M. (2004). The Psychotic Core. London: Karnac.

 

Karon, B. P., & VandenBos, G. R. (1994). Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia: The Treatment of Choice. Northvale, N.J.: Jason Aronson.

 

Lotterman, A. (2011). Psychotherapy Can Benefit Schizophrenic Patients. The American PsychoAnalyst, 45(4). Retrieved October 3, 2013, from http://www.apsa.org/Portals/1/docs/TAP/vol45n

 

Steinman, I. (2009). Treating the "Untreatable" Healing in the Realms of Madness. London: Karnac Books.


Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)

 

Bosch, P. M., & Van Den Noort, M. W. (2008). Schizophrenia, Sleep, and Acupuncture. Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe.

 

Chen, S. (2008). Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychosis with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine (Di 1 ban. ed.). Shanghai: Shanghai Zhong.

 

Chien, W.T., & Lee, I.Y. (2013). The Mindfulness-Based Psychoeducation Program for Chinese Patients with Schizophrenia. Psychiatric Services, 64(4), 376-379. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2341

 

Chia, M., & Saxer, D. (2009). Emotional Wisdom: Daily Tools for Transforming Anger, Depression, and Fear. Novato, Calif.: New World Library.

 

Chia, M., & Wei, W. U. (2009). Living in the Tao: The Effortless Path of Self-Discovery. Rochester, Vt.: Destiny Books.

 

Davis, L., Strasburger, A., & Brown, L. (2007). Mindfulness: An Intervention for Anxiety in Schizophrenia. Journal of Psychosocial Mental Health Services, 45(11), 23-29. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18041355?report=abst

 

Dechar, L. (2006). Five Spirits: Alchemical Acupuncture for Psychological and Spiritual Healing. New York: Chiron Publications/Lantern Books.ract

 

Dolowich, G. (2003). Archetypal Acupuncture: Healing with the Five Elements. Aptos, Calif.: Jade Mountain Pub.

 

Frantzis, B. K. (2009). Tao of Letting Go: Meditation for Modern Living. Berkeley, Calif.: Blue Snake Books.

 

Fudeman, W. (2012). Before Pharmaceuticals: Emotional Healing with Chinese Medicine. Alpine, NJ: Bryce Cullen Publishing.

 

Gach, M. R., & Henning, B. A. (2004). Acupressure for Emotional Healing: A Self-Care Guide for Trauma, Stress & Common Emotional Imbalances. New York: Bantam Books.

 

Hammer, L. (1991). Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies: Psychology, Energy & Chinese Medicine. Barrytown, N.Y.: Station Hill Press.

 

Jahnke, R. (2002). The Healing Promise of Qi: Creating Extraordinary Wellness Through Qigong and Tai Chi. Chicago, IL: Contemporary Books.

 

Johnson, D. P., Penn, D. L., Frederickson, B. L., Kring, A. M., Meyer, P. S., Catalino, L. I., et al. (2011). A Pilot Study of Loving-Kindness Meditation for the Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 129, 137-140. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21385

 

Kaptchuk, T. J. (1983). The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. New York: Congdon & Weed.

 

Marin, G. (2006). Five Elements, Six Conditions: A Taoist Approach to Emotional Healing, Psychology, and Internal Alchemy. Berkeley, Calif.: North Atlantic Books.

 

Miller, J. (2011). Teaching Mindfulness to Individuals with Schizophrenia. Dissertation, 1. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from http://etd.lib.umt.edu/theses/available/etd-06102011-103752/unrestricted/Miller_umt_0136D_10

 

Mitchell, D. (2011). Daoist Nei Gong: The Philosophical Art of Change. London: Singing Dragon.

 

Reid, D. P. (1994). The Complete Book of Chinese Health and Healing: Guarding the Three Treasures. Boston: Shambhala.

 

Zhang, Y. (2007). Transforming Emotions with Chinese Medicine an Ethnographic Account from Contemporary China. Albany: State University of New York Press.

 

Yoga & Kundalini Yoga

 

Duraiswamy, G., Thirthalli, J., Nagendra, H. R., & Gangadhar, B. N. (2007). Yoga Therapy As An Add-on Treatment in the Management of Patients with Schizophrenia- A Randomized Controlled Trial. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 116(3), 226-232. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17655565

 

Emerson, D., & Hopper, E. (2011). Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body. Berkeley, Calif.: North Atlantic Books.

 

Freeman, R. (2010). The Mirror of Yoga: Awakening the Intelligence of Body and Mind. Boston: Shambhala.

 

Khalsa, K. K. (2006). Praana, Praanee, Praanayam: Exploring the Breath Technology of Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan. Espanola, NM: Kundalini Research Institute.

 

Khalsa, D. (2010). Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Complex Psychiatric Disorders: Techniques Specific for Treating the Psychoses, Personality, and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

 

Khalsa, D. (2006). Kundalini Yoga Meditation: Techniques Specific for Psychiatric Disorders, Couples Therapy, and Personal Growth. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

 

Spiritual Madness and Compassionate Presence: An Interview with Elizabeth Visceglia, MD. (2008, December 1). Elizabeth Visceglia. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from www.elizabethvisceglia.com/docs/dec2008

 

Visceglia, E., & Lewis, S. (2011). Yoga Therapy as an Adjunctive Treatment for Schizophrenia: A Randomized, Controlled Pilot Study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 17(7), 601-607. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2171

 

Viseglia, E. (2007). Healing Mind and Body: Using Therapeutic Yoga in the Treatment of Schizophrenia. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 17. Retrieved October 4, 2013, from http://www.elizabethvisceglia.com/docs/visceglia_ijyt_2007.pdf

 

Weintraub, A. (2012). Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management. New York: W.W. Norton.

 

Mindfulness and Meditation

 

Berrigan, D., & Henh, T. (1975). The Raft is Not the Shore: Conversations Toward a Buddhist-Christian Awareness. Boston: Beacon Press.

 

Chien, W. T., & Lee, I. Y. (2013). The Mindfulness-Based Psychoeducation Program for Chinese Patients with Schizophrenia. Psychiatry Services, 64(4), 376-379. Retrieved October 7, 2013, from the PubMed database.

 

Davis, L. W., Strasburger, A. M., & Brown, L. F. (2007). Mindfulness: An Intervention for Anxiety in Schizophrenia. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 45(11), 23-29. Retrieved October 7, 2013, from the PubMed database.

 

Eppsteiner, F. (1998). Interbeing: Fourteen Guidelines for Engaged Buddhism (3rd ed.). Berkeley, Calif.: Parallax Press.

 

Gunaratana, H. (2002). Mindfulness in Plain English. Boston: Wisdom Publications.
 

Gunaratana, H. (2009). Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English: An Introductory Guide to Deeper States of Meditation. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

 

Hanh, T. N. (2012). Fear: Essential Wisdom for Getting Through the Storm. S.l.: HarperCollins.


Hanh, T. N. (2002). Be Free Where You Are. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press.

 

Hanh, T. N. (2005). Being Peace. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press.

 

Hanh, T. N. (2012). Making Space: Creating a Home Meditation Practice. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press.

 

Hanh, T. N. (2006). True Love: A Practice for Awakening the Heart. Ithaca, NY: Shambhala .

 

Hanh, T. N. (2009). Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices. Berkeley, California: Parallax Press.

 

Hanh, T. N. (2010). Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child. Berkeley, California: Parallax Press.

 

Hanson, R., & Mendius, R. (2009). Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

 

Johnson, D. P., Penn, D. L., Frederickson, B. L., Kring, A. M., Meyer, P. S., Catalino, L. I., et al. (2011). A Pilot Study of Loving-Kindness Meditation for the Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 129(2-3), 137-140. Retrieved October 7, 2013, from the PubMed database.

 

Laity, A. (1990). Transformation & Healing: Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness. Berkeley, Calif.: Parallax Press.

 

Lama, D. (2003). Stages of Meditation: Dalai Lama. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion.

 

Levitt, P. (1988). The Heart of Understanding: Commentaries on the Prajñaparamita Heart Sutra. Berkeley, Calif.: Parallax Press.

 

Loizzo, J. (2000) Meditation and Psychotherapy, Ch. 4 of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Psychiatry .

 

Miller, J. L. (2011). Teaching Mindfulness to Individuals with

 

Schizophrenia.Dissertations, N/A. Retrieved October 7, 2013, from http://etd.lib.umt.edu/theses/available/etd-06102011-103752/unrestricted/Miller_umt_0136D_10

 

Monti, D. A., & Beitman, B. D. (2010). Integrative psychiatry. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Mosher, L. R., & Hendrix, V. (2004). Soteria: Through Madness to Deliverance. California: L.R. Mosher.

 

Podvoll, E. M. (2003). Recovering Sanity: A Compassionate Approach to Understanding and Treating Psychosis. Boston: Shambhala.

 

Salzberg, S. (2011). Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program. New York: Workman Pub.

 

Zinn, J. (19911990). Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. New York, N.Y.: Pub. by Dell Pub., a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub. Group.

 

Zinn, J. (2012). Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment - and Your Life. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

 

Spiritualism

 

Bragdon, E. (2012). Spiritism and Mental Health Practices from Spiritist Centers and Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

 

Mohr, S., Brandt, P. Y., Borras, L., Gillieron, C., & Huguelet, P. (2006). Toward an Integration of Spirituality and Religiousness into the Psychosocial Dimension of Schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(11), 1952-1959. Retrieved October 16, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17074947

 

Nelson, J. E. (1994). Healing the Split: Integrating Spirit Into Our Understanding of the Mentally Ill (Rev. ed.). Albany: State University of New York Press.

 

Page, C. R. (2003). Spiritual Alchemy: How to Transform Your Life. Saffron Walden: C.W. Daniel.

 

Talmor, H. (2006). Unconditional Healing: Personal and Planetary Healing for the New Millenium. Gainesville, FL: Hanoch Talmor.                                  

 

Energy Psychology

 

Brach, T. (2012). True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart. New York: Bantam Books.

 

Dicarlo, R. (1996). Towards a New World View: Conversations at the Leading Edge. Las Vegas, NV: Epic Publishers.

 

Eden, D., & Feinstein, D. (2008). Energy Medicine: Balancing Your Body's Energies for Optimal Health, Joy, and Vitality (Updated and expanded). New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.

 

Feinstein, D., Eden, D., & Craig, G. (2005). The Promise of Energy Psychology: Revolutionary Tools for Dramatic Personal Change. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.

 

Murphy, M. (1992). The Future of the Body: Explorations into the Further Evolution of Human Nature. Los Angeles: J.P. Tarcher.

 

Orloff, J. (2009). Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life. New York: Harmony Books.

 

Orloff, J. (2012). Dr. Judith's Orloff's Guide to Intuitive Healing: 5 Steps to Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Wellness. Bourbon, IN: Harmony.


Nutritional Approaches
 

Brown, R. P., Gerbarg, P. L., & Muskin, P. R. (2009). How to Use Herbs, Nutrients & Yoga in Mental Health Care. New York: W.W. Norton.

 

Cambell-McBride, N. (2010). Internal bliss: Recipes Designed for those Following the Gut and Psychology Syndrome Diet. Middle River, MD: International Nutrition.

 

Deans, E. (2011, March 28). Wheat and Schizophrenia. Psychology Today. Retrieved October 16, 2013, from www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evolutionary-psychiatry/201103/wheat-and-schizophrenia-0

 

Edelman, E. (1998). Natural Healing for Schizophrenia and Other Common Mental Disorders (2nd ed.). Eugene, Or.: Borage Books.

 

Hoffer, A. (2007). Orthomolecular Treatment for Schizophrenia and Other Mental Illnesses: A Guide for Practitioners. Toronto, ON: International Schizophrenia Foundation.

 

Hoffer, A. (2004). Healing Schizophrenia: Complementary Vitamin & Drug Treatments. Toronto, Ontario: CCNM Press.

 

Hoffer, A., & Saul, A. W. (2008). Orthomolecular Medicine for Everyone: Megavitamin Therapeutics for Families and Physicians. Laguna Beach, CA: Basic Health.

 

Ji, S. (2013, June 22). 60 Years of Research Links Gluten Grains to Schizophrenia. Mercola.com. Retrieved October 16, 2013, from http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/06/22/gluten-grains-cause-schizophrenia.aspx

 

Maté, G. (2011)When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley.

 

Marohn, S. (2003). The Natural Medicine Guide to Schizophrenia. Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads Pub. Co.

 

Mercola, D. (2013, July 25). Are Probiotics the New Prozac?. Mercola.com. Retrieved October 11, 2013, from http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/07/25/probiotics-new-prozac.aspx?e_cid=20130725_DNL_art_1&utm_source=dn

 

Perlmutter, D., & Loberg, K. (2013). Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar-Your Brain's Silent Killers. Boston: Little, Brown and Company.

 

Philpott, W. H., & Kalita, D. K. (2000). Brain Allergies: The Psychonutrient and Magnetic Connections (2nd ed.). Los Angeles: Keats Publishers.Sternberg, E.M., The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions.

 

Walsh, W. (2012). Nutrient Power: Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain. New York, NY: Skyhorse Pub.

 

Peer Counseling/Support, Self Help, Hearing Voices Therapy

 

Breggin, P. R. (2013). Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal: A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients, and Their Families. New York: Springer Publishing Co..

 

Chamberlin, J. (1978). On Our Own: Patient-Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System. New York: Hawthorn Books.

 

Copeland, M. E. (2002). Wellness Recovery Action Plan: A System for Monitoring, Reducing and Eliminating Uncomfortable or Dangerous Physical Symptoms and Emotional Feelings (Rev. ed.). West Dummerston, VT: Peach Press.

 

Escher, S. A. (2010). Children Hearing Voices: What You Need to Know and What You Can Do. S.l.: Pccs Books.

 

Hall, W., & York, N. (2007). Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs. New York, NY: Icarus Project.

 

Leudar, I., & Thomas, P. (2000). Voices of Reason, Voices of Insanity: Studies of Verbal Hallucinations. London: Routledge.

 

Longden, E. (2013). Learning From the Voices in My Head. New York, NY: TED Conferences.

 

Longden, E. (n.d.). Why I Thank the Voices in My Head. TED Weekends. Retrieved October 11, 2013, from www.huffingtonpost.com/eleanor-longden/voices-in-our-heads-ted-talk_b_3791908.html?icid=maing-grid7|main5|dl6|sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D3646

 

Mackler, D., & Morrissey, M. (2010). A Way Out of Madness: Dealing With Your Family After You've Been Diagnosed With a Psychiatric Disorder. Bloomington, Ind.: Authorhouse.

 

Watkins, J. (2008). Hearing Voices: A Common Human Experience (Rev. ed.). Melbourne, Vic.: Michelle Anderson Pub.

 

For the Advocate
 

Carter, R., & Golant, S. (1999). Helping Someone with Mental Illness: A Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends. Bourbon, IN: Harmony

 

Greek, M. (2012). Schizophrenia: A Blueprint for Recovery. N/A: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

 

Mueser, K. T., & Gingerich, S. (2006). The Complete Family Guide to Schizophrenia: Helping Your Loved One Get the Most Out of Life. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Woolis, R. (1992). When Someone You Love Has a Mental Illness. New York, N.Y.: J.P. Tarcher/Perigee.

 

Creative and Expressive Art Therapy

 

Escher, S. A. (2010). Children Hearing Voices: What You Need to Know and What You Can Do. S.l.: Pccs Books.
 

NCCAM. (2013, July 17). Musical Training and the Brain. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). Retrieved October 11, 2013, from https://nccam.nih.gov/research/blog/musicbrain?nav=gsa

           
Trauma

 

Rothschild, B. (2010). 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery: Take-Charge Strategies to Empower Your Healing. New York: W.W. Norton.

 

Other Alternative Therapies
 

Davidson, L. (2003). Living Outside Mental Illness: Qualitative Studies of Recovery in Schizophrenia (Qualitative Studies in Psychology Series). New York: New York University Press.
 

Greenfeld, L. (2013). Mind, Modernity, Madness: The Impact of Culture on Human Experience. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

 

Hogarty, G. E. (2002). Personal Therapy for Schizophrenia and Related Disorders: A Guide to Individualized Treatment. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Mueser, K. T., & Jeste, D. V. (2008). Clinical Handbook of Schizophrenia. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Williams, P. (2012). Rethinking Madness: Towards a Paradigm Shift in our Understanding and Treatment of Psychosis. San Francisco: Sky's Edge.

 

Life Needs/Resources
 

Therapists/other support

 

Finance/Support – trusts for present, future, present needs
 

Health

 

Lee, E., Hui, C., Chang, W. C., Chan, S., Li, Y. K., Lee, J., et al. (2013). Impact of Physical Activity on Functioning of Patients with First-Episode Psychosis — A 6 Months Prospective Longitudinal Study. Schizophrenia Research, 13. Retrieved October 11, 2013, from http://www.schres-journal.com/article/S0920-9964(13)00470-2/abstract

 

  Housing
 

  Socializing
 

  Education
 

  Legal
      Perlin, M.,  (2005) Mental Disability Law,    http://psychrights.org

 

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