Deprived of reason
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Deprived of Reason is a work of creative nonfiction that illuminates the beginning stages of a personal experience with chronic mental illness and depicts examples of events chronicled for years in personal diaries and medical records, including bipolar disorder, PTSD, and dissociative disorders. The illustrated memories are sometimes written as jumbled stream-of-thought, as in the over-medicated or manic or psychotic. This series of experiences illuminate how difficult it can be for someone who is mentally ill to maintain the very same personal relationships that would most greatly improve the ...