Is It Just My Genes?
How do we define mental illness? Can we question doctors’ diagnoses? Does psychosis or schizophrenia or depression or any other similar label carry a life sentence for the individual? How much do we really know about mental illness? Michelle Murphy takes a fresh and open look at what we call mental illness, exploring possible environmental influences of the West’s modern lifestyle as well as examining whether the mentally ill really are ill. Murphy’s insight will have you looking at mental illness in a new light—and looking for new ways to deal with this “disease.”