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Download PDF by Josie Méndez-Negrete: A Life on Hold: Living with Schizophrenia

By Josie Méndez-Negrete

ISBN-10: 0826340563

ISBN-13: 9780826340566

For greater than 20 years Josie Méndez-Negrete has continued the emotional trip of gazing her son Tito fight with schizophrenia. Her robust account is the 1st memoir by way of a Mexican American writer to proportion the devastation and desire a kinfolk stories in facing this psychological disorder. Méndez-Negrete depicts the evolution of the ailment from her standpoint as a mother or father and by means of bearing on Tito’s personal narrative, illuminating the inadequacies of the USA psychological overall healthiness approach and the extra burdens of dependancy and blame. in the course of the writer, Tito paints a shiny photograph of his lived stories and daily traumas to teach how his lifestyles and the lives of his family were impacted by way of psychological illness.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Josie Méndez-Negrete is a sociologist who teaches Mexican American reviews within the division of Bicultural-Bilingual reports on the collage of Texas at San Antonio. She can be the writer of Las hijas de Juan: Daughters Betrayed.

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