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User Review  - polarbear123 - LibraryThing

An interesting read this one, if not wholly satisfying. I found it hard to like Henry Cockburn contrary to all those that seem to meet him in the book. His hallucinations combined a lot with popular ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Around 1990 my nephew had a psychotic episode. It was the culmination of a few weeks of increasingly eccentric behaviour. He grew up in a fairly happy-clappy Christian family (Baptist) but out of them ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Brent - Goodreads

Henry's Demons is a compelling account of how schizophrenia affects a person and their family. Patrick Cockburn's decision to incorporate his wife's diaries and his son's writing really elevate this ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Rebecca Haslam - Goodreads

Since moving to university I haven't had much time to read but I found this in a 1 pound store and had to pick it up. It took me a matter of hours to read, with the chapters varying in their accounts ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Pauline Hansen - Goodreads

Although this book was a bit difficult to get through as a lot of it is repetitive and somewhat episodic, it was informative and gave me a better insight as to how far gone someone with a mental ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Cole Roussos - Goodreads

Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story is exactly what the title states. Henry Cockburn came from a well rounded family with a younger brother, a loving father, and a ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Cj Borosque - Goodreads

In "Henry's Demons", (father) Patrick Cockburn and (son) Henry Cockburn write about Henry's descent into madness, and his tortuous travails breaking out of mental hospitals and often trying to swim in ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Ang - Goodreads

Book was a bit slow. Patrick Cockburn seems unable to decide whether he was going to write a memoir or a mental illness education case study. What was truly powerful was his incorporation of Henry's ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

This was a very interesting, true life story about a father and son coping with Schizophrenia in England and their struggle to find a "cure". I say the setting of this book, because it changed the ... Read full review

Review: Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

User Review  - Whitney B. - Goodreads

This was a very interesting, true life story about a father and son coping with Schizophrenia in England and their struggle to find a "cure". I say the setting of this book, because it changed the ... Read full review


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