Almost O.K.: The Difference Between Life and Death - A Close Look at Suicide
Almost O.K. presents an honest, biographical recounting of the life and death of the author’s son from the author’s perspective and of his personal recovery from such tragedy. He includes a review of the vocabulary and diagnostic tools used by psychiatrists to diagnose mental illnesses, focusing on depression and schizophrenia. The author also tells the story of his research to find a scientific theory of how the brain works, and how he was able to put together a comprehensive explanation of suicide along with recommendations to reduce the rate of suicide.
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