When the Music's Over: My Journey Into Schizophrenia

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Plume, Apr 1, 1996 - Psychology - 254 pages
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An autobiographical novel provides an intimate look inside the schizophrenic mind and describes the narrator's experiences in jail, mental hospitals, and attempting to function in "normal society"

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WHEN THE MUSIC'S OVER: My Journey into Schizophrenia

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A harrowing first-person, semi-fictionalized memoir of the inner life of a paranoid schizophrenic, written while its young author was in jail, mental hospitals, and halfway houses. Burke (195385 ... Read full review

When the music's over: my journey into schizophrenia

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In this autobiographical "novel," Burke reveals his world as a paranoid schizophrenic in intimate detail. He is the third of four sons born in Australia in the 1950s, and his early family life proved ... Read full review


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Sally Girgis BMA Medical Students' Committee "

Leigh Bissett BMA Student rep

David Burke BMA Student rep

Gates is a freelance production manager with experience of over 30 productions of different kinds. He lectures on the subject for the National Film School.

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