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The Center Cannot Hold - My Journey Through Madness

Elyn R. Saks

Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. In The Center Cannot Hold, Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social stigmas. But she would not be defeated. With a strength and force of will that most can only imagine, Saks reclaimed her life and went on to achieve great success. "In this engrossing memoir, Saks ... demonstrates a novelist's skill of creating character, dialogue and suspense."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. In The Center Cannot Hold, Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social stigmas. But she would not be defeated. With a strength and force of will that most can only imagine, Saks reclaimed her life and went on to achieve great success. "In this engrossing memoir, Saks ... demonstrates a novelist's skill of creating character, dialogue and suspense."-Publishers Weekly, starred review
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Professor of psychiatry Elyn R. Saks writes about her struggle with schizophrenia in this unflinching account of her mental illness. In The Center Cannot Hold, Saks draws readers into a nightmare world of medications, a misguided health care system, and social stigmas. But she would not be defeated. With a strength and force of will that most can only imagine, Saks reclaimed her life and went on to achieve great success. "In this engrossing memoir, Saks ... demonstrates a novelist's skill of creating character, dialogue and suspense."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

Language:

English

Narrators:

Alma Cuervo

Length:

12h 13m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

29:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

34:06


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

37:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:27


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

34:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

26:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

25:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

33:32


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

29:28


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

35:22


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:43


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

35:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

31:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

21:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

22:41


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

38:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

28:15


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

31:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

31:54


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

24:48


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

28:30


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

30:20


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

22:45


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

43:28


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:40