Book ‘We Make Clocks, Not Time’ by John F. Gerrard

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My Lived Experience with Psychosis, Creativity, and the Ideas That Have Helped Me
There are many misconceptions about psychosis, and the stigma surrounding it can be a major obstacle for those needing help. In this book, John F. Gerrard relates his lived experience with paranoia, delusions of grandeur, and other mental health concerns in an effort to humanize these symptoms. While writing about those struggles, he also explores the philosophical questions he wrestled with in his recovery, dealing with issues such as personal identity and free will. Praise for We Make Clocks, Not Time... “Gerrard provides a brilliant account and assessment of delusionary thinking and experience from the other side, its inside out. Clear clinical prose transforms insight into an antidote to balance...
Publisher: Library and Archives Canada (February 4, 2022)  Pages: ‎241 pages  ISBN-10: 1778050107  ISBN-13: 978-1778050107  ASIN:‎ B09RSLNTVS

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