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Psychiatric tales

Darryl Cunningham

Psychiatric tales

eleven graphic stories about mental illness

by Darryl Cunningham

  • 323 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental illness,
  • Treatment,
  • Comic books, strips

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDarryl Cunningham
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 139 p.
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27125254M
    ISBN 101608192784
    ISBN 109781608192786
    OCLC/WorldCa635479793

    Psychiatric Tales draws on Darryl Cunningham's time working in a psychiatric ward to give a reasoned and sympathetic look into the world of mental illness. In each chapter, Cunningham explores a different mental health problem, using evocative imagery to describe the experience of mental illness, both from the point of view of those beset by. Concluding with a reflection on how mental illness has affected his own life, Darryl Cunningham's Psychiatric Tales is a moving, engaging examination of what is, at its root, the human condition. Darryl Cunningham is the creator of the Web comics Super-Sam and .

    Psychiatric Tales does a great job explaining this, and it would likely serve as an excellent tool for anyone who is coping with mental illness in their own family. The chapters that only describe a mental illness, without tying it to an actual, concrete subject or experience, are slightly less effective. Psychiatric Tales draws on Darryl Cunningham's time working in a psychiatric ward to give a reasoned and sympathetic look into the world of mental illness. In each chapter, Cunningham explores a different mental health problem, using evocative imagery to describe the experience of mental illness, both from the point of view of those beset by illness and their friends and relatives/5(K).

      Darryl Cunningham joins these illustrious illustrators with his heartfelt first book, Psychiatric Tales. Drawing from his years spent working as a health care assistant on an acute psychiatric ward in his native England, as well as his own experience with acute depression. Psychiatric tales. [Darryl Cunningham] -- This book delves inside the mystery of mental disorders - presenting explanations and recollections using the cartoonist's own experiences as both a psychiatric and care nurse and as someone who.


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Psychiatric Tales draws on Darryl Cunningham's time working in a psychiatric ward to give a reasoned and sympathetic look into the world of mental illness. In each chapter, Cunningham explores a different mental health problem, using evocative imagery to describe the experience of mental illness, both from the point of view of those beset by illness and their friends and by: 3.

Psychiatric Tales is a graphic novel about the experiences that a mental health nurse had while he worked in a psychiatric ward. The book is divided into eleven sections, each with /5.

Psychiatric Tales is a groundbreaking graphic work; it deftly demythologizes and destigmatizes the disorders that percent of American adults live with every day. Darryl Cunningham is the creator of the web comics "Super-Sam and John-of-the-Night" and "The Streets of San Diablo.".

In the book’s introduction, Cunningham explains the book’s purpose: “ Psychiatric Tales is intended to be a stigma-busting book. This is needed because fear and ignorance of mental illness remain widespread in society” (p. ix). To that end, he certainly : Mlis Joseph H.

Richard Iii. Darryl Cunningham's Psychiatric Tales is a darker beast than Perry's book: its author was formerly a healthcare worker in an acute psychiatric ward, and his Author: Rachel Cooke. Telling 'Psychiatric Tales' To Destigmatize Disease. February 8, • Like Persepolis or Maus, Darryl Cunningham's Psychiatric Tales pairs inked drawings with a personal story to create an.

British Artist Darryl Cunningham is a cartoonist. He is the writer and artist on Supercrash (aka The Age Of Selfishness), Psychiatric Tales, Science Tales, and Uncle Bob Adventures.

I'm always available for commissions. Email: darryltoon(at) Read all about. Psychiatric Tales draws on Darryl Cunningham's time working in a psychiatric ward to give a reasoned and sympathetic look into the world of mental illness.

In each chapter, Cunningham explores a different mental health problem, using evocative imagery to describe the experience of mental illness, both from the point of view of those beset by illness and their friends and relatives/5(57).

Novels that are set, or partially set, in a mental hospital or a psychiatric ward in a regular hospital. FICTION BOOKS ONLY. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

All Votes Add Books To This List. #N#It's Kind of a Funny Story. PSYCHIATRIC TALES. Eleven Graphic Stories About Mental Illness by Darryl Cunningham illustrated by Darryl Cunningham. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON As Cunningham explains in the introduction, this is “intended to be a stigma busting book needed because fear and ignorance of mental illness remains widespread in society.” Most of the text is.

His comic strip Psychiatric Tales has been regularly appearing online and he’s just posted the amazing and heartfelt last chapter along with an announcement that the series is to be published as a book by Blank Slate Publishing in February.

Psychiatric Tales delves inside the mysteries of mental disorders – presenting explanations and recollections using the cartoonist’s own experiences as both a psychiatric and care nurse and as someone who himself has suffered from depression. Being able to see the issue from both sides allows Darryl Cunningham to present matters in a forthright and instantly accessible way which will allow.

Psychiatric Tales draws on Darryl Cunningham's time working in a psychiatric ward to give a reasoned and sympathetic look into the world of mental Range: $ - $ Darryl Cunningham (born ) is a British author and cartoonist who has written the books Science Tales (also known, in the US, as How to Fake a Moon Landing), Psychiatric Tales.

Psychiatric Tales is based on the diary he kept during his time as a health care assistant. However, I must quibble with the subtitle — these aren’t stories so much as essays, points about how society treats psychiatric problems punctuated with case studies/5. Psychiatric Tales draws on Darryl Cunningham's time working in a psychiatric ward to give a reasoned and sympathetic look into the world of mental illness.

In each chapter, Cunningham explores a different mental health problem, using evocative imagery to describe the experience of mental illness, both from the point of view of those beset by illness and their friends and relatives. "Psychiatric Tales" is first and foremost a book that attempts to demythologise mental illness.

Forget what you've seen in movies or on TV, this book shows what the experience of mental illness actually is for both patients and the staff who treat them. Media representations of people who suffer mental illness tend to be : Matthew Badham. British Artist Darryl Cunningham is a cartoonist.

He is the writer and artist on Supercrash (aka The Age Of Selfishness), Psychiatric Tales, Science Tales, and Uncle Bob Adventures. I'm always available for commissions. Email: darryltoon(at) Read all about me in. Psychiatric Tales draws on Darryl Cunningham's time working in a psychiatric ward to give a reasoned and sympathetic look into the world of mental illness.

In each chapter, Cunningham explores a different mental health problem, using evocative imagery to describe the experience of mental illness, both from the point of view of those beset by illness and their friends and relatives/5(12).

The shifts in tone and imagery bespeak a larger problem with Psychiatric Tales: The book appears to be addressing multiple audiences.

Sometimes its intended readers could be people who have no experience or understanding of mental illness (“scientific evidence shows, quite clearly, that mental illness is based on biology”), while at other. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales is a book by Bruno Bettelheim, in which the author analyzes fairy tales in terms of Freudian psychoanalysis.

The book has been a subject of controversy regarding possible : Bruno Bettelheim.Psychiatric Tales (Bloomsbury ) is an autobiographic work that happens to explain mental illness in a succinct and novel way.

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