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1 Bibliography of First-Person Narratives of Madness in English (5th edition) This Bibliography is in four sections: (1) personal accounts of madness written by survivors themselves; (2) narratives written by family members; (3) anthologies and critical analyses of the madness narrative genre; and (4) websites featuring oral histories and other firstperson perspectives on madness. Last revised in December 2011 with assistance from Jenna Medaris, Mona Haddad, and Cheryl McGraw. Please send corrections, comments or inquiries to: Gail A. Hornstein Professor of Psychology Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA 01075 USA [email protected]
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Personal Accounts of Madness by Survivors Themselves A Late Inmate of the Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics at Gartnavel [James Frame]. The Philosophy of Insanity. London: Fireside Press, 1947 (orig. pub. 1860). Abrams, Albert. Transactions of the Antiseptic Club. New York: E.B. Treat, 1895. Adams, Brian. The Pits and the Pendulum: A Life with Bipolar Disorder. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2003. Adams, J. K. Secrets of the Trade: Notes on Madness, Creativity and Ideology. New York: Viking, 1971. Adams, Keith. Broken Whole: A California Tale of Craziness, Creativity and Chaos. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2010. Adler, George J. Letters of a Lunatic: A Brief Exposition of My University Life during the Years 1853-1854. New York: The Author, 1854. Agnew, Anna. From Under a Cloud; or, Personal Reminiscences of Insanity. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke, 1886. Aldrin, Edwin E. "Buzz," Jr. (with Wayne Warga). Back to Earth. New York: Random House, 1973. ----- (with Ken Anderson). Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon. New York: Crown Archetype, 2009. Alexander, Jane. Possessing Me: A Memoir of Healing. San Francisco: Wise Boar Media, 2010. Alexander, Rosie. Folie а Deux: An Experience of One-to-One Therapy. London: Free Association Books, 1995. Alexandra [Messenger]. I Speak for the Silent. Enfield, UK: Alexandra Press, 1984. Alexson, Jacob. The Triumph of Personal Thought and How I Became a Mason. Washington: Ransdell, 1941. Allan, Clare. Poppy Shakespeare. London: Bloomsbury, 2006. Allen, Hannah. A Narrative of God's Gracious Dealings with that Choice Christian. London: 1683. Allen, Rosealine. It's Happening to Me. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2005. Alper, T. G. "An Electric Shock Patient Tells His Story." Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 43: 201-210, 1948. Altenberg, P. Evocations of Love (trans. Alexander King). New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960.
2 Anderson, A. E. Pain: The Essence of a Mental Illness. Fort Lauderdale, FL: Exposition-Phoenix, 1979. Anne. "Coping with Schizophrenia." Mind Out, 1979. Anonymous. Autobiography of a Schizophrenic. Bristol: J. Baker & Son, 1951. ----- Bedlamiana: or, Selections from the "Asylum Journal." Lowell, for the Compiler, 1846. ----- "A Chapter from Real Life. By a Recovered Patient." The Opal: A Monthly Periodical of the New York State Lunatic Asylum at Utica. 4:48- 50, 1854. ----- "Case VIII." American Journal of Insanity. 1: 52-71, 1844. ----- Crook Frightfulness-By a Victim. London: Moody Bros., 1935. ----- "The Confessions of a Nervous Woman." Post Graduate Monthly. Journal of Medicine and Surgery. 11: 364-68, 1896. ----- Five Months in a Mad-house; an Actual Experience, by an Inmate. New York: Press Exchange, 1901. ----- Five Months in the New York State Lunatic Asylum, by an Inmate. Buffalo: L. Danforth, 1849. ----- "Illustrations of Insanity." American Journal of Insanity. 3: 212-26, 333-48, 1846. ----- "Illustrations of Insanity Furnished by the Letters and Writings of the Insane." American Journal of Insanity. 4: 290-303, 1848. ----- I Lost My Memory-The Case as the Patient Saw It. London: Faber, 1932. ----- "Insulin and I." American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 10: 810-14, 1940. ----- I Question. Nashville, TN: 1945. ----- "A Letter from a Patient." The Opal: A Monthly Periodical of the New York State Lunatic Asylum, Devoted to Usefulness. 2: 245-46, 1852. ----- "Letter By `A Friend of the Insane.'" Asylum Journal. 1(5): 2, 1842. ----- Life in a Lunatic Asylum: An Autobiographical Sketch. London: Houlston and Wright, 1867. ----- "Life in the Asylum." The Opal: A Monthly Periodical of the New York State Lunatic Asylum. Edited by Patients. 5: 4-6, 1855. ----- "Life on a Psychiatric Ward." Mind, 1971. ----- A Madman's Musings: Being a Collection of Essays Written by a Patient During His Detention in a Private Madhouse. London: A. E. Harvey,1898. ----- "Ordeal in a Mental Hospital." The Radical Therapist, 1974. ----- "The Ohio Lunatic Asylum." The Journal of Psychological Medicine and Mental Pathology. 3: 456-90, 1850. ----- A Palace Prison; or, The Past and the Present. New York: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1884. ----- The Petition of the Poor Distracted People in the House of Bedlam. London: 1620. ----- [Mrs. F.H.] "Recovery from a Long Neurosis." Psychiatry. 15: 161-77, 1952. ----- Scenes from the Life of a Sufferer: Being the Narrative of a Residence in Morningside Asylum. Edinburgh: Royal Asylum Press, 1855. ----- "Scenes in a Private Madhouse." Asylum Journal. 1(1): 1, 1842. ----- "They Said I Was Mad." The Forum and Century. 100: 231-37, 1938. ----- Special issue-"What It's Like-From the Receiving End." Mind Out, 1974. ----- "Wondering: The Impressions of an Inmate." Atlantic Monthly. 145: 669, 1930. ----- Out of It: An Autobiography of the Experience of Schizophrenia. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2005. Ansite, Pat. No Longer Lonely. Van Nuys, CA: Bible Voice, 1977. Antonieta, Susanne. A Mind Apart: Travels in a Neurodiverse World. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2005. Arden, Noele. Child of a System. London: Quartet Books, 1977. Arisoy, Suzan. Bi-Polar Recovery: Twenty Years of Manic Depression and Medication. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2008. Aron, Wendy. Hide & Seek: How I Laughed at Depression, Conquered My Fears and Found Happiness. Largo, FL: Kunati, 2008. Artaud, Antonin. Antonin Artaud Anthology. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1965. Aukamp, Kurtis. Ascent from Darkness: Memoirs of a Young Airline Pilot's Struggles With, and Ultimate Triumph Over, a Debilitating Illness of the Mind. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2007. Auriana, Julie. Silently Suffering with Anxiety, Depression, and Agoraphobia. Parker, CO: Outskirts Press, 2008. Balt, John. By Reason of Insanity. New York: New American Library, 1967. Balter, M. and R. Katz. Nobody's Child. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1991. Baker, Janie. Divine Madness: A Memoir of Religious Psychosis. Frederick, MD: PublishAmerica, 2006. Barlow, Brigit. "How I Conquered Claustrophobia." Mind Out, 1975. Barnes, Mary and Joseph Berke. Mary Barnes: Two Accounts of a Journey through Madness. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1971 (reprinted, New York: Other Press, 2002). ----- (with Ann Scott). Something Sacred: Conversations, Writings, Paintings. London: Free Association Books, 1989. Barnes, Mike. The Lily Pond: A Memoir of Madness, Memory, Myth and Metamorphosis. Emeryville, Ontario: Biblioasis, 2008. Barnett, Francis. The Hero of No Fiction or Memoirs of Francis Barnett. Boston: Ewer and Bedlington, 1823. Barry, Anne. Bellevue Is a State of Mind. New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1971.
3 Barrymore, Diana. Too Much, Too Soon. New York: Holt, 1957. Bassman, Ronald. "Overcoming the Impossible: My Journey through Schizophrenia." Psychology Today, February 2001. ----- A Fight to Be: A Psychologist's Experience from Both Sides of the Locked Door. New York: Tantamount Press, 2007. Bates, Marni. Marni: My True Story of Stress, Hair-Pulling, and Other Obsessions (Louder Than Words). Deerfield Beach, FL: HCI Teens, 2009. Bauer, Hanna. I Came to My Island: A Journey Through the Experience of Change. Seattle: Straub, 1973. Baughan, Rachael. The Butterfly Girl. London: John Blake, 2008. B.C.A. (with an introduction by Morton Prince, MD). My Life as a Dissociated Personality. Boston: Badger, 1909. Beddoe, Rebekah. Dying for a Cure: A Young Woman's Battle with Antidepressants, Misdiagnosis, and Madness. London: Hammersmith Press, 2009. Beecher, Catherine. Letters to the People on Health and Happiness. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1855. Beers, Clifford. A Mind That Found Itself. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1908. Behrman, Andy. Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania. New York: Random House, 2003. Belcher, William. Address to Humanity, Containing a Letter to Dr. Thomas Monro; a Receipt to Make a Lunatic, and Seize his Estate and a Sketch of a True Smiling Hyena. London: The Author, 1796. Bell, Jeff. Rewind, Replay, Repeat: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Center City, MN: Hazelden Publishing, 2007. Bell, Paul. Beyond Psychosis. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2005. Benjamin, Bianca. Madness at Midnight. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2005. Benson, Arthur Christopher. The House of Quiet. New York: Dutton, 1907. ----- Thy Rod and Thy Staff. London: Smith, Elder, 1912. Benson, Frederic. Bi-Polar Dreams. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2005. Benziger, Barbara Field. The Prison of My Mind. New York: Walker, 1969. Bergen, Marja. Riding the Roller Coaster: Living with mood disorders
. Kelowna, BC: Northstone, 1999. Berger, Marie. From the Prison of My Mind: A Collection of Works. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2007. Berlow, Joshua. Insanity Factory. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse: 2000. Bernard, Susan. Bi-Polar Depression Unplugged: A Survivor Speaks Out. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2008. Berryman, John. Recovery. New York: Dell, 1973. Berzon, Betty. Surviving Madness: A Therapist's Own Story. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002. Biederman, Alyssa. My Rory: A Personal Journey through Teenage Anorexia. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2005. Binstock, Melissa. Nourishment: Feeding My Starving Soul When My Mind and Body Betrayed Me. Deerfield Beach: Health Communications, Inc., 2011. Black, Michael. Angels, Cleopatra, and Psychosis. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2008. Blackbridge, Persimmon. Sunnybrook: A True Story with Lies. Vancouver, BC: Press Gang, 1996. ----- Prozac Highway. Vancouver, BC: Press Gang, 1997. Blackburn, Lorraine. Alive with Bipolar. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2007. Blackman-Sheppard, Gabrielle. Bi-polar Girl: An Irreverant Look at Bipolar Disorder. Carmathen, Wales: Crown House Publishing, 2011. Blackwell, Sean. A Quiet Mind. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2008. ----- Am I Bipolar or Waking Up? Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2011. Blehm, John. Angel of Death: True Story of a Vietnam Vet's War Experience and His Battle to Overcome PTSD, the "Cancer of the Soul." Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2010. Bly, Nellie [Elizabeth Cochrane]. Ten Days in a Madhouse; or, Nellie Bly's Experience on Blackwell's Island. Feigning Insanity in Order to Reveal Asylum Horrors. New York: Norman L. Munro, 1887.
4 Boisen, Anton T. The Exploration of the Inner World. New York: Harper and Row, 1936. ----- Out of the Depths. New York: Harper and Row, 1960. Bojko, Annemarie. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2007. Bousfield, Ross E. Journey of a Mind: An Autobiographical Account. Haymarket, NSW, Australia: Little Red Apple, 2009. Bowers, M. B. Retreat From Sanity. New York: Human Sciences, 1974. Bowman, Grace. Thin. London: Penguin Global, 2006. Boyles, David C. My Punished Mind: A Memoir of Psychosis. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, 2004. Brampton, Sally. Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression. New York: Bloomsbury, 2008. Brando, A. K. Brando for Breakfast. New York: Crown, 1978. Brandon, David. "Three Meetings with Madness." Mind Out, 1980. Brandt, Anthony. Reality Police: The Experience of Insanity in America. New York: Morrow, 1975. Brea, Alton. Half a Lifetime. New York: Vantage, 1968. Brinkle, Adriana P. "Life Among the Insane." North American Review. 144:190-99, 1887. Brinson, Jean Small. Murderous Memories: One Woman's Hellish Battle to Save Herself. Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon, 1994. Brocklesby, Anne. Move Over Manic Depression, Here I Am! London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2005. Brokenshire, Norman. This is Norman Brokenshire -- An Unvarnished Self-Portrait. New York: David McKay, 1954. Broughton, Stephen. BIG DICK, little dick. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2006. Brown, Carlton. Brainstorm. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1944. Brown, Henry Collins. A Mind Mislaid. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1937. Bruckshaw, Samuel. The Case, Petition, and Address of Samuel Bruckshaw, who Suffered a Most Severe Imprisonment, for Very Near the Whole Year, Loaded with Irons, without Being Heard in his Defense, Nay Even without Being Accused, and at Last Denied an Appeal to a Jury. Humbly Offered to the Perusal and Consideration of the Public. London: The Author, 1774. ----- One More Proof of the Iniquitous Abuse of Private Madhouses. London: The Author, 1774. Bryant, Aaron. A Synchronous Memoir of Addiction and Recovery. Salt Lake City, UT: Aaron Bryant Recovery Publishing, 2010. Buck, Peggy. I'm Depressed --- Are You Listening Lord? Valley Forge, PA: Judson, 1978. Bukovskii, V. To Build a Castle: My Life as a Dissenter. London: Andre Deutsch, 1978. Bullitt-Jonas, Margaret. Holy Hunger: A Memoir of Desire. New York: Knopf, 1999. Burke, R. (eds. R. Gates & R. Hammond). When the Music's Over: My Journey into Schizophrenia. New York: Basic Books
, 1995. Burnett-Thomas, Irene. Turning the Blues Around: One Woman's Story of Kicking Depression to Nurse the Mentally Ill. London: Athena Press, 2009. Byrne, Jill. Step on a Crack: Overcoming Depression, A Memoir. Tucson, AZ: Wheatmark, 2009. Caine, Linda and Robin Royston. Out of the Dark. London: Bantam Press, 2003. Camp, Joseph. An Insight into an Insane Asylum. Louisville, KY
: The Author, 1882. Campbell, E.J. Moran. Not Always on a Level. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. Campbell, Jill Gebhart. A Double-Edged Life: A Memoir of a Young Woman's Journey with Bipolar. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, 2009. Campbell, Norman. How I Defeated Schizophrenia. London: Athena Press, 2009. Cantor, Carla (with Brian Fallon). Phantom Illness: Shattering the Myth of Hypochondria. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996. Capponi, Pat. Upstairs in the Crazy House: The Life of a Psychiatric Survivor. Toronto: Penguin, 1992. ----- Beyond the Crazy House. New York: Penguin, 2003.
5 Cardinal, Marie. In Other Words. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1995. ----- The Words to Say It. Cambridge, MA: VanVactor & Goodheart, 1983. Carney, Marissa. Stitched: A Memoir. Frederick, MD: PublishAmerica, 2005. Carter, Rebecca K. Take Flight Overcoming Mental Illness. New York: Eloquent Books, 2010. Casey, Joan F. and Lynn Wilson. Flock: The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality. New York: Ballantine Books
, 1991. Castle, Kit and S. Bechtel. Katherine, It's Time: An Incredible Journey into the World of a Multiple Personality. New York: Harper & Row, 1989. Chadwick, Peter K. "The Stepladder to the Impossible: A First Hand Phenomenological Account of a Schizoaffective Psychotic Crisis." Journal of Mental Health. 2: 239-250, 1993. Chaloner, John Armstrong. The Lunacy Law of the World: Being that of Each of the Forty-Eight States and Territories of the United States, with an Examination Thereof and Leading Cases Thereon; Together with that of the Six Great Powers of Europe--Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia. Roanoke Rapids, NC: Palmetto Press, 1906. ----- Who's Looney Now? Roanoke Rapids, NC: Palmetto Press, 1914. Chamberlin, Judi. On Our Own: Patient-Controlled Alternatives to the Mental Health System. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1978. Chambers, Julius. A Mad World and Its Inhabitants. New York: Appleton, 1876. Chaning-Pearce, Melville. Midnight Hour. London: Faber and Faber, 1942. Chase, Truddi (intro and epilogue by R. A. Phillips). When Rabbit Howls: The Troops for Truddi Chase. New York: Dutton, 1987. Chavannes, Gray. A Tale from the Depths of a Bipolar Mind. Mustang, OK: Tate Publishing, 2009. Cheney, Terri. Manic: A Memoir. New York: HarperCollins, 2008. ----- The Dark Side of Innocence: Growing up Bipolar. New York: Atria, 2011. Chisholm, Kate. Hungry Hell. London: Short Books, 2002. Christopher, Jaden. Amitriptyline Queen. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2010. Cienin, Pawel. Fragments from the Diary of a Madman. London: Gryf, 1972. Clare, John. Sketches in the Life of John Clare (written by himself, first published with an introduction, notes and additions, by Edmund Blunden). London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1931. Clark, Nick. Love in the Prison of Psychosis. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2008. Cleaves, M. A. The Autobiography of a Neurasthenic. Boston: Badger, 1910. Clemens, Louisa Perina Courtauld. Narrative of a Pilgrim and Sojourner on Earth, from 1791 to the Present Year, 1870. Edinburgh: 1870. Clements, Philip. Sweet and Bitter Fool: A Priest's Journey through Manic Depression. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2005. Clements, Richard M.
Defender. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2006. Cline, Jean Darby. Silencing the Voices: One Woman's Experience with Multiple Personality Disorder. New York: Berkley Books, 1997. Clover. Escape from Psychiatry: The Autobiography of Clover (2nd ed.). Ignacio, CO: Rainbow, 1999. Coate, Morag. Beyond All Reason. London: Constable, 1964. Cohen, Alan R. Misdiagnosis: A Physician's Triumph over His Thirty-Year Battle With Depression. Concord, MA: Infinity Publishing, 2007. Colas, Emily. Just Checking: Scenes from the Life of an Obsessive-Compulsive. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. Cole, Joshua. No One Knows. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2008. Coleman, E. H. The Shutter of Snow. New York: Viking, 1930. Coleman, Ron. Recovery: An Alien Concept. Gloucester, UK: Handsell Publishing, 1999. Collins, William J. Out of the Depths. New York: Doubleday, 1971. Colme, Mairi. A Divine Dance of Madness. London: Chipmunka Publishing, 2006.
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31 Websites Featuring First-Person Perspectives on Madness Alaska Mental Health Consumers Website: http://www.akmhcweb.org Antipsychiatry Coalition: http://www.antipsychiatry.org Asylum Magazine: http://www.asylumonline.net Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation: http://www.bu.edu/cpr ECT: http://www.ect.org European Network
of (Ex)Users and Survivors of Psychiatry: http://www.enusp.org Freedom Center: http://www.freedom-center.org Hearing Voices Network: http://www.hearing-voices.org; Hearing Voices Network (USA): http://www.hearingvoicesusa.org; International Community for Hearing Voices: http://www.intervoiceonline.org Icarus Project: http://www.theicarusproject.net International Guide to the World of Alternative Mental Health: http://www.alternativementalhealth.com Law Project for Psychiatric Rights: http://psychrights.org M-Power: http://www.m-power.org Mad Not Bad: http://www.madnotbad.co.uk Mad Pride: http://www.madpride.org.uk Mental Health Client Action Network of Santa Cruz County
: http://www.mhcan.org Mental Health in the UK: http://www.mentalhealthintheuk.co.uk Mental Health Testimony Project: http://insidestories.org/ Mind: http://www.mind.org.uk Mind Freedom International: http://www.mindfreedom.org National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy: http://www.narpa.org National Empowerment Center: http://www.power2u.org National Survivor User Network: http://www.nsun.org.uk Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers Association: http://www.pmhca.org People Who: http://www.peoplewho.org Psychiatric Survivor Archives: http://psychiatricsurvivorarchives.com Successful Schizophrenia: http://www.successfulschizophrenia.org Survivors Art Foundation: http://www.survivorsartfoundation.org Survivors History Group: http://www.studymore.org.uk/mpu.htm