Girl, Interrupted

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In 1967, after a session with a psychiatrist she'd never seen before, eighteen-year-old Susanna Kaysen was put in a taxi and sent to McLean Hospital.  She spent most of the next two years on the ward for teenage girls in a psychiatric hospi ...Continua
Ha scritto il 24/09/11
"When you're sad, you need to hear your sorrow structured into sound."
like a melody this book is, a steady, soft melody going right through you with every page you turn. It's gentle, it's cruel, it's simply true and honest in making the reader understand what being istitutionalized in a psychiatric hospital means, givi...Continua
Ha scritto il 15/09/10

This book really captures the feeling of any anti-social confused youngsters

Gail Paris
Ha scritto il 29/05/09
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feels like a screenplay (which it became) - a mix between cookoo's nest and judy bloom. Poignant but not particularily enjoyable...

Ha scritto il 12/07/07
When reality got "too dense" for 18-year-old Susanna Kaysen, she was hospitalized. It was 1967, and reality was too dense for many people. But few who are labeled mad and locked up for refusing to stick to an agreed-upon reality possess Kaysen's luci...Continua

Ha scritto il Oct 09, 2011, 09:43
Time, too, is different. It may run in circles, flow backward, skip about from now to then.
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Ha scritto il Oct 09, 2011, 09:40
A memory is a particular pattern of cellular changes on particular spots in your head. A mood is a compound of neurotransmitters: Too much acetylcholine, not enough seronin, and you've got a depression.
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Ha scritto il Jul 08, 2007, 17:31
"Sei stata quasi due anni in manicomio! perché diavolo sei stata lì? Non ci posso credere!" Traduzione: Se sei pazza, allora sono pazzo anch'io, e siccome non lo sono, tutta la faccenda deve essere stata uno sbaglio."Sei stata quasi due anni in manic...Continua
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