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A Legacy of Madness by Tom   Davis
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Oct 18, 2011

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A must read to help understand mental illness and its devastating impact on families. Tom writes with great clarity and detail about his mom's struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder and alcoholism. He delves into his family's history and the tragedies of how failing mental health has cascaded through prior generations. The author also recognizes his own issues, those of his siblings and the steps taken to protect his children's mental health.
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message 1: by Bill (last edited Oct 19, 2011 06:57AM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Bill Borden A must read to help understand mental illness and its devastating impact on families. Tom writes with great clarity and detail about his mom's struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder and alcoholism. He delves into his family's history and the tragedies of how failing mental health has cascaded through prior generations. The author also recognizes his own issues, those of his siblings and the steps taken to protect his children's mental health.


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