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For ten years, Lauveng suffered as a schizophrenic. In these pages she illuminates her battles with the disease and its symptoms. Today, however, she calls herself a "former schizophrenic," has stopped taking medication for the illness and works as a clinical psychologist.
Paperback, 199 pages
Published 2006 by Cappelen (first published 2005)
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Mykolas
May 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It was probably the best non-scientific book about psychology I've read. A great book for anyone to start deeper understanding of practical psychology.
Author vividly reveals experiences of her and what is it like to have schizophrenia and how she finally managed to conquer it.
I liked simple, but not trivial explanations of basic notions of psychology and mental health issues. Author also questions beliefs that experiences of people who have schizophrenia have no relations between themselves, n
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Caroline
Jan 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
For en fantastisk og klok bok. Dette bør alle lese, den gir en uvurdelig innsikt i psykisk helsevern.
Caroline Fosse
Dec 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
Jeg hadde ikke planer om å skrive en review, egentlig fordi jeg ikke pleier å skrive noe om de få norske bøkene jeg leser. Når det er sakt, må jeg si at etter å ha lest denne boken følte jeg denne fortjente en liten anbefaling her og der og noen positive ord på goodreads. Personlig likte jeg denne boken utrolig godt, det er ikke det jeg pleier å lese men jeg er glad jeg fikk den i julegave. Tre stjerner var kanskje litt lite, synes den vipper mer opp på tre og en halv stjerne, rett og slett ford ...more
Ieva
Jul 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Labai rekomenduoju. Apie tai, kad visi mes esame žmonės. Ir kaip svarbu kiekvienam iš mūsų, kad mūsų poreikiai ir troškimai būtų pripažįstami ir gerbiami. Kad turėtume viltį. Psichikos sveikatos specialistams turėtų būti privaloma.

"Gyvenimas neaprėpiamas, sudėtingas ir įvairialypis, ir nėra vienintelio atsakymo. Vienintelius atsakymus turi matematikos užduotys, bet ne gyvenimas. Todėl nė viena iš šių istorijų nėra vienintelė teisinga, tinkama visiems atvejams. Bet visos jos tikros."
Esther
Aug 05, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
Ein sehr interessantes, absolut einfühlsames und verständlich geschriebenes Buch. Die Autobiogafie einer Frau, die einen Weg aus ihrer Psychose gefunden hat und heute ein glückliches Leben führt, sogar selbst Psycholgin geworden ist. Sie vermittelt ihre Erfahrungen als Erkrankte und Patientin mit einer solchen Nachvollziehbarkeit, dass dieses Buch auch für absolute Psychologie-Laien zu empfehlen ist. Dass die Autorin ihre tragische Krankengeschichte ausserdem noch mit einer guten Prise Humor und ...more
Perly Inez
Jan 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Men det at man ikke forstår noe, betyr jo ikke at det er uforståelig.

En åpen og ærlig bok om å leve med schizofreni og om det norske psykiske helsevernet på godt og vondt. Absolutt verdt lesning!
Teri
Apr 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book was not what I expected, but was a very nice read. I thought this book would be a telling of one woman's experience with schizophrenia, like a memoir. But it was more a telling of her treatment, or better yet an English interpretation of the Norwegian word for treatment "behandling". It told about how she was handled as a psychiatric patient and what the label of schizophrenia both gave and took from her. She talks a lot about the sort of interpersonal reactions that helped or hurt her ...more
Elias Alexander
May 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books
A true story about a woman who had schizophrenia but she got better and now living as a psychologist. She really inspires me.
Read it in 2014
Nora|KnyguDama

Knygos autorė pasakoja kaip ji susirgo, kaip sirgo, kaip sveiko ir kaip pagijo. Knygoje persipina autorės pasakojimai ir moksliniai faktai apie šizofreniją. Apie šią ligą žinojau labai mažai, o perskaičius šią knygą sužinojau labai daug.
Viskas prasidėjo nuo patyčių mokykloje, kurios Arnhild įvarė begalę kompleksų, privertė užsidaryti savyje. Ir su tuo atslinko liūdnos mintys apie savižudybę, kurios privedė prie šizofrenijos. Kartu ir įdomu ir baugu skaityti ką tokie žmonės patiria. Jie mato dai
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Sammy
Some of Arnhild Lauveng's sentences seemed to run on a bit, and I don't think this was entirely a result of the translation. Overall an enjoyable and readable memoir from a woman who was obviously severely disturbed for a long time. Some of the self harm and suicide attempts were a bit difficult to read about, but I thought Arnhild did a good job explaining the nature of the decline that led her to that place of delusion and despair. Although the narrative chronology jumped around a bit, I think ...more
Elena Shyringovskaya
Самая захватывающая книга из тех, что нам когда-либо рекомендовали почитать на факультете психологии. Очень честная история норвежской девушки, которая после 10 лет шизофрении и нескольких психиатрических заведений разной степени закрытости смогла полностью выздороветь, выучиться на психолога, начать помогать людям с похожим диагнозом, и в конце-концов написала эту книгу о том, КАК это быть больным шизофренией, проанализировала, что удачного и неудачного было в подходах медперсонала к ее лечению ...more
Marie
Jul 18, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: biographys
Forfatterens vei inn og ut av schizofreni, beskrivelser av positive og negative møter med profesjonelle i psykiatrien. Gir godt innblikk og ny forståelse av noe jeg før trodde var en permanent diagnose.
Susanne
Feb 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Et reflektert og sterkt innblikk i psykisk sykdom. Anbefales.
Marita
Nov 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
En utrolig god bok, anbefales til alle som sliter eller har slitt med psykiske lideler - eller for de som kjenner noen som gjør, dvs alle.
Camilla
En virkelig inspirerende bok som gir håp. Rett og slett.

"Livet er stort og komplisert og sammensatt, og det finnes ingen fasit. Fasiter passer i mattestykker: Ikke i virkeligheten."

Jenny Christine
Aug 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Arnhild er beviset, det er mulig å bli frisk. Man kan jobbe med det man vil om man bare bestemmer seg for det!
Вікторія Слінявчук
Это реальная история женщины, выздоровевшей от шизофрении и ставшей психологом. Кстати, случай не такой уж уникальный, она пишет, что треть больных выздоравливают полностью или частично.
Мне было очень любопытно узнать, как же ей это удалось. Конечно, пошаговой инструкции там нет, тем не менее, она довольно ясно пишет о том, что ей помогло. Попробую подсуммировать.
Во-первых, надежда. С самого начала она отказалась сдаваться, когда ей сказали, что болезнь неизлечима.
"Одна из моих лечащих врачей
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Happomato
Interesting story, but the way the author tells her story felt repetitive and tiresome... although her experiences must have felt extremely tiresome and thus could explain her voice in the book... Still, i did not enjoy reading it as much as i had hoped for, nor feel like I learned anything new and useful.
Vera Håkonsen
Jan 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastisk rørende bok. Forfatteren skriver så hjerteskjærende ærlig og poetisk og tar opp viktige temaer sentralt i helsevesenets (og folk flest) syn på psykisk sykdom, i dette tilfellet Shizofreni. Denne boken anbefaler jeg til alle jeg kjenner, en viktig bok!
Anja Rønning
Jul 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
En nydelig, liten bok om schizofreni, sett fra en som har vært dypt inne i sykdommen, og som nå er utenfor. Det er viktig å forstå litt mer om hvordan sykdommen fungert, hvordan systemet rundt en syk person fungerer, og til tider ikke fungerer, og at det finnes håp.
Martynas
Jan 02, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Įdomi istorija.
Natasha
Apr 21, 2018 rated it did not like it
I have not finished it.
Ashlaya
It was interesting and well-written.
That said, there are many things I disagreed with and as someone who experiences psychosis, I really do not have the same experience of it even though I am also a very visual person.
She does mention that every person with schizophrenia is different, but somehow (or as I understood her) she mentions lack of social skills and difficulty communicating as the first symptom and precursor of others.
Maybe it is because I am also autistic so it would be less noticeabl
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Annick
Sep 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: psychology
Ein spannendes Buch. Ich fand den Weg zurück ins Leben allerdings etwas kurz, die Autorin hat doch sicher die eine oder andere Strategie entwickelt? Davon las ich aber nichts.
Varun Kumaraswamy
The book walks through experiences of Arnhild Lauveng, an x-schizophrenic. She talks about how sometimes patients are treated as if they aren't humans, how even during her worst experiences she still had humanly wishes which she was made to feel guilty for, and her personal experience on, now obsolete, antipsychotics etc. She also finds a way to interpret her hallucinations and make them meaningful, and eventually learned to overcome their power on her. She also gives this hope that a person doe ...more
Siri
Oct 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Dette er en liten men STOR bok som jeg anbefaler alle å lese.... Enten du selv sliter, har folk rundt deg som sliter, eller jobber med personer som ikke har det så greit - dvs for alle. Jeg brukte lang tid på boka fordi den berører så sterkt, og rett og slett ble for heavy å lese i ett....

All ære til Arnhild som har klart å komme seg ut av et helvete og skapt seg et godt og meningsfullt liv- at hun aldri ga slipp på målet, selv om andre ikke hadde troa!
Sarah
Jul 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dette er ikke kun en utrolig barsk og voldsom læseoplevelse. Det er ikke kun en historie om psykisk sygdom og et system, der burde behandle men i stedet spænder ben. Det er om noget også en fantastisk fortælling, om at ville ud på den anden side. Om at lære sig selv at kende og finde vejen ud af mørket. Det er en af de mest gribende og inspirerende fortællinger om at overleve, jeg nogensinde har læst.
Tsuhonets
Worth reading. Possibly the first decent book written by someone about their own experience of having schizophrenia (that I've read, anyway).

At first I criticised the author for being just another successful show-off piece akin to Elyn Saks but in the end it did not bother me at all that she had achieved education as a psychologist - rather it is a fortune, probably something that has aided her in learning to observe herself and the world so objectively.
Monicabrooks50
May 28, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This is not what I expected. I expected to read about her "road back", how she defeated schizophrenia. The book did not flow well, there was a lot of back-and-forth information. She seemed to want to give other psychologists advice on dealing with their patients. They should treat them like people, not their diagnosis, which should be common sense to most of them.
Mari
Sep 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Beautiful descriptions of active psychotic symptoms. A story about not only surviving, but being able to fight and flourish in realms of serious mental illness. However, this book can also give a somewhat biased image of the disorder, as being "cured" of Schizophrenia completely, is considered highly controversial.
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Arnhild Lauveng is a Norwegian psychologist educated at the University of Oslo, who previously was diagnosed with schizophrenia.
She workes as a PhD candidate at Akershus University Hospital (AHUS), at the department for mental health.
She has written two autobiographies dealing with her diagnosis of schizophrenia.

In 2004 she won the "Prisen til fremme av ytringsfriheten innen psykisk helsevern" (Th
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