55 books — 57 voters
Medicine and Literature
1,515 books — 1,782 voters
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Biographies/Memoirs with Mental Hospitals and Asylums settings
75 books — 60 voters
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Borderline Personality Disorder, Insanity, and related issues
443 books — 826 voters
“ Something about being in a hospital made anything personal impersonal. Bad breath, sexual partners, foot fungus, vaginal odor, gastrointestinal noises, even past relationships and bad habits were no longer private, they were health history. In a hospital, doctors were priests, and anything less than cleansing your soul was an act of aggression against your well-being. ”
“ I’m not sure what I believe, I say, sharply. No one deserves to go through this. That’s all I know. You’re lovely. I leave the room. I take my rage out on the kettle and cutlery drawer. The nurses can hear me make the tea, fucking London can hear me make the tea. Onto a plate, I pile biscuits that I don’t even feel like eating, and return to his room. How are you with food? I ask him. Not too good right now, he says. These are mine then, I say, and I sit down and place the chocolate bourbons on ...more ”
The BiblioChat Book Club was started by the Baylor Health Sciences Library in early 2012. Biblio…more
[close] The BiblioChat Book Club was started by the Baylor Health Sciences Library in early 2012. BiblioChat Book Club meetings are held every month in the Library, and are open to BCD/BHSC students, staff, and faculty.
3 members, last active 7 years ago
[close] Zackary Berger, author of Talking To Your Doctor (http://talkingtoyourdoctor.org), moderates a chat about communication, relationships, and health: how to get you and your provider talking for the sake of your health and your community.
2 members, last active 6 years ago