Reviews of Guide to Natural Mental Health: Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia, and Digital Addiction: Nutrition, and Complementary Therapies

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By P. Benson TOP 1000 REVIEWER on June 11, 2015
Format: Kindle Edition
This was a very informative book. Frankly, the statistics regarding deteriorating mental health were staggering. This book is more of a distilled version that gives you just the facts without any fluff. I would recommend this book to any reader concerned with their own mental health or seeking info for family or friends.

The focus of the book are the mental conditions themselves and the natural therapies that help them. I found the information to be well-researched. So much of it is just common sense but the book explains why it can work.

The book was refreshing and hopeful and contained so many outside resources, like support groups. Readers looking for an alternative treatment to medications should have a look at this book to get some new ideas.
5 Stars Guide to Natural Mental Health
By arkyon June 11, 2015
Format: Audible Audio Edition
Many of these mental disorders exist in my home and I wanted to get this book to help me to understand some of the natural ways to prevent these disorders from ever happening. I liked how the book showed how religion, exercise and staying active can keep you from getting depression and some of the other disorders. The book also talks about some of the negative effects of video games and how they can hurt your mind in the long term if played too long. I’m a big believer in natural health and curing things naturally. I loved this book and everything that it taught me. It’s very informative and explains things in a way that is easily understandable. This is a book that I would recommend to others who are suffering from mental disorders or know someone who is.

5 Stars- Great info in mental health
By padma on December 12, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Mental illness is a widespread problem than most people realize it to be. Let’s face it. Either you recognized the symptoms in yourself or know someone afflicted with autism or depression or diabetes — the by products of modern lifestyle. With an younger brother diagnosed with autism, I was curious to know about the underlying factors. More importantly, what can you do about it? This was something pondering me for a long time. I believe I now have an much better understanding – thanks to this book, which busts a number of myths about mental illness. I found this book quite comprehensive and ‘readable’ compared to similar books on the topic. I always knew there were health benefits in natural therapies like yoga and mediation, but know I know why.

5 Stars Fantastic book, a must-read for everyone concerned about their mental health
By Dora Farkas “Author, “The Smart Way to Your Ph.D.””on December 4, 2014
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I highly recommend this book to everyone who has ever experienced anxiety and depression. The author goes into depth to explain the scientific background for each of the strategies, yet the book is very easy to read and has many easy-to-implement tips.

As a coach for graduate students, I believe this book is an essential read for students and their parents. Given how much time students spend on computers and mobile devices, they might develop symptoms of digital addiction without realizing it. While most students need computers to complete their work, this book includes simple strategies to reduce the symptoms of digital addiction which include depression, anxiety, and poor sleep.

I was very impressed by the section on depression, because it includes a plethora of natural and inexpensive remedies, that could complement traditional Western Medicine.

Overall, the book is very well-written. It is clear that the author planned it with the reader in mind, as all the sections complement each other, so it is a fantastic reference for mental health patients and their families.
5 Stars- `Socialization is very important for everyone, and people with schizophrenia are no exception.’
ByGrady HarpHALL OF FAMETOP 100 REVIEWERVINE VOICEon November 22, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition
For those new to the name William Jiang, his following book is highly recommended: `A Schizophrenic Will: A Story of Madness, A Story of Hope’ William Jiang was the Chief Librarian of the New York State Psychiatric Institute Patient and Family Library, affiliated with Columbia University, for seven years. This book focuses on the knowledge about Complementary and Alternative Health treatments for select mental issues that he gleaned over seven years of following the mental health literature during that time. The thrust of the book is mental health, nutrition, and complementary therapies.

In one of the more comprehensive books written to date about natural treatments of mental health deviations form the norm, William Jiang makes it abundantly clear how each of the many mental health problems that grow in number daily can be approached form a natural manner. In addition to the usual problems we would expect to be discussed, Jiang offers an enlightening look at Digital Addiction – and the book is well worth purchasing simply for this very valid approach.
The topics covered are as follows: Mental Health in General: Grandma was Right (an hilarious but very on target opener!), About Digital Addiction: Video Games and Depression: A Dangerous Mix, Video Game Addiction, Internet Addiction Can Physically Harm the Brain, Facebook Addiction Correlates to Time Spent on Facebook, Severe Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia and Other Problems, Misuse of Light and Depression, Internet Pornography Addiction, Smartphone Addiction,

Texting Addiction, A strategy to combat digital addition; About Depression -Omega-3s and Depression, Prevention, Vitamin D and Depression, Antioxidants and Depression, Saint John’s Wort and Depression, SAM-e for depression Reviewed along with Omega-3s and St. John’s Wort, Meditation and Yoga for Workplace Depression and Anxiety, Yoga Breathing for Depression, Prayer and Depression, Prayer and a Stronger Brain, Sleep and Depression, Chronotherapeutics and Depression, Exercise and General Mental Health, Running as an Antidepressant, The Air We Breathe and Depression, Significant Others and Depression, Laughter and Depression, Pets and Depression, Antacids and Depression, Nuts and Berries and Depression, NAMI & MDSG; About Bipolar Disorder – Bipolar and Magnesium, Bipolar and Omega-3s, Bipolar and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), Chronotherapeutics and Bipolar, Meditation for Bipolar Anxiety, Sleep Hygiene and Bipolar Disorder; About Anxiety – Omega-3s and Anxiety, Exercise, Meditation, and Yoga for Anxiety, Earthing and Anxiety, Aromatherapy and Anxiety, Exercise for the Treatment of Anxiety, Music and Anxiety, Laughter and Anxiety; About Schizophrenia – Omega-3s and Schizophrenia, Marijuana and Schizophrenia, Magnesium and Myelination, Glutathione and Psychiatric Medications, Exercise and Schizophrenia, Nutrition and Weight Management, Eating Right and Schizophrenia: Nuts, Dark Chocolate and Weight Loss, Fiber and Weight Management, The Mediterranean diet and Keeping a Healthy Weight, The Asian Diet and Maintaining a Healthy Weight, Brain Training and Schizophrenia, Theanine and Schizophrenia, Meditation and Schizophrenia, Metformin and Weight Gain, The Role of Milk Thistle in Helping Fatty Liver in People who take Antipsychotic Medications, Inflammation and Schizophrenia, Pets and Schizophrenia, Socialization and Avoiding Isolation, and Work and Education.

Jiang writes very well and offers a different perspective on how to think about and how to cope with and how to treat or prevent mental disorders. Health is his goal and he presents it well. As he states at the end of the book, `As technology gets more and more into our bones, we are losing some of the natural rhythms of life. Despite being indoors in climate-controlled environments, our minds and bodies are still inexorably linked to the changing of the seasons.’
Grady Harp, November 14

Autobiographie sur la schizophrenie: Trois etoiles en France!

3 Etoiles Decue!!!!, 19 juin 2015Schizophrénie sur la Autobiographie
Par Vanessa Banjas
Ce commentaire fait référence à cette édition : Un Homme New Yorkais avec la Schizophrénie: Une Autobiographie (Format Kindle)
Tres déçue !!!!!!! Beaucoup de fautes de syntaxe a tel point que parfois il est impossible de comprendre le texte!!!! Tres mauvaise traduction!!!!!!!!

Mon Reponse: Merci bien pour les trois etoiles! N’oublie pas, je suis un american, et mon francais nest pas tres fort! C’est un compliment que vous me donne cette ranking! Merci!

Peut-etre je suis un fou mais mon livre, une autobiographie sur la schizophrenie n’est pas tres mal, et je suis anglophone! Comme les parlants du espangol dit: “Wepppppa!”

Paranoid Schizophrenic Biography- A Schizophrenic Will: A Story of Madness, A Story of Hope

Paranoid Schizophrenic Biography?

What people are saying about A Schizophrenic Will: A Stparanoid schizophrenia bookory of Madness, A Story of Hope

on June 12, 2015
As a retired social worker, I found it so enlightening to read about what paranoid schizophrenia felt like for this most intelligent,determined and insightful young man. I hope he continues to write about his experiences. I have always believed in and practiced the psycho-educational treatment approach that he supports.
on May 18, 2015
Great book! Fast paced and a deep look inside what was happening for Will during this time. Encourage others to read!!
on January 9, 2015
I enjoyed reading this book because it was such a hopeful story. It showed how a young man struggling with the disease of schizophrenia was able to overcome his symptoms to such ans extent that he was able to succeed with his life goals. The candid honesty could be helpful to others who might be facing similar obstacles in their lives know that it is possible to move forward, and that perseverance can pay off.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
William Jiang’s extraordinary chronicle of his life is at once arresting, horrifying, challenging and inspiring. Obviously Will Jiang is a brilliant young handsome man born prematurely to an Anglo-Saxon mother and an absentee Russian Jewish father and later adopted by his Chinese stepfather Yu Jiang: the inordinately touching memories of and tributes from his brothers Leaf, Chung and Justice as well as comments introduced in his preface form an impressive list of people attest tot the fact that this is a unique young man.But the reason this autobiography is so deeply moving is the fact that Will Jiang was diagnosed at age 19 as a paranoid schizophrenic and given the fact that he is well educated (has earned a BA and ad Masters of Library Science, speaks four languages, served as the Columbia University/NYSPI Medical Library Chief, and has written a number of fine books), the manner in which he is able to not report as a bystander the workings of the mind sinking into psychotic depths but instead relating tot the reader the feeling of that descent , treatment, horrors, and eventual recovery is nothing short of astonishing.This book takes us by the hand and walks us through the first suggestions of mental illness, plunges us into the moment by moment nightmares that assault the mind of a schizophrenic patient, makes us feel the effects of the medications and treatments, and then beckons us into the light and his own discovery of natural nutritional techniques that help heal the brain. It is an odyssey, reading this book, but it is also a journey lead by a guide who knows each aspect of it well.
Will Jiang writes so well that it is hoped he will embrace his gift for his literary talent and paranoid schizophrenia biographycontinue writing major works. He is an extraordinary man who is doing more to educate the public about the world of the mentally ill victims while providing a brilliant beacon of hope. Highly Recommended. Grady Harp, August 14
on July 31, 2014
Interesting read. Will’s strength is truly impressive. He sets a good example for others with a mental illness; dreams can be fulfilled despite setbacks and struggles. Will had to overcome numerous obstacles, aside from schizophrenia, and he pushed through it all to attain his degrees.Another important lesson we gain can be seen in Will’s kindheartedness. The media falsely portrays people with schizophrenia as frightening, serial killers (a stereotype that has to end!). People with antisocial personality disorder flood our prisons- not those with schizophrenia.
This book really grabbed me after the first chapter. The first chapter was slow for me, but after that, the story flowed. I like this book as it gives first-person account of the illness of schizophrenia. Anyone with this disease can benefit from reading William Jiang’s account of his experiences.
5 Stars Right On
on April 4, 2014
I liked Will’s simple description of his early family life, his impoverished beginnings, his struggles to get his education and be successful, his psychotic break and hospitalization, his endorsement of using anti-psychotics to prevent future psychotic breakdowns with further mental deterioration. We have a 30 yr. old daughter with schizophrenia and are currently trying to assist her with getting into the “Ticket to Work” Program”. She would love to have an enjoyable job where she is contributing. Thanks for your insights, Will. Mary Ann
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on March 6, 2014
I have a roommate that is very dear to me that was diagnosed as schizophrenic. She became fearful of what the future would hold for her. This book gave her hope!!! She read it, her sister read it, her daughter is reading it, and I know it will not stop there till just about everyone in her life reads the book. This is a book worth reading and rereading.
on July 19, 2013
The book delves into a world that is terrifying and eye-opening, shedding light into the battle within oneself when dealing with schizophrenia. It later takes the audience through the stigmas and obstacles of trying to exist in “normal” society. It is a touching and inspiring guide to overcoming life’s unexpected and sometimes ugly challenges.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5 Stars Loved it!
on January 19, 2013
A captivating book that you will be deeply moved with each turn of the page. I promise you will love it and you won’t be able to put it down! I have two brothers and mother with the disease and found it informative and a moving account of his struggle. A must read if you have a loved one with mental illness.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on November 9, 2012
I’d like to tell you just enough to “look inside” this book so you may decide to buy it. At the beginning, when the protagonist’s symptoms begin, a gripping tale is told. You’ll want to read it over and over again to really understand what is happening to this young man’s mind as he slips into madness. The book presents a detailed, psychologically rich, character history in abnormal psychology. It is crafted in the first person narrative style, so the reader gets a good idea of how Will was feeling at all times. I think it’s a very inspiring autobiography, both for people living with mental illness as well as healthy individuals, professionals, and students. It’s especially inspiring for people who are looking for a “push” in their lives, because despite being diagnosed with schizophrenia Will does not, at any time stop fighting. His is resilient and overcomes so much. He is successful in handling his mental health and his professional life, and he does not let his illness control him. Rather, he handles his illness throughout the book and at the end of the book he is leading a normal life. It’s a very inspiring personal history which I highly recommend.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on August 19, 2012
This book was written in a unique way to give those suffering from mental issues some hope. It is not like everything will be perfectly all right, but that with correct meds and an ethic to do what is YOUR best, one can succeed. The author gave some insight into what was and is his life without the total drama that some books on mental illness would contain. Bravo!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on March 8, 2012
This autobiography about life coping with schizophrenia is an enjoyable and touching read. William Jiang’s story is well written and sincere, and it’s one of the best autobiographies I’ve read. I think many other readers will love it as well.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on December 13, 2011
I met Will when he started writing for me near the beginning of my tenure as Editor-in Chief of the independent newspaper New York City Voices. Today, he remains a faithful friend. The first half of his memoir is a gripping and sometimes deeply disturbing first-person narrative of the machinations of a seemingly hopelessly cracked mind. The second half of “A Schizophrenic Will” is a bold story of recovery that ends where Will is working full time as Chief Librarian of a prestigious medical library associated with Columbia University and New York State Psychiatric Institute. After reading his biography, we feel that we have seen the challenging growth of a boy into a man, and although this man lives with schizophrenia, he is not so different. A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on January 24, 2011
A very powerful and frank autobiography that students, researchers, and clinicians will all find insightful and moving. As a researcher and teacher, I’ve made the book required reading to all my students and research assistants. The human cost of the disease is poignantly illustrated, but more than anything else, it is a story of finding oneself in the midst of tribulation and then of resurgence.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5 Stars Best Book
on January 2, 2011
As a professional who works with individuals with schizophrenia, I have had the opportunity to observe what Will wrote about first hand. He does an excellent job conveying the various symptoms and obstacles one faces. Will’s writing was superb and the way he handled each situation was remarkable. It is an honor to be a co-worker with Will at New York State Psychiatric Institute. I could not put the book down and recommend it to those who know a little or a lot about the illness. Thank you writing this book and sharing your story with others.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on September 14, 2010
I found this to be a very good book on how one man met his personal challenges, including a diagnosis of Schizophrenia, in a positive manner. The author’s intentions of helping others move forward shines through from each page; his story will inspire and encourage anyone combating the effects of mental illness. Possessing an abundance of sincerity and inner strength, William Jiang overcame many obstacles in order to attain an educated, independent, and self-supporting life. His courage to keep trying and not give up will give others the hope they need to start on their journey to creating a full and satisfying life.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on July 28, 2010
This is a fantastic story about challanging battle against mental illness. I think that an average reader can easily comprehend the struggle of living with schizophrenia and overcomimg the most debilitating symptoms. Great, moving story and a valuable resource – one that I will often utilize in my clinical work with psychiatric population.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on July 14, 2010
This a wonderful book that I recommend to all people with Mental Illness. Will writes in a way that helps you identify with the main character, taking the reader on a journey of what it is like to be schizophrenic. It is such a personal story and very touching. It has helped me to learn a great deal, including ways of prevention. I often reference the book professionaly as a Senior Occupational Therapist when working with patients with schizophrenia at New York State Psychiatric Institute.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on June 28, 2010
I found this book to be one of great courage and inspiration for anyone with or without a mental illness. I think it would be a great book to discuss at book clubs and support groups, not just groups for those with mental illness, but any support group in general.

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Oculus Rift, Addiction, and Mental Health

From a public health perspective, this is the last thing kids need to do- spend more time plugged into a virtual world using Facebook’s Oculus Rift. Jimmy go out and play some basketball! No? Ok, then be prepared for the negative consequences. The following is an excerpt from my book Guide to Natural Mental Health: Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia, and Digital Addiction: Nutrition, and Complementary Therapies, 3rd edition:

Video Games and Depression: A Dangerous Mix

There seems to be a link between excessive teen video game playing or Internet use with anxiety and depression, according the following article. Due to the increasing age of video gamers and with the advent of games like World of Warcraft, the anxiety  caused by excessive video game playing could theoretically hit a gamer of any age. An increase in anxiety  would also follow someone who uses the Internet and computers excessively. Video Game Addiction is a  new category of disorder in the DSM-V, distinct from generalized anxiety disorder, as the condition seems to be rampant and different, especially in Asia. All that being said, compulsive, excessive playing of video games or the Internet should be avoided by anyone with anxiety problems to avoid worsening of anxiety-related problems. As an alternative to videogaming, why not try playing a sport outside or go for a walk in a park?
Source: Suicide & life-threatening behavior. Jun 2011.

Title: Sadness, suicide, and their association with video game and internet overuse amongOculus Rift, Addiction, and Mental Health

Abstract: We investigated the association between excessive video game/Internet use and teen suicidality. Data were obtained from the 2007 and 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), a high school-based, nationally representative survey (N = 14,041 and N = 16,410, respectively). Teens who reported 5 hours or more of video games/Internet daily use, in the 2009 YRBS, had a significantly higher risk for sadness (adjusted and weighted odds ratio, 95% confidence interval = 2.1, 1.7-2.5), suicidal ideation (1.7, 1.3-2.1), and suicide planning (1.5, 1.1-1.9). The same pattern was found in the 2007 survey. These findings support an association between excessive video game and Internet use and risk for teen depression and suicidality.
Worse, as of 2010 people were spending an average of 35 hours of time on the Internet. According to the study if one spent 5 hour or more online per day, they had a significantly higher risk of suicide and depression. This Oculus Rift may be responsible for an even higher risk of suicide. If you are a parent and you read this article, do not think Oculus Rift would be a cool gift for your kid. Video Game addiction is a serious thing. Buy your kid some running sneakers, and kick them out of the house into the sunshine and fresh air. Do them a favor.

There is much more to be learned about digital addiction in Guide to Natural Mental Health: Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia, and Digital Addiction: Nutrition, and Complementary Therapies, 3rd edition

Christopher Lee, Dusty Rhodes, and Ornette Coleman Rest in Peace

Death. I hate thinking about death. In this way, I am very much a modern man. Christopher Lee, Dusty Rhodes, and Ornette Coleman were very famous people. Then, they died. We see death daily in the news, so we have, as a society become desensitized to death. Also, death has been sanitized. We generally don’t see the dead in real life. They are kept far away from the living. However, it was not always this way. For example, the children’s songs like Frere Jacques:

Frère Jacques, Frère Jacques,
Dormez-vous? Dormez-vous?
Sonnez les matines, sonnez les matines
Ding ding dong, ding ding dong.

Translates as

Brother Jack, Brother Jack,
Are you sleeping? Are you sleeping?
The morning bells are ringing, the morning bells are ringing
Ding ding dong, ding ding dong.

As children listening to the song, we assume that the French  brother Jack is sleeping the sleep of the weary, not the eternal sleep. However, it has both meanings. This children’s song was composed during the Black Death, or the Black Plague as it was also known, during the Dark Ages.  Because life was often short and violent, this song is fitting for the time. Also, in the original German collection of folk tales Grimm’s Fairy Tales, many were put to death. Death, it seems, has been also taken mostly out of the picture by the most modern makers of Fairy Tales, Disney. This is not necessarily a good thing.

Sometimes contemplating death can make us live a better life, because we know at any moment we can be called. This is a stoic way of being. May the deaths of Christopher Lee, Dusty Rhodes, and Ornette Coleman teach us that no matter how much money we have, or how much power, or how much fame. We all have an end to our life’s journey, and all we really have is the quality of the lives we have led and our good deeds. Rest in peace, Christopher Lee, Dusty Rhodes, and Ornette Coleman. You have touched us with your public lives. May your loved ones keep you in their hearts and prayers, and thank you for enriching our lives with your lives.

 

The following is my favorite Battle of Wizards. The ultimate battle of good versus evil: The Making of Gandalf the White of JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings

Mental Health and National Best Friend Day: June 8th, 2015

 

Our friends and family comprise most of our “safety net” when someone has no friends, indeed, their mental health will suffer due to isolation. There are many reasons people find themselves without a “good” friend or “best” friend these days. As technology has opened some doors to socialization, it has closed others. In New York City, I do not know my neighbors, and I’m lucky to have a friend or two in the neighborhood. However, even fifty years ago, life was not like this. People took care of each other more. People knew their neighbors. Life, albeit without the Internet, was richer socially. Also, we live in a very ageist society. We celebrate youth and denigrate older people, even if they are founts of wisdom , kindness, and support, many older adults find themselves with few friends and very real isolation because of this.

All technologies are a double-edged sword. Yes, we have much of human knowledge at our mental health and national best friend dayfingertips, but at what cost? I can more easily find an online friend in Sweden or Morocco than someone a few blocks away, in New York City. Have you ever felt alone, in a crowd? That happens daily, here, in the Big Apple, where most of the eight million people live their lives anonymously. Some prefer an anonymous life, being either introverted or having social phobia, or something of that nature.

National Best Friend Day is a great way to celebrate the friend(s) in your life that enrich it and make you part of a greater whole. The Buddha said:

Each form of life supports all others; together they weave the grand web of life. Thus there really is no happiness for oneself alone, no suffering that afflicts only others.

No wonder depression will be the number one killer and disabler by 2020. Technology and other forces are cutting the strands of the Grand Web of Life. We need each other. No man is an island.

In addition to the technology cutting us off from each other, the local news seems to be part of this dehumanizing and isolating of New Yorkers and other Americans. Most of the 6 o’clock news is about crimes, murders, rapes, maybe one brief story of a positive nature, weather, and ending with the sports. Really, no wonder many people are scared in NYC. The local news does not teach us much about our fair city except there are people in our city and overseas to be feared.What kind of message is this to give to children. Even the venerable New York times, has the feats of engineering and science, at most once per week, and then maybe ten stories per week, when there are literally thousands of philanthropists, engineering marvels, breakthroughs in basic science, and positive alliances between countries and economies to know about.

I used to scan about 1,000  “positive” news stories per day, and I feel man is both good and evil. Today seems to be a mix of the novels Brave New World and 1984.  But, in this fool’s game, it is important to emphasize the positive and besides one’s family, assuming, the family dynamic is positive, what could be more positive than celebrating one’s best friend?

 

Number One Mental Health Book: Guide to Natural Mental Health: Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia, and Digital Addiction: Nutrition, and Complementary Therapies, 3rd edition

Number One Mental Health Book on Amazon Kindle!Number One Mental Health Book

From the Book Description: “The thrust of this book is nutrition and complementary therapies for digital addiction, anxiety, bipolar, depression, and schizophrenia. Truisms that have been passed down through the ages about mental health that have stood the rigors of scientific inquiry are presented. The role of nutrition in ameliorating anxiety is discussed. Light is thrown on the benefits of meditation, yoga, aromatherapy, exercise, the healing power of music, and the detrimental effects of playing too many video games or viewing too much pornography on depression. Next, the role of nutrition in helping manage bipolar disorder is included. The effect of light on bipolar disorder and the importance of good sleep hygiene is underlined. Then, how nutrition affects depression is discussed. A question relevant to many of us, “What are the effects of being indoors all the time?” is delved into. A long list of things that can be helpful for ameliorating depression is presented including: natural herbal remedies, meditation, religion, yoga, the effect of too much or too little light, the role of exercise in fighting depression, the role of music on the mood, the role of a positive social network in recovery, the role of pets, the harmful effects of the digital lives we lead, and the healing power of scent. Finally, the amazing fact that nutrition can sometimes prevent psychosis in its beginning stages before it becomes fully-blown schizophrenia is looked at. Additional mental health tips added to third edition.”

FREE! Five Star, Doctor Recommended, Potentially Lifesaving Book

Unfortunately, Law Enforcement, Doctors, and Lawyers  are at a highly increased risk of anxiety, depression, chemical abuse, and suicideITI-007 for schizophrenia

But there is good news! There are natural, very easy to do things that can be done with diet and exercise to reduce the risk of chronic depression and even suicide. With that in mind, out of respect for Law Enforcement, Doctors, and Lawyers, I am donating the Kindle Edition of Guide to Natural Mental Health: Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Schizophrenia, and Digital Addiction: Nutrition, and Complementary Therapies, 3rd edition at a steeply discounted rate of over $32 off the print version for the month of June. I may be losing a little money, but I get the satisfaction of knowing I’ve helped fellow Americans. If you get Kindle Unlimited or a trial of Audible.com, you can enjoy the book for absolutely FREE. Unfortunately, I cannot discount single printed copies of the Guide due to costs of paper and ink; however, if your group contacts me, I’ll offer over a 50% discount on the printed book, in volume as my way of saying “thank you”. A minimum order would be ten copies.

If you or someone you know could use a little help, this book shows a great way to prevent depression or worse. If you are already in treatment, this is a way to make your treatment work better. Take it from a former Columbia University Medical Library Chief. Stay well!

 

“In this useful guide, Jiang gives a short practical summary of a wide variety of mental disorders ranging from the classical bipolar disorder, depression and schizophrenia to the more modern affliction of digital addictions. In each category, he supplies a list of non-pharmacologic treatments, providing for each item a reference with abstract. He also offers resources such as national networks and local support groups.” – Marjorie Ordene, MD

 

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