Month: March 2016

Wasted ~ Coming back from an addiction to starvation

Wasted: Coming back from an addiction to starvation by Marya Hornbacher Flamingo, 1999 Plenty of books give a personal account of the author’s struggle — there are whole shelves in the bookstores devoted to ‘misery lit’ embracing fact and fiction. But very few are as raw, painful, deeply honest and overall intelligent as this one…. Read more »

‘In The Face of Fear’ report

Mental health in a scared — and scary — world The MHF’s own national fear survey carried out in 2007 reveals a growing perception that the world is a frightening place, and that individuals respond, not surprisingly, by being scared of many aspects of it. The thrust of the report is that these two phenomena… Read more »