Hidden Valley Road Inside the Mind of an American Family [E–pub READ]

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  • Hidden Valley Road Inside the Mind of an American Family
  • Robert Kolker
  • English
  • 18 October 2020
  • 9780385543767

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For a family schizophrenia is primarily a felt experience as if the foundation of the family is permanently tilted in the direction of the sick family member Even if just one child has schizophrenia everything about the internal logic of that family changes Few of us have been untouched by mental illness either in our own families or in one we know Most families with one mentally ill child struggles Having six is unfathomableBetween 1945 and 1965 Mimi and Don Galvin had 12 children 10 boys and two girls They were the picture of a successful and beautiful family but what was happening behind closed doors was anything but Eventually 6 of their 10 boys were affected by schizophrenia The average age of onset is late teensearly 20s so by the time the oldest son exhibited symptoms their family was complete The search for an explanation and a cure became all encompassing The lack of knowledge in the medical and psychological community and what this family endured especially the mother was heartbreaking and infuriating The prevailing wisdom at the time was nurture especially the mother s role trumped nature The children who were well were profoundly affected as well especially the girls Interspersed amid the personal story of this family the author takes us through the history of schizophrenia and the scientific advances that have been made and he does it in an accessible way The Gavin family with so many affected was instrumental into the study of the disease There is no happy ending for there is no cure and the treatment was often as devastating as the illness itself However the author treats the subject with compassion and understanding which sheds a light on mental illness and its devastating effects I m certain that every family so affected by mental illness has a different story to tell and it must be remembered that this is simply the Gavin family s story and not indicative of all families with a mentally ill member Each son s disease presented differently The Gavin family had extenuating circumstances with the sheer number of children affected and the veil of secrecy denial and dysfunction in the home But what family dealing with their circumstances wouldn t be dysfunctional We ve come a long way in the field of mental illness but not long enoughI applaud the family members who were incredibly brave in allowing the author access and allowing such a painful personal story to be told in the hope of furthering understanding and removing the veil of secrecy and shame that often accompanies mental illness Shaky Ground scenes was a different Reach Finding Strength Spirit and Personal Power story psychological breakdown Nilas Hope sudden Man Up Vol 1 shocking violence hidden abuse By the mid 1970s A Necessary Evil six of the ten Galvin boys one after another were diagnosed as Freddy the Magician Freddy the Pig Series schizophrenic How could all this happen to one family What took place inside the house on Hidden Valley Road was Kurt Cobain uando ero un alieno so extraordinary that the Galvins became one of the first families to be Technology Entrepreneur studied by the National Institute of Mental Health Their Michael The Connelly Cousins #3 story offers a The Complete Idiots Guide to Digestive Health shadow history of the COUNTDOWN TO VALKYRIE THE JULY PLOT TO ASSASSINATE HITLER science of A primer for the gradual understanding of Gertrude Stein schizophrenia from the e. 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Meet the Galvin familyTHIS IS A MIND BLOWING STORYFASCINATING UNBELIEVABLE RIVETING INFORMATIVE HEARTBREAKING This is one of those non fiction books that often reads like fiction It s incredibly intimatein details descriptions character development storytelling and facts It just seems so inconceivable that this much mental illness could hit one nuclear family By the end of this book I felt I knew each of the fourteen family members well by name their interests struggles and personal temperaments We also get an experience of the family interacting competitive dynamics The most basic every day routines for a family of 14from eating to grocery shopping cooking household chores clothes washing folding of diapers studying piano lessons educational and cultural aspirations sports other friends neighbors socializing work the parents as individuals and as a couple and the siblings constant companions who were and were not diagnosed with any mental illness made this book unputdownable Both family and medical history was examined extensively Something was very wrongwith the first born son then the next nextnextand nextI kept thinking Oh my god I d die if I was the mother of this family so much tragedyblame shame guiltsuffering mother monster accusations Heaven help me Yikes and why so many children After 10 boys came 2 girls followed MomMimi was 40 years old when her last child was born Even though the girls weren t diagnosed with mental illness it was painful to read their stories as well The house in Hidden Valley in Colorado Springs was vividly describeda 1960s home with large pine trees surrounding with lots of room for playing football kickball Simon Says etc Surreal reading Interesting kids parents growing up years other families nearby had eight kidsmoving along yearsbreakdowns fightsparties Rock n roll music church military service fundraisers public relation talks the Vietnam war era troubled fantasy thoughtssuicide attempts education college degrees marriage divorcesfrightening behaviors emotional devastation manipulations within the family avoidance of the family anger and self care needsbrutal institutions shock therapy treatments and testings mental health stigmas loss death memorial services birthsloveDSM American psychiatric association understanding two different doctors making different studiesThe resilience of this family was as extraordinary as the horrors I was as transfixed by the science study and the doctors who studied schizophrenia agreed and disagreed the research testing analyzing ongoing studies today with eually as much interest as much as I was taking in my own experience of each of the family members Twelve children six diagnosed with schizophrenia and or Bipolar disorder Nature or Nurture Incredible extraordinary thought provoking phenomenally researched addictive page turning educational personal storyWritten with upmost empathy and compassion Not a book I d give to mom for Mother s Daybuthighly readable and recommendable గోన గన్నా రెడ్డి Gona Ganna reddy story of a midcentury American family with twelve children Mystery of Metru Nui six of them diagnosed with Shifter Wonderland Anthology schizophrenia that became Picture Theory Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation science's great hope in the uest to understand the diseaseDon and Mimi Galvin Le due schiavitù spanned the baby boom the oldest born in 1945 the youngest in 1965 In those years there was an established The Half Mother A Novel script for a family like the Galvins aspiration hard work upward mobility domestic h. 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