The Cake Theory by Alessandro Prian

By Alessandro Prian


Never faraway from controversy, The Cake concept is an engaging autobiography and critique of present pondering on psychological affliction. Alessandro units out to discover the foundation explanation for his personal, after which different people's, psychological ailing health and wellbeing with usually funny and staggering effects. Prian writes with sensitivity, adulthood, power, intelligence and terrific comedy in an enlightening, fresh and interesting model.

About the Author

Having a background of psychological disorder and being clinically determined with manic melancholy (which I dispute) i believe it purely correct that I give a contribution with my very own rules on psychological overall healthiness. I cal me notion 'The Cake Theory', the reason for this is that schizophrenia and different psychological problems have multiple contributing issue and there are a selection of components had to boost it simply as there are many constituents that make up a cake.

Book Extract

In early Egypt psychological sickness was once believed to be as a result of environmental components just like the lack of prestige or being made destitute. The therapy concerned conversing approximately your difficulties and turning to faith and religion. It used to be applicable to devote suicide on the time. Later the traditional Egyptians replaced the idea and determined all health problems have actual reasons. They suggestion the center used to be the basis explanation for psychological illness.

As heritage improved, the thought that the sufferer used to be responsible grew to become the permitted norm. factors like evil spirits and ethical decline created the stigma that remains obvious at the present time. within the thirteenth Century within the uk one of many first psychological associations was once proven. The notorious Bedlam was once a spot the place the mentally in poor health have been chained to partitions and society with ease forgot approximately their lifestyles. sufferers have been later known as 'inmates' and there has been no contrast among the mentally in poor health and the criminally insane. sufferers have been crowded into darkish cells occasionally drowsing 5 to a bed close to damp flooring, firmly chained in place. there has been no clean air or gentle and so they have been usually whipped and crushed. it's a must to do not forget that this was once a interval whilst the Church ruled and dictated society. This purely reinforced the idea that the mentally unwell have been the paintings of the satan. many of the mentally ailing have been even placed to death.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Cake Theory PDF

Similar mental health books

The Way of the Image

This innovative new booklet, the way in which of the picture, brings us the basis for a really wealthy and profound method of the psyche--one in response to goal wisdom of ways to translate the that means of pictures (dream photos, fable photographs, pictures from movie, literature, artwork, or even the most recent newspaper headlines) into language we will all use to appreciate ourselves and our global.

Happiness 101: A how-to guide in positive psychology for people who are depressed, languishing or flourishing. The Facilitator Manual.

Optimistic psychology interventions symbolize a great way of elevating and maintaining person degrees of happiness. excellent for psychologists or existence coaches trying to create switch for his or her consumers, thirteen confident psychology interventions are provided during this publication. either concept and learn are integrated partially one to deepen your specialist figuring out of confident psychology, whereas half contains sensible workforce consultation codecs.

Hood Girls Do It Better: "The Hood Girls A-Z Guide To Success"

Hood ladies Do It greater "The Hood ladies A-Z consultant To luck" is a memoir and a consultant. Epiphany Kendell made up our minds to jot down this advisor whilst she observed that younger women in her neighborhood have been misplaced and facing tricky events that she herself has been via. while younger ladies have been searching for recommendation she determined to put in writing a advisor to teach them they don't seem to be the single ones dealing with tricky instances and occasions as younger women.

When Someone You Know Has Depression (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book)

Temper problems corresponding to melancholy and bipolar illness could be devastating to the person that has the ailment and to his or her relatives. melancholy and bipolar affliction have an effect on each element of ways somebody services, together with their concepts, emotions, activities, and relationships with other folks. family and shut pals are frequently the 1st to acknowledge the delicate alterations and signs of melancholy.

Additional resources for The Cake Theory

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.63 of 5 – based on 9 votes