Loud in the House of Myself

Loud in the House of Myself

Memoir of A Strange Girl

Book - 2011
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Stacy Pershall grew up as an overly intelligent, depressed, deeply strange girl in Prairie Grove, Arkansas, population 1,000. From her days as a thirteen-year-old Jesus freak through her eventual diagnosis of bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder, this spirited memoir chronicles Pershall's journey through hell and her struggle with the mental health care system.

Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton, [2011]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780393066920
Characteristics: 232 pages ; 22 cm

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TSCPL_ChrisB Jun 03, 2016

Loud in the House of Myself is a frightening book. It's scary to get in the head of someone who is often irrational, someone who is seemingly normal one moment, belligerent the next, someone who swings from a belief that they are divine to a knowledge that they are worse than nothing. It's scary, but it's what it means to be Borderline. For whatever it is worth, I attest for Pershall's accuracy on the subject. Loud in the House of Myself is largely what it means to have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.

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