AUSTRALIA – 10 Nov, 2017 – Mary Brook relives her ups and downs as a daughter, as a student, as a wife, and as a mother with Anorexia Nervosa & Bipolar Disorder through “Mary Lives”. Mary’s story is an informative guide to understanding people suffering from Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Disorder.
Most parents and families of people with Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Disorder or Manic Depression find it hard to understand what they are dealing with. Some don’t even get the proper professional help they need because some parents and family members think that Anorexia and Bipolar Disorder are not mental illnesses. Most think that it is “their lifestyle choice” or they are just being “difficult”. “Mary Lives” is an inspiring true account of Mary Brooks’ experiences living through Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Disorder from puberty to adulthood. “Mary Lives” reveals how she conquered her trials and became a General Practitioner, Family Doctor. It is a must-have for those who have loved ones suffering from these mental illnesses.
Mary suffered Anorexia and Depression at an early age of 12. Having very limited knowledge about Anorexia Nervosa in the sixties, Mary was not diagnosed until six years later. Her parents think that it was her “problem” and they were not prepared for any part of her needed therapy. Despite her illness, Mary is a brilliant student and chose to study Medicine. In many occasions, her illness interfered with her studies and her learning capabilities. Yet, she still managed to overcome and become a successful and caring Family Doctor.
About the Author
Mary is a General Practitioner, a Family Doctor, and became anorexic and depressed at age 12. She writes of the chaos and pain of her life, through her abnormal adolescence and adult years, to the equilibrium of the current day. It is an enlightening and inspiring story of Anorexia Nervosa and Bipolar Affective Disorder or Manic Depression.
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