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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 In Two Minds
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'Dr Martin Homer has a naturally sunny disposition. A steadfast and honourable man with supreme empathic interpersonal skills, he is much loved by all of his patients. Martin has only loved one woman – Sarah, his wife – and they have a cosy and respectful marriage.

'The death of Martin’s mother disrupts this happy scene and catapults Martin into a completely foreign state of existence. He comes face to face with the black dog of grief and depression, before ascending to a manic high that spirals out of control, eventually leading Martin to a place even he might not be able to come back from.

'In Two Minds will have you laughing hysterically on one page and reaching for the tissues on the next. Gordon Parker’s impressive career in psychiatry reveals itself through extremely rich descriptions of depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorders.' (Publication summary)

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Psychosis; various mental disorders.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Ventura Press , 2017 .
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      Extent: 320p.
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      • Published: 1st April 2017
         

      ISBN: 9781925384192

Works about this Work

Riding the Rollercoaster Ian Stewart , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15 July 2017; (p. 21)

'People who suffer from mental illness still struggle to throw off the stigma cast by residual Victorian attitudes and present-day disdain or fear. We have been reluctant to recognise that mental health needs full community acknow­ledgment as a vital branch of healthcare. Fortunately, this is changing.' (Introduction)

Riding the Rollercoaster Ian Stewart , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15 July 2017; (p. 21)

'People who suffer from mental illness still struggle to throw off the stigma cast by residual Victorian attitudes and present-day disdain or fear. We have been reluctant to recognise that mental health needs full community acknow­ledgment as a vital branch of healthcare. Fortunately, this is changing.' (Introduction)

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