Musings of a Schizophrenic Drunk


SKU paperback Category

175 in stock


By Amara Lorch

ISBN: 978-1-84991-635-6
Published: 2011
Pages: 168
Key Themes: schizophrenia, alcoholism, autobiography, empowerment, recovery


Musings of a Schizophrenic Drunk is a book about alcoholism and Schizophrenia.
The author, Amara, suffers a round of hospitalizations after she neglects her brain by feeding it too much alcohol. In her book, she shares her point of view from inside illness, and details some of her struggles in the healing process.
What happens in the mind of a person with Schizophrenia.
This book lends insight.

The description of Amaras struggle with schizophrenia and severe alcoholism is both eye opening and, at times tragic. She beautifully documents her descent into insanity with an ability to maintain an observers eye and a writers voice that conveys the pain and confusion of her illness.
A must read for anyone who has been touched by mental illness.

Elizabeth Harrison, LCSW
Clinical psychotherapist

About the Author

Amara grew up in the mountains of Colorado, competed nationally and internationally as an alpine ski racer, lived in the Ozark and Blue Ridge mountains, and now is a licensed arborist in Fort Collins, CO. Long days of hiking, biking, gardening, climbing trees, skiing, and relaxing by river banks leave images printed on her mind. In her writing and artwork, she shares these memories with you. Amara was diagnosed with Schizophrenia at age 28.


There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.