Prejudice and Pride


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By Katie Haigh

ISBN: 978-1-84991-863-3
Published: 2012
Pages: 28
Key Themes: Mental Health, Poetry, Anxiety, Depression, Hypermobility

About the Author

Katie Haigh was born on the 29th August 1981. She is from Heywood, Lancashire. Although Katie has struggled with a range of physical and mental
health problems since her early teenage years, she has managed to cope with raising a family. School life
was hard as she struggled with dyslexia. She also developed an eating disorder, which brought further
problems of anxiety and depression.
At the age of fourteen, Katie was diagnosed with Hypermobility or hyper extensive muscle syndrome which
causes pain and further anxiety. Also around this time, a diagnosis of Shermans disease or inflammation of
discs in the spine was made.
Katie has used creative writing as an outlet for her range of conditions. She uses her poetry to help other
people to understand how it feels, or to see they are not alone. She hopes people will the world through new


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