Teachers Mad


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By Christopher North

ISBN: 978-1-78382-016-0
Published: 2013
Pages: 120
Key Themes: Mental Health, Bipolar, Manic Depression, Schizo Affective Disorder


Teachers Mad tells the story of a teacher struggling to assert himself in the classroom. He then begins to succeed and he grows in confidence but he can not control his feelings and he becomes manic, delusional and falls in love. He is forced to resign from his position due to inappropriate conduct whereupon his delusions and psychosis become more and more intense.

About the Author

Christopher North was diagnosed as suffering from bi polar disorder in 2004 after a year of illness following losing his job as a secondary English school teacher. He suffered from mania, delusions and psychosis. He was put of sodium valporate and olanzapine which ended the aforementioned episodes. Due to the dislike of side effects such as weight gain, loss of libido and drowsiness, medical non compliance has been a feature of his life post diagnosis. Christopher has suffered two relapses since 2004 each time after returning to teaching work. On each occasion he has been sectioned,firstly for 28 days, secondly for ten weeks.


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