The Nest of Sanity


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By Rebecca Morgan

ISBN: 9781847477675
Published: 2008
Pages: 107
Key Themes: autobiography, poetry, diaries, psychosis, ECT, breakdowns


Rebecca describes her struggle with the depths of depression and the confusion of psychotic episodes vividly and honestly. This story has been written using diaries, which Rebecca has written every day since she was thirteen. This account is accompanied by evocative poetry, including poems written while she was experiencing psychotic illness.

She emerges at the end of the book with renewed confidence and clarity about her periods of illness. This book aims to show what it is like in the sufferers mind and to give real hope to fellow sufferers that recovery is possible with help and support.

About the Author

Rebecca Morgan was born in Hertfordshire in 1951. She obtained a degree in Modern History and Politics from Sheffield University in 1973, followed by a Post-Graduate Diploma in Librarianship from Birmingham Polytechnic in 1975. In 1978 she became a Chartered Librarian and has worked for 20 years for Sheffield Libraries, Archives and Information Service.

She has experienced severe depression, postnatal depression and psychotic illness during her life.

Rebecca is married with one son and lives in Sheffield.

This is her first book, although she has had poetry and a few articles published in magazines and anthologies.

Rebecca Morgan is a pseudonym.


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