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In today’s show, Gabe talks with Robert Kolker, author of the New York Times bestselling -- and Oprah's book club pick -- book Hidden Valley Road. This non-fiction biography is the true story of a mid-century American family besieged by schizophrenia. Of their 12 children, 6 struggled with the severe mental disorder.
Join us for the incredible story of the family who became science's greatest hope in the quest to understand schizophrenia.
For more information and a complete transcript, visit Podcast: Large Family Beset by Schizophrenia.
Guest Information for 'Robert Kolker- Family Schizophrenia' Podcast Episode
Robert Kolker is the author of Hidden Valley Road (2020), an instant #1 New York Times best-seller and Oprah's Book Club selection; and Lost Girls (2013), also a New York Times best-seller and Times Notable Book, as well as one of Publisher's Weekly's Top Ten Books of the year and Slate's best non-fiction books of the last 25 years. He is a National Magazine Award finalist whose journalism has appeared in New York magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wired, and The New York Times Magazine.
About The Psych Central Podcast Host
Gabe Howard is an award-winning writer and speaker who lives with bipolar disorder. He is the author of the popular book, Mental Illness is an Asshole and other Observations, available from Amazon; signed copies are also available directly from the author. To learn more about Gabe, please visit his website, gabehoward.com.