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  • Julian Hobbs – Memoirs of My Nervous Illness (2006)

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    Daniel Paul Schreber began Memoirs of my Nervous Illness in February 1900 while confined in an asylum, as part of
    an appeal for release. Schreber, second son (the first committed suicide) of an abusive father, was at the peak of
    a brilliant career in Leipzig when he was appointed Presiding Judge of the Saxon High Court of Appeals. Alas, the
    stress of his new job proved too much for him, and before long he was hearing voices and feeling suicidal. Read More »

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