Hannah Haworth completed her PhD Thesis in the Department of Philosophy at Deakin University, Victoria, Australia. Her thesis was titled “Psychoanalysis and the Death Drive”.
Upon completion of her PhD, Robyn was appointed as an Associate Professor at the University of Wollongong, where she undertook theoretical research into the biochemical causation of mental illness. She wrote 34 journal articles published in Medical Hypotheses and Human Psychopharmacology. These published papers formed the basis of this book in conjunction with 50 years of Psychiatric Nursing experience, through which she recognised the very sad plight of psychiatric patients.
The Plight of Psychiatric Patients: A Biochemical Explanation
This book delves into the complex world of psychiatric illnesses that continue to evade full medical comprehension. Through poignant case histories, it puts a human face on mental afflictions that all too often defy satisfactory treatment. The author presents compelling narratives of patients wrestl...