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Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family Kolker

Erin says,

An insightful book on the history of the science and treatment of mental illness,  specifically schizophrenia. This family had 12 children born between 1945-1965 and 6 of them eventually were diagnosed with schizophrenia. The study of this family has been integral to the ongoing research of this disorder and this book is a fascinating read.

An Outsider’s Guide to Humans: What Science Taught Me About What We Do and Who We Are
by Camilla Pang

Jill says,

A unique take on life’s big questions from a scientist who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at age eight.