Revealing Psychiatry: From an Insider

  • by Pavlos Sakkas
  • Narrated by Jack Chekijian
  • 11 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This volume contains the principal elements preoccupying modern psychiatry. The author introduces the listener to all mental illnesses, on the one hand through real examples derived from his rich clinical experience and on the other explaining in simple terms the fault that is the underlying cause. It is in essence an interesting investigation into the magical world of the human brain.
Using easily comprehended language, the author provides convincing explanations for the diverse mental functions. The models he expounds on bring mental illness down to earth from the mists of philosophy to the realities of medicine. He compares schizophrenia to a minor short circuit and anorexia nervosa to the activation of a program in reserve in the brain. He gives reasons for the necessity for sleep and dreams.
Other than a doctor, however, Pavlos Sakkas is a person intensively querying social behavior. His many years of practice of psychiatry and his experience of human pain give him the potential to be of assistance to those who arrive at crucial crossroads in their lives. His charitable attitude and the unconventional viewpoints he develops provide interesting answers to the greatest existentialist questioning of human beings. He speaks of his own questioning and recounts what he answers when his patients ask him about the meaning of life.


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Good for Psychaitry education!

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Revealing Psychiatry’s is a good book for people who are in Psychiatry field or work in relation of psychology. Stories in the book basically case studies and very educative. Jack Chekijian’s did outstanding job in narration, he voice was perfect, I will recommend this book and narrator Jack to my friends.

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- KP

Very Informative Psychiatric Studies

"Revealing Psychiatry" is an interesting look at some of the issues regarding mental illness as well as other topics of study. The book draws upon case studies and is a good informative listen for anyone in the academic field of psychiatry. I like Pavlos Sakkas' approach through open-mindedness. This was a book I had to listen to in several sittings as it's a lot to absorb but very worthwhile.

Jack Chekijian's narration was excellent. He's has a wonderful voice with spot on inflections as well as perfect enunciation. His professionalism shows and he's become one of my fave readers. In "Revealing Psychiatry" his delivery is well suited for the content. An overall great job.

Audiobook gifted in exchange for an honest review.

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- Teresa "It makes me happy to wake up everyday and look forward to listening. Many times I listen while doing artwork. I find it very relaxing."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-02-2015
  • Publisher: Stergiou Limited