Neuroscientist with Schizophrenia Pens New Book
Best selling author, Erin Hawkes-Emiru, (When Quietness Came A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey with Schizophrenia), has combined her experiences with her clients as a peer support worker with her expertise in neuroscience in her latest book.
In this book, she opens for the layman the neuroscience that may underlie not only the symptoms of mental illness and addiction, but also mental health more broadly.
Erin holds an MSc in Neuroscience. She was the recipient of multiple scholarships, including two Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada awards. In 2002, Erin was diagnosed with schizophrenia and went on to be hospitalized 14 times. Finally, antipsychotic medication helped her regain wellness, stability, and hope. Her memoir, When Quietness Came: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey With Schizophrenia, was published in 2012. Erin was awarded the
prestigious Courage to Come Back award in 2019 from Vancouver Coastal Health. Since 2013, Erin's work on the ACT team has been highly valued by her clients and colleagues.
Her previous book was highly regarded and has received 4.4/5 stars on Amazon from 27 reviews. One 5 star review from the US called it "fantastic and very scientific". A 5 star review from Canada called it "useful and inspiring" while a UK review said "Insightful into the mind of a schizophrenic"
When Neurons Tell Stories, ISBN 978-1927637388, 284 pages, $19.95 is distributed by Ingram and available in print and kindle versions. See https://tinyurl.com/