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Med Head: My Knock-Down, Drag-Out, Drugged-Up Battle with My Brain

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How it FEELS to have a body that won't stop moving, to be really different from everyone else, to be made fun of every day, to be totally reckless, to never relax, to be shut out of everything, to break FREE and TAKE CONTROL.

James Patterson's Against Medical Advice riveted adults with the page-turning drama of one teenager's courage, sacrifice, and triumph in confronting an agonizing medical condition. Now this deeply personal account of Cory Friedman's intense struggles with Tourette's Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder--as well as depression, anxiety, and alcohol addiction--is available for teen readers.

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Patterson's "Against Medical Advice" has riveted adults with the drama of one teenager's courage, sacrifice, and triumph. Now comes this first-person account of Cory Friedman's struggle with Tourette's Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

About the Author

James Patterson is the author of the highly praised Maximum Ride novels and of bestselling detective series featuring Alex Cross and the Women's Murder Club. His novels have sold more than 170 million copies worldwide. He lives in Florida. In 2009 he was nominated as Author of the Year for the Children's Choice Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316076173
Author:
Patterson, James
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Author:
Friedman, Hal
Subject:
Medical - General
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Tourette syndrome - Patients
Subject:
Obsessive-compulsive disorder - Patients
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Medical
Publication Date:
20100431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.71 lb
Age Level:
from 12 up to 99

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