Shopping with a Schizophrenic

by Kim Hopkins



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/5/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781489721440
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781489721433
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 202
ISBN : 9781489721457

About the Book

Although the diagnosis of schizophrenia is not a welcome one and comes with unexpected changes to life, there are also lighthearted moments. This book is about a mother’s journey with her son, who not only is subject to a mental illness, but experiences the devastating effects of brain surgery gone wrong.

About the Author

Kim Hopkins is a semi-retired BSN, RN having worked for 40 years as a bedside ICU and ED nurse. Aside from dealing with mental illness in a wide variety of hospital patients, her oldest son was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of twenty-four. During her career as an RN, she kept an accredited CCRN (Certified Critical Care nurse for for 35 years; maintained ceritifcations for TNCC,(Trauma Nursing Core Corse) ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and ENPC (Emergency Nurse Pediatrics Course). She has two previously unpublished books written prior to her son's brain surgery, that may be edited and re-written, and several magazine articles. She lives in northwest Missouri with her dog and four cats. Writing has always been the first love of her life.