Not only did her mother undergo with mental sickness, however her father was abusive. Postpartum depression, manic depression, schizophrenia, or publish traumatic stress dysfunction, relying on which physician you talked to. I’d wager something he’s read Barbara Strauch’s book….a pioneer within the examine of brain well being. Besides enjoying learning slightly more about Alice’s childhood ….(being from a Russian Jewish family— means a ‘given’ that there is sadness to be felt)….but also reading in her household was valued.