friend leans in and speaks to you almost in a whisper. She
tells you that she has a special deal to offer you, that
she wants you to have first shot at it. You have to put
some money down now, but you're almost guaranteed to get
it back tenfold. All you have to do is convince ten more
people to join.
waiter arrives with the food and warns you to be careful:
the dish is very hot. You immediately reach out and touch
it. "That was stupid," you joke as you jerk your
"So how much do I give now?" you ask, reaching
for your checkbook.
chapter covers the following topics:
Several Psychiatric Conditions Are Characterized by Global
Mental Illnesses Are Defined by a Difficulty in Inhibiting
to Cope with Impulse Problems
excerpt may not be reproduced without written permission
from the publishers.
Fifty Signs of Mental Illness: A Guide to Understanding
Yale University Press / New Haven and London
Copyright © 2005 by James Whitney Hicks
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