SOLVING PSYCHIATRIC PUZZLES Despite revolutionary advances in the field of diagnosis and treatment of mental illness over the past 15 years, there is a mystery about psychiatry. What does a psychiatrist do? How are mental illnesses diagnosed and treated? In this book, patients describe in their own words their life stories of sufferings from mental illness, and discuss how they were able to conquer them with the help of therapy and medications. This book provides hope for millions of patients and their families that mental illness is treatable like any other physical illness. This book should be helpful to patients, clinicians, therapists, psychologists, primary care physicians, pediatricians, Ob/Gyn doctors, clergy and those who treat mental illness.