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Getting on My Nerves: A Memoir

McHoul, A. (2014) Getting on My Nerves: A Memoir. Journal of Critical Psychology Counselling and Psychotherapy, 14 (4). pp. 248-255.

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I suffer from trigeminal neuralgia (TN) and have done so for several decades. The condition is intermittent but tends to get worse with age. Sometimes I’ll get a fortnight or so of chronic attacks. Other times, just a few twinges. But when a full attack kicks in, the pain is utterly unbearable. The term ‘suicide disease’ has been bandied about (Sarmah, 2008) and I have a good idea why...

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