Short stories tagged with Mental Illness.
Listing 84 stories.
A man, obsessed with a girl twenty-nine years younger than him, is taken to jail for trying to seduce a minor, and wishes he could find a way to help others understand their relationship.
In the first personal plural, a psychiatric ward patient describes their day-to-day routines and thoughts while their life slowly becomes easier.
A girl's brother commits suicide and she relives the moments leading up to his death as if he is alive again in the present.
A Korean War nurse faces gripping memories of childhood loss upon encountering an old friend.
The wife of a poet documents her marriage of five years as it tumultuously unravels during one summer in Maine.
Cowan will do anything to get revenge on the man who killed his own child and drove Cowan's lover to suicide.
A Japanese woman who has begun to forget her name, frantically seeks the help of an eccentric clinician who eventually claims to know what happened to her name.
Frequent beatings from his father and the casual dismissal of his childhood fears lead to the deterioration of a boy's mental health, and the loss of the only 'real' person in the world leaves him in despair.
A wealthy American divorcée who lives in Paris struggles to maintain her social graces when her adult daughter’s mental health dramatically declines and her marriage deteriorates.
When his unstable ex girlfriend shows up on his doorstep with a kidnapped baby, a young man must decide what to do with both the baby and the woman.