Needless to say Ashley has been an active mental health advocate in WordPress community and she has been standing by whoever needs validation on their mental health issue and she has been striving to remove the stigma around it.

Following are her own words:

“Great idea! My book Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis will be released next week. All the links are on my book page at

About her book:

“Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Understanding the DSM-5 covers the DSM-5 criteria for a variety of mental illnesses, including what’s involved in making a diagnosis, the symptom criteria for each diagnosis, and an explanation of what the various symptoms actually look like.  It will explain why a person’s diagnoses may change over time, and discuss some of the weaknesses in this kind of diagnostic system.

The book will also touch on why trying to self-diagnose is problematic, and why clinical expertise is required to determine what’s pathological and what’s not.

In order to give a clearer picture of what different psychiatric diagnoses are actually like to live with, the book includes first-hand accounts from people who have actually experienced each diagnosis.

With the fusion of diagnostic information, clinical experience, and lived experience, this book offers a unique, well-rounded perspective on the reality of mental illness.”

Have a nice day guys!


Guys , if you have published a book and you want me to promote it please feel free to drop a little intro and link to your book in the comments below. i would love to share about your book. It’s just a little gesture to appreciate the community that got me where i could never imagine

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