Journaux Troublés ("Troubled Diaries") offers Marco Mazzoni's dazzling artistic interpretations of mental illnesses, using animals in place of humans, in single illustrations as well as sequential art sequences.
From the publisher:
"Bipolarity", "dysmorphophobia", "paranoia"... everyone knows these terms. But what are they really hiding? This book addresses thirteen psychiatric illnesses through excerpts of the diaries of patients in an imaginary asylum. One after the other, these mental disorders are explored, accompanied by an illustration, followed by an emotional transcription in the form of a comic strip, before ending with a succinct description of the disease. A book that deals beautifully with a subject that has always been rooted in society and has never ceased to fascinate.
Includes a 50 x 50 cm poster.