Monthly Archives: July 2012

Forced Treatment–Yea Or Nay

Her early symptoms involved psychosis, inappropriate behavior, and inability to self-care. The hospital’s emergency room immediately followed the family’s directives and placed her in a locked ward, contrary to the typical approach used with other mental disorders: is the person … Continue reading

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More News On The Research Front

This reposted article is from the website of the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. For the latest discoveries involving MI, I recommend checking out their site: http://www.bbrfoundation.org . This reposted article deals with possible causes and, hopefully, treatment of schizophrenia. My son and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sam

Would I have aborted you if I could see your future? You were born picture perfect with blue eyes and blond hair. You spoke in sentences by age one so I knew you were special. But it was a funny … Continue reading

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