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Rossa Forbes Real life. My oldest son was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 20. Being a practical and curious person, I eventually came around to the idea…moreReal life. My oldest son was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 20. Being a practical and curious person, I eventually came around to the idea that his crisis was an opportunity for me, him, and perhaps a chance to show others that, as R.D. Laing puts it: "Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal, as well as enslavement and existential death." A friend in a chat group advised me that a story told as memoir can be a good way to effect a paradigm shift in society.(less)
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Chris and I wish you and your family a wonderful New Year.



It’s been fifteen years since Chris was first hospitalized and more than that since he began to show symptoms of psychosis.





Today’s is my last post.





Thank you friends and readers for joining this blog and sticking with us. I started this blog in 2009, and recently welcomed my 150th follower. Thank you for your comments, thank you for persona

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