What You Should Know About Schizophrenia

I am open about my diagnosis, but that doesn’t mean it’s not awkward. It doesn’t mean I don’t wonder if people feel bad for me or think “Wow she’s pathetic.”

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I Will Not Be Your Monster

Originally posted on My Life with Psychosis:
*This is adapted from an essay I wrote in my final year of university on the ethics of media representation of minorities* I want you to sit for, let’s say twenty seconds, before you read the rest of this post, and think of what you think a schizophrenic…

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Depression and Psychosis: Brianna’s Story

All avenues were explored: CT scans, countless blood tests, EEG monitoring, hormone imbalances, nutrient deficiencies, spiritual possession. Nothing came up with a clear answer.

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This Is Not What Schizophrenia Looks Like

I was in a small white room sitting in a chair bolted to the floor. A woman sat in front of me with a clipboard, asking me questions about my symptoms; her straight, black hair falling over her face as she looked down to take notes.

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