This book has a positive historical role in repositioning the patient’s lived experience right back at the heart of discussions about what it is to have schizophrenia.
Some “memoirs of madness” and other works on mental illness.
Many perspectives are available regarding the nature of mental illness and mental health.
Whatever your image of an individual with schizophrenia, I am willing to bet it is not Elyn Saks.
Schizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world’s poorest countries. Robert Whitaker seeks to find out why.