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Schizophrenia Certainly Contributed To My Decision To Look After My Body

Ganesh N Rajan, 59 from Chennai, a management consultant and now an author shares the symptoms that led to his...
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I Love My Sister Who Has Schizophrenia

Karishma Valliapan, 28 talks of her bond with her older sister Reshma Valliapan, the challenges of living with a sister...
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An Unshakeable Pillar of Support For Person With Mental Illness

Mala (not her real name) has been the primary caregiver for her brother Ram (not his real name) who has been diagnosed...
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Find Me a Job Right for my Mental Illness

It is often misconstrued that people with schizophrenia are being lazy when they find it hard to continue with a job....
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I Hallucinated I Belonged to the British Royal Family

A person with schizophrenia can start to lose normal thoughts as T.J.  had when he was diagnosed with...

Caring for a Son with Autism and Schizophrenia

It can be formidable task to raise a child with either autism or schizophrenia. But when the two come together, the...

I Could Not Weather The Storms That Inhabit My Son's Mind

Mr Manuel, 82 shares the journey of his son Prabhu's schizophrenia diagnosis at 15, the societal exclusion after the...

"I suffered, I recovered, I contribute meaningfully"

An interview with Li Shan from Singapore who was diagnosed with Schizophrenia in 2008 and who published her book "A...

My Sister's Journey to Independence and Happiness

"It is almost a miracle that my sister and I now behave like normal sisters in any other family -- fighting, sharing...

Surviving Suicides

World Suicide Prevention Day 2016 Yuna Angell realises, after several attempts at suicide, that life is too sacred...

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