Friday, March 10, 2006

"She doesn't understand ..."

Schizophrenia Digest profiles Susan Smiley’s powerful documentary “Out of the Shadow” …
"One of the most confounding aspects of Mom’s illness is that she has no insight about it. No awareness that she has it. She doesn’t understand why over the past 20 years she’s been in and out of 17 psych wards, 8 apartments, 3 boarding houses, and countless motels. She has not been able to hold a job in 30 years. She’s alienated her family and lost touch with every friend she’s ever had."