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NAMI Lies: A brief analysis of NAMI sponsored misinformation about “schizophrenia”


By Ron Unger, LCSW At least as of today, if a person Googles “schizophrenia recovery” the first link that is not an advertisement is to a document titled “Understanding Schizophrenia and Recovery” authored by NAMI. (I would link to it for … Continue reading

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Saving Your Sanity Yourself


I have been reading Jeannette Bartha’s blog, “Multiple Personalities Don’t Exist,” a cogent, well-informed, well-written collection of thoughts about multiple personality disorder, currently called dissociative identity disorder (DID).  (http://jeanettebartha.wordpress.com/author/jeanettebartha/)  It reminds me of a workshop on recovery that I attended a … Continue reading

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St. Joseph’s Inpatient Psychiatry: About “Lynn”


“Lynn” is the divorced mother of two children who are both doing well in school.  She has stable employment and is a devout Christian.  She is an African-American woman who is intelligent and soft-spoken—a quietly kind person. Lynn is on … Continue reading

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Multiple Personalities: Easter Sunday Alters


            Bright red tulips from the Easter Sunday worship service are next to the laptop computer on the tray table over my hospital bed.  The light is on above my bed, off above the bed of my roommate Connie.  At … Continue reading

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