Psychosis and The Black Dog – By Rebecca Ronita

A few years back, I volunteered with a mental health outreach program. It turned out to be one of the most illuminative experiences I have ever come upon.
One particular patient was suffering from psychosis due to depression. Her family witnessed her distress and bore the uncertainty of whether she would ever return to the bright-eyed and healthful individual they all knew and loved.
In the following article I will describe this patient’s experience using a pseudonym. I hope that in doing so, similar signs may be recognized in people outside of these exact circumstances… Read More

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