Tag: Schizophrenia

Some Clarifications

In this post I would like to clarify some points. I started this blog in April 2010. The primary aim was to speak my heart out. I was not comfortable with some comments of the psychiatrists. I have mentioned many facts in different posts that never arose in my brief discussions with psychiatrists. Yet they

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Quotations on schizophrenia

“Schizophrenia cannot be understood without understanding despair.”   R. D. Laing  “Schizophrenics are probably the most isolated people in the world. They are also quite remarkably alike.”   Anthony Storr  “If you talk to God, you are praying; if God talks to you, you have schizophrenia. If the dead talk to you, you are a spiritualist; if

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The Road to Hospital

I was born on 6 September 1977. The 6 September is the Defense Day of Pakistan. My grandfather gave me the name Badar Abbas. The battle of ‘Badar’ is the first battle our holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) fought against the infidels and prevailed. These two facts had a great effect on my delusional thinking. There

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