Finding Purpose After Living With Delusion: Schizophrenia


Finding Purpose After Living With Delusion

Demystifying Mental Illness From the Perspective of a Survivor

“Schizophrenia made me a better person because it made me aware of the things I needed to change.”

Schizophrenia: A Blueprint for Recovery

NAMI: Book Review: Milt Greek‘s Schizophrenia: A Blueprint for Recovery

Milt Greek has created a compassionate, humanistic, and non-partisan book. It does not take sides in the “medicate vs. don’t medicate” debate but brings together useful aspects of all views.”

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=Top_Story&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=139485

Milton Greek, who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, believes that decoding the messages in delusions can help some people recover.

The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/science/lives-restored-series.html#/milton-greek

Man Uses His Schizophrenia to Gather Clues for Daily Living:

Milt Greek, an Ohio computer programmer, helps other people who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia to share their stories and gain insight into their condition.

Lives Restored: Profiles of Mental Illness – Interactive Feature – NYTimes.com

Read the full New York Times article on this recovering schizophrenic who uses his schizophrenia as a gift to change his own life, and help others. Truly inspiring:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/26/health

“Finding Purpose After Living With Delusion”

By BENEDICT CAREY

Published: November 25, 2011

You are likely to find this article and video also from The New York Times’ Lives Restored series:

“Learning to Cope With a Mind’s Taunting Voices”

Living With Voices:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/health/07lives.html

Joe Holt, a computer consultant and entrepreneur who has a diagnosis of schizophrenia, describes how he’s learned to manage the voices in his head.

By BENEDICT CAREY

Published: August 6, 2011

-Jonathan Harnisch

 

About Jonathan Harnisch

Author | Mental Health Advocate | Schizophrenia | Artist | Blogger | Podcast Host | Patent Holder | Hedge Fund Manager | Film & TV Producer | Musician
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