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Schizoaffective Disorder: Will Someone Please Explain? by Elsie Ramsey

On my loved one’s hospital discharge papers (read the previous post to see what landed her there), I read a list of diagnoses. Two of them we knew, and had been treating for 7 years.  And then there was a third.  A bombshell of sorts. “Schizoaffective Disorder”. What did that even mean? I see schizophrenia

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Watching Mania Turn Into Psychosis by Elsie Ramsey

The day someone I love was hospitalized, the world turned sideways. New York City’s noises went from thrumming chorus to sharp screams-each honk, siren and raised voice split me in half. During several weeks of lead up, I’d observed from another state as my loved one skyrocketed into mania. A new, more explosive strain laced

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Let’s NOT Go Back to Normal by Elsie Ramsey

Before Corona, in another lifetime, Americans lived a life of collective malaise. Whether you realized it or not, our way of life was subverting your true, genuine happiness. Our leaders could have made different choices. Choices that would make us less financially vulnerable, isolated and fearful, but they didn’t. It was an America with two

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