Family Schizophrenia Case Study

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As a member of a family consisting of mostly rednecks hailing from Brownington, one would assume that I have several family members with a mental illness. However, that isn’t the case. After a long discussion with my parents, I chose to write about a friend of theirs who has schizophrenia. For anonymity sake, I will refer to this friend as Richard. First of all, Richard is practically every stereotype about people with a mental illness. Since this is the case, his life is affected very negatively. No one is willing to hire him, so he lives on public assistance. Most people are also rather uncomfortable around him, so he doesn’t have many friends. There are certain topics that cause him to have a fit, so people that talk to him regularly know
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